Articles by Sofia Lautt

AP artists submit 24-piece portfolios

AP artists submit 24-piece portfolios

April 24, 2015 | in Arts

While most AP students prepare for their AP testing in mid-May, AP 2-D and 3D Studio Art students will instead assemble their portfolios for submission by May 7. According to the College Board, the... Read More

Schedule steers teacher course selection

April 23, 2015 | in Campus

While Gabrielle Kashani knows that every year she will be teaching economics classes full time, most teachers are living in suspense until the release of the master schedule at the end of every school... Read More

Drugs and Relationships

Drugs and Relationships

March 18, 2015 | in A Closer Look

The students lean back on their elbows, faces tipped towards the sun. The odd smell fills the air as they pass around a smoldering joint, each taking a drag and concentrating as they let... Read More

Prospero shreds his way through school

Prospero shreds his way through school

March 18, 2015 | in Arts

Before senior Xavier Prospero graduates high school, he will have recorded two full albums in Green Day’s studio in Oakland, toured with Swimmers (previously known as Emily’s Army) across the country, and performed at... Read More

Fe-MEN-ism is universal

Fe-MEN-ism is universal

February 25, 2015 | in Opinions

Feminism has had to deal with its misguided reputation for far too long. Organizations like Women Against Feminism and theantifeminist.com argue with conviction that the feminist movement is a “war upon men” and “hypocritical... Read More

New athletic director rolls in

New athletic director rolls in

December 4, 2014 | in Sports

Every day after school lets out, Athletic Trainer Tim Harkins can be found in at Witter Field taping up sprained wrists, squinting at swollen ankles and handing out ice packs to the countless stream... Read More

Debate team brings home trophies

Debate team brings home trophies

December 4, 2014 | in Campus

A little over a year ago, the Piedmont Speech and Debate Club was barely more than a rudimentary collection of students who dreamed that one day they would make it to the big leagues.... Read More

Advanced acting class kill it on stage with She Kills Monsters

Advanced acting class kill it on stage with She Kills Monsters

November 18, 2014 | in Web

On Friday and Sunday nights, the Advanced Acting class put on a show unlike anything seen at PHS before. Involving enormous dragon puppets, man-eating slimy green blobs, and several incredibly fierce female characters, the... Read More

Ellis in for a fight with three shows

Ellis in for a fight with three shows

November 4, 2014 | in Arts

Homework can wait. School can wait. The only thing that matters now is that junior Tyler Ellis escapes Berlin before the bliss of the Cabaret lulls him into oblivion. As his junior year unfolds,... Read More

Mills takes her first gold at Hayward High meet

Mills takes her first gold at Hayward High meet

October 14, 2014 | in Cross Country

Dashing up grassy hills and paved walkways, trailing behind runners until the perfect moment comes to pass them and gaining that last bit of energy to sprint to the finish, cross-country racing calls for... Read More