The Spectrum

Social Media Alienates, Harms Mental Health

Social Media Alienates, Harms Mental Health

Yeukai Zimbwa, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2019

Hello! Good Morning! How are you? I’m fine. For human beings, performing is a part of life: automated responses, scripted small-talk, pseudo-conversations about the weather while passing in the hallways. Teenagers born and raised in the 21st century know intimately the pressures that come with the su...

Here’s the thing ep. 1: Poetry for the microwave generation An episode of The Spect

Yeukai Zimbwa, Front Editor

November 13, 2018

The value of political compromise

Yeukai Zimbwa, Copyeditor

November 5, 2018

When asked “what side I take” on x or y political issue, I like to start what often turns into an emotional, patriotic rant about Mark Lila’s The Once and Future Liberal with, “Well I like to consider myself a moderate… “ Yes, it is annoying to both diehard Liberals and diehard Conservatives, ...

Lauren Smith ’20 inspires peers through resilience, spirit

Lauren Smith '20 inspires peers through resilience, spirit

Yeukai Zimbwa, Copy Editor

October 31, 2018

In August, Lauren Smith '20 was diagnosed with stage 2A Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. Smith's treatment consists of four rounds of 21 day cycles of chemotherapy during which she moves back and forth from her home and the hospital. However, Smith remains the radiant spirit that the ...

Write About It

Yeukai Zimbwa, Front Editor

September 28, 2018

As a middle schooler, I began journaling as a way to consciously reflect on my day. Throughout the years, however, the act of writing has become more to me than putting pen to paper. Journaling is not just a part of my day to day life; it's my catharsis, it allows me to process my emotions in a health...

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