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Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Hanna Hornfeld and Vidhatrie Keetha February 19, 2021

Accompanied by a four-piece ensemble, jazz vocalist Vanisha Gould celebrated Nina Simone’s life and legacy with original covers of Simone’s music in last Tuesday’s Music Week assembly. Between each...

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Audrey Moussazadeh and Alexandra Yao February 19, 2021

For this year’s virtual Music Week celebrations, the HM Cyber Ensemble performed “Six Irish American Songs,” arranged by Serban Nichifor. The HM Cyber Ensemble, a part of the HM Music...

Printmaking Gallery features student artwork

Printmaking Gallery features student artwork

Ava Westreich and Divya Ponda February 19, 2021

The HM Gallery’s Printmaking exhibit, which is flooded with bold, bright, distinctive colors, features a variety of styles of prints, covering the topics of Faces & Places Monotypes, Silhouettes...

Do's

Do’s “Light of Air and Summer” exhibition opens at Blue Mountain Gallery

Audrey Carbonell, Contributing Writer February 5, 2021

“There's a kind of communion with the world that I like, where I become part of nature,” Visual Arts Teacher Kim Do said about the beauty of painting the outdoors. “It’s almost like a loss of individuality...

UD Playwriting classes hold staged readings

UD Playwriting classes hold staged readings

Arushi Talwar and Athena Rem February 5, 2021

Playwriting students had ten minutes — to  present a world of their own creation to the school community. This Tuesday and Thursday, members of the Horace Mann Theater Company (HMTC) performed staged...

HMTC presents

HMTC presents “Unity Through Motion”

Allison Markman, Contributing Writer February 5, 2021

The Horace Mann Dance Company (HMDC) sought to bring “unity through motion” over Zoom last Friday at their annual student-choreographed dance concert. HMDC and members of Dance Department Chair Allison...

Practice makes perfect: Aimee Yang’s (10) artistic journey

Jiya Chatterjee, Contributing Writer February 1, 2021

“Visual aesthetic is very important to me, and I think most of my inspiration stems from hoping to capture a perfect, beautiful piece,” Aimee Yang (10) said. Recently, Yang’s artwork has captured...

Sisters Sophia (9) and Ava Paley help dancers in need

Katya Tolunsky and Connor Dwin February 1, 2021

In February of 2018, Sophia Paley (9) and her older sister Ava Paley realized that their closet was overflowing with old costumes, dancewear, and dance shoes from past recitals. The sisters realized that...

Community Gallery showcases student and faculty art

Ariella Frommer and Erica Jiang January 21, 2021

The Community Gallery, which debuted online this week, uses various mediums of art — including baking, photography and sketching — to connect members of the community with one another, art teacher...

Student Fashion Profiles: Isabela Binnmyr

Student Fashion Profiles: Isabela Binnmyr

Jillian Lee, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

You may be able to spot Isabela Binnmyr (12) from across Alumni Field by her eclectic outfits, especially ones including her favorite color: green. While her style is continually evolving, Binnmyr’s...

Student Fashion Profiles: Madison Xu

Student Fashion Profiles: Madison Xu

Helen Fajemirokun, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

“There’s no way to pinpoint a ‘signature style’ that I have,” Madison Xu (10) said. “It’s totally dependent on exactly how I feel starting the day.” Xu has been passionate...

Student Fashion Profiles: Aidan McAndrew

Student Fashion Profiles: Aidan McAndrew

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

At the beginning of junior year, Aidan McAndrew (12) made the decision to change the way he dressed, develop his own personal style, and use fashion as a form of self-expression, he said. “You can play...

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