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Defining ‘good personhood’

Sophia Musante March 29, 2021

Years ago, a stranger on the street caught my eye. She looked frazzled, carefully balancing a pile of boxes, prominent purple bags looming under her eyes. As I approached, a string of curses and sighs...

Letter from the Editors: Better Together

Letter from the Editors: Better Together

Lindsay Wu August 29, 2019

BREAKING NEWS. It seems as if the words flash across our phone screens, laptops and television sets every other minute. In this current day and age, often the only constant is the endless stream of new...

Ethics team wins regional competition

Kamala Durairaj February 14, 2016

Ethics Bowl team members Cameron Cabo ’16, Nathan Lee ’16 and Kathleen Edmiston ’17 won first place at the National High School Ethics Bowl regional qualifying competition Jan. 30. Students prepared...

Jeff Modisett speaks to the Ethics in Theory and Practice class. Credit: Maddy Daum/Chronicle

Former Attorney General of Indiana discusses ethicality, legality with ethics class

Maddy Daum November 10, 2015

Former Attorney General of Indiana Jeff Modisett (Haden ’16) spoke to the Ethics in Theory and Practice class, Monday in the Kutler Center. Modisett was an Indiana district attorney in State of Indiana...

Team to participate in first Ethics Bowl

Lauren Kim November 19, 2014

Seven members of the Ethics Bowl Club will attend the inaugural Southern California High School Ethics Bowl Dec. 6 at the University of Southern California. The students will be accompanied by English...

Not enough enrollment to fill Ethics, Gender Studies classes

Marcella Park April 24, 2013

The Ethics and Gender Studies courses will not be offered next year due to a lack of student sign-ups. Only three students signed up for Ethics next year, and two for Gender Studies, English teacher Malina...

Neuroscientist presents research on behavior, brain to Ethics classes

Jensen Pak November 7, 2012

A neuroeconomics postdoctoral scholar from Caltech talked to Ethics students in the Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Oct. 12 about how brain chemistry affects people’s behavior and introduced...

After finishing a film on suffrage, Wheelock wants to teach girls abroad

May 24, 2011

By Austin Block   Martha Wheelock didn’t want to be a teacher. Her father was a teacher, and she did everything possible to do something different. She tried to join the Peace Corps....

Chronicle earns All-American status from NSPA

September 9, 2009

By Judd Liebman Last year’s Chronicle earned All-American status with five Marks of Distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association for the 18th consecutive year. The Chronicle has maintained...

Can we try to rewrite?

December 18, 2008

By Dana GlaserAll they had to do was sign their names, indicating the school could charge a dollar to their accounts. What they didn’t know was that the Prefect Council was testing them to see who...

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