The Indu-sputed truth: Part 8

Former Chronicle News Associate gives her take on current pop culture and politics in a recurring satire column. In this issue, she shares the  supplementary college essay she sumbitted to Harvard College.   Indu Pandey, designated Indian applicant #35387, said she grew tired of highlighting the words in her essays every four seconds to check […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 7

Comey launches campaign for Trump Administration Anonymous   Former FBI Director James Comey began his book tour earlier this week to promote his new organization, Trump Administration Anonymous (TAA). TAA seeks to create a support network for former members of the Trump administration. Comey’s new book focuses on his fall from grace and his rehabilitation […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 6

Administration announces 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assemblies   After the resounding success of 1st and 3rd Wednesday Assembly, the administration announced its new 2nd and 4th Wednesday Assembly. “It’s so important to us that we’re together as a diverse and inclusive community every week,” the administration said in an email. “The community bonds we nurture […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 5

The Chronicle made headlines after releasing an article titled, “Student eats lunch.” “Well, I guess since we’re the only paper, we made our own headlines,” Chronicle Editor-in-chief Danielle Spitz said, “But, that doesn’t matter! We’re like rocking the world of journalism.” The paper found itself with few articles to fill its news section after an […]

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 4

Trump, Bannon engage in gentleman’s duel President Trump challenged former Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon to a gentleman’s duel in the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday. “Steve hurt my feelings!” Trump tweeted. “There is no truth to his claims. I have the smartest and loyalest administration in history!” Wayne LaPierre of the NRA personally supplied […]

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 […]