Students return to arts online

In order to adapt to the difficulties that remote learning poses, performing arts teacher Michele Spears said the department announced changes to the regular fall play in an official school-wide email last week. The musical will likely be held in the spring, and the play will be hosted in the fall, upper school dean Sharon […]

Summer quarantunes

Tongue Tied – Grouplove “I love ‘Tongue Tied.’ It banged when it first came out, has banged since and will bang forever.” — Kyle Reims ’21 Ribs – Lorde “‘Ribs’ is one of those emotional songs that you play late at night.” — Sandra Koretz ’22 August – Taylor Swift “As a diehard Swiftie, I […]

Building His Own Experience

Building His Own Experience

Beyond the backyard of the Anschell family’s house, there’s a steep dirt hill. Most kids would avoid this area, maybe explore it a bit, but largely keep out. Not Jonah Anschell ’23. When he first looked at the plot of land, he said he saw an opportunity to build. Now, a small house stands there, […]

Problematic portrayal of police in the media

If you watch TV, you’ve seen it: the “loose cannon” cop who doesn’t play by the rules and sticks with their hunch until they get the criminal, no matter whose rights they have to violate to get there. This archetype is incredibly popular in media, and audiences are naturally compelled by these righteous defenders of […]

Accountability for our planet

Accountability for our planet

Everyone is missing Greta Thunberg’s message, especially world leaders. Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, has become a major player on the world stage. She addressed the United Nations about climate change and led a series of school strikes, one here in Los Angeles Nov. 1, for the same cause. Thunberg has drawn the […]