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The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

The Bay Area is one of the most diverse places in the entire world to live. It includes Silicon Valley and San Francisco, centers of technological innovation in the US, as well as Oakland, a large, industry-driven city that has existed for over a hundred years. But there is a dark side to this niche of we...

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

Veronica Roseborough, Scot Scoop Editor

March 10, 2018

Passion. A word defined by the dictionary as a strong emotion that’s barely controllable. Yet, to every individual, it has a different meaning. For Allie Ayers, passion, that satisfaction of doing what you love, revolves around running. Ayers discovered this passion in seventh grade, the year ...

Bernstein not hindered by disability

Bernstein not hindered by disability

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Imagine your morning routine. You wake up, get out of bed, eat breakfast, brush your teeth, and then you get in the car to go to school. Once you're at school, you make your way to class and start your day. Now, imagine doing that without using your legs. Disabilities are more common than some...

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

In the expensive Bay Area, every penny is spent carefully by San Francisco school teacher, Paula Washington*. And she's not the only one. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, an income for a family of four of $105,350 is considered low income in both the San Mateo...

Loss of a parent results in emotional obstacles

Loss of a parent results in emotional obstacles

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Phone call. Rushing to the hospital. Horrible news. No no no no. Mother just died. Even though the death of a parent while the kid is still young is not common, it happens, and it can change those left behind in unexpected ways. “I developed an anxiety problem because of it,” sa...

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

"Your son is going to grow up and get all the ladies." "Just look at them! They will be such a cute couple when they will be older." "Come on! I know you have a boyfriend. Tell me about him! You don't have to be embarrassed!" And my personal favorite, "He was a boy and she was a girl. Could I make it more obvious?" While not all people notice, heteronormativity is all around us.

Living with the guilt

Living with the guilt

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer

April 25, 2015

It’s around four in the morning as she lays awake staring mindlessly at the ceiling. Despite being engulfed in the warmth of her bed, she feels nothing except for the numbness in her heart. Whenever she closes her eyes, her ears fill with the calming laughter of her best friend. It’s been two...

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