Carnegie Hall selects freshman cellist for performance

Samantha Yoon ’18 was selected by the American Protégé International Concerto Competition to perform cello at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City Dec. 19. Instrumentalists, vocalists and traditional folk and jazz groups worldwide submitted videos and/or audio recordings for the audition. Yoon had previously been selected and performed at Carnegie […]

Changing Faces: “Westerning” Facial Features through Surgery

Changing Faces: “Westerning” Facial Features through Surgery

When Katie* ’14 was in high school, she used to use a glue strip on her eyelid to create a temporary crease and to boost her self-confidence. Without the artificial double eyelid, she felt “ugly” and believed that people judged her for having smaller eyes. Finally, before she left for college, Katie got an upper […]

Human rights expert speaks after 'E-Team' screening

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 and was followed by a question and answer session. Bouckaert was a scholar in residence sponsored by the Kutler Center and spoke to journalism, AP Human Geography, AP Environmental […]

Human Rights Watch expert speaks after

“E-Team,” a documentary about Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert and his team filming war crimes in Syria and Libya, was screened on campus April 15 was followed by a question and answer session. Bouckaert was a scholar in residence sponsored by the Kutler Center and spoke to journalism, AP Human Geography, French V and […]

Attendance drops due to 'ditch day' and Coachella

Fifty-two percent of scheduled senior classes were missed yesterday as a result of absences for college visits, the March of the Living Holocaust awareness trip, the Coachella Music Valley Festival and the unofficial senior “ditch day.” This is the second highest number of absences in the school’s history after April 21, 2005 when only 33 […]

Brookman, Pan elected head prefects for 2015-2016

Prefects Hunter Brookman ’16 and Grace Pan ’16 were elected head prefects for the 2015-2016 school year in online balloting Wednesday and Thursday. The results were announced in an email to juniors and sophomores from the Prefect Council. The other finalists were Adam Yaron ’16 and Shelby Weiss ’16. Students interested in running for Junior […]

Assessing the validity of student work

We all want to win. Whether we work toward making a touchdown, getting a solid test grade or winning a film award, all of us want to come out on top. But should we sacrifice our integrity for merely a title or trophy — or for that matter, the ability to call our work our […]

Robotics takes 48th place

Robotics Club finished in 48th place at the FIRST Robotics Competition Los Angeles Regional March 12-14 in Long Beach. The competition was sponsored by the Roddenberry Foundation, which supports innovative solutions to global issues in science, technology, education and humanitarian advances. A total of 68 teams competed. The team created a robot that stacked plastic […]