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Climate change specialist speaks at asssembly

Climate change specialist speaks at asssembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

This Tuesday, Dr. Ben Strauss ‘90 spoke to the school about the growing concern surrounding climate change through a presentation that many students found shocking and upsetting. Strauss presented the basic facts of climate change, which include the dangers of greenhouse gases, the increase of carbon di...

FSA visits Sanctuary for Families

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Last Saturday, four students from the school’s Feminists Students Association (FSA) visited Sanctuary for Families, a nonprofit organization located in the East Bronx that provides shelter for victims of gender inequality and domestic violence. During their monthly visits, students get the chance...

FLIK hosts farmers market

FLIK hosts farmers market

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

As she walked through Fisher Hall after lunch this Wednesday, Nina Gaither (9) could be seen carrying a basketball-sized squash in one hand and an enormous bag full of fresh produce in the other. Gaither took advantage of the farmer’s market held on Fisher Patio, organized and run by Senior Director...

Muslim Student’s Association joins The Union

Muslim Student’s Association joins The Union

Sandhya Shyam, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

"I don't consider myself just a 'Muslim' activist because movements of social advancement and equity are really all intertwined." -Zarina Iman (12)

HM in Motion Update

Katie Goldenberg, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Construction for the HM in Motion project, slated for completion by September of 2018, has seen flooding, a significant increase in funding, and various other changes since its official start for the summer on June 24th. The construction schedule faced complications due to a flood in Rose Hall and...

Student experiences on religious fasting during testing weeks

Student experiences on religious fasting during testing weeks

Ishaan Kannan, Contributing Writer

July 20, 2017

Ramadan, a month-long period of fasting for Muslims, began on May 26. Participants cannot eat from sunrise to sundown. This year, due to an extra two weeks of classes and Ramadan’s being shifted 12 days earlier in the calendar annually, many students have been fasting during the school day. The...

Class presidents organize senior spirit week to celebrate last week of high school

Class presidents organize senior spirit week to celebrate last week of high school

Surya Gowda, Staff Writer

July 14, 2017

  As a countdown for the end of the year, Jessie Millman (12) and Will Scherr (12) organized a grade wide senior spirit week for the graduating Class of 2017, consisting of different themes for the each of the last five days left of school. The themes for each day were “Twin Tuesday...

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