‘Patriot Games’

‘Patriot Games’

As the dust (mostly) settles after a tumultuous and divisive election season, the conversations about political division and national unity that began before have persisted. In the months leading up to the election, many voters made it clear which candidate they supported by phone-banking for their political party, posting on their Instagram stories and even […]

Writing in defense of our democracy

Writing in defense of our democracy

Our history textbooks characterize the United States government as the prime example of democracy, but if students examine its current state, they will find that Trumpian era politics embody the opposite. With this election cycle coming to an end, we face a political crossroads. We must decide whether we will uphold our democracy or abandon […]

World War Meme

World War Meme

Teenagers and young adults are creating memes to deal with the stress of global conflicts. Mitchell Schwartz (Zack ’20, Michael ’22), former Communications Director at the State Department, grew distressed when his son approached him and asked if the United States had started another world war. Iranian General Qasem Soleimani had just been assassinated by […]