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Texas explosions leave community questioning perpetrator’s motives

Texas explosions leave community questioning perpetrator’s motives

March 21, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20   Five explosions have detonated in Texas since March 2. As of now, the explosions have  killed two and injured five others. The bombing suspect, identified as Mark Anthony Conditt early Wednesday morning, killed himself with an explosive device inside his car as police pursued him, a...

The 15:17 Paris Review: a truly dull tale of real-life derring-do

The 15:17 Paris Review: a truly dull tale of real-life derring-do

February 26, 2018

Jack Beck ’18 It’s not everyday that people trained for crisis situations happen to be at the scenes of emergencies the moment they occur. It’s also not every day that their stories make national headlines, much less international headlines, then become autobiographies and then major Hollywood...

How America has become numb to terrorism

How America has become numb to terrorism

November 22, 2017

By: Ellen Fair ’19 Has terrorism become so normalized that it is now okay to sit in the cafeteria and casually ask, “Did you hear about the car that trucked through eight people in New York?” It’s like our country is becoming numb to terrorism. We are becoming tired of fear because it is emot...

Teenage anxiety stems from more than just a bad grade or not enough likes

Teenage anxiety stems from more than just a bad grade or not enough likes

November 9, 2017

By: Kaela Dockray ’20 I am your everyday brand of adolescent anxiety, caused, in large part, by the competitive nature fostered in our community to be the most successful, well-rounded student. The need to reach our respective goals, which seems to be defined by so many as acceptance to a top uni...

Terror Strikes NYC: Eight dead, 12 injured

Terror Strikes NYC: Eight dead, 12 injured

November 1, 2017

Zach Strober '19 Eight people were killed and more than 12 were injured when driver Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented pickup truck down a busy bicycle path for about a mile in lower Manhattan. The incident occurred by the West Side Highway on Wednesday afternoon. After pulling off of the bike path, Sapiov crashed the truck into a school bus. He then exited the v...

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