Senior’s play produced in festival

Senior’s play produced in festival

Uriah Celaya’s ’18 original play, “Rule of Threes,” was produced in the seventh annual Short New Play Festival held in New York City at the Lucille Lortel Theater this past summer. Unlike other students’ plays, Celaya’s play was entered in a festival alongside professional playwrights. Celaya’s play is about a woman, Maria, who starts to […]

Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa

Rasa Barzdukas ’17 sits on the quad, occasionally looking up from her sketchpad. Pages are spilling out of her notebook, each covered in sketches waiting to be perfected in the studio. Barzdukas has been drawing since before she can remember. Though she did not enroll in any art classes until her sophomore year, her earliest […]

Boden Stringer ’18 juggles soccer and school

Boden Stringer ’18 juggles soccer and school

On a sunny afternoon in mid July of 2012, Boden Stringer ’18 practiced juggling a soccer ball. The count went higher and higher as Stringer practiced his skills, until finally he could juggle up to 500 times. This was the summer Stringer began to focus on his soccer career. “When I was in seventh grade I could probably […]

Kimura ’18 learns the kendama

Kimura ’18 learns the kendama

No matter how many times Yusuke Kimura ’18 repeated the same bend of the knees and slight flick of the wrist, he could not get the wooden ball onto the spike. This was one of the times he felt like quitting. He wanted to break the handheld wooden toy called the kendama and stop. “I […]

Six Seconds of Fame

Six Seconds of Fame

Andres Walker ’18 does not remember much about his late uncle — just his record player playing his favorite Spanish vallenato on repeat and a cream-colored poncho that he wore to every family dinner. Although the last time they were together was many years ago, Walker said rewatching home videos of family barbecues and birthdays […]