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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Burlingame High School - CA
Climate rally links youth advocates and local politicians in favor of carbon fee
News

Lexi Goldstein | September 14, 2021

“We are unstoppable; another world is possible.”Climate advocates echoed this chant throughout San Mateo Central Park on Saturday afternoon at the “Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally.”…

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SMUHSD Board denies proposal to fly pride flag
News

Samantha Johnstone | May 24, 2021

On Thursday, May 20, the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) Board held their last meeting of the school year. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Skelly recommended the motion to approve a proclamation…

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Cookbook project to spark connection between generations and assist broader community
Features

Elise Spenner | April 23, 2021

Before the pandemic, senior citizen Gertrude Stopper would go to church multiple times a week. Occasionally, she would go downstairs and have a glass of wine at the senior living facility, but when the…

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Disposable masks protect humans but not the environment
Features

Jaden Luke | March 9, 2021

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, masks became a necessity in order to limit the spread of the virus. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) learned new knowledge about COVID-19…

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Schools and statues. Why not streets?
Opinions

Elise Spenner | March 5, 2021

In my 14 years on this planet, our society has grown more aware of the people we put on pedestals, glorify in textbooks and immortalize with monuments. Slowly, we have realized that the history we celebrate…

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Surge in anti-Asian hate engenders peaceful rally in San Mateo
News

Lexi Goldstein | March 3, 2021

On Feb. 27 hundreds of mask-clad Bay Area residents gathered in San Mateo Central Park for the “#StandForAsians” rally to peacefully protest the recent onslaught of anti-Asian hate crimes. 

Hate-fueled…

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PanElixir: a cure for all
Features

Caroline Yeow | February 23, 2021

In the spring of 2020, New York City was the epicenter of COVID-19 in the U.S. The bustling city skidded to a halt; schools closed their doors, restaurants stood idle and brick and mortar stores hung up…

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Parents and students hold protest over continued school closures
News

Amelia Harris | February 11, 2021

A group of parents and students gathered on the corners of El Camino Real at Burlingame Avenue and Broadway Avenue this afternoon to protest the ongoing high school closures. Passing cars honked in support…

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Burlingame bike stores pedal past hurdles as demand for bikes takes off
Features

Allison Cohen | December 1, 2020

Looking around Burlingame, it’s difficult to miss the masses of new bikers who have been hitting the streets. From hordes of teenagers in biking troupes, to middle-aged adults biking independently, to…

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Listen to the voice of nature, Attenborough’s new documentary warns
Arts & Entertainment

Elise Spenner | November 19, 2020

In a recent documentary, the voice of nature has, at long last, spoken out. It’s weathered, deep and gravelly. It’s angry, upset and frightened. But, it is simultaneously uplifting, energized and confident…

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The SMUHSD Board of Trustees candidates: Why they matter and what matters to them
News

Elise Spenner | November 4, 2020

With two days until a major national election, attention and publicity has been drawn to one small corner of the ballot. But for students, parents and other constituents within the San Mateo Union High…

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COVID-19 complicates hotel industry in Burlingame
Features

Alex Kelly | October 29, 2020

The hotel industry is prominent in Burlingame, and with the COVID-19 pandemic limiting travel, this industry has been hit hard as these hotels benefit from their proximity to the San Francisco International…

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Araz the true ASB president
News

Tyler Idema | May 20, 2019

An unlikely candidate sprung up in the midst of the ASB president elections when voting started on Feb. 13. Although he had not asked for it, junior Araz Ordubadi was “nominated” by his classmates…

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