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  • Rethinking Africa: The staff of the African Advocacy Network includes Joe Sciarrillo, pictured here with Jean Elias Xavier, Director Aboudou Traore, Charles Jackson and Clementine Ntshaykolo outside their office in the Dolores Street Community Services building. They help a growing number of African immigrants to the Bay Area who may number as many as 50,000.
  • Retiring Pillars: SI’s faculty surprised Fr. Sauer in May with applause and flowers after the announcement of his reassignment.
  • The SI boys’ lacrosse team enjoyed what may have been best year since its founding nearly a quarter century ago. The lacrosse press ranked the team among the top 15 in the nation as SI turned in another undefeated season in league play – its fourth undefeated season since it joined the WCAL in 2010.
  • Richard Driscoll ’06, a performance engineer for Oracle Team USA that will defend the America’s Cup in September, is among the few locals hunkering down in Pier 80 off Marin Street, where they work 65-hour weeks to make sure that Ellison’s boat sails twice as fast as the wind and maneuvers with precision and power as it takes on challengers from around the world.
  • Retiring Pillars: Since the 1970s, Mary McCarty made sure Latin was a living language for students in her classes.
  • Rethinking Africa: Ira Shaughnessy ’00 spent two years in Ghana from 2007 to 2009 working with the Bormase helping with the cultivation of the Moringa tree, whose leaves are rich in vitamins.

Inside SI

Cover Stories

SI Adresses the Dress Code

By Colin Feeney '15
Managing Editor

Recently the student body, faculty, and staff completed a Deans-sponsored dress code survey spurring rumors that ranged from free dress to a full-fledged uniform.

Surprisingly, over 1000 students responded to the survey with an equal mix: 263 freshman, 274 sophomores, 300 juniors, and 262 seniors. To put the number of reports in context, voting for executive council had record-breaking votes of just

“Students should be allowed to wear blue jeans” Student Feedback over 600 students.  Why the survey for dress code in the first place? According to the deans, the goal is to make rules more appealing to the SI community while simultaneously increasing the amount of people who actually follow the code instead of making up countless excuses as to why someone “has no other choice but to wear Lululemon leggings.” Additionally, the Deans say the major-ity of dress code violations come from women.

 

A Sneak Peek of Next Year’s Goals

Anna Roy ’17 Contributing Editor
Nicole Conte ’17 Contributing Editor

 

After many weeks of seeing the posters around school and listening to the final speeches, you chose your future President and Vice President of Executive Council!

Read on to learn how President Eoin Lyons and Vice President Liam Bischoff plan to make your 2014-2015 school year the best one yet!

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