Assassin starts with a bang

More than 300 students played in the 5th annual assassin game with a newly created app. As of press time, only 45 players remain. Moderated by James Kanoff ’17 and Justin Rose ’17, the game started just after 8 a.m. May 22. The goal of the game is to be the last surviving player. Students […]

The greatest danger

The greatest danger

There is a conspiracy afoot. A tale of corruption and fraud on a scale so huge that I fear the average Chronicle reader may be unprepared for the shock it may bring. Yet it is the job of this fine institution to reveal the truth to our readers, so that is exactly what I will […]

Students play campus-wide Assassin game

Students play campus-wide Assassin game

Lexi Scher ’17 was one of the last 13 players standing in last year’s game of “Assassin” when there was a sudden change in the rules. “School was ending, so [the moderators] made this new rule that you could hit someone with a sock to get them out,” Scher said. As Scher was studying for […]

Fewer than 100 players left in campus Assassin game

Fewer than 100 players left in campus Assassin game

A record number of 441 students signed up to participate in this year’s campus-wide game of Assassin, 344 of whom have been “killed” since the game began Tuesday. Students who are participating in the fifth annual game, organized by moderators Will Burford ’16 and Sid Kucheria ’16, are using the HW Assassin app, available for both iOS […]

Campus-wide Assassin game to begin Tuesday

This year’s campus-wide game of Assassin organized by moderators Will Burford ’16 and Sid Kucheria ’16 will begin Tuesday at 8 a.m. Students who are participating in the fifth annual game will use the HW Assassin app, available for both iOS and Android. So far, 441 students have signed up to participate in this year’s […]

Students use new app to play campus-wide Assassin game

Gabriel Jenkinson ‘16 was one of the top five competitors in this year’s game of Assassin until his killer snuck past his friends, who were acting as bodyguards, and “shot” him in the back. Although Jenkinson does not have a target of his own anymore, it doesn’t stop him from assisted murder. “Gilbert Anwar ’16 […]

Assassin games set for April

Upper school students can still email their names and grades to hwassassin@gmail.com to join this year’s first game of Assassin, organized by game masters William Lee ’14 and Jonah Blume-Kemkes ’14 as well as Social Committee. Signups opened March 10 and there were more than 250 by the end of the weekend. The game is […]

Sign ups open for year's first Assassin game

Upper school students can now email their names and grades to hwassassin@gmail.com to join the first school-wide game of Assassin of the year, organized by game masters William Lee ’14 and Jonah Blume-Kemkes ’14 and the Social Committee. The game is scheduled to start the second week of April, after students return from spring break. […]

Assassin 2 debuts with new rules

More than 100 students have been “killed” in the second schoolwide game of Assassin, which began March 7. The Happiness Club sponsored a second game after the popularity of the first, which took place during the last two weeks before winter break and involved 80 students. Club leader Kenneth Kim ’13 expected around 150 players […]