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Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Gabby Kepnes and Samuel Singer

October 12, 2018


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At Tuesday’s assembly, the Alexander Capelluto ‘04 Foundation funded an assembly in which the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University Timothy Snyder addressed democracy and his bestselling book, “On Tyranny”. Director of Student Activities Caroline Bartels played a tremendous role in the o...

Community attends ribbon cutting to celebrate new building

Community attends ribbon cutting to celebrate new building

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Last night, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and current and former trustees attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Lutnick Hall and the new athletic facilities and student center in addition to other renovations. “The ribbon cutting event is an opportunity for those who have supported the campaign...

Adam Bleustein (12) applies 3D printing to medical field

Adam Bleustein (12) applies 3D printing to medical field

Andie Goldmacher, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Adam Bleustein (12) will use 3D printing to make cost-effective splints and spleen guards for his Independent Study Project as a continuation of his summer work. Over the summer, Bleustein worked in a rehabilitation group dedicated to researching 3D printing and prosthetics at Montefiore Medical Center,...

CCVA Cubs Program spearheads new initiatives

CCVA Cubs Program spearheads new initiatives

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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The Connect, Unite, and Build through Service program (CUBS) held its first onsite meeting on Tuesday to kick off initiatives for the year. Student participants in the program traveled to the neighboring AmPark Elementary public school to meet the younger students and undergo formal training in prepa...

Green light: stop sign to be replaced with traffic light

Green light: stop sign to be replaced with traffic light

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Eight months after the stop sign on the northeast corner of the 246th Street and Tibbet Ave intersection was removed, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last Wednesday that they will install a traffic signal at the intersection by the end of April, 2019.  The sign, whic...

Freshman candidates take the stage

Freshman candidates take the stage

Marina Kazarian and John Mauro

October 5, 2018


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Elections for the ninth grade class presidency kicked off on Thursday, where freshmen voting will determine the representatives of the grade for the year. The candidates introduced themselves during an I period panel on Thursday and spoke to their class, describing their platforms and the changes the...

School community discusses sexual consent

School community discusses sexual consent

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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In the wake of the #MeToo movement and conversations surrounding the Supreme Court hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, members of the community received an email from Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly this past Sunday, entitled “An Important Message about Sexual Consent.” The email provided the defin...

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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On Monday night, faculty and staff who identify as people of color (POC) gathered off campus for a dinner held by the Office for Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE). The dinner, which has been taking place since 2013, happens twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. The...

UD Faculty Poetry reading showcases staff work

Laura Bae, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Today, faculty will gather in Fisher Rotunda to share their poetic creations at the first Upper Division Faculty Poetry Reading. The event will also promote English teacher Harry Bauld’s newly published book of poems, The Uncorrected Eye. The event is the first of its kind to feature the creative wr...

New construction faces hurdles

New construction faces hurdles

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Although the HM in Motion project was slated to be completed by September of 2018, the ongoing construction not only requires additional work after the school day but affects some aspects of student learning. The construction crew is currently working daily from four p.m. to midnight in order not t...

Flash Flood Alert

Flash Flood Alert

Aaron Snyder, Satirist

October 5, 2018


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After torrential downpours hit the New York area on Tuesday, Horace Mann students weren’t just drowning just in work or emails about clubs, but actual water. In addition to creating larger than normal puddles across campus, the excessive rain caused those stairs whose location nobody can actually ...

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Eddie Jin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Administrators have decided to reimplement an initiative called Blackout Days, two to three nights per month where the school will designate certain calendar days to be free of non-essential events after 6 p.m. “Over the past several years we’ve fallen into a practice of keeping students after s...

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