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Stories from ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL
Shelter tales: pet adoptions increase during pandemic
Coronavirus

Steven Rissotto ’20 | April 29, 2020

Finding any type of silver lining when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic is rare, even more so when staying home all day becomes a repetitive mental grind. The shelter-in-place order has people all…

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First responders battle COVID-19 with compassion, medicine, support
Coronavirus

By Matthew Balmy ‘21 | April 24, 2020

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has turned the world upside down as we know it. Schools are closed, businesses are closed, and professional and college sports are canceled. 

Some people are…

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COVID-19’s silent symptoms perpetuate need for precautions
Coronavirus

Steven Rissotto '20 | April 2, 2020

Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert was preparing for another basketball game, or so he thought. Here was a professional athlete, 27-years-old, feeling completely healthy as he did before every event he competed…

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Coed Crusaders
News

Antonio Maffei ’20 | March 2, 2020

After weeks of discussions and meetings, on Jan. 29, President Dr. Andrew Currier announced Archbishop Riordan High School would become a co-educational institution starting in the fall of 2020.

Riordan…

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Riordan manager Dominic Stevens’ iconic journey to the court
Sports

Steven Rissotto ‘20 | February 26, 2020

It was well anticipated that Dominic Stevens ’20 was going to make an appearance on Tuesday’s basketball senior night. He always does, the only difference is that he had the opportunity to suit up as a…

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George Washington mural spurs protest, ballot measure
News

Jordan Maralit | October 29, 2019

The George Washington mural in George Washington High School has stirred a lot of controversy. In the past few months, the San Francisco school board voted to cover, but not destroy, a mural that depicts…

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Riordan revisits recycling requirements
News

Michael Gray ’20 | April 12, 2019

Today, in a time rife with newsabout an increasingly decrepit world, recycling has become less of a suggestion and more of an expectation.

It seems as though everywhere one looks, there’s a bright…

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Coyotes creep into Crusader Country
News

Stephen Blecha ’19 | April 4, 2019

As of late, coyotes have been appearing much more frequently, especially around the Bay Area. Here at Riordan there has been at least one coyote sighting in the Reservoir. Members of the newspaper, as…

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Phelan Avenue to Frida Kahlo Way transition begins
News

Michael Conefrey ’21 | February 6, 2019

After a vote by residents that lasted about two weeks, a vote by the Board of Supervisors, and a debate that still continues, Phelan Avenue will be renamed “Frida Kahlo Way.”

The community…

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