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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dorr Nature Lab Faculty April 15, 2021

“As a school with a major outdoor campus that is run predominantly by White faculty members, what do you both think our community can do to more actively include students of color and encourage...

One year later: Dealing with continued anti-Asian racism during the Covid-19 pandemic

One year later: Dealing with continued anti-Asian racism during the Covid-19 pandemic

Eric Cadena and Caroline Choe April 15, 2021

A conversation that begins with, “If something happens to me, these are the arrangements I want you to make” is never a pleasant one. A year ago, we had it as the pandemic was quickly spreading throughout...

We must support trans youth

We must support trans youth

Mia Calzolaio April 15, 2021

On April 6th, Arkansas passed HB1570, a bill that bans doctors from providing gender-reaffirming treatment to transgender youth under the age of 18. The state became the first in the U.S. to pass such...

Help your community: Why you should join a food pantry

Help your community: Why you should join a food pantry

Hannah Moss March 22, 2021

Food pantries serve as an essential resource for many families in and around New York City, and they provide numerous opportunities for volunteers. Throughout the pandemic, the United States not only saw...

“A step in the right direction”: Coming to terms with my sexuality

“A step in the right direction”: Coming to terms with my sexuality

Anonymous March 6, 2021

It took me several years to be able to type the word “gay.” Even now, it looks better in quotes — separated from the rest of the sentence. The first time I wrote it into a document, it looked out...

Pre-planning outfits: Yin Fei’s (11) guide to more positivity

Pre-planning outfits: Yin Fei’s (11) guide to more positivity

Yin Fei March 6, 2021

Picture this: Your alarm blares at 8:23 a.m. You finally manage to crawl out from underneath the warmth of your cushy sheets, only to find yourself donning a grey sweatshirt that, from the looks of the...

My case for keeping economics at the school

My case for keeping economics at the school

Jake Federman February 19, 2021

After Dr. Kelly raised concerns with AP Economics in his State of the School address in early February, Dean of Students Michael Dalo revealed that economics would be “rotated out with regard...

Let's cut comparisons and create community

Let’s cut comparisons and create community

Emma Colacino February 5, 2021

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” I overheard this phrase on the famous eight-night Dorr trip in eighth grade from a Dorr teacher who had repeated the quote from Theodore Roosevelt. He had said it...

The discourse deficit: Start challenging guest speakers

The discourse deficit: Start challenging guest speakers

Jack Crovitz February 5, 2021

“I hate when everyone agrees with me.”    We heard that rare sentence last week at the Upper Division (UD) History Department Speaker Series event, when it was one of the first statements...

Jonnalagadda (11) questions decision to reopen

Purvi Jonnalagadda February 1, 2021

The United Kingdom’s variant of the coronavirus — which has recently begun to spread throughout the United States — has only increased the danger of the virus. Moreover, with other variants such...

VP and me: Reflecting on Harris’ journey

VP and me: Reflecting on Harris’ journey

Rosy Arora February 1, 2021

Last weekend marked the four year anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March. I was in eighth grade when I made my mom drive me and two friends to Washington D.C. for the event. I was disappointed that Hillary...

Students should appreciate assembly speakers

Students should appreciate assembly speakers

Liliana Greyf January 21, 2021

This Tuesday, the Upper Division (UD) watched Claudia Rankine present about her work and beliefs during the scheduled assembly period. It should not be shocking for Horace Mann students to learn that Rankine...

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