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The importance of football in Brazilian Culture

The importance of football in Brazilian Culture

Julia Lourenco, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

Brazil has the best soccer team in the world. But this isn’t something that is just accomplished due to the skill of the players; it is also reliant on the enthusiasm of their fans. Growing up in Brazil,...

Lax gun regulations fueled Club Q violence

Lax gun regulations fueled Club Q violence

Isabella Ciriello, Staff writer December 2, 2022

On Saturday, November 19, a deadly shooting occurred at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. The shooter murdered 5 and injured over 18. The Club Q shooting shocked most of the country, but...

Forget trig, teach me how to roast a chicken

Forget trig, teach me how to roast a chicken

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

During the pandemic, I, like many others, found myself quarantined at home for months. One thing the lockdown especially showed me is that I lacked many essential everyday skills.  As an eighth grader...

Editorial: Involve students in parent-advisor conferences

Volume 120 Board November 21, 2022

Last Thursday, students sat at home while advisors met with parents and shared comments from each of their teachers. For students, the conferences lie  behind a frustrating shroud of secrecy — teachers...

Understanding the danger of West’s antisemitic remarks

Understanding the danger of West’s antisemitic remarks

Ariella Frommer , Staff Writer November 21, 2022

We all saw Kanye West’s horrifying tweet on October 9: “I’m a bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE.” While West is no stranger to antisemitism, his agenda...

A conservative take: how the Republicans failed the midterms

A conservative take: how the Republicans failed the midterms

Joshua Shuster , Staff Writer November 21, 2022

President Biden’s two years in office have been disastrous, bringing record-high inflation, an influx of undocumented immigration at the southern border, an abysmal evacuation from Afghanistan, a failure...

MD does not prepare students enough for UD workload

MD does not prepare students enough for UD workload

Lily Sussman , Contributing Writer November 10, 2022

As someone who has been at Horace Mann for most of their life, I know how high the expectations are. For all my years here, I have to succeed as that “ideal student” — high grades and lots of extracurriculars....

Americans can benefit from a collectivist mindset

Americans can benefit from a collectivist mindset

Elise Kang, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

This summer, I traveled to South Korea for six weeks through the Lembo-Sperling (LS) Grant. The foundation believes that summer travel experiences open students to new ways of seeing the world and funds...

School should reinstate remote option for sick students

School should reinstate remote option for sick students

Ava Lipsky, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The school’s decision to remove the Zoom school option has had a negative impact on our community. At the height of the pandemic, any student who tested positive was mandated to attend classes on...

Nikolas Cruz and other mass murderers deserve the death penalty

Nikolas Cruz and other mass murderers deserve the death penalty

Josh Shuster, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

On February 14, 2018, 19-year old Nikolas Cruz murdered 17 people and injured 17 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. It was the deadliest shooting at a high school in U.S....

Destroying art is not the right way to protest

Destroying art is not the right way to protest

Theo Gingras, Contributing Writer October 21, 2022

Last Friday, two young activists under the organization Just Stop Oil threw a can of tomato soup on Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” painting at London’s National Gallery. They performed this stunt to...

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October 7, 2022

Avi Kumar (12) The Eagles are the best football team. No question. Ana Aguilar (12) Dance is a sport that requires more skill than most other popular sports Divya Ponda (12) We should be able to pick...

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