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Students make a splash in water sports: water skiing

May 27, 2017

Written by Clara Kieschnick-Llamas People strapping skis to their feet and flying across the water may not be a very common sport, but it has been in junior Mollie Sampson’s family for generations. For Sampson, water skiing became somewhat of a tradition and she skied for the first time when she was seven. However, prior to her first venture, [...]

Dangers of Dehydration, Importance of Drinking Water

May 19, 2017

Bridgette Gong Importance of Hydration Word count: 811 Section: Sports   As the days get longer, so do the opportunities for physical activity and exercise. While it can be easy to get caught up in the moment and forget to prioritize health, it is crucial to remember to stay hydrated all the while, especially with the rising temperatures of [...]

NBA Conference Finals Predictions: Warriors

May 19, 2017

Written by Ryan Manesh When I think who will win the NBA finals this year there, is one obvious choice, the Bay Area’s own, the Warriors. The Warriors have a stacked team with four 2017 all stars, which is more than any other team in either conference. The Warriors are also going to be hungry for a win after the heartbreaking 3-1 choke.  The [...]

Open Water Swimming

May 19, 2017

By: Jack Mallery Alcatraz looms on the horizon in the early morning sun as senior Viraj Ghosh cuts through the surrounding icy waters with crisp strokes. While there is no tangible prize at the end of the grueling swim, the satisfaction from the achievement is enough to motivate him. To Ghosh, open water swimming was an inviting change from the [...]

Boston Celtics versus Cleveland Caveliers

May 19, 2017

By: Jack Mallery Without a doubt, the Cleveland Cavaliers will reach the NBA Finals. First off, there’s the star player differences. Lebron James may be a total wimp who falls over when the wind blows, but the man is dishing out 34 points per game on average in the postseason this year, and you have to respect that. Couple this with the slightly [...]

Explore Lax Facts

May 19, 2017

By: Jack Mallery Guys’ helmets need to have tilt, so you should be looking out the top bar. For the poor unfortunate souls that look out the middle bar, you have been diagnosed with second bar syndrome. Flow Bucket is a fake hair attachment for guys that they put on the back of helmets if their hair does not meet the sufficient lax length [...]

Staffers critique various protein supplements

March 31, 2017

By Aleks Tycz Muscle Milk The flavor was the worst thing about the Muscle Milk. The drink tasted nothing like the advertised “vanilla creme”, and instead took on the flavor of expired milk. The thick consistency also contributed to the bad-milk vibe. After finishing the bottle I saw no gain in muscle mass despite the 20 grams of protein and [...]