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Let them eat tendys: From kitchen to counter in the school cafeteria

Let them eat tendys: From kitchen to counter in the school cafeteria

Kate Beckler and Naomi Yaeger January 27, 2023

The votes are in: the student body rejected Tendy Tuesdays in a Record referendum (read: poll with 274 responses). The poultry purists lost by a slim 2% margin — 48.5% cast their ballots for the school...

Too much merch? School swag and where it originates

Too much merch? School swag and where it originates

Ariella Frommer , Staff Writer January 14, 2023

“All of the sudden, I saw hats popping out of the air next to the ice cream truck. And then, all the kids started fighting for the hats, but I won the fight and got myself a hat,” Rizaa Fazal (11)...

Memories of MoMo: A tribute to Maurice Campbell ‘21

Memories of MoMo: A tribute to Maurice Campbell ‘21

January 14, 2023

On December 20th of this academic year, we said goodbye to one of the world's true superheroes, Maurice Anthony Campbell, II, also known as Moe, after a four and a half year battle with cancer.  As...

Martial arts, law enforcement, and security: Rob Aviles pursues safety and self defense 

Martial arts, law enforcement, and security: Rob Aviles pursues safety and self defense 

Erica Jiang , Staff writer December 9, 2022

“When people hear the term self-defense they tend to fear it, thinking that it’s a bad thing, but for me, I’m in a world of being preventative,” Public Safety Officer Rob Aviles said. “It’s...

Examining gender disparities in academics

Examining gender disparities in academics

Sophie Rukin, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

In the late 1980s, history teacher Barry Bienstock and former English teacher David Schiller conducted an experiment in their Interdisciplinary Seminar elective to address the gender divide in class participation....

Pirouettes and perceptions: is dance sport or art?

Pirouettes and perceptions: is dance sport or art?

Lucy Peck , Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“I remember when I was in lower school, some of the boys in my class would tell me that dance isn’t a real sport,” Sophia Paley (11) said. “It made me upset because I know firsthand how much work...

Written in the stars: students look to astrology for fate and fortune

Written in the stars: students look to astrology for fate and fortune

Maeve Goldman , Staff Writer November 10, 2022

“If you write something down three times in blue pen it won’t come true, but I do think that if you have confidence and believe the universe is on your side, you can accomplish lots of things,” Niki...

Investigating the role of race in friendships

Investigating the role of race in friendships

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

In 2020, when Emily Akbar (10) was in middle school and the Black Lives Matter movement gained traction, she observed students become more attentive to surrounding themselves with people of different races...

Living together, learning apart: Siblings who attend different schools

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

Every school day, Lenny Lane (11) wakes up, gets ready, and then wakes up his twin brother, Frankie, who attends The Calhoun School. Because Calhoun is in Manhattan, Frankie wakes up much later for a driver...

Mannkind: Community takes on Homecoming theme

Mannkind: Community takes on Homecoming theme

Sophie Rukin, Harper Rosenberg, and Kate Beckler October 7, 2022

This year’s homecoming theme, “Mannkind,” is the brainchild of Director of Alumni Relations Kristen Lax P’22 ‘26. “I thought it would be fun to delve into some wordplay using Horace's last...

Alumni reunite on Homecoming

Alumni reunite on Homecoming

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

“Reunions across the country might initiate anxiety and bring back feelings of being 17 again, but when people go and just connect with people they’ve grown up with, it’s always a really fun experience,”...

Unconventional sports, Clio Rao (12): Horseback riding

Unconventional sports, Clio Rao (12): Horseback riding

Josh Shuster, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

“I was definitely a part of that ‘every little girl wants a pony’ group,” Clio Rao (12) said. “I was obsessed with horses, and I really wanted to try riding.” Rao’s childhood dream has become...

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