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  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

Faraway shock and horror hits home

Margi Youmans showed this collage during her social studies classes.

Cole Woerner, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

“I immediately imagined my mom and dad strolling through the very neighborhoods that were bombarded, and even my minute connection to the situation made me feel sick [...] I was really nervous about getting on the plane to go home.” Penelope Winton ‘18 was on Swiss Semester when she heard of the attacks in which ...

Wrestling with Womanhood

Alexis Reaves surveys a town in the Basque Country in France in May during a study abroad trip.

Alexis Reaves

October 3, 2015

Studying abroad for a year in France, Alexis Reeves ponders Simone de Beauvoir's words, “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” Reeves wonders, "How does one become a woman? I know the expectations. I’ve considered them carefully, though I can’t decide whether to follow them or not."

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