Up All Night

Madalynn Williams, Writer

May 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There is no simple way to get through the trials and tribulations of high school, but hopefully this column might ease your suffering or at least confirm the fact that no high school experience is perfect. So the school year...

SAT II and APs at Friends

Natalie Linden, Writer, Copy Editor

May 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

We would like to think the classes at Friends can hold a candle to the rigorous structures of Advanced Placement curricula. We would like to think that our classes can adequately prepare us for exams like the APs and the SAT IIs....

Campus Politics

Nina Dietz, Photographer, Writer

May 2, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Let’s talk politics. I don’t mean big politics, as in federal or even state, I mean micro politics. I’m talking about the kind of politics we encounter every day when we walk into the school building. The first political...

The New SAT

Jordana Lachow, Writer

April 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

2016. I have seen a good number of my peers making comments on Facebook to the effect of "Gee, those lucky younger kids, too bad it's too late for me to have taken the redesigned test instead of the old one!" In person, I have heard...

The Fall of the VFX Industry

Natalie Linden, Writer

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Just two weeks before winning the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in the movie “Life of Pi,” Rhythm & Hues Studios filed for bankruptcy. As a protest of nearly 500 VFX artists went on outside, Bill Westenhofer accepted the...

Why did We Stop Reading?

Josh Leiner, News And Features Section Editor

February 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Many adults stress the importance of reading books. is undoubtedly true. However, I being neither a teacher nor an adult, do not have the perspective in order to persuade you to read by telling you how important it is for you. ...

So… How did you do?

So… How did you do?

December 17, 2013

The Musings of Two Facebook-less Girls

Clarissa Martin and Annie Bond

December 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

With its 1.1 billion members, Facebook is the largest social media outlet in the world. With an aim to “connect with friends and the world around you”, Facebook allows our friends to know what we’re doing, when, how, and wit...

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