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San Dieguito Academy Newspaper

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San Dieguito Academy Newspaper

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Isabella Ferrea

Isabella Ferrea, Spring Opinion Editor

The snack that smiles back!

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Opinion: Why skinny-shaming isn’t the same as fat-shaming

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
April 26, 2021

We’ve all heard of fat-shaming, and we’ve all seen it, too. People being bullied for being overweight and shamed for standing outside society’s expectations of what a human body should look like....

bookshelf in the left corner, beach in right corner, living room in bottom left, sunset in bottom right

Tag Yourself: Google Meet Backgrounds

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
April 23, 2021
What your google meet background says about you
There are boundaries and set guidelines customers must understand when it comes to serving their needs

Opinion: The customer isn’t always right

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
March 28, 2021

We’ve all heard the saying, “the customer is always right,” but if you’ve ever worked a day in customer service, you know this is far from the truth. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that the...

Senior Taylor Lee goes outside to take her friends dog on walks as a way to destress

Opinion: The positives of COVID-19 (besides tests)

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
March 16, 2021

March 13th, 2020. I had no idea that day would completely change my life, especially not for the better. When COVID hit the U.S, I thought it was the worst thing that could have ever happened. The first...

Opinion: Is thrift shopping doing more harm than good?

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
February 26, 2021

Americans have been shopping at thrift stores since the early 1900s as a method of getting new clothes without paying the prices of new ones, according to Time Magazine. Today, we don’t even have to...

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The soundtrack to my life

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor
February 22, 2021

What do I love about life? Music comes first to mind. It is the only thing in the world that can match my every emotion, impact my mood, brighten my darkness, expand my soul. Even when I've thought I had...

Isabella wears a stylish face mask while she thinks about quarantine.

My thoughts on the global quarantine

By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
April 14, 2020

It’s officially been a month since school closed, a month we’ve all been cooped up in our houses for weeks. Despite the desperation of wanting normal life back, time has really flown by. When we have...

Isabella thinks her phone is gross.

Ew, cell phones!

By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
February 12, 2020

We all use our cell phones all day, checking it at least every hour. First thing when you wake up, last thing before you go to bed, as well as using it while eating, and even when we go to the bathroom....

What was the best television of this decade?


By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
January 7, 2020

2010: PARKS AND RECREATION  Parks and Recreation, better known as Parks and Rec, follows the character, Leslie Knope, through her journey working in the Parks and Recreation department, trying to build...

Art teacher Zachary Ramirez

The tenacity of these tacky tourists

By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
October 17, 2019

Thursday was Tacky Tourist Day at SDA, where students pulled out their tropical button-ups and flaunted socks with sandals. ASB also handed out colorful leis before school to further accessorize the...

Isabella takes her job very seriously.

I tried every flavor of Cup Noodles the 99c store sells

By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
October 8, 2019

#1: Cup Noodles, "Very Veggie" chicken flavor “It’s greeeeeen” Taste: broccoli, corn, hot carrots, chicken broth, rubber Texture: rubber, wet paper, somewhat noodle/broccoli Smell:...

Parents and student representatives gather in the Arts and Humanities building quad.

Back to School Night: where parents become students

By Isabella Ferrea, Staff Writer
September 13, 2019

Parents arrived at San Dieguito Academy for Back to School Night, where they had the opportunity to meet teachers and learn about their student’s classes on Wednesday night.  Teachers prepared presentations,...

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