Shame, Blame, and Legs: The Female Dress Code

Mia Merrill

November 6, 2012

As always, the beginning of the year brings run-ins with the law – I mean the Friends dress code. We are reminded again and again that dark gray jeans are still jeans, that Ravens gear doesn’t count as academic insignia, and...

Teachers on the New Schedule: A Quill Investigation

Josh Leiner

October 31, 2012

While the schedule itself has been a mystery to students, what has also proved enigmatic is what the teachers actually think of the new schedule. Behind closed doors, everyone has heard mumblings, grumblings, and even outright...

Unchained : A look at Today’s Chain Stores

Mia Merrill

May 24, 2012

Where are you wearing? There’s no denying that almost everything you own is labeled “Made in China”. I have dresses sewn in Indonesia, shoes fashioned in Vietnam- you name it. What almost all my clothing has in common i...

The Joys of Lower Freshman Hall

Katrina Keegan

May 24, 2012

            You’ve been there. At some point in your Friends School career, that cramped basement hallway was your home. Graduates to the spacious sophomore hall and beyond try never to step foot there again. ...

I’m a Senior

Hannah Meshulam

May 24, 2012

Since the seniors have recently left for their work projects, I’ve become increasingly aware that next year, I will be a senior. I don’t quite believe it, but I know it’s true. I’ve heard other juniors commenting on the...

Muslim Stereotyping

Clarissa Martin

May 24, 2012

 Since the terrorist attacks in 2001, the New York Police Department has dialed in on security through various Muslim surveillance programs. These programs not only violate the personal rights of American citizens, but employ...

College Guidance Interview

College Guidance Interview

February 12, 2012

Procrastination Fodder: Without a Destination.

Kat Eckley, Blogger

February 12, 2012

Hi. So. Are we allowed to write rebuttals of sorts to other people's articles? Just because I was really bored and reading the other articles and I stumbled upon Tucker's article about Growing Pains. And I guess maybe I shouldn't...

Crumudgeon of Christmas

Hannah Meshulam, Opinions Editor

January 11, 2012

I don’t like Christmas. If that makes me a grinch, then whatever. But it’s not because my head isn’t screwed on just right, and it’s not because my heart is two sizes too small. It’s because I have some very complicated...

Thanksgiving Reconsidered

Hannah Meshulam, Opinions Editor

January 2, 2012

Thanksgiving is the most depressing holiday of the year, and I’m including the Jewish holidays where you must repent in order to be inscribed in the book of life. Now that’s some heavy stuff. But it pales in comparison to...

Why We Love Thanksgiving

Clarissa Martin, Writer

January 1, 2012

Over the years, Thanksgiving has proceeded to become the one of most popular American holidays. The copious spread of turkey, stuffing, and pie, makes the infatuation with Thanksgiving almost inevitable. The holiday is a quintessential...