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Sports degree in college doesn’t add up

Sports degree in college doesn’t add up

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports Column

A college’s star football player walks across the stage at graduation in the football stadium where they have spent dozens of Saturdays performing in front of thousands of fans. Their college life has come full circle, ending in the stadium where they envisioned their athletic dreams coming true. And...

The Post: Victoria Oluajayi

The Post: Victoria Oluajayi

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Post

Senior and frozen yogurt enthusiast Victoria Oluajayi sat down with editor-in-chief Sophie Bates to share her favorites and talk about how she wants to change the world in a positive way. WATCHING: Right now I’m watching a lot of “Dance Moms.” It’s just a bunch of girls in Abby Lee’s dance co...

Teacher inspires senior’s winning essay

Teacher inspires senior’s winning essay

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

It’s not every-day that a student here nabs a $5,000-check for their favorite teacher and the school. Senior Randall Davidson was on a scholarship-seeker website earlier this year, looking for possible contests he could be eligible for. The Barnes & Noble’s ‘My Favorite Teacher’ contest...

Assessing value as catalyst for creativity here, beyond

Assessing value as catalyst for creativity here, beyond

Claire Vecchioni, Meera Rothman, and Greg Zapas
May 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For senior Aliah Walls, one group project stands out in particular. During last year’s policy project in Advanced Placement English 11, clashing ideas caused the simple project to spiral into chaos. “When it came down to it, I felt as if every little decision was an argument,” Walls said. Not...

Never have I ever, but …

Never have I ever, but …

Tirzah Khan, Managing editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

Let me cut right to the chase: I didn’t enjoy high school. Like, not one bit. Every day felt like a chore, and I’m not just saying that. I wasn’t taking classes I enjoyed, I didn’t like the competitive atmosphere that increasingly pervaded interactions between my friends—and I’m really just...