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Designs of the decade

Designs of the decade

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

You can tell a lot about a person from the way they dress: you can look at someone and be impressed with their unique style, or you can immediately tel they watch Emma Chamberlain on YouTube, Eliza Bender (12) said. In the last decade, the fashion world has gone from oversized sweaters, to expensive...

The need for a more transparent administration

The need for a more transparent administration

Adam Frommer, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Gossip runs rampant in Anatevka, the Shtetl in which Fiddler on the Roof (the musical) takes place. In the hilarious and show-stopping number “The Rumor,” Yente, the town gossip, brings gut-wrenching news to the village. She sings to Rifka: “Well, I just heard that Perchik’s been arrested, in...

Lady Bird Grows Up

Lady Bird Grows Up

Eliza Poster, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 17, 2020

Any student who confronts the college process knows the dread of sitting down with parents to have the inevitable “where do you want to go to school?” talk, but few of us would imagine hurling ourselves out of a moving car in order to avoid our mother’s condemnation. Yet when Lady Bird McPherson...

Fighting the growth of anti-Semitism in America

Fighting the growth of anti-Semitism in America

Roey Nornberg and Zach Brooks

January 10, 2020

On Saturday, December 28th, a masked man invaded the home of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg, where around 100 Hasidic Jews were gathered to celebrate Hannukah. Immediately upon entering, the man, wielding a large machete, stabbed five innocent guests, including Josef Neumann, who suffered a knife through his...

Unconventional Sports: Mayzar Azmi racecar driving

Unconventional Sports: Mayzar Azmi racecar driving

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

While most athletes at the school practice their sport on the field, track, or court, Mayzar Azmi (10) practices his sport in the comfort in his home—on a race car simulator, which he built himself out of aluminium extrusions. Originally, Azmi’s passion for engineering sparked his interest in racing....

Mignone (10) plays World Youth Rugby Festival

Mignone (10) plays World Youth Rugby Festival

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

After attending a nationwide talent search in November which consisted of a seven-hour practice and evaluation session, Catherine Mignone (10) was selected as the only girl from New York to attend the World Youth Rugby Festival (WYRF). Mignone spent her winter break competing in the WYRF tournaments...

Period @ HM takes on new initiatives

Period @ HM takes on new initiatives

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

“I both don’t want to be known as period girl, but am also willing to if it means that people will be able to get basic rights, dignity, and health,” Jordan Ferdman (11) said. This year, Ferdman founded Period @ HM, the school’s first club dedicated to menstrual equity. The idea for the club...

Bartels Bartels Bartels!

Bartels Bartels Bartels!

Hanna Hornfeld and Marina Kazarian

December 20, 2019

When Upper Division Library Department Chair Caroline Bartels was in fifth grade, she ran a miniature library out of an extra desk in her classroom. Her friends would ask her for book recommendations, and she would loan books to them using a checkout system of her own, she said. Thus began her career...

Choral ensembles perform at Tiffany’s & Co. store opening

Choral ensembles perform at Tiffany’s & Co. store opening

Yesh Nikam and Aden Soroca

December 13, 2019

Inside the festively decorated 57th street space, the Concert Glee Club and Treble Choir performed several holiday songs in celebration of the opening of the new Tiffany’s and Co. store. Over the years, the school developed a relationship with the jewelry store, as Head of School Tom Kelly often buys...

Gender politics in school

Natalie Sweet and Liliana Greyf

December 13, 2019

In the past fifty years, the school has started a rugby team, built a new science building, and now offers panini passes for lab; however, in that same time frame, there have only been five female Student Body Presidents. In April of 1971, seven faculty members and 12 students proposed the The Student...

A call to climate action for publication leaders

December 13, 2019

Greta Thunberg just won Time’s Person of the Year. It wasn’t Trump that won, it wasn’t Robert Mueller or Nancy Pelosi or anyone else that has power put into their hands in some official sense. It was a 16 year old kid from Sweden who has brought climate change to the forefront of our global conversation....

New aluminum water bottles replace plastic in cafeteria

New aluminum water bottles replace plastic in cafeteria

Adam Frommer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

In an effort to improve upon school sustainability, beverages in the Cohen Dining Commons have switched from plastic to more easily recyclable metal containers. The change was not planned to happen until after the New Year, but it developed ahead of schedule due to student and faculty voices, Head of...

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