Opinion

Enough vampires, already: The Perks of Being a Wallflower gets it right

January 2, 2013

Many movies based on books are compare unfavorably to the piece of writing that inspired them. But The Perks Of Being a Wallflower, written and directed by Stephen Chbosky, the author of the original novel, stands alone as a movie. This movie is a quietly powerful coming of age story, full of romance, drama, and […]

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You can ‘gram that

December 25, 2012

Cell phone pictures have never looked better thanks to Instagram, an app that makes it easy to take, edit and share photos with friends. In recent years, social networking has drastically changed the way people interact. Websites such as Facebook and Twitter are insanely popular and people use these networks all the time. They let […]

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Jesse Overholser: What we won on Nov. 6th

December 23, 2012

There’s no doubt November 6th was a huge victory for Democrats. Having worked countless hours for the Obama campaign, I felt relieved and my job felt completed. The victory didn’t just include the presidency, which was a huge win, but it also included across the board victories in house and senate races. In Massachusetts and Indiana, Democrats won against […]

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J.K. Rowling steps into the world of grown-ups

November 27, 2012

It is no exaggeration to say that Joanne Kathleen Rowling’s world-renowned Harry Potter heptalogy is the most successful children’s series of all time. In the seven years of Harry’s life that Rowling crafted, she created a world so complete and yet, so open, that hundreds of millions of her books remain in print today, five […]

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The end of an era: Andy Reid must go

November 15, 2012

Andy Reid is the best coach in Philadelphia Eagles history. At this point in time, that isn’t exactly the thought at the front of Eagles fans’ minds, but nonetheless, it’s the truth. Over 14 years, Reid is the only Eagle coach with double-digit playoff wins, six NFC East titles, five NFC Championship Game appearances, and […]

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Creating spaces of support, inside and outside the Meetinghouse

November 14, 2012

In recent years, silence has defined Upper School Meeting for Worship. It has been common for the quiet to remain uninterrupted during the span of 45 minutes, as few have chosen to speak. This year’s Meetings for Worship have been markedly different. Many students and faculty have been moved to speak, often sharing messages of […]

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