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Freshman candidates take the stage

Freshman candidates take the stage

Marina Kazarian and John Mauro

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Elections for the ninth grade class presidency kicked off on Thursday, where freshmen voting will determine the representatives of the grade for the year. The candidates introduced themselves during an I period panel on Thursday and spoke to their class, describing their platforms and the changes the...

Humans of HM – David Orloff (10)

Humans of HM – David Orloff (10)

Ben Wang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For many musicians, playing at Carnegie Hall is a goal to strive toward, but for David Orloff (10), it’s a feat he has already accomplished. Orloff has played the piano since he was eight years old, he said. Like many musicians, his career began with his parents forcing piano on him, but he eventually...

Humans of HM – Irati Egorho Diez (11)

Humans of HM – Irati Egorho Diez (11)

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Irati Egorho Diez (11) moved to Lebanon with her mother last September, learning Arabic and volunteering for nine months before returning to the school. Egorho Diez was fascinated by the idea of learning Arabic after following her mother to a conference in Canada, she said. There, she witnessed Sah...

Humans of HM – Brian Wu (11)

Humans of HM – Brian Wu (11)

Andie Goldmacher, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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When Earth is no longer habitable and the entire human race is saved by relocation to a habitable planet, it will be Brian Wu (11) you’ll be thanking. Wu first became interested in astronomy and astrophysics at the age of two, and in 2011, he saw his first rocket launch of the Curiosity Rover being...

Humans of HM – Dr. Jillian Davidson

Humans of HM – Dr. Jillian Davidson

Ben Wang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Most students know Middle School Latin Teacher Dr. Jillian Davidson for her entertaining classes, but few know she is also a renowned World War I scholar. Over the past summer, she attended two conferences in Australia to provide new details of the Jewish experience during World War I. During her unde...

Humans of HM – Mr. Lionel Garrison

Humans of HM – Mr. Lionel Garrison

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Some may be surprised to learn that Director of the Upper Division Tutoring Office Lionel Garrison Jr. started his teaching career on Saint Croix, one of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Garrison moved to Saint Croix immediately after graduating from college, following his father, who also worked on the island, ...

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday night, faculty and staff who identify as people of color (POC) gathered off campus for a dinner held by the Office for Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE). The dinner, which has been taking place since 2013, happens twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. The...

New construction faces hurdles

New construction faces hurdles

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Although the HM in Motion project was slated to be completed by September of 2018, the ongoing construction not only requires additional work after the school day but affects some aspects of student learning. The construction crew is currently working daily from four p.m. to midnight in order not t...

Flash Flood Alert

Flash Flood Alert

Aaron Snyder, Satirist

October 5, 2018


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After torrential downpours hit the New York area on Tuesday, Horace Mann students weren’t just drowning just in work or emails about clubs, but actual water. In addition to creating larger than normal puddles across campus, the excessive rain caused those stairs whose location nobody can actually ...

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Eddie Jin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Administrators have decided to reimplement an initiative called Blackout Days, two to three nights per month where the school will designate certain calendar days to be free of non-essential events after 6 p.m. “Over the past several years we’ve fallen into a practice of keeping students after s...

Jody Lewen ‘82 advocates prison education

Jody Lewen ‘82 advocates prison education

Madison Li, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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This past Wednesday, the Center for Community Values and Actions (CCVA) held a Service Learning reflection panel led by Executive Director of Prison University Project Jody Lewen ’82, who spoke extensively about the project’s impacts. According to its website, the Prison University Project’s m...

Hiding my privilege in the house of G-d

Hiding my privilege in the house of G-d

Vivian Sweet

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Ironically, I am a pathological liar because of church - I hide my wealth in order to fit in with my religious community. Every Sunday, I dutifully walk to the fifth pew just to the right of the pastor’s pulpit (furthest away from the chatty regular attendees, you know, the ones with the crinkly-e...

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