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 […]

NYU and Photoville hold exhibitions

NYU and Photoville hold exhibitions

Photographs by Abe Kaye ’20 and Chronicle Assistant Photography Editor Caitlin Chung ’20 were selected to be displayed as a part of an exhibition in Photoville and New York University called “cit.i.zen.ship: Reflections on Rights by Teen Photographers.” Visual Arts Teacher Joe Medina gave students the chance to submit pictures to the contest. The Department […]

Loeb ’98 joins dance department

Ari Loeb ’98 will return to campus to work as a part-time dance instructor and assist with the production of dance shows. Loeb worked for Momix, a modern dance company, for five years, where he spent eleven months a year touring South America and Europe. Afterward, Loeb toured with a dance company called Pilobolus. Loeb […]