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Student entrepreneurs – PopCycle

Student entrepreneurs – PopCycle

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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For many students, summer vacation consists of traveling abroad, taking courses, or relaxing, but for Noah Goldberg (12), it involves running an ice cream delivery business based in Martha’s Vineyard. During her sophomore year, Noah founded Popcycle, a company that delivers ice cream sourced from...

Humans of HM – David Orloff (10)

Humans of HM – David Orloff (10)

Ben Wang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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For many musicians, playing at Carnegie Hall is a goal to strive toward, but for David Orloff (10), it’s a feat he has already accomplished. Orloff has played the piano since he was eight years old, he said. Like many musicians, his career began with his parents forcing piano on him, but he eventually...

Humans of HM – Irati Egorho Diez (11)

Humans of HM – Irati Egorho Diez (11)

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Irati Egorho Diez (11) moved to Lebanon with her mother last September, learning Arabic and volunteering for nine months before returning to the school. Egorho Diez was fascinated by the idea of learning Arabic after following her mother to a conference in Canada, she said. There, she witnessed Sah...

Humans of HM – Brian Wu (11)

Humans of HM – Brian Wu (11)

Andie Goldmacher, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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When Earth is no longer habitable and the entire human race is saved by relocation to a habitable planet, it will be Brian Wu (11) you’ll be thanking. Wu first became interested in astronomy and astrophysics at the age of two, and in 2011, he saw his first rocket launch of the Curiosity Rover being...

Humans of HM – Dr. Jillian Davidson

Humans of HM – Dr. Jillian Davidson

Ben Wang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Most students know Middle School Latin Teacher Dr. Jillian Davidson for her entertaining classes, but few know she is also a renowned World War I scholar. Over the past summer, she attended two conferences in Australia to provide new details of the Jewish experience during World War I. During her unde...

Humans of HM – Mr. Lionel Garrison

Humans of HM – Mr. Lionel Garrison

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Some may be surprised to learn that Director of the Upper Division Tutoring Office Lionel Garrison Jr. started his teaching career on Saint Croix, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Garrison moved to Saint Croix immediately after graduating from college, following his father, who also worked on the island, ...

Other New Clubs

Allison Isko and Izzy Abbot

October 5, 2018


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This year, there are a number of new clubs for students to join, including the New York City Interfaith Network, the Hospital Outreach Program, and the Puppy Club.     The New York City Interfaith Network, led by Diana Shaari (11), Nader Granmayeh (12), and Richard Hausman (12), was created in order...

Publication Nation

Daniel Lee and Steven Borodkin

October 5, 2018


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This year, there are a number of new publications to look out for, ranging from ones that focus on environmental issues to history to business. Framework is a new publication that aims to use American history to analyze current events, co-founder Jacob Rosenzweig (11) said. While the school already...

Experimenting with STEM Clubs

Julia Goldberg and Talia Winiarsky

October 5, 2018


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Many students are bringing their passion for science outside of the classroom this year by experimenting with new science clubs: AstroParPhy, Women in Science and Engineering, STEAM on the Hill, and Women in Biology and Medicine. Karen Jang (12) is the founder of the Astro ParPhy club, which will give stude...

The doctor is in: PhDs at school

The doctor is in: PhDs at school

Julia Robbins and Gabby Kepnes

September 26, 2018


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Many faculty members at the school hold hard-earned PhDs, and their journeys towards receiving these degrees are all unique and complex. According to the school’s website, there are currently 28 faculty members with doctorate degrees. There are three steps to receiving a PhD, all of which lead to writing one’s...

Labwork

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This past summer, students with a love for science chose to further explore their interests outside of the school by conducting labwork and hands-on scientific research. Sophie Coste (12) explored scientific research as a part of the Rockefeller University Summer Science Research Program while stud...

Summer Jobs

Abigail Salhauer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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A number of students spent the summer as members of the workforce, earning spending money and applying old skills while learning new ones. After coming home from the school’s trip to Spain, Andrew Cassino (11) had a month to spare. He wanted to do something productive with his time while making m...

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