The New SAT

Jordana Lachow, Writer

April 30, 2014

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

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

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

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...

School Advertisements

Kira Barrett, Writer

December 17, 2013

Statistically, we see up to 5,000 ads every day. Therefore the few student-made ads we see around Friends School normally aren’t memorable. But to visitors at Friends, student ads make an impression. Stereotypes about Friends are based upon ...

Have Music Videos Gone Too Far?

Madalynn Williams, Writer

December 17, 2013

As a nation, we are no longer excited by a simple song sung by a singer, unlike what our parents witnessed in the 70s? Now music videos tell a twisting story, often featuring dancers in elaborate outfits. It seems, however, ...

Here’s to the Humanities

Here’s to the Humanities

December 17, 2013

Kid Siblings

Katrina Keegan, Community Section Editor

December 17, 2013

No current Friends School Students have had a child, but in an era of divorce and diverse families, some students almost assume the role of parent with their younger siblings. Many of us have brothers and sisters, but when the...