The Sundial

Learning leadership on the mountains

Courtesy of George Taylor


November 1, 2011

It’s 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 3, and the alarm on Tom’s watch is blaring. I wake up and bring just enough of myself out of my zero-degree sleeping bag to eat cereal with powdered milk, a meal prepared the night before to save time. “What am I doing?” I think as I realize the scope of today’s endeavor, al...

HPV bill passed by Gov. Brown admirable but ineffective

Illustration by: Kristin Hugo / Opinions Editor

Abbey Seltzer

October 30, 2011

A new bill passed by Gov. Jerry Brown permits girls ages 12 to 18 to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine without parental consent. The vaccine is administered in three shots over the course of six months and wards against certain strains of HPV and cervical cancer. While the idea at the hear...

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