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HeartBeat Issue 10

HeartBeat Issue 10

Make sure to pick up a copy on campus! This is the last issue from our current editors— we'll be passing on the baton to next year's team of Editors. Thank you for your readership and support since the start of the first semester!
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HeartBeat Issue 9 – Digital

HeartBeat Issue 9 – Digital

This is the digital version of the most recent issue of the HeartBeat— but for the first time in a year, we've printed an official paper which will distributed throughout campus. Make sure to pick up a physical copy, and if you are unable to, here is the digital issue!
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The Return of SHP’s Sports

The Return of SHP’s Sports

Timothy Meneses '21. This is a digitally exclusive article for the Quad that is part of last week's HeartBeat Issue 8 news section. Image from Unsplash.com Sports have always been a monumental aspect of the culture in Sacred Heart. In this pandemic, it has sometimes felt that a part of our community has been missing due to the ongoing absence of athletics. With the few remaining months left to countdown to, is there still hope for SHP sports? On February 19th, Governor Gavin Newsom lifted restrictions allowing athletes to resume participating in sports in light of San Mateo County transitioning…
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HeartBeat Issue 7!!

HeartBeat Issue 7!!

We're closing in on Winter Break and the HeartBeat is presenting its first issue of the semester— Issue 7!In this issue, look forward to an alumni feature, powerful Op-Eds, a beautiful set of artwork and photography, and of course, a hilarious Valentine's Day back page!
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Artist Feature: Kaia Li ’22

Artist Feature: Kaia Li ’22

Sophia Torres '22 Image also provided at the bottom of the article in its entirety. Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, SHP artists are still perfecting their craft, creating more pieces than they ever did before. One student in particular, Kaia Li (‘22), has used the pandemic as an opportunity to further develop her art.  Kaia has always liked art. Ever since she was little, she would doodle on any handout or homework assignment she had. However, she was never really able to seriously get into art because of her commitment to swim. That all changed when she started high school.…
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Athlete Feature: Chase Dolinko ’21

Athlete Feature: Chase Dolinko ’21

Billy Thompson '22 The following article summarizes Billy's conversation with Chase but is not presented in a format where he directly responds to the bold questions. The image was provided by Chase Dolinko '21 The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down schools, restaurants, business, as well as sports programs. Many teams are attempting to adapt in any way possible in order to produce any sort of high school sports, as well as club season. Chase Dolinko, a current senior at Sacred Heart, is trying to get as much out of his last season as possible in preparation for…
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Presidential Transitions: How Our History Should Inform the Present

Presidential Transitions: How Our History Should Inform the Present

Colleen Tanona '22 The United States was one of the first countries to adopt modern representative democracy and, as a result, set many precedents for the expectation of democracy, which is a government run by the people. This stands in contrast to a monarchy, a government run by a family. One of the main things that the United States set a precedent for was the peaceful transition of power between two different candidates, regardless of party affiliation. Essentially, this calls everybody to facilitate the transition between presidents, including parties, citizens, and the candidates themselves. This concept of a peaceful transition…
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Must-Watch Christmas Movies

Must-Watch Christmas Movies

Michelle Hernandez-Garduza '22 As the holiday season approaches, people begin to prepare themselves for Christmas. Whether it's blasting Christmas music, putting up your tree, or obsessively buying new Christmas decorations, we can agree that we all enjoy preparing for the Christmas season in our own ways. Let’s not forget the most exciting part of the season: Christmas movies! So grab some popcorn and put on your Christmas PJ’s! Here are some must-watch Christmas movies that you can watch to roll into the holiday season!  Home Alone: Home Alone is obviously a classic Christmas movie from the 90s that I'm sure…
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The Back Page’s Christmas Wishlist

The Back Page’s Christmas Wishlist

Karina Carlos '21 Happy Holidays! This year the Back Page has decided to share some of the items on our Christmas wish lists with everyone! Maybe you’ll even find some ideas to send to Santa.... A proper sleep scheduleEyes that aren’t dryA therapistA napHAND SANITIZERScreen time that isn’t over 12 hoursAn Instagram update that makes senseHappinessPeppermint bark And a partridge in a pear tree! :D Photo provided by Axel de Vernou '21
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