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The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

The struggle of being a second semester junior surrounded by seniors

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

April 1, 2016

I was warned about the rigor of junior year. I heard horror stories about the SAT, was given tips on how to get a five on AP tests and was even told that I should spend every weekend visiting colleges. Yet, despite the constant college meetings and Baron’s books, nothing prepared me for the nigh...

Accomplish the midterm, or drop and give me twenty

Accomplish the midterm, or drop and give me twenty

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

Soldiers trudge through their barrack, scuffing the linoleum floors.  Empty coffee cups line the walls and incandescent bulbs drown the hallways in a dull whiteness.  The soldiers, outfitted with sweatpants, Vineyard Vine’s long-sleeves and moccasins, carry the latest Ticonderoga Number 2 pencils. They...

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Tips and tricks of the final midterm stretch

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

January 13, 2015

It’s 8:50 p.m., the Westport Library is making the tenth announcement in the hour that the library will be closing at 9. The floor around my chair is littered with flashcards I have given up on and empty Red Bull cans. The first two days of midterm exams have come and gone and it seems as though...

How I reached the endzone

How I reached the endzone

Eliza Llewellyn, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

It’s 12:30 a.m., and the only thing I’m running on is the throaty, soulful voice of Eric Thomas, the self-named “hip hop preacher” talking about success. The video showcases running back Giovanni Ruffin pushing through plyometric exercises and throwing a football, accompanied by semi autotuned...

Five tips to stay motivated

Five tips to stay motivated

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

May 29, 2014

Let’s face it. We’ve all done that thing where we close our laptops, shut our notebooks, zip up our pencil cases, and tell ourselves that it’s time to get some sleep, even when our homework has yet to be completed. And now that we’re less than three weeks away from The End of long nights,...

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