• La La Land Wins Big
  • The Guacamole Tax
  • Trump’s Executive Orders
  • Good-bye to the Quaker Man?
  • Marching for Our Rights
  • La La Land Wins Big

    La La Land Wins Big

    Julia Pascale, Writer

    February 19, 2017

    In early January, the feel good movie La La Land broke the record for most Golden Globes won by a single film, claiming all 7 awards it was nominated for. At the beginning, the movie seems quite predictable as its plot is simple, set up as the classic tale of struggling musician boy meets struggling actr...

  • The Guacamole Tax

    The Guacamole Tax

    Ben Burgunder, Online Editor, Web Master

    February 19, 2017

    The Guacamole Tax   President Trump’s first month in office has been busy. In such a small amount of time, Trump has tried to deliver on the many promises he made on the campaign trail. On Monday January 23rd, President Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the United States from the...

  • Trump’s Executive Orders

    Trump’s Executive Orders

    Cameron Matsui, Writer

    February 19, 2017

    In his first week in office, President Donald Trump signed four executive orders to begin fulfilling the promises of his campaign. Although some media outlets accuse President Trump of abusing his executive power, President Obama had signed five orders during his first week in office, one more than P...

  • Good-bye to the Quaker Man?

    Good-bye to the Quaker Man?

    February 19, 2017

    Amidst controversy about a potential mascot change, I decided to sit down with Ms. Rupani, our Director of Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice in an attempt to nail down the facts. After a teacher-responded questionnaire, there rose concern about whether our mascot was an inclusive representation of ...

  • Marching for Our Rights

    Marching for Our Rights

    Amee Rothman, Writer

    February 19, 2017

    At the crack of dawn on the morning of Saturday, January 21, I piled into a car with six of my family members and friends, and headed down to Washington D.C. for the Women’s March. I tried to sleep during the car ride, but was was wide awake and filled with adrenaline. There was only one thing I coul...

End of Obamacare?

Adam Perry, Writer

As Trump begins to settle in his role as the 45th President of the United States, he has promptly delved into addressing the issues that he campaigned for during the elect...

February 27

The Rise of Fake News

Max Rollfinke, Editor-in-Chief

As the journalism world shifts from print to online, the reliability of information has decreased, especially with the new phenomenon of “fake news.”  This past year, nume...

February 19

The Alleged Decline of Boko Haram

February 19

Called the world’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram has reportedly been on the decline for several months now. Recently, Johns Hopkins University has stated that Boko Haram had ...

Friends Witness the Inauguration of Donald Trump

February 19

January 20th marked the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, a president whose campaign coupled with his preliminary weeks in office has completely divided the country. In an effort to ma...

Harvard Men’s Soccer Scandal

January 15

Earlier this year a google document entitled “Scouting Journal” was found in the possession of the entire Harvard University men’s soccer team. This journal was a nine page lo...

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Flipped Classroom Teaching

Zoe Reck, Print Managing Editor

Chances are you don’t know what flipped classroom teaching is, but you probably do know Khan Academy. For those of you that don’t know, Khan academy is a website (and ...

February 19

The Language of Our Time

February 19

Social media is the center of the universe for those of us in the 16-25 age range. Yeah, I'm a "Millennial," and I'm pro...

Monthly Musings: Why Mason Jars with Handles are the Worst Thing Ever – Andie G.

February 19

Sometimes, after a long day, I’d like to eat out by myself. I’ve eaten at a lot of places this way. Eating by yourself is...

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