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Changing Traditions Emphasize Transient Community

Changing Traditions Emphasize Transient Community

Emma Martinez Sutton, Managing Editor

September 21, 2019

“Human beings crave an understanding of where we come from and I think that’s the benefit and power of tradition... [it’s] the way in which we reconnect with the past,” explains English teacher Cory Tao. “There’s this continuity between us here and the way things have been done in our comm...

Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

Maggie Seidel, Student Life Editor

September 21, 2019

Many institutions value tradition’s communal aspects and properties that interweave with both daily and habitual activities as well as special moments, Blake being no exception. Traditions, at the core, are designed to unite the community.  David Zalk ‘66, Social Studies Teacher, shares, “Traditions at ...

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