Stories of the Year: 2018-2019
More than 13,000 stories were submitted to Best of SNO this year. Only 2,200 of them were selected to be published. Of them, here are 19 stories that stood out, in no particular order.
By The SNO Patrol
Spreading the love on Valentine’s Day
Rachel Hunter reports a video about the hearts hanging in the school hallways on Valentine's Day.
The most common age at which to get a breast reduction surgery is in one’s 20s or 30s, but the never-ending pain is too much for some to take.
Cashless food services increase in number
By limiting opportunities for theft, online payment has been said to be the chief means of protection for a business.
One Act casts Inouye, Cummings as opposites
In acting, one must let go of themself before becoming a character.
24 hours across West High
A photo essay by the Parkway West Pathfinder staff.
Watch Courtney run!
Courtney Neron, a former foreign language teacher at Tigard High, is running to be a representative of House District 26.
20-year-old runs for school board
Anderson grad, UT junior Zachary Price prioritizes health, equity and listening to student input.
East Palo Alto Leans Left in Midterms
“If I vote this time, is [President Trump] really going to go away?”
How Cold Is Too Cold For School?
A look inside the decision to cancel school and its consequences.
Missouri abortion bill strikes up controversy
The bill, outlawing almost all abortions eight weeks after conception, makes Missouri the fifth state to pass what is known as a “heartbeat bill.”
SRJC student documents ‘migrant caravan’
Torres left Santa Rosa Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. on a Greyhound bus to San Diego with one goal in mind: find the “migrant caravan.”
Easley’s four-year journey to get back on the court
Junior guard Andie Easley does not have fond memories of her early college career.
Sigma Nu fraternity brothers allege their chapter denied a gay student a bid due to sexual expression
The chapter has denied the claims.
How Will You Be Remembered?
Who you are before you graduate high school matters – especially now.
Asian-American representation in media trends upward
Growing up, Kim Dickson rarely saw her Asian-American identity accurately portrayed in any media.
Everyone has a role
Girls basketball players embrace their off-the-court responsibilities
30,000 educators all over LAUSD strike in efforts to help schools
They went on strike for the first time in 30 years today, spurred on with visible support from parents and students.
Spilling ink: Teachers reveal the tales behind their tattoos
For some, they are reminders of aspirations. For others, they are tributes to loved ones.
Freshmen triplets are turning heads in varsity sports
Jake plays tennis, Ryan plays both baseball and basketball, and Sydney plays basketball.