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Student’s march for climate justice

Student’s march for climate justice

Julia Goldberg and Vivien Sweet

September 27, 2019

A handful of students joined over at least 60,000 other protesters, according to the mayor’s office, last Friday in downtown Manhattan for the largest environmental strike in history to protest the lack of action taken to address the increasingly alarming state of the planet. The activists assembled...

Lights, camera, Lut-Knick

Lights, camera, Lut-Knick

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Nshera Tutu (11) caught a glimpse of New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett strolling through Lutnick Hall and immediately decided that she had to try and meet him. The independent film company named "Love, Homestead" filmed a documentary interview with Barrett and his father Rowan Barrett at the school's...

School archives officially open

School archives officially open

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Although the Horace Mann Archives contain a wealth of information about the history of the school and its alumni, many students are unsure of what they are. Still, the archives are a powerful resource to which students have access. “The Archives are an important facet of the history of our school....

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Brian Wu (12) ignored his mom’s call one day in July, thinking she would tell him to come home. Only when she called a second time did he pick up to find out the news: he had been awarded a Davidson Fellows Scholarship. There are only 20 Davidson Fellows selected every year, each of whom underwent...

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Natalie Sweet (11) has been fighting for climate policy reform as a youth activist working with the organization Zero Hour for almost three years and has been a major part of this Friday’s climate strike. Since 2017, Sweet has been working as the Deputy Communications Director of Zero Hour, a non-profit...

Lombardo’s political, progressive Printmaking

Lombardo’s political, progressive Printmaking

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

When walking through the Fisher Art Gallery, it is impossible not to notice the striking new display of student art created this summer, with contrasting colors and mediums all laid out deliberately. These works were arranged by Studio Arts Technician Emily Lombardo, who came to the school this year...

TikTok: how the social media app keeps growing like clockwork

TikTok: how the social media app keeps growing like clockwork

Marina Kazarian and Chloe Choi

September 13, 2019

"Sksksk and-I oop” is a phrase Bryana Guerrero (12) often hears when wearing friendship bracelets, oversized t-shirts, and scrunchies in her messy buns, she said. She did these things before they became part of a trend that are now leading many people to call her a ‘VSCO girl.’ TikTok, a social med...

Street Photography NYC students fine-tune photo skills and shoot street photos

Street Photography NYC students fine-tune photo skills and shoot street photos

Avi Kapadia, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Students of the Street Photography NYC course captured the life of the city through their camera lenses this summer. According to the course description from the school’s website, Street Photography NYC teacher Aaron Taylor taught the class’s four HM students from July 8 to July 26, “taking pi...

Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Cellist Alex Oh (11) attended a seven week intensive program for string instrument players at the Meadowmount School of Music to expand his repertoire and improve his ability as a cellist. Meadowmount is known for its heavy emphasis and intensive approach to practicing, allotting more than five hours ...

Starring Mikayla Benson…

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

This summer, Mikayla Benson (11) juggled play performances, taking numerous dance classes, and discovering herself as an actor during three weeks at the Stagedoor Manor performing arts camp. After six years of attending Interlochen Center for the Arts, a six-week theater program, Benson opted for a cha...

Fischberg paints Providence

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Gabby Fischberg (11) spent six weeks immersed in the world of color theory, perspective, and value use while studying art at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) precollege. At the program, Fischberg mainly focused on studying the technique behind producing a work of art, she said. “I learned ...

Welcome Back from the SBPs!

Welcome Back from the SBPs!

Roey Nornberg and Isha Agarwal

September 3, 2019

Dear Upper Division Students, Welcome back! We hope everyone had a relaxing summer and is ready for the 2019-2020 school year. We are so excited to see all of you again and can’t wait to get started on making this year the best it can be for all of us! As Student Body Presidents this year, one of our mai...

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