Shortstop to attend Brown University

Shortstop Brian Ginsberg ’14 committed to play for Brown University on July 2. “I just felt the atmosphere of Brown matched my personality more than any other school,” Ginsberg said. “It’s a bunch of really competitive people who want to succeed, but it’s also a very relaxed and homey place.” Ginsberg was recruited to play […]

Candidate Statement: Luke Holthouse '13

1. For what position are you running? I am running for the position of Senior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable. After serving on Student Council at the middle school, I’ve come to believe that anyone who is dedicated […]

Girls’ water polo looks to defend title

By Luke Holthouse Defending last year’s CIF Championship will be a tough task for the girls’ water polo team without a home pool to defend it in. Due to the construction of the new pool, the team has no pool on campus and must drive three miles to Los Angeles Valley College for practice. The […]

Cracking the code

By Megan Kawasaki  When Charlie Stigler ’11 proposed his independent study topic, he intended to further his knowledge of computer science, but his project goes beyond that. Stigler studied compiler design, a topic the small tech-savvy population at school knows little about. “It’s like a translator program, which allows computer programmers to write in simple […]

Join the Club

By Catherine Wang   For some alumni who attend colleges on the east coast, final clubs, secret societies and eating clubs provide an alternative to sororities and fraternities.   Final Clubs Max Eliot ’09 is a member of the Phoenix, S. K. Club, one of Harvard’s eight male final clubs. A final club is a […]

Living Greek

By Mary Rose Fissinger When Niki Sri-Kumar ’07 entered Yale as a freshman, she had no intention of pledging to a sorority. In fact, during the first part of her college application process, she had focused mainly on schools without a significant Greek presence on campus. And yet now, as a senior, she’s a proud […]

Clue Eight

By Allegra Tepper Zaakirah Daniels ’10 Annabelle* Intended major: Human Development Was this outcome expected or unexpected?   Totally unexpected. I wasn’t even considering Cornell at the end of junior year. I’m a very open person, and I kept it on because I was talking to the track coach, and I ended up falling in […]

College can wait

By Annie Dreyer Charlie Melvoin ’05 checked a box and was set to visit 22 countries—all before he entered his freshman year of college. Melvoin’s acceptance letter to Harvard University even proposed taking a year off before college. Since Harvard notoriously encourages its students to take a year off, roughly 70 students accept their offer […]