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Lying on her bed, the Mittle-Man advises a student on their love life through the phone.

The Mittle-man on Campus: High School How-Tos

Sarah Mittleman May 7, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

Lying on her bed, the Mittle-Man advises a student on their love life through the phone.

The Mittle-man on Campus: An Open Letter to Mr. Commons

Sarah Mittleman April 23, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

Dear Saba: Call me by my name

Saba Nia March 1, 2019

Dear Sixth Grade Saba, Today nobody said my name. I’m used to it – the mispronunciations and wooden tongues trying to make sense of my “exotic” name, the pauses in roll call and hapless eyes...

Being up when down

Being up when down

Wilder Short February 11, 2016

The past year was a rollercoaster of a year — the type of rollercoaster that has a life-changing up and a life-changing down, with a few loop-the-loops thrown in just to shake things up. In March 2015,...

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What it means to be black

Zac Harleston November 24, 2015

Yes, technically speaking, I am of African-American descent. But I am not black. Or at least that is what I am told. It must be because I can’t dance. Or because I can't sing. Or maybe because I try...

Benjamin Most

Pocket Man

Benjamin Most October 8, 2015

For the past few years, I have worn cargo shorts to school almost every day. Sometimes, during the winter months, I wear cargo pa­nts. I love my cargo shorts. They have enough pockets to hold my phone,...

Leave some room for error

Leave some room for error

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Time and time again failure is seen as an essential stepping-stone for success. So I find it strange that we have such a high expectation for success and scarcely any room for failure. Providing a more...

Tapping Into Our Inner Child

Pim Otero August 1, 2015

Last year, my mom decided to try something: a Gratitude Jar. Think a swear jar, but instead, every day, you place a post-it note with something you’re grateful for. When I first heard it, I thought it...

Let’s talk about feminism (the right way)

Eugenia Ko April 29, 2015

A part of me really wants to shrink behind Emma Watson and let her do the talking. Although the actress’ speech at the U.N. conference in January introducing the HeForShe campaign, a solidarity movement...

You code like a girl

Aaron Lyons April 29, 2015

Whenever I tell people that I plan to pursue a career in technology, I always meet the same response: "Wow. You don’t seem like that kind of person." Most people, when presented with the idea of a tech...

Assessing the validity of student work

Angela Chon March 18, 2015

We all want to win. Whether we work toward making a touchdown, getting a solid test grade or winning a film award, all of us want to come out on top. But should we sacrifice our integrity for merely a...

New lunch period creates more problems than it solves

Lola Clark March 18, 2015

I can’t help the loud crunching my salad makes as I sit in Chemistry eating. Everyone turns and stares, but that is the reality of having no time in a day to eat lunch. I rush up the stairs from Chronicle...

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