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Spirit Wear with Hate Symbol Pulled from Circulation

On April 13, Principal Simon Fletcher emailed the school community to pull from circulation some PCS spirit wear, made in late 2015, that features the internet meme Pepe the Frog. The t-shirts were pulled because the meme is now associated with anti-Semitism and racism, according to the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center. Mr. Fletcher stated in the Thursday letter on April 13: “In the time since this spirit week and the creation of the shirt, Pepe the Frog has been co-opt...

PCS Student Protests on J20 and the Women's March

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Spirit Wear with Hate Symbol Pulled from Circulation

Zanthee Schwarzmann

On April 13, Principal Simon Fletcher emailed the school community to pull from circulation some PCS spirit wear, made in late 2015, that features the internet meme Pepe the Frog. The t-shirts were pulled because the meme is now associated with anti-Se...

June 1, 2017

Vu’s View: Back in My Day…

Andrew Vu

Sometimes, when life seems to be dragging us to new places where we don’t want to go, it can be fun to remember old times. Do you remember 7th Grade? I remember some pretty weird things. Back In My Day... - We had advisory instead of this new-f...

January 27, 2017

Social Media Disrupts Traditional Politics

Ruby Rorty

In 2006, the tweet was devised by Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, as a way for friends to keep tabs on each other using brief status updates—like public text messages. Since then, it has become a staple of modern communication. Though we continue to use Twitt...

January 27, 2017

XXX: Return of Xander Cage

XXX: Return of Xander Cage

Nicolas Macotto

        XXX: Return of Xander Cage starts off in Brazil with NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson) in a restaurant trying to recruit another XXX agent. However, a satellite falls out of orbit and crashes into the restaurant, killing him. ...

January 27, 2017

41% of PCS Student Body Walked Out on J20

41% of PCS Student Body Walked Out on J20

Rina Rossi and Teresa Rossi

On J20, the day of the presidential inauguration, 227 PCS students--41 percent of the PCS student body--participated in the J20 school walkouts and political protests which occurred across the country in concert with the swearing in of Donald Trump as...

January 27, 2017

Protest Information

Hey peoples! If you’re looking at this then you’re interested in going with us to the January 20t h protests downtown. Good for you! Here are just a couple reminders, lists, and things to do to make sure everyone is safe and knows what is ...

January 19, 2017

Inauguration Protests Planned Throughout Bay Area

Eric Spencer

The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States will be met with excitement for many Americans and disbelief for others.  Several individuals and groups opposed to many of Mr. Trump’s policies, statements, and actions against...

January 19, 2017

Concessions

Andrew Vu

I will be joining the walk out. Here are some opinions that I wanted to personally offer. They do not represent anyone’s opinion except mine. They are subjective and could be entirely wrong. If you do not join us, you are not an inherently bad pers...

January 19, 2017

Principal Fletcher Response to Upcoming Protest

We are reprinting Mr. Fletcher's letters to PCS, along with a Q and A done by one of our reporters. Dear PCS, Our family gathered the other night, as I am sure many of you did, to watch President Obama's farewell speech to the nation.  Beyo...

January 19, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Nicolas Macotto

4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let's not go there Star Rating: 3.5/4             What do you expect when you watch a Star Wars movie?  If you expect the iconic theme composed by John Williams and a few paragraphs of ...

December 22, 2016

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