The Winner Takes The Cake

January 9, 2020

Dessert. We adore dessert. Cakes, pies, cookies. You either grab it or there’s nothing left—It’s every person for themselves.

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Pies, Glorious Pies!

January 6, 2020

This delicious pastry is the most quintessential Thanksgiving dessert, and it’s earned that title.

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Pho Don

December 12, 2018

I had no clue what to expect from Pho Don, a new restaurant on Germantown Ave. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the traditional Vietnamese cuisine. The restaurant’s colorful streamers, strewn across the “Grand Opening” sign, signified the restaurant’s newness and made it easy to spot. Despite being in an unfamiliar area, Pho Don’s simple […]

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Q&A with Brenden Dahl

October 15, 2018

Brenden Dahl (‘20) wrote a play, Imaginary, which won the 2017 Philadelphia Young Playwrights (PYP) Festival contest. Imaginary was produced as part of New Voices, a collaboration between PYP and Temple University. The play follows the troubles of Arthur, a man suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Dahl is currently writing a play under commission for […]

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Santigold on School, Songwriting and Not Selling Out

September 13, 2017

GFS graduate Santi White ’93 has been making it big in the music world after leaving high school. Her signature musical style is an eclectic amalgamation of punk, funk, reggae, rock and pop that has reached a worldwide audience. She is also an expert who has learnt the art of how to play congas. Writing […]

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Earthquake Q&A: Huff

January 25, 2017

“Call me a pyromaniac, when I’m lightin’ em up / Call me a Quaker when I’m spicin’ it up,” recites James Pickering under his rap moniker OG Pick on “Cycle,” an icy joyride anthem on Huff’s debut mixtape, Huff Tape: Vol. 1. The track hits the ear as a cunning millennial’s take on a single […]

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