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Women in Science club hosts young women in STEM from neighboring communities

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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After being one of three girls in her honors math class as a freshman, Janvi Kukreja (12) started the club Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) during her sophomore year as an initiative to support aspiring girls interested in science and engineering. Every Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m., WISE hosts me...

Poetry assembly postponed

Poetry assembly postponed

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Renowned poet Brenda Shaughnessy will be addressing the school about her writing during the assembly on Tuesday, December 11, after postponing her visit to the school due to a sudden medical problem. Shaughnessy’s award-winning work is characterized by their juxtaposing subjects and styles and has a...

Flamenco dancer visits school during workshop

Flamenco dancer visits school during workshop

Sam Keimweiss, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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The Flamenco Dance workshop hosted on Thursday by the Dance department and Theater, Dance, and Film Studies Department Chair Alison Kolinski was filled with stamping feet, rhythmic clapping, and students’ desires to learn the unique style of dance. The workshop, led by visiting instructor Rebeca Thomás, focu...

School travels to SDLC to discuss identity, culture

School travels to SDLC to discuss identity, culture

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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This Wednesday through Sunday, six students and numerous teachers travelled to Nashville, Tennessee, for the 25th annual Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC), a multiracial and multicultural gathering of upper school students from around the country. “The conference is for students at indepen...

EWWW and Union host affirmative action forum

EWWW and Union host affirmative action forum

John Mauro, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Members of East Wind West Wind (EWWW) and The Union invited the school’s community and the two other hilltop schools, Riverdale Country Day and Ethical Culture Fieldston, to discuss affirmative action and college admissions on Thursday in the Black Box Theater.  EWWW is club dedicated to promoting discussi...

Underground comix: Independent study

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Months after beginning her Independent Study (IS) on the subversive graphic novel movement, Bebe Steel (12) introduced her class to Underground Comix with an interactive lesson on Wednesday. Steel decided to pursue Underground Comix for her IS after discovering a copy of The Diary of a Teenage Girl...

Hetherington lectures at One Day conferences

Hetherington lectures at One Day conferences

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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This fall, Chair of the Visual Arts Department Dr. Anna Hetherington has been speaking about art history topics such as the Renaissance or modern art at One Day University, one day educational events across the country. According to its website, One Day University “brings together professors from the fi...

NewComm class engages with community

NewComm class engages with community

Isabella Zhang, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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English teacher Chidi Asoluka’s New Community (NewComm) class will travel to Kingsbridge Heights Community Center this morning to explore the origins of the non-profit organization and find links between the real world and novels read in class. During the visit, the class will tour the Kingsbridge...

Novick ‘79 honored at Alumni Dinner

Novick ‘79 honored at Alumni Dinner

Samuel Singer, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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School alumni from across the country gathered at the 21 Club on Tuesday to honor the achievements and career of filmmaker Lynn Novick ’79 at the school’s annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner. The dinner was attended by over one hundred alumni from many graduating classes, a large portion of whom...

Visiting historians lead political discussions

Visiting historians lead political discussions

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Professors Julian Zelizer P’19 ‘20 ‘22 and John Lawrence visited history classes last Thursday to discuss the book the Class of ‘74 written by Lawrence. Zelizer is the Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a CNN Political Analyst. In 2010, Lawrence was elected t...

School addresses Pittsburgh shooting

Talia Winlarsky and Jack Crovitz

November 9, 2018


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In Pittsburgh’s pleasant Squirrel Hill neighborhood on October 27, a morning of praying and rejoicing on the Jewish Sabbath was shattered when a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue, killing eleven and injuring multiple others. A day after this senseless act of violence, Head of School Dr...

ICIE hosts LGBTQ+ Faculty Dinner for an evening of discussion

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Faculty and staff from across the divisions gathered at an off-campus restaurant for an evening of discussion and community at the LGBTQ+ Faculty Dinner. The dinner served as an affinity space for faculty and staff who attend as well as an opportunity to connect and share experiences, Office for I...

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