The Spectrum

Weiss’s two children, who graduated from Blake, have both taken gap years.

College Isn’t Always the Only Option

Adjusting to changing perceptions of time after graduation
Caroline Hardy, Managing Editor May 13, 2019

“You have your whole life to go to school,” explains mother, science teacher, and former college professor Deborah Weiss. In response to this rapidly spreading movement towards relaxing and appreciating...

Students’ oftentimes “binge watch” Netflix to avoid pressures of school.

Students’ free-time consumed by TV

Netflix's domination over online streaming
Helen Hunsicker, Staff Writer October 29, 2015

Netflix is a beautiful and terrible thing. Let’s be real, whether it’s providing means of ignoring your family or school work, Netflix is the best friend that everyone wants and a black hole, sucking...

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