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...

Ask Amy

Amy

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Dear Amy, I am in the twelfth grade and I find that the intrusive college process along with the workload of a Friends School student is giving me an insurmountable amount of stress. I might even go as far to say it’s making...

How Halloween Objectifies Women

Zoe Reck, Arts Coordinator

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

It’s Fall!!! Time for hot cocoa by the fire, Uggs, oversized sweaters, pumpkin everything, movie nights with friends, and of course the complete over sexualization of women in the form of Halloween costumes!   Halloween...

What will the Senior Gift Be?

Kira Barrett

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With the auditorium almost finished, Friends School students and faculty on the senior gift committee are beginning to think about what project should be next. Each year, the senior class raises money to donate to a senior gift ...

Why We Need To Keep Talking, But Change The Conversation

Nina Dietz, Online Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Okay, let me start off by stating the obvious; I am white. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t care about race. I have spent my whole life feeling guilty about the privilege that accompanies the color of my skin. The thing...

No Time To Eat

Madalynn Williams

September 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Let me first start off by saying that this is article is the definition of first world problems. By the title you've probably deduced that I'm going to rant about the dining hall. Obviously there a much bigger problems in the w...

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