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Switch hitters and fish to fry

Switch hitters and fish to fry

John Mauro, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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As Facebook’s Big Fish catches on and Nintendo Switch smashes its way to popularity, students have become attached to the lure of trending videogames. “You can take the Switch anywhere and go. It’s very portable,” Andre Dang (12) said. “On Fridays during G period many people who have switches m...

Humans of HM: Priyanka Voruganti (11)

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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If you meander downtown to the Lower East Side you might find Priyanka Voruganti (11) acting in one of Good Cap Arts’ studios’ three plays, curating an art gallery at Chinatown Soup, or writing a publication for sale at the New Museum. Most of these activities focus on feminism, a topic that has ...

Humans of HM: Vikram Ostrander (10)

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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For Vikram Ostrander (10), sports are truly a way of life. His experience in both Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and wrestling has shaped his mindset in both sports and academics. Ostrander’s experience with martial arts began when he was 12 years old when his mother signed him up for a general martial art...

Humans of HM: Davis Parzick (12)

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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For most students, summer is a time to relax, go to the beach, or work at a job or internship. Davis Parzick (12), on the other hand, spent his summer doing something that not many other students can boast about: being an instructor for an American Ninja Warrior Course. Last summer, Parzick worked ...

Humans of HM Harry Bauld

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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While many students at the school may simply know Harry Bauld as their English teacher, they may be surprised to know that throughout his life, he has played many other roles, including a college admissions officer, magician, chess-player, poet, and writer. Throughout high school and college, Bauld pl...

Eliza Poster keeps up with the latest music

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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For many students, listening to the newest rap music with parents conjures images of shocked and outraged faces; for Eliza Poster (11), however, it brings back memories of last August, when she and her father, Randy Poster ’79 P’18 ’20, journeyed to San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival t...

Jaden Kirshner’s personal exploration of cinematography

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Jaden Kirshner (10) found his passion for film four years ago, but has been immersed in the arts world for much longer. Both his parents work in artistic fields, and have helped him find his passion for movies. Randy Kirshner P’21 produces live television and corporate events, such as the Super Bowl Ha...

Sean Koons’ artistic education

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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“He taught us to never appreciate his art as much as we appreciate others,” Sean Koons (12) said about his father, renowned artist Jeff Koons P’19 P’24. “So that when it comes to the time someone asks us who is our favorite artist, I wouldn’t be like, ‘obviously my dad.’” His art appreci...

Wilder Harwood’s glimpse into a director’s world

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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“Especially as I got older I just couldn’t stand action/adventure movies,” Wilder Harwood (11) said. I guess I’m sort of snobby in that sense, but I just find them dreadfully boring.” For Courtney Hunt P’20, Harwood’s mother and a writer and director of independent films, that sentiment me...

Everett Kagan’s backstage experience

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Everett Kagan (12) grew up in a family involved with theater; both his parents work as producers for plays and musicals, and his brother acted in high school. While he initially acted because it was what was expected of him, he said, he has now found his own motivation and passion for the theatrical ar...

Elizabeth Chung learns the business of art

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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As the daughter of a New York gallery owner, Elizabeth Chung (12) has been immersed in the world of the arts ever since she was born. Her mother, Tina Kim P’19, deals contemporary art, both in the first hand and second hand markets; she works directly with artists creating new pieces to sell, or...

HM alumni admitted to exclusive Mount Sinai program

HM alumni admitted to exclusive Mount Sinai program

Oliver Steinman and Steven Borodkin

December 14, 2018


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Out of 1000 applicants Eden David ‘16, Lily McCarthy ‘16, and Justin Tang ’16 were among the 40 recently accepted to the Donald and Vera Blinken FlexMed Program at Mount Sinai Hospital. The FlexMed program allows college sophomores to apply for early acceptance to The Icahn School of Medicine...

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