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Uphold Roe V. Wade

Uphold Roe V. Wade

Ceci Coughlin, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

A woman’s right to choose is yet again on trial in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This past week, a draft of Justice Alito’s opinion, which would overturn Roe v. Wade and...

Musk’s dangerous decision to eliminate twitter censorship

Musk’s dangerous decision to eliminate twitter censorship

Isabella Ciriello, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” Elon Musk tweeted after striking a deal to...

Student body fails to recognize the Community Council’s work

Student body fails to recognize the Community Council’s work

Ariela Shuchman and Eshan Mehere May 7, 2022

“The Community Council (CC) does nothing.” “The CC is a joke.” “Abolish the CC.” We have heard these kinds of comments many times throughout the three years we have spent on the CC. For a while,...

Confronting gender disparities in STEM 

Confronting gender disparities in STEM 

Bela Tinaj and Lamia Chowdhry April 29, 2022

At Horace Mann’s second virtual Women in STEM (STEMs) conference, which took place last Saturday, Audrey Pe, founder of the nonprofit Women in Tech (WiTech) and a sophomore at Stanford University, discussed...

School must start educating its students on the Holocaust 

School must start educating its students on the Holocaust 

Emily Salzhauer, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

My family, friends, and I like to joke around and call me a “superjew.” While I don’t consider myself religious, being Jewish is a fundamental part of who I am. I proudly wear a Magen David necklace...

Rethinking the role of police in society

Avani Khorana , Staff Writer April 23, 2022

Just hours after Frank James opened fire in a subway car full of people on their morning commute through Sunset Park, New York City Mayor Eric Adams pledged to double the number of police officers patrolling...

Facing the discomfort of the world’s last chances to fight climate change

Lauren B. Kim, Staff Writer April 23, 2022

“I don’t want to think about it” and “I’ll do it later” — two phrases I’m sure every Horace Mann student has said to avoid discomfort as a form of temporary relief.   I often find...

The Perils of Recreational Marijuana

The Perils of Recreational Marijuana

Teddy Ganea, Contributing Writer April 9, 2022

The student community has a pot problem. Last year, 11 percent of students reported using marijuana in the anonymous Substance Abuse Survey, an annual form that Ms. Mojica sends out for Health. This year,...

Despite strides, school fails to accurately represent gender-noncorforming students

Despite strides, school fails to accurately represent gender-noncorforming students

Etta Singer, Staff Writer April 9, 2022

When I stepped into Spence Cottage at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year for my first Student Ambassador training, I received an information sheet that listed the important statistics that prospective...

The school can do better during Black History Month

The school can do better during Black History Month

Allyson Wright and Ashleigh Conner  March 11, 2022

Last year, in the wake of George Floyd’s death, our school made a point to recognize the struggles of the Black community. Horace Mann was determined to prove that it supports and celebrates the different...

AAPI hate, one year after the Atlanta Shootings

Louise Kim, Contributing Writer March 11, 2022

I can only remember fragments. But I remember them vividly, intensely. The date is seared into my memory. Headlines too. “8 Dead in Atlanta Spa Shootings, With Fears of Anti-Asian Bias,” from The...

Speaking from the “I” perspective, and the sanitization of classroom discussion

Speaking from the “I” perspective, and the sanitization of classroom discussion

Ryan Finlay, Contributing Writer March 5, 2022

Horace Mann is a preparatory school, but we are meant to leave prepared for far more than another four years in a new academic institution. The work ethic and comprehension skills the high school experience...

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