Lettuce Eat

Lettuce Eat

Determined to both contribute to a bake sale fundraiser for sustainable forestry and to comply with her newly vegan diet, Lexie Warlick ’21 mixed dark chocolate, vegan butter and applesauce into her chocolate chip cookie batter. The next morning, she left her goods out on the sale table, expecting them not to receive much appeal […]

9-1-None

9-1-None

As Natalie Barnouw ’21 ran through the field, her eyes fixed on the rolling soccer ball, she tripped, tumbled to the ground and felt a sharp pull in her ankle. Distracted by the pain, Barnouw limped across the field and toward the trainers, who she hoped would diagnose her injury. What she thought was a […]

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford discussed their experiences as gender-nonconforming individuals at the first all-school assembly of the year Nov. 6. To begin the assembly, Tobia read a part of their memoir, “Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story,” which touches on their experience of growing up while hiding their identity from society. “When queer people […]

Connections Across Continents

Connections Across Continents

Every afternoon, Jasmine Wang ’21 checks her phone on her way home, eagerly awaiting her father’s usual phone call, when she updates him about her day at school. Because her father lives in Hong Kong for business purposes, Wang has lived in the U.S. with only her mother and brother since she was a young child. […]

Pretty in Plastic

Pretty in Plastic

“What will everyone think? Is it super obvious?”As Violet* organized her books for the first day of school, these thoughts ran rampant in her mind, dampening her usual excitement for the new year. Over the summer, Violet had received a rhinoplasty, a popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed on the nose.According to a survey conducted by […]

Alex Daum ’20 studies Jewish community in Spain

Latin American and Iberian Studies Fellowship recipient Alex Daum ’20 researched the history and present-day societal status of the Jewish community in Spain by traveling to six different cities: Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Girona and Barcelona. Daum said he initially contacted those in the Spanish-Jewish community with connections to his Synagogue in Los Angeles. He […]

Faculty explores Chinese culture and history

Faculty explores Chinese culture and history

As a part of the fifth annual Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, 20 faculty members traveled to various locations in China to explore the country’s history and cuisine from June 10 to 20. Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson said that there were multiple considerations that the group factored in when they chose […]

World Language students join Honor Society

World Language students join Honor Society

Students who have completed four levels of Chinese, French, Latin or Spanish joined chapters of the Wold Language Honor Society at the annual reception held in Rugby Theater on May 21. The event also included special performances from students representing each of the four languages. To begin the event, Chase van Amburg ’20, Anthony Khaiat […]