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Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

This summer, Lyndon Gay competed against the country’s top football players at Stanford University, The University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, and IMG Academy. “In addition to getting a close look at my target schools and gaining exposure in the process, I wanted to see where I stacked up ...

Internships

Internships

Andrew Cassino, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This summer, students participated in internships ranging from working for politicians in Israel to learning about legal nonprofits in New York City. Julia Hornstein (12) worked for Representative Josh Gottheimer, the Democratic congressmen from New Jersey’s 5th District, in his Washington DC office. D...

¡Hola, Salamanca!

¡Hola, Salamanca!

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two teachers and eight students travelled to Salamanca, Segovia, Madrid, and Avila this summer to study Spanish at the University of Salamanca and explore the culture of Spain. “We chose Salamanca because their Spanish program was highly recommended for high school students, and while it’s grea...

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

Tenzin Sherpa, Columnist

September 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

On June 26, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district. When I heard the news, I was ecstatic - a 28-year-old Latina woman had just made American political history. For months, I had followed Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign via social media and her signs...

Trump Family Separation Policy

Trump Family Separation Policy

Benjamin Wang, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last April, President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions enacted a zero-tolerance illegal immigration policy, which included separating children from their parents. According to the Washington Post, two-thirds of the American public reacted negatively towards the new Trump policy. ...

Ethan Matt: Inside the Studio

Ethan Matt: Inside the Studio

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

July 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Ethan Matt (12) is in the midst of creating his first album.  His passion for music production began in eighth grade when he noticed that his music idols were both producers and vocalists for the music they created, Matt said. Matt ended up taking Music Production and Advanced Music Productio...

HMTC & HMDC Year in Review

HMTC & HMDC Year in Review

Marina Kazarian and Gabby Kepnes

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From Rappaccini Variations in the fall to Pippin in the spring and student choreographed dances throughout the year, both the Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) and the Horace Mann Dance Company (HMDC) have had a year filled with diverse opportunities for students to get involved in performances....

The Final HM in Motion Update

The Final HM in Motion Update

Katie Goldenberg and Leonora Gogos

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The HM in Motion project’s forecasted additions to the school campus will alter student life as community members adjust to a host of new classrooms and amenities next school year.  According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, construction on the new building will be completed ...

Book Day author presents at assembly

Book Day author presents at assembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke at this week’s assembly about her writing process and background, in advance of next Thursday’s Book Day, which will feature her award- winning novel Station Eleven. Mandel was unavailable to visit on Book Day, but Upper Division Librarian Caroline Bartels felt...

The Power of Student Government

The Power of Student Government

Lynne Sipprelle and Sam Keimweiss

April 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Less than a decade ago, the Governing Council (GC), the school’s student government oversaw the allocation of funds to clubs and publications and  drafted a new honor code for the school. Today, the Community Council (CC), which replaced the GC after it was abolished, proposes and oversees events and initiati...

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Tuesday, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed answered student and faculty questions in a moderated, interactive assembly. The following period, Dr. Gordon-Reed spoke in further detail during a catered lun...

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As a young police officer, Director of Security Mike McCaw was patrolling the 96th Street Lexington Avenue station when he saw a pregnant woman at the edge of the subway platform, a place where many people looking to commit suicide situate themselves. McCaw walked to the edge of the platform and e...

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