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Faculty practicing their own activism

Nelson Gaillard, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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Apart from their responsibilities as faculty members, many teachers are involved in a wide variety of activism both in and out of the classroom in their everyday lives. As faculty advisor to the Feminist Student Association (FSA), English teacher Dr. Wendy Steiner is also involved in activism within an...

Student activists paving the way

Student activists paving the way

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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Student activists join forces with organizations, youth groups, and each other to amplify the voice of their generation and fight for their beliefs. Zarina Iman ’18, emboldened by the protests in Ferguson, Missouri and repeated incidents of the police killing unarmed black men, decided to join The ...

Euwan Kim’s Comfort Women Memorial

Euwan Kim’s Comfort Women Memorial

Simon Yang

January 25, 2019


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Besides being a student-athlete and busy junior, Euwan Kim (11) is an activist dedicated to filling gaps in history with hard truths. Kim and the Youth Council of Fort Lee (YCFL) unveiled The Comfort Women Memorial in Constitution Park, Fort Lee on May 23, 2018, paying respect to the Korean women traff...

Tackling religion and race in the classroom: UD History grapples with tough topics

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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“We live in a world that is so powerfully shaped by the legacy of white supremacy, racism, and patriarchy,” history teacher Dr. Kalil Oldham said. “It is difficult to teach the history of these forces that for many people, including our students, are still so present.” Oldham is not alone in his struggle to tackl...

A brief history of the ICIE

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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In 1992, the Committee on Valuing Difference (CVD) held its first meeting on how to increase inclusivity at the school. Since then, diversity initiatives have found a new home at the Office of Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE), and discussions of identity permeate many classes at schoo...

Switch hitters and fish to fry

Switch hitters and fish to fry

John Mauro, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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As Facebook’s Big Fish catches on and Nintendo Switch smashes its way to popularity, students have become attached to the lure of trending videogames. “You can take the Switch anywhere and go. It’s very portable,” Andre Dang (12) said. “On Fridays during G period many people who have switches m...

Humans of HM: Priyanka Voruganti (11)

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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If you meander downtown to the Lower East Side you might find Priyanka Voruganti (11) acting in one of Good Cap Arts’ studios’ three plays, curating an art gallery at Chinatown Soup, or writing a publication for sale at the New Museum. Most of these activities focus on feminism, a topic that has ...

Humans of HM: Vikram Ostrander (10)

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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For Vikram Ostrander (10), sports are truly a way of life. His experience in both Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and wrestling has shaped his mindset in both sports and academics. Ostrander’s experience with martial arts began when he was 12 years old when his mother signed him up for a general martial art...

Humans of HM: Davis Parzick (12)

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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For most students, summer is a time to relax, go to the beach, or work at a job or internship. Davis Parzick (12), on the other hand, spent his summer doing something that not many other students can boast about: being an instructor for an American Ninja Warrior Course. Last summer, Parzick worked ...

Humans of HM Harry Bauld

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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While many students at the school may simply know Harry Bauld as their English teacher, they may be surprised to know that throughout his life, he has played many other roles, including a college admissions officer, magician, chess-player, poet, and writer. Throughout high school and college, Bauld pl...

Eliza Poster keeps up with the latest music

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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For many students, listening to the newest rap music with parents conjures images of shocked and outraged faces; for Eliza Poster (11), however, it brings back memories of last August, when she and her father, Randy Poster ’79 P’18 ’20, journeyed to San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival t...

Jaden Kirshner’s personal exploration of cinematography

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Jaden Kirshner (10) found his passion for film four years ago, but has been immersed in the arts world for much longer. Both his parents work in artistic fields, and have helped him find his passion for movies. Randy Kirshner P’21 produces live television and corporate events, such as the Super Bowl Ha...

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