The Indu-sputed Truth: Holiday Edition

Jewish students protest War on Hanukkah __ Jewish students protest the school’s War on Hanukkah. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed. Students claim that the school is placating snowflakes by including Christmas decorations in the lounge. “People are too afraid to say ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ these days,” Brent Wood said, flailing around his Starbucks peppermint […]

Sharing posts is not caring

Sharing posts is not caring

Like any diligent junior, I scrolled through Facebook in between homework assignments. Among animal videos and Coachella photo albums, I see articles: “Stand with Standing Rock!,” “What’s wrong with PC culture?” and “Assad murders Syrian children.” While I’m inundated with my friends sharing posts of pressing local and global issues, there seems to be a […]

New Year’s resolutions for basic human decency

New Year’s resolutions for basic human decency

I wished I were wearing a burlap sack with eye holes instead of shorts on the kind of Indian day that could melt steel. Sitting back in my chair, I attempted to pull my shorts down further, praying they would become pants as I nervously glanced at the boys no older than myself at the […]

School hosts public debate tournament

The upper school debate team hosted a public debate on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18 in Rugby Auditorium. Members of Team USA, the national debate team, argued about whether or not identity politics threatened the future of the Civil Rights Movement in a modified World Schools debate format. Judges ruled in favor of […]

Opening our arms after attacks

Opening our arms after attacks

I breezed through airport security with only minor hitches with TSA. Once past security, I felt marginally calmer, but it wasn’t over yet. This time it wasn’t a “random” pat down and double screening at the Atlanta International Airport. This time it wasn’t agents refusing to let me through disability screening when I was on […]