Infamous Immigration Ban: The Friends School Perspective

David Gantt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

Filed under News and Features, Opinion

Since his inauguration on January 20th, Donald Trump’s biggest initiative has been on immigration. His proposed ban, which has since been halted by US District Judge James Robart, sought to impede immigration from Iraq, Iran, Sy...

Flipped Classroom Teaching

Zoe Reck, Print Managing Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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 now app) that contains thousands of instructional vide...

The Language of Our Time

Gwendolyn Comfort, Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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 proud of it. I'm interested in things going on around me, and for the first time, that doesn't mean the three blo...

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

Andie Gasparovic, Arts and Culture Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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 the way to go when going somewhere new. Afterall, why take the risk of dragging a friend or a date ...

What Streaming Service Should I Use?

Carter Feiss, Writer

January 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the last edition,  Andie G wrote a piece about vinyl and the relatively recent reappearance of vinyl sales. I have been curious about the world of streaming services as it is still a very new and raw market and there is sti...

Learning Disabilities

Zoe Reck, Print Managing Editor

June 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dear Friends Faculty, Thank you. One of my main concerns about coming back to Friends was the lack of support I received when I was diagnosed with my learning disability. Back in 2003 when I was in the class of 2018 at...

Diversity at Friends

Ryan Hardy, Opinion Editor

June 6, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In lieu of the recent surveys about diversity, I have been thinking about how diverse Friends is as a school. I have been at Friends since 2007 and throughout my time here, I have heard that “there is that of God in everyone” f...

Why Valentine’s Day is Awful

Mallory Higgins

February 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Before I begin, I would like to say that this article only discusses heterosexual couples, but that does not mean that this is the only type of relationship that exists, nor should anyone think that. Also, I am not a crazy perso...

Youth and News Media

Natalie McGowan

February 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Gone are the days of relying primarily on the radio, newspaper, or TV for news, especially for youth. But that’s no cause to dismiss Millennials, and specifically teenagers, as apathetic. They care about the news, but the wa...

New Semester Study Tips

Connor Hardy, Layout Editor

February 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As the new semester picks up, it’s both a blessing and a curse -- it is the second half of the year, so it’s only downhill from here, right? You’ve finally gotten the hang of what your teachers expect from you and you have ...

Ask Amy

Ask Amy

February 11, 2016

Classism in the College Process

Connor Hardy, Layout Editor

February 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Fall of senior year is consumed with talks about the notorious Process, in school and out. The beginning of senior year is marked by student-parent meetings and workshops where seniors can get feedback on their college essays from ac...

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