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Finding solace in silence

Finding solace in silence

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

January 13, 2015


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It doesn't matter how much you've been through with your closest clique, how much you tell each other, or how long you've known each other, when it comes to the college process it is every man for himself. This is especially true when you're put in the unbearably uncomfortable position of applying...

Hopkins admissions error rattles college applicants

Hopkins admissions error rattles college applicants

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

December 19, 2014


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For thousands of seniors across the nation, December has the potential to bear one of the best days of the year. And no, it’s not Christmas. This day falls about two weeks before, when a long awaited message arrives by email, online or even post: early college decisions. An Early Decision acceptance...

Senior traditions passing me by

Senior traditions passing me by

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014


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The fall of senior year comes with all kinds of traditions. There’s the first day of school, spirit week, motorcade and the homecoming football game. At Staples, it sometimes seems as though we are living in a movie, with all of the stereotypically American high school traditions, with the posters...

Lone senior stranded in AP Language class

Lone senior stranded in AP Language class

Larissa Lieberson, Director of Social Media

September 19, 2014


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On the first day of school, 23 puzzled faces turned to look at me when I stepped into AP English Language, blowing my neon green whistle and wearing a pink boa. They weren’t confused because of my strange wardrobe choice (I was dressed the same as every single senior girl: tiara on my head, senior...

The h15tory of the senior girls’ shirts

The h15tory of the senior girls’ shirts

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014


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For as long as anyone can remember, the senior girls have rolled up to the first day of school in style. From the quirky and creative “Senior Girls” tee shirts in colors ranging from  caribbean teal to neon pink, to piercing whistles and colorful boas that leave feathers in the hallways for days, this tradition is one that ...

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