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Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.

Betsy Fries, Photography Editor

April 22, 2020

In the midst of a transition into uncharted territory, senior speeches have still found a way to create a sense of community, thrive, and stay beneficial to audience members. At first glance, changing from in-person to online speeches seemed saddening for many seniors.

Online Schooling Brings Change to Long-standing Speech Tradition

Carter Puckett delivers her senior speech from home rather than from the podium in the Juliet Nelson Auditorium.

Betsy Fries, Photography Editor

April 20, 2020

In the midst of a transition into uncharted territory, senior speeches have still found a way to create a sense of community, thrive, and stay beneficial to audience members. At first glance, changing from in-person to online speeches seemed saddening for many seniors. However, Sandy Berkowitz and th...

Nothing Rhymes With Orange

Nothing Rhymes With Orange

Isaac Gittleman, Columnist

May 13, 2019

In my 14 years at Blake, the community is what has supported me through ups and downs, given me perspective, and helped me to start giving back. In listen to Ben Lee’s recent senior speech and reflecting on it, I called into question this community that has supported me for so long, and that’s im...

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