Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Stepping into a Murky World of Gray

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Stepping into a Murky World of Gray

I am a hypocrite. I try to remain firm as I explain to the blubbering child how he has broken camp rules, but I can’t help feeling a twinge of sympathy and even a little guilt. Though the boy has clearly instigated an argument with another camper, he certainly doesn’t deserve the fight that ensued. […]

Former Black Panther Party leader Ericka Huggins discusses intersectionality and activism

Black Panther Party leader, human rights activist and educator Ericka Huggins engaged in conversations with students and faculty about the intersection between the feminist and the civil rights movements and how students can take action against injustices Feb. 24. The Black Leadership and Culture Club decided to host Huggins to continue the conversations about race […]

Sorry, not sorry

Being the diligent reporter that I was, my ninth-grade self was running late to my interview. Trotting down the steps that led to the Marshall Pool, chastising myself for losing track of time yet again, I stumbled in front of a closed gate. I grimaced as I gently opened the door to the tennis court, […]

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Author and educator Glenn Singleton encouraged students and faculty members to engage in effective conversations about racial disparities at Wednesday’s all-school assembly. The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club decided to host Singleton as their Black History Month speaker to help achieve their goal of fostering conversations about race and allowing all community members to […]

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Dozens of students and faculty members attended the second annual Women’s March Jan. 20. In addition to supporting women’s rights, this year’s march focused on promoting intersectional feminism and encouraging people to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Civil rights advocate and critical race theorist Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term intersectional feminism in 1989, […]

Therapist speaks to ASiA club about mental health

Therapist speaks to ASiA club about mental health

Marriage and family therapist Jacqueline Liebman-Gentile (Kate Liebman ’09 and Judd Liebman ’12) visited ASiA club to speak to students about mental health. Club leaders said they decided to host Liebman-Gentile’s visit in light of the recent discussions about mental health occurring in Asia, which followed the suicide of K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun.   “It’s […]