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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 ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL
Riordan to graduate first coed class
Features

Christian Ramirez Cortes | May 27, 2021

On June 5, Archbishop Riordan High School will officially have its first coed graduating class, the Class of 2021. This year’s senior class will be the first graduating class at Riordan to consist of…

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Curry’s book club scores with readers
Sports

Zion Wells | May 6, 2021

NBA basketball player Stephen Curry is accustomed to starting on the court, but this summer, he started a book club.

Stephen Curry is an avid reader and has a deep passion for promoting literacy in…

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Female athletes build foundations by earning training bricks
Sports

Sophia Carrasquilla '22 | February 15, 2021

Throughout the seasons and off season workouts, athletes work toward personal and team goals that sometimes results in tangible awards.

Ryan Jones ’09, Riordan’s Strength and Conditioning Coach,…

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Valverde sums up 40 years and counting
Features

Grayson Salomon ’22 | February 11, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year marks the 40th year of math teacher Ottilie Valverde being a part of the Riordan community. Valverde was one of the first women teachers here, and also shares 40 years of being…

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America needs to do better
Opinions

The Crusader Staff | January 11, 2021

On Jan. 6, a group of Trump supporters gathered near the Capitol to hear President Trump speak. The outgoing President used the rally to whip the group into a riotous state before letting them loose on…

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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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