Speaker discusses methods to address microaggressions

Speaker discusses methods to address microaggressions

In an effort to spark conversation about the impact of microaggressions, educator and diversity speaker Rosetta Lee spoke in an all-school assembly March 8. In addition to debunking myths regarding microaggressions, Lee provided different tools for students to utilize when confronting these situations. Microaggression, or “accumulated impact,” is a term used for common phrases or […]

Kid Cudi addresses mental health stigma

Kid Cudi addresses mental health stigma

Grammy award-winning musical artist Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi spoke about the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community in an all-school assembly hosted by the Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club on Wednesday. “People are struggling right now from mental illness,” Mescudi said. “They don’t have answers, and sometimes, music is all that’s there […]

Economics Club to bring Andrew Puzder to assembly, students threaten walkout

Students are planning to walk out of an upcoming all-school assembly tomorrow set to feature Andrew Puzder, former CEO of Carl’s Jr. and former Secretary of Labor nominee for the Trump administration. Puzder’s presentation is called, “Why Millennials Should Embrace Capitalism,” counselor Michelle Bracken said. The Economics Club decided to sponsor Puzder through a recommendation […]

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

This past Monday, Lisa See addressed the school during an all-school assembly. See is a multiple times New York Times bestselling author, with years of leadership in the local Chinese-American community and considerable public speaking experience. But to be honest, as one of the leaders of Asian Students in Action, when we as a club […]

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

The Asian Students in Action club invited New York Times Best Selling author Lisa See to speak about her family history and struggles with identity Monday. See is the first all-school assembly speaker chosen by the club. ASiA Club invited See in hopes that her speech would initiate conversations about cultural identity among the student […]

Speaker educates faculty on cultural awareness

Sage Hill School teacher Drew Ishii presented his speech, ‘Asian-Americans and the Model Minority Myth,’ to educate faculty and staff about cultural awareness Wednesday. The school invited Ishii speak in order to help foster an inclusive environment for Asian American students, Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Janine Jones said. ‘We’ve heard from our Asian […]

Seismologist speaks to students about earthquakes

Seismologist Lucy Jones spoke to students and faculty about the history of earthquakes and their social effects, her involvement in earthquake research and the improvements that communities can develop to ensure minimal damage March 6-7. Jones is the founder and chief scientist of Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society and the developer of […]

Champion boxer speaks about boxing’s impact on his life

Champion boxer Ricky Quiles spoke to members of the Boxing Club on Monday about the positive impact boxing has had on his life. Quiles shared about his successes over his personal struggles with abusive parents and substance addiction. Club president Charles Connon ’18, who has been training with Quiles for 10 years, said he invited Quiles […]

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