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Penelope Winton, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Comedy

Comedy Central’s Broad City follows the lives of eclectic roommates Abbi and Ilana as they navigate their hectic lives in New York City. Dealing with seemingly trivial problems that range from fixing the AC to dropping bike locks down the sewer grate, executive producer Amy Poehler expertly grapples...

Summer, A Social Construct

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Comedy

Show off those pale ashy legs with some timeless “Jorts” or classic Nike Athletic shorts. Shorts aren’t just for summer, and with Blake’s bipolar heating there is no reason not to take off those “leg prisons” (pants) and bring the summer to school.  Leis and Hawaiian shirts don’t...

Desperate measures necessary for students to avoid being tardy

William Lyman, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Comedy

You sprint up the steps leading into the school building. You throw open the doors and are met with the confused face of a freshman trying to figure out the code. The freshman starts to enter random numbers, hoping that someone will be kind enough to notice and let them in. It is 7:59am. You are supposed ...

Student body holds peanut revolution

Student body holds peanut revolution

William Lyman, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Comedy

Following the announcement that Blake would go nut free this year, some students have started an illegal nut smuggling organization to fulfill their nutty needs and get the sustenance they desire. Many students sneak peanut butter bars in their backpacks or hide trail mix in their pockets for a snack later...

High school isn’t all sunshine and rainbows… or musicals

Sarina Dev, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Comedy

Dear Freshmen, Welcome to the Upper School. I’m sure a solid 50% of you were expecting something along the lines of High School Musical. But, no. I mean, sure,  at one point your stress level will be equivalent or even higher than Troy Bolton during his senior year trying to decide between baske...

March Madness for Dummies

March Madness for Dummies

Isaac Gittleman and Josh Power

March 19, 2016


Filed under Comedy, SPORTS

Every year you hear about March Madness, this basketball tournament where people can win tons of money. But you figure that only people who watch basketball can win. If your bar mitzvah money just ran out and you’re pushing for a little reimbursement here are some options on how to approach March Madnes...

The media is too harsh―even on celebrities

The media is too harsh―even on celebrities

March 18, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Comedy at the expense of others negatively influences young minds.

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