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 Purim celebrators struggle to realize how                                            offensive their outfits truly are.

Children celebrating Purim disregards appeal for unity between minorities, furthers divide.

Julia Leitner ’23, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

 A group of kids in Lakewood, New Jersey did not seem to realize the harm that they perpetuated when trying to continue a holiday tradition. This tradition, for a Jewish holiday called Purim, is to dress...

Curriculum neglects Women’s History month

Amanda Rowan ’22 March 19, 2021

https://anchor.fm/amanda7838/episodes/Womens-history-month-estgf4      

High schools need to mandate useful courses

Sydney Chinitz ’23, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

High school is supposed to be a time for students to explore their interests and gain knowledge for their futures; however, this goal isn’t always achieved. Schools today don’t properly teach their...

Corporate Valentine’s Day is a moneysucker that we must not feed into.

Modern Valentine’s Day promotes financial interpretation of love

Grace Livecchi ’21, Social Media Director February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a commerce-driven holiday, where the celebration of love is second to how much money you have to spend to prove it. My father, a noble man known for his hatred of unnecessary spending,...

This was taken on a Monday evening in San Diego. We went on our daily walk around the neighborhood after my two family friends had finished school, by this time I was long done with school and had finished all my homework. I would usually do my work while everyone was still in school, to get it out of the way.

Online school from California provided needed mental break

Lily Caplan ’22, Sports Paper Editor February 12, 2021

Imagine waking up at 4:45 a.m. so you can attend school between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. five days a week.  That was my experience when, on Dec. 29, I traveled to San Diego, California to visit family friends...

Many students felt uncomfortable returning to school after the two week break, so they opted to not attend in-person school for the week.

Virtual learning following vacations would minimize quarantine numbers

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

The decision of whether or not I should return to school after a two-week vacation was nerve wracking and worrisome. The chances of coming into contact with someone who may test positive after travelling...

Joseph Epstein has attempted to take Dr. Jill Biden’s credibility as a doctor away from her, and is completely wrong to do so.

Dr. Jill Biden op-ed demonstrates society’s inherent misogyny

Julia Kasabian '21, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

America was taken aback on Dec. 11 by an article published in the Wall Street Journal. The author, Joseph Epstein, entitled it, “Is There a Doctor in the White House? Not if You Need an M.D.” The article...

Cancel culture is a very popular way of calling people out on social media. Rather than using a method that addresses one’s errors, cancel culture is being used to tear people down to the extreme. Recently, TikTok stars Charli and Dixie D’Amelio were temporarily canceled for their alleged disrespect in a YouTube video.

Recent controversy proves cancel culture virulent trend

Betti Kobak '22, Paper Features Editor November 25, 2020

If you happened to glance at TikTok for even just a minute this week, chances are you’ve witnessed the turmoil that the D’Amelio sisters got themselves into over their so-called disrespectful behavior...

Students debate if adjustments to hybrid learning merit pass/fail grading system

Mishael Gill ’23 November 10, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/mishael-gill/does-the-adjustment-to-hybrid-learning-merit-a-passfail-grading-system-1/s-Zk1x9wzmF7c

Trump’s potential Planned Parenthood ban will wrongfully deprive women of reproductive rights

Betti Kobak '22, Paper Features Editor October 2, 2020

Since the Roe vs. Wade court case in 1973, women have been granted the right to abortion. It wasn’t until the ’70s that women were given the opportunity to make their own decisions about their...

Mask breaks given infrequently, despite implied message from Staples

Hannah Conn '23, Staff Writer October 2, 2020

The back-to-school environment has been a huge change for all of us, filled with excitement, well understood anxiety over reopening and most importantly, several safety precautions to keep the Staples...

Staples leaves students unprepared for next academic year

Hannah Conn '23, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

This year, students, staff, parents and teachers alike have gone through an unprecedented time, so it’s not a surprise that our education has been altered as a result. What is a surprise, however,...

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