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Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Betsey Bennett

January 30, 2018


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Conservative political commentator Margaret Hoover and Princeton Professor of History and Public Affairs Julian Zelizer conversed on the Gross Theater stage concerning the past, present, and future of conservatism in the United States. Tuesday’s assembly led to mixed reactions from students and faculty. “Based...

UD students host after-school workshops

UD students host after-school workshops

Eliza Poster and Izzy Abbott

January 18, 2018


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Every Wednesday, the school opens its doors to local elementary and middle school kids to participate in HM 246, an afterschool program offering Upper Division student le educational and interactive classes in art history, ceramics, robotics, music, entrepreneurship and more. The program, which began...

Water shortage and cold weather cause difficulties for sports teams

Water shortage and cold weather cause difficulties for sports teams

Betsey Bennett

January 18, 2018


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Student athletes and P.E. students alike returned from winter break to find that Prettyman Gymnasium lacked running water. According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, the issue stemmed from a temporary feed from Fisher Hall to Prettyman Gymnasium that was installed last spring when...

News In Brief: Model Congress and Model United Nations

News In Brief: Model Congress and Model United Nations

Jeren Wei

December 10, 2017


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Model Congress After working up to 20 hours a day at their first away conference in Rutgers University, the school’s Model UN (MUN) team won best large delegation and several individual committee victories as well. The conference, held last weekend, was comprised of more than 1500 students from ac...

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

Edwin Jin

December 10, 2017


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Clients from Sanctuary for Families, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic and gender violence, created arts and crafts and were gifted book donations from the Book Fair at the school’s 25th annual Sanctuary for Families dinner party. Attendees at last Tuesday’s event participated...

Lower Division hosts Caring in Action Day

Lower Division hosts Caring in Action Day

Caroline Goldenberg

December 10, 2017


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Lower Division students, families, and teachers participated in Caring in Action Day by visiting the Riverdale Senior Center and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and holding a drive for donations to those affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico. “[The day] is an opportunity for parents, children,...

A bookworm’s heaven: annual book fair

A bookworm’s heaven: annual book fair

Katie Goldenberg

December 10, 2017


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This week, students and faculty dropped by the annual Middle Division & Upper Division Book Fair to peruse and purchase from shelves of gently used books and toys donated by community members. With this year’s theme of “One World, One Book,” the fair’s proceeds and leftover books will...

Students and teachers explore identity at diversity conference

Students and teachers explore identity at diversity conference

Amelia Feiner

December 10, 2017


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Six students discussed issues of race and diversity and listened to Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kimberle Crenshaw speak at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) while 18 teachers across the divisions served as chaperones for SDLC and attended the concurrent People of Color Conference. Both conferences...

Poet and former inmate visits school

Poet and former inmate visits school

Betsey Bennett

December 10, 2017


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Former prisoner Ian Manuel, once condemned to die in prison at the age of 13, shared his perspective on the injustice of the criminal justice system with students in the Recital Hall and in several Upper Division classes. Although Manuel is now a client of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), he was...

Fensterstock ’98 shares her story as female entrepreneur with Women in Business club

Fensterstock ’98 shares her story as female entrepreneur with Women in Business club

Peri Brooks, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Melissa Fensterstock ‘98 returned to the school to share her experiences in entrepreneurship at an after school meeting, where her determination and courage inspired the Women in Business (WIB) Club. After graduating the school, Fensterstock studied neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University to become...

Advisories participate in reflections on diversity

Advisories participate in reflections on diversity

Katie Goldenberg

December 3, 2017


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Following the school-wide implications of a racist joke made at a recent SBP Assembly, students and faculty have participated in designated advisory sessions to discuss the impact of the event on the community. In an email written by Dean of Students Dr. Susan Delanty, the November 14 and 21 advisories...

Fake News Alert: Every senior takes a gap year

Aaron Snyder, Not a Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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The college counseling office was forced to close on Tuesday after being swarmed by seniors asking if they could take a gap year. The seniors, likely inspired by Tuesday’s assembly, also wanted to know it was too late for them to apply to Colorado College. The high cost of gap years made the college...

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