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International Women’s Day possesses necessary importance

Students in Women in History encouraged their peers to partake in activities for International Women's Day, including wearing purple to school and answering various true or false questions.

Dana Perelberg ’20

March 19, 2019

If you look at a calendar, you’ll find that there’s a designated day for everything: National Ice Cream Day, Puzzle Day, even a day entirely dedicated to chocolate cake. But the hallways festooned in purple and decorated with balloons and streamers celebrate a day of little frivolity: Internatio...

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice

March 21, 2018

By Elle Fair '19 At Great Mills High School in Maryland, a student opened fire on classmates on March 20, hitting a 16-year-old female and a 14-year-old male. Immediately after the shots were fired, the school resource officer was called to the scene where he engaged the shooter and ended the threat after shot...

Stepping out to the road of empowerment

Stepping out to the road of empowerment

March 30, 2017

Layla Wofsy ’19 There has never been a question in my mind about where I stand on key political issues. I am a proud liberal and have always been outspoken about my opinions (at least when I am in the confines of my living room). However, when I talk to my parents, my sister and other family members...

The Burka Bares All

Photo Courtesy of SXC

January 9, 2010

Suzanne Kleine '11 Features Editor When Janine Atway ’10 got dressed, she decided to forgo her usual t-shirt and jeans. Instead, she threw on a burka: one of the most misunderstood items of clothing in our modern era. The burka is a dress most worn in the Middle East. It is famous for hiding th...

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