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A Failure in Local Environmental Education is a Failure for All

Luca Hirsch October 3, 2021

Having grown up in the Berkshires, I've found that it is easy to take my surroundings for granted; in fact, I have rarely given myself the opportunity to explore activities that are famously iconic to...

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How the Profit Hungry Academy Awards Hurt the Film Industry

Luca Hirsch, Opinion Editor May 15, 2021

The 2021 Academy Awards were…. different, to say the least. Beyond the venue's resemblance to the Golden Globes (with celebrities seated at tables),  the various stars video calling in, and the bizarre...

An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle is Within Reach

An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle is Within Reach

Luca Hirsch, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Researching ways to live a more environmentally friendly life often means coming upon the somewhat toxic and extreme side of the online sustainable living community. These influencers garner media attention...

More Asynchronous Work Would Benefit Both Teachers and Students

Lucy Igoe, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

It can be hard to imagine a time before the COVID pandemic struck and our world was turned upside down, but let me take you back. You would wake up while the sun was rising and the morning dew was glistening...

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The Case for Returning to School

Andrew Petropulos, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

Most of us want to get back to school. It can be dull for some and downright depressing for others to be stuck at home 24/7. While we know that the pandemic is still infecting more and more people each...

Has History Repeated Itself? A look at the 1980s.

Sylvie Clowes, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

My world at the moment reminds me of the way my parents' generation describes the ’80s. In many ways, it is filled with potential and passionate fighting for change. There are moments of brightness,...

Dr. Strangelove Or: How I learned to Stop Worrying about the Future and Love the Present.

Luca Hirsch, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Stanley Kubrik’s Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is a bad movie. It is one of my favorite movies, but I will be the first to say that Dr. Strangelove can be slow,...

Racial Education done Right-ish

Julius Munemo, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

While it may be difficult to look back to a time before Covid-19 and the most recent Black Lives Matter boom, let me take you back to the start of the year. Doctor Adolf Brown, yes Adolf, was coming to...

More Than a Scrunchie: VSCO girls and the History of Labels

Clara McWeeny, Managing Editor March 16, 2020

On a recent, rainy, fall afternoon, my high school soccer team and I found ourselves down 4-0 to a county rival. And being taunted mercilessly by the opposing fans. Needless to say, I was not having a...


March 1, 2020

Please, and I can’t stress this enough, vote. There are endless reasons to do so. I won’t list them all, because I have somewhere to be next week, but I think it’s important to educate ourselves...

Letter: Doctor Brown - The Other Side

Letter: Doctor Brown – The Other Side

Re: "Doctor Brown: Students React" I am writing today in response to the assembly that took place Thursday January 16th with the speaker Dr. Adolph Brown. I believe everyone is entitled to their own...

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A Modern Nightmare

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer January 25, 2020

What a new year it has been. In less than a month, the United States has tangled in an Iranian crisis threatening the Middle East; not to mention the smoldering unrest that still remains in Venezuela,...

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