David Hoffman: Jordan/Israel

David Hoffman ’13 traveled to Jordan and Israel as part of his Junior Fellowship this summer. In Jordan, Hoffman took classes at the University of Jordan. The primary goal of his trip was to interview students on their opinions of the monarchical government ruling Jordan. Hoffman got a chance to hear the opinions of Jordanian […]

Schorr to fence for national team

By Nika Madyoon Raymond Schorr ’13 will represent the United States at the Fencing World Championships in Amman, Jordan on March 30. Schorr, a silver medalist at the Junior Olympics and the second rancked fencer for his age group nationally, has been fencing for five years. He practices five days a week for two hours […]

Sophomore to compete at Fencing World Championships

By Nika Madyoon Raymond Schorr ’13 will represent the United States as part of its national team at the Fencing World Championships in Amman, Jordan on March 30. “We are all excited and nervous too,” Schorr’s mother, Shu-Mei Shih, said.  Schorr won silver at the Junior Olympics during the weekend of Feb. 19. Michael Raynis […]

Students wear controversial ‘Boyola’ T-shirts to basketball game against rival

By Jordan Freisleben Several students wore T-shirts that depicted the silhouette of two boys holding hands and bore writing saying “Beat Boyola” to a boys’ basketball game at Loyola on Friday Feb. 4, Head Fanatic Ethan Neale ’11, said. Neither the administration nor the athletic department said they had any knowledge of the shirts’ existence. […]

Rugby Tower closes after sustaining plaster damage

By Jordan Freisleben Rugby Tower has been closed for three weeks after heavy rains damaged the interior over winter break. It was first closed off immediately after break. The tower was open for a few days in January but then subsequently closed off again because it was still not dry enough to work on, Plant […]

"Slow Down for Julia" initiative announced this morning

By Jordan Freisleben The “Slow Down for Julia” initiative to call attention to unsafe driving was announced this morning at a press conference at the corner of Cliffwood and Sunset in West Los Angeles, where Julia Siegler ’14 was struck and killed by two vehicles last February. “Slow Down for Julia” was created by Siegler’s […]

Palmer features football posts in art show

By Jordan Gavens A photo taken on Ted Slavin Field by middle school art teacher Katherine Palmer’s husband will be featured in an art show at the Robert Fullerton Museum Feb. 20. Dylan Palmer chose his two photographs from over 900 shots from a variety of angles on a Saturday in late July. Although there […]

Environmental Club hosts meatless Friday

By Maddy Baxter and Jordan Gavens In an effort to encourage students to reduce their consumption of meat, the Environmental Club will host a “meatless day” this Friday. The vegetarian day is in preparation for the Environmental Club entering the Green Cup challenge, a Green Schools Alliance competition to reduce the weekly electricity usage in […]

Google sponors alum's work

By Jordan Freisleben Josh Oreman ’09 could not have imagined a better summer job. Not only did the current MIT freshman work out of his house, he was one of five students accepted for a particular technology project sponsored by a multi-billion dollar company. For 12 weeks, Oreman worked for the Etherboot Project, one of […]