Je suis Charlie, but also Victims in Nigeria

Natalie Linden, Copy Editor

February 10, 2015

By now, everyone has heard the name “Charlie Hebdo” and all the pain that goes along with it. However, there is another name, that carries a much greater message, being bulldozed by the wave of media covering Charlie Hebdo:...

SATs, ACTs, and You

Brandi Randolph

February 10, 2015

The next few months are going to be very exciting for the Juniors. It’s time to start considering college and it’s time to start taking college entrance exams. The SAT and ACTs are on the agenda! To start, what do these acronyms...

No Study Halls for Honor Roll Students

H.D. Gantt

February 10, 2015

  I'm sure I speak for myself as well as most every other student that much of our time in mandatory study halls is wasted, time often spent either playing "Draw Something" or "Trivia Crack." I propose that students in good...

Make Your College Visit Count

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2015

College visits are an essential part of the college process. Whether you visit two colleges or twenty, the hope is that you leave with a clearer understanding of what you want in a college and whether that school makes the cut....

Skiing>Snowboarding

Skiing>Snowboarding

December 9, 2014

Music and the Perfect Homework Playlist

Madalynn Williams, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2014

I’ve tried it both ways -- music while doing homework and no music -- and honestly both of them cause problems. If I listen to music, especially new music I’ve never heard before, I focus on the music and not my homework....

More Fun in the Cheap Seats

Connor Hardy, Community Editor

December 9, 2014

Even if you don't find sports particularly interesting, being part of the crowd at a game can be incredible. Here are some of my observations on how to have fun at a sports game without actually watching the sport. During the...

Let it Grow: No-Shave November

Natalie Linden, Copy Editor

December 9, 2014

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

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

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...

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