Australia bushfires incite reaction from students

Australia is currently experiencing one of its worst fire seasons in history. Since fires initially broke out before the start of Australia’s summer season this year, more than 17.9 million acres of land have burned, with fires now ranging nationwide. The effects of the bush fires have been declared devastating, affecting not only people and… Continue reading Australia bushfires incite reaction from students

Change in dating culture influenced by social media

  A 2018 study conducted by Bustle.com, an online women’s magazine, revealed that the most common way people met their significant other was through the internet and online dating. This study specifically focused on people aged from 18 to 64 years old who were currently in a serious relationship. It detailed the overall change in… Continue reading Change in dating culture influenced by social media

School renovates learning lounge

San Marin’s Learning Lounge has recently undergone new renovations, which include new seating arrangements with couches, tables and flat screen televisions.  Administration hopes these additions will attract more students to the library and supply them with a comfortable place to complete work or relax. The Learning Lounge provides a space for students to get work… Continue reading School renovates learning lounge

Students criticize Homecoming dance changes

San Marin students complained that the DJ’s choice of music and time-consuming security resulted in a less than memorable night for them. Sophomore Bella Goodwin attended both San Marin and Novato High School’s Homecoming as well and preferred it to San Marin’s. “I don’t know what exactly made [Novato’s Homecoming] better,” Goodwin said. “Maybe it… Continue reading Students criticize Homecoming dance changes

SM combats mental illness stigma

    This school year, San Marin administration hired a special education psychologist and has begun promoting efforts to better educate students on mental health.       Mental health has always been a concern, but after a year that was filled with loss, the need for support is greater than ever. Counselor Caroline Hoj explained how… Continue reading SM combats mental illness stigma