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Lee helps fight Coronavirus through family medical practice

Lee helps fight Coronavirus through family medical practice

Devin Allard-Neptune and Alex Lautin

April 10, 2020

In the madness of the COVID-19 outbreak, Ben Lee (12) has been helping everyone he can. Lee spent his spring break assisting his mother at Scarsdale Integrative Medicine (SIM), his family’s medical practice. The practice is located in Westchester County, a region with over 14,000 cases of coronavirus,...

Avani (9) and Arjun (‘18) Khorana fundraise for local Taste of Tribeca community fund

Avani (9) and Arjun (‘18) Khorana fundraise for local Taste of Tribeca community fund

Arushi Talwar and Clio Rao

April 10, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic has become an increasingly large part of people’s everyday lives, Avani (9) and Arjun Khorana (‘18) have been fundraising through social media to raise donations for the Taste of Tribeca Community Fund (TTCF). Taste of Tribeca is an organization that raises money for...

Carbon dividends group holds launch event via Zoom

Carbon dividends group holds launch event via Zoom

Hanna Hornfeld and Claire Goldberg

April 2, 2020

Student leaders at the school followed in alum Alex Posner’s ‘13 footsteps when they kickstarted High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends (HS4CD) via an organization-wide Zoom call last Sunday. HS4CD is an extension of Posner’s national college-level network, Students for Carbon Dividends (S4CD). Both...

Inner workings of extra time

Inner workings of extra time

Julia Goldberg and Adam Frommer

March 6, 2020

In a school where students are often under pressure to perform well on assessments in limited time, testing accommodations—specifically that of extra time—are necessary, as they provide students with equitable opportunities to succeed. The school dedicates abundant resources and time to ensure the...

Life of the mind: Rosenblatt (10) conducts personality test

Life of the mind: Rosenblatt (10) conducts personality test

Arushi Talwar, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2020

Alex Rosenblatt is attempting to create as “comprehensive of a picture as we can through these typology systems of the human mind and human personality” in his Science Research class this year. The purpose of the Science Research course is to design, plan, and carry out a scientific experiment,...

Sew sustainable: Fashion Design Club

Sew sustainable: Fashion Design Club

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Redesigning old garments, one of the newest fashion trends and an impactful way to reduce environmental waste, has become the focus of the school’s Fashion Design Club (FDC) as it practices a zero-waste policy. The club teaches members how to sew, hem, and patch, so that they may refashion old clothing...

How dating has changed in the past decades

Liliana Greyf and Emily Shi

February 21, 2020

When Nick Khakee ‘83 was Junior Class President 28 years ago, he sold over 1000 carnations to students who wanted to make a romantic gesture to the people they were dating. Now, to the current generation of high schoolers for whom romance can look more like a post on Instagram, this image may seem...

Tiny love story

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

I don’t know what time it is, but I know it’s past my bedtime. Hours after dark, I should be peacefully sleeping. And yet, rebellious elementary-school me is having a party with some of my friends; forty-four of them, to be precise. For the greater part of my youth, I would get into bed, close...

100 word love story

Adam Frommer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

I wake up: six am on a Saturday. The car’s thermometer reads negative fifteen degrees. It’s still dark outside as we drive. I dress into my thin “speed suit”: no jacket, no ski pants. I tremble uncontrollably at the top of the mountain as I wait. I hate this. I’m anticipating my one minute...

Sex: expectations versus reality

Julia Robbins, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2020

“I think all sexual things are kinda weird,” Janice* said. “And porn also makes it seem like it’s going to immediately feel so good. When it happens, you’re like, it doesn’t feel that good. It feels okay, it’s kind of fun; the whole experience is fun because you’re fooling around with...

Familiar Faces, Unfamiliar Stories: Olive Keegan

Familiar Faces, Unfamiliar Stories: Olive Keegan

Liliana Greyf and Jillian Lee

February 8, 2020

Olive Keegan is the bubbly telephone receptionist who is adored by students and faculty in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Divisions. Keegan is the person who says “Horace Mann School, may I help you?” when the phone rings, but her job is much more than that. In her 30 years here, Keegan has had enough...

Familiar Faces, Unfamiliar Stories: Jimmy Ostuni

Familiar Faces, Unfamiliar Stories: Jimmy Ostuni

Hannah Hornfeld and Ethan Katzke

February 7, 2020

“Jimmy embodies the kind of person I want to be,” Paul Wang (12) said. “He’s a model of a good person.” Jimmy Ostuni loaned Wang his maintenance department uniform to wear as a Senior Absurdity Day costume. Out of admiration, Wang had asked to dress up as him. On his cell phone, Ostuni has...

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