• Faith, Politics, and Roy Moore
  • What’s Strange on Exchange?
  • Wealth Privilege at Friends
  • Sexual Violence in Hollywood
  • Podcast Fever!
  • Faith, Politics, and Roy Moore

    Faith, Politics, and Roy Moore

    January 8, 2018

       Recently, Alabama Republican Senate Candidate, Roy Moore was accused of sexual misconduct with a minor. His accuser, who was only 14 at the time of the alleged assault, told the Washington Post that Moore first assaulted her while they sat outside a courtroom on a bench. Alabama State Auditor,...

    <> on September 25, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama.

    Scott Olson

  • What’s Strange on Exchange?

    What’s Strange on Exchange?

    Anna Sochorova, Writer

    January 8, 2018

    The holidays are coming! Yay! Let me introduce you to Czech Christmas traditions. The first tradition happens on December 5th. In the evening, Angel, Devil and St. Nicholas (Mikulas) visit little kids. Devil tells them all their sins and they have to sing in order to repair their mistakes and not b...

  • Wealth Privilege at Friends

    Wealth Privilege at Friends

    Jane Sartwell, Editor-in-Chief

    January 8, 2018

    It has always struck me as ironic that Friends is so expensive. We are a school which strives towards simplicity, equity, and inclusivity, but the socioeconomic homogeneity that our $29,795 tuition dictates contradict this image. The ‘Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice’ tab on our school website purpo...

  • Sexual Violence in Hollywood

    Sexual Violence in Hollywood

    Helena Ware, Writer

    November 29, 2017

    Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood producer, cultural icon, and philanthropist, was fired from his own company on October 8 due to a bombardment of sexual assault allegations spanning decades. For years, Weinstein used his position of power to coerce vulnerable, often young women. He lured actresses, both aspiri...

  • Podcast Fever!

    Podcast Fever!

    Ben Burgunder, Print Managing Editor & Online Editor

    November 27, 2017

    I had to master many forms of public transport before I became interested in podcasts. Two summers ago, I was interning at the National Museum of Natural History, re-vialing and databasing Tennessean spiders. Baltimore to Washington, D.C. on the train took more than an hour. While I was prepared to m...

November 27, 2017

In Myanmar, human rights have been stripped, lives have been thrown away, and life has become hell for the native Rohingyas of the Rakhine State along the country’s coast. Perhaps ...

November 27, 2017

Although most people probably first heard of the Northern Californian wildfires from the news, my first knowledge of them came from a group text with my friends from a summer progra...

Charlottesville: Two Takes

October 29, 2017

  Two senior students from different positions on the political spectrum respond to the Charlottesville protests through questions, as follows.   First is Carrie Zaremba, politically left and s...

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Infamous Immigration Ban: The Friends School Perspective

April 21, 2017

Since his inauguration on January 20th, Donald Trump’s biggest initiative has been on immigration. His proposed ban, which has sin...

Flipped Classroom Teaching

February 19, 2017

Chances are you don’t know what flipped classroom teaching is, but you probably do know Khan Academy. For those of you ...

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