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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...

Unconventional sports, Ari Borut (12): Sailing

Unconventional sports, Ari Borut (12): Sailing

Clara Stevanovic, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

This Wednesday afternoon, Ari Borut (12) was out on the Long Island sound, trapezing and cutting through the water on her C-420 racing boat. Borut is a long-time competitive sailing racer. She often gets...

Unconventional sports, Max Feng (11): Figure skating

Unconventional sports, Max Feng (11): Figure skating

Samantha Matays , Staff Writer September 23, 2022

“The sensation of ice skating is unlike anything else,” Max Feng (11) said.  Feng first ice skated at an after-school program at his elementary school in 2014, he said. A few years later, Feng...

Unconventional sports, Riya Daga (12): Racecar driving

Unconventional sports, Riya Daga (12): Racecar driving

Ava Lipsky , Staff Writer September 23, 2022

Horace Mann students are known for being quick-learners, but Riya Daga (12) is learning at 200 mph — literally. Daga started racing at 13 years old. By the time she was 14, she was on the racetrack...

Great is the truth: A look inside school traditions

“Great is the truth”: A look inside school traditions

Maeve Goldman , Staff Writer September 16, 2022

“We're a school steeped in tradition, while never losing sight of the school's need to maintain its relevance in the lives students will live after graduation,” Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly wrote in...

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