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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.

Lifestyle

 

Song of the Month: "Good Girls" by Chris Cab

Nick Ebert '14
Contributing Editor 

This month’s song is both a soothing sound for studying for finals as well as a prelude to the summer months ahead. Chris Cab’s smooth voice fits right in with a relaxing bass line and bluesy riffs on the hook, but where this song really shines is the chorus as those same sounds are juxtaposed by raspy vocals that remind me of a soulful John Mayer. The lyrics are also very poignant; with “Good girls don’t grow on trees,” Cab reminds us that we should hold on to "what" - should be "who"? treats us well, because it will be best for us in the end. This tune is sure to help you unwind and relax as school comes to a close.

Posted by Mr. Paul J. Totah on Friday May, 24, 2013 at 12:39PM

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