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HM student experiences with COVID-19: Leah Rakhlin

HM student experiences with COVID-19: Leah Rakhlin
December 3, 2020

I had COVID-19 earlier this year from late March through early April. My grandpa had passed in late March and although he never got tested, my family believes that he had it and gave it to my grandma,...

HM student experiences with COVID-19: Celine Kiriscioglu

HM student experiences with COVID-19: Celine Kiriscioglu
December 3, 2020

Contracting a virus that has caused a global pandemic was, as you could probably predict, not fun.  Although one might imagine self-isolation to be similar to a cozy day at home after the school shuts...

Styles’ styles normalize a new masculinity

Styles' styles normalize a new masculinity
December 3, 2020

When Harry Styles graced the front cover of Vogue wearing a stunning tux jacket and ruffled, black-lace accented dress combo courtesy of the master designer, Alessandro Michele, from Gucci, the media erupted...

Our generation struggles to discuss race

Our generation struggles to discuss race
December 3, 2020

Vivien: Amidst arguably the most divisive political climate our generation has lived through, there is one characteristic that Horace Mann’s liberal and conservative students share: a deafening silence...

Troop (12) thinks that HM students should have more fun

Troop (12) thinks that HM students should have more fun
November 20, 2020

When people hear the words “Horace Mann,” they think solely of academia. They think of perfect standardized test scores, an extremely competitive environment, and a group of students obsessed with...

Respect our troops: a case for honoring Veterans Day

Respect our troops: a case for honoring Veterans Day
November 14, 2020

I joined Soldiers’ Stories in my junior year, noticing that veterans are an overlooked group in our society. Service members are willing to sacrifice their lives to protect fellow citizens, but when...

Reading and racial justice during the coronavirus

Reading and racial justice during the coronavirus
November 14, 2020

On March 9th when Dr. Kelly announced we were closing early because of a possible case of COVID-19, for me it felt like the world stopped. Students in the library were celebrating an extra week of Spring...

Reflection on political awareness during Trump’s presidency

Reflection on political awareness during Trump's presidency
November 8, 2020

I do not remember politics before Donald Trump was president. I was in seventh grade when Trump was elected and before then I had little to no political awareness. I just started to tune in and ask questions...

Biden for President

Biden for President
November 8, 2020

There are two ways to make the pro-Biden case. The first one is by attacking President Trump; the second one is by examining Biden’s policies. This piece will make the latter argument. The most prominent...

Trump for President

Trump for President
November 8, 2020

Donald Trump: No two words are more taboo to the overwhelmingly liberal Horace Mann student body. To Trump supporters like us, it often feels like this condemnation extends not only to Trump but to all...

Council’s report fails the school

Council's report fails the school
October 23, 2020

This week, The Record previewed the eight-page report explaining the Special Committee of the Alumni Council’s decision not to recommend revoking Attorney General William Barr’s 2011 Award for Distinguished...

Pe’er reflects on sexism in robotics

October 23, 2020

Xi’an’s Famous Foods was the unofficial official post-meeting FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team hang-out. Almost every Friday during my freshman year, we crowded into the subway, or as we called...

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