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Is impeachment enough? The aftermath of the Trump era

Is impeachment enough? The aftermath of the Trump era
January 14, 2021

2020 was an endless loop of terrible events. As I watched the clock tick down on December 31st, I envisioned a perfect world. Perhaps replacing the number zero with the number one — transforming 2020...

Stop the spread: The dangers of misinformation

Stop the spread: The dangers of misinformation
January 14, 2021

The more polarized we become, the less likely we are to have intelligent, informed, and civilized debates. If we are locked into thinking that "we are always right and the other side is always wrong,"...

Resolutions to remember: How to spark change in 2021

Resolutions to remember: How to spark change in 2021
January 8, 2021

After a year that can be summed up by words like “quarantine,” “social distancing,” and “cultural-reckoning,” New Year’s resolutions for 2021 are more important than any other year;...

It’s time to reevaluate our national character

It’s time to reevaluate our national character
January 8, 2021

January 6th was supposed to be a regular day. I was preparing to write my current events assignment, a history project that everyone in my class is required to do this year. I planned on writing about...

Testing environments online ought to be changed

Testing environments online ought to be changed
December 18, 2020

Although many students may argue that testing online is a more conducive environment to their success, I find the home-testing environment to be full of new challenges and distractions. The past few weeks...

CC Chairs envision a stronger student government

CC Chairs envision a stronger student government
December 18, 2020

Almost exactly two years ago, Jude Herwitz ‘20 wrote an op-ed discussing problems with student government at the school. Herwitz brought up the disorganization and lack of ambition within the Community...

COVID-19 impedes transition from HM to college

COVID-19 impedes transition from HM to college
December 11, 2020

When my first quarter of college ended just before Thanksgiving, I made the traditional visit back to Horace Mann’s campus. I was greeted with an unfamiliar landscape: HM had shifted completely to remote...

College admissions and competition: Why seniors need to stop speculating

College admissions and competition: Why seniors need to stop speculating
December 11, 2020

The college process is almost reaching an end and, as seniors await admissions decisions from colleges and universities, speculations — which never fail to rise during this stressful and difficult process...

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...

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