The Spectrum

So glad it’s Friday

Natcher Pruett, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2012


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

Thursday evening, six fifteen. After struggling through four days of classes, you feel pretty good about yourself. You just got home after a long day of listening in class, trying not to fall asleep, turning assignments in, perhaps sports practice. At which point you realize that you have to do homework...

Chipotle Virgin

Chipotle Virgin

Beatrice Lim '13, Staff Writer

March 15, 2012


Filed under OPINIONS

Early December last year, I entered Chipotle for the first time in my life. To be honest, I was curious because for years, I’ve endured countless of reprimands by various friends and classmates for never experiencing the awesomeness known as Chipotle. The first thing I noticed was the line. It coiled...

GSA Responds to Ban on Cross Dressing on Dress-up Day

GSA Responds to Ban on Cross Dressing on Dress-up Day

Sarah Maude-Griffin '15, Contibuting Writer

December 15, 2011


Filed under OPINIONS

Halloween is a time for fun, candies and scary costumes, and who wouldn’t want to celebrate that during the actual day? This year, Halloween subsequently fell on a Monday. On Thursday October 27th, during an announcement stating the rules for costumes on the up coming Monday, the main rules that were ...

Cross Dressing

Beatrice Lim '13, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


Filed under OPINIONS

I walked into Mr. Menge’s office, prepared for a conversation chalk full of political correctness. “Mr. Menge, I had a question about cross dressing in Blake-“ “Oh, there’s no rule about that in the guidebook,” he said. “I don’t know why the SIACs made that rule.” You can imagine...

Boys Will Be Girls – A Wry Examination of Gender Boxes

Clare Flanagan '14, Staff Writer

November 3, 2011


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In today’s media-saturated world, it is impossible not to be exposed to the unspoken boundaries that define gender. Most of the time, these ideas are used to sell products or lifestyles; often, they can be harmful and confining for those who don’t entirely conform. But sometimes, whether in commercials,...

New Facebook Privacy Settings: less private than you think

Noah Abramovitz '14, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011


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“People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people… That social norm is just something that has evolved over time”.  Facebook CEO and entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg voiced these words in an interview with TechCrunch...

Reflections on our Head of School

Inder Majumdar '12, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011


Filed under OPINIONS

This article is a product of opinion: Any comments are welcomed by the author, and will be subject to discussion and sharing unless otherwise requested by the sender.   This one’s going to be short. There’s not much to say about this Gentleman and Scholar. So, how about it? Can you ...

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