Author: Maya Orenstein '23

Apple Juice: The Apple of My Eye

December 13, 2021

Apple Juice has always been and always will be a fan favorite of the juice industry. Although it is stereotypically geared towards young children, apple juice can–and should be–enjoyed by anyone, regardless of size, age, and ego. The apple juice world is overpopulated with options, leaving consumers faced with impossible decisions. I have been in […]

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Review: Every Brilliant Thing

December 13, 2021

“I think we really do operate as a team of collaborators and creative people,” says Jake Miller, director of Germantown Friends School’s fall play and the head of the school’s theater department. “We are educators and we are artists, and we definitely approach our work as both educators and artists.” GFS’s fall play, Every Brilliant […]

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The Aeneid: History’s Most Epic Poem

December 13, 2021

Despite being slightly outdated, Virgil’s The Aeneid is a classic must-read in the world of Latin poetry. In his epic exploration of violence, perseverance, and discovery, Virgil attacks controversial topics, such as man-eating, two-headed serpents and large-scale feuds caused by golden apples. Following the famed hero Aeneas on his journey to found Troy, The Aeneid […]

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The Perfect Murder

December 13, 2021

As a student, starting a school club all by yourself can be a frightening idea. But Daya Allon ’24 did it anyway, creating a True Crime club that was an instant success, gaining a whopping 47 student names and emails from all Upper School grades on its sign-up sheet. I met up with this true […]

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The Student-Athlete Life of Daniel Mateffy

December 13, 2021

Daniel Mateffy is a 16-year-old Right Hand Pitcher and third Baseman(only for school) studying in Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA. Currently playing for school and the Philly Bandits, Mateffy has gotten a good amount of attention from college scouts all over the country. Though COVID did cause trouble for his student-athlete career, his pursuit of […]

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Your Favorite Sports Team Isn’t the Only Winner on Gameday

December 13, 2021

The Herr’s Game Day Flavors chips sit on a novelty cardboard shelf at the end of the snack aisle at Giant. The vivid pictures of tacos, dip, and chicken wings immediately demand a second glance, an oddity compared to other chip bag graphics. The tailgaters and football fans who are drawn to the Tailgate Taco […]

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