Let it Grow: No-Shave November

Natalie Linden, Copy Editor

December 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Remember, remember the point of No-Shave November. Despite what you may have been led to believe, No-Shave November was not founded so one lucky Friends School student could win a Chipotle gift card. Growing Pains Club forgot...

Malala Wins Nobel Prize, So What?

Madalynn Williams

October 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Essentially this column will ask the obvious question: so what? Our world is bombarded with news updates 24/7 news cycles and social media that can spread any message in a matter of seconds; sometimes it's hard to decipher what...

In-School Marketing Undermines Quaker Values

Emilia Halvorsen, Title and Caption Writer

October 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The Gatorade-sponsored G-Week event reminds us that marketing is inescapable, even here at Friends. The event for fall athletes began with an introduction by a Gatorade representative, who explained that G-Week is a nationwide...

One Month into iPad 1:1

One Month into iPad 1:1

October 1, 2014

A Loaded Debate: Gun Control

Allison Bell

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Where were you when a young man open-fired in a movie theater in Colorado? Or when in California another young man gunned down several women? Where were you when Mike Brown was shot? Or how about the two school shootings at Virginia...

Death to Chivalry

Death to Chivalry

October 1, 2014

So Long, Carefree Summers

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

September 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Remember when you were 5 and the only thing that concerned you over the summer was whether or not your mom bought dino-shaped chicken nuggets? Or when you were 8 and HSM and The Cheetah Girls 2 came out in the same summer? It’s...

We Wear Short Shorts

Emilia Halvorsen

September 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

  “Do those meet the ‘reach and stretch’ rule?” The question comes not from a teacher to a student, but from a male classmate to his female peer in the hallway. Maybe he thinks he’s being funny. Maybe he thinks ...

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