Appreciate the opportunities

Dear Editors, I think your Oct. 15 Opinion piece “Choosing between my education and my education” (written by Julia Aizuss ’14) misses a few important points regarding the college process and in-class learning. The article asserted that it was important to attend on-campus college meetings to “show interest” in schools you are applying to, and […]

Learn for learning's sake

When I was 5 years old, I practiced writing the alphabet or sounding out sentences at school, while my brother was already using the sharp scissors. I quickly found myself becoming tired of drawing while watching my brother bring home 20 addition and subtraction problems each night. I’m not sure what finally spurred me to […]

Physics teacher compares British, American schools in faculty meeting

By Michael Rothberg Physics teacher Joe Dangerfield discussed his observations from teaching at Harvard-Westlake at a faculty meeting this week. Dangerfield participated in a teacher swap between Harvard-Westlake School and Eton College, a boarding school in England, during which science teacher Karen Hutchison spent a year teaching at Eton while Dangerfield taught at Harvard-Westlake. “I’ve […]

Dara Torres '85 to swim in her 5th Olympic Games

Wolverine pitcher Nik Turley ’08 signed a professional contract July 30 with the New York Yankees.  Turley  received a six figure signing bonus, $60,000 for his college education, and the possibility of advancement bonuses, according to Head Coach Matt LaCour. Turley plans to attend Brigham Young University during the off season. The Yankees drafted Turley […]