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Does Learning Require Pain?

Does Learning Require Pain?

NICOLE LE ’22 June 15, 2021

Frazzled yet cheerful, Elliot Wood* must be the most well-adjusted chronic procrastinator I have ever met. For someone who has internalized a learned helplessness towards his education, Elliot is a surprisingly jovial guy,...

My Mom is My Superhero

My Mom is My Superhero

SIA CHOKSHI ‘21 April 28, 2021

Today is National Superhero Day and for many people, their mothers or stepmothers are their superheroes. Over the past few weeks, I've spoken to five mothers about their experiences during the pandemic, hoping to get some...

Calendar Chaos:  AP Test Countdown

Calendar Chaos: AP Test Countdown

ABIGAIL ALVAREZ ’21  April 19, 2021

Even though the school year is winding down, AP classes are gearing up to take their exams. This year, the College Board decided to offer three testing windows with in-person and at-home options, offering more flexibility...

Aftermath of the College Admissions Scandal

NIMISHA KUMAR ’22 April 19, 2021

Historically, the wealthy have had the upper hand regarding aspects of college admissions. Legacies and donations are some of the ways the system is tipped in the favor of certain applicants. Furthermore, standardized testing...

An Angry Senior’s College Grievances (And Other Passing Thoughts)

KATHLEEN ZHOU ‘21 April 19, 2021

Four years of hard work (hard work that has exponentially grown harder over the past decades, mind you) and you open the decision letter from your dream school. “Accepted,” the letter says. You cry in joy. “You’ve...

Why Are All Of My Teachers Women?

Why Are All Of My Teachers Women?

Just as Women’s History Month is overlooked, teachers are too. We could not take the responsibility of writing a Features section on the successes and grievances of women without talking about the profession women dominate....

One Year and One Week of COVID-19

One Year and One Week of COVID-19

VASUMATHI VENKAT ‘22 March 22, 2021

The tag #covidversary has been trending all over social media within the past week. After hitting this one year mark, we’ve been reflecting on this year of quarantine, reminiscing about our previous lives, mourning those...

Inequality in the Music Industry

Inequality in the Music Industry

ALEXANDER BELEM ‘21 February 8, 2021

There has always been inequality in the music industry and it has gone unrecognized until the recent 2021 Grammy nominations. Black artists were snubbed from the awards, like The Weeknd for his chart-topping album “After...

Grades and Performance in a Pandemic

NIKHIL DONEPUDI ‘21 February 8, 2021

Grades and grading are deeply ingrained in the educational system. Not only do students chase perfect scores and 4.0s, but teachers and school administrations also actively perpetuate this grade-centric system and its resulting...

Editorial: Don’t Be Biased – Black Lives Still Matter

Editorial: Don’t Be Biased – Black Lives Still Matter

SCHYLAR SATCHELL ‘21 February 8, 2021

In June 2020, I wrote an editorial for The Eagle’s Eye detailing the victims of police brutality and inequalities challenging the wellbeing of Black Americans. Since then, a significant amount of our country has taken...

Our Heroes

Our Heroes

Black History Month runs from February 1 to March 1, a month that symbolizes the pivotal role African-Americans played in United States history. Over the past few weeks, we’ve reached out to a multitude of teachers and...

Whats Next? Plans After High School

“What’s Next? Plans After High School”

ABIGAIL ALVAREZ ‘21 and RUDRA JOSHI ‘21 February 8, 2021

As the endless college tabs of essays, spreadsheets, and Common App come to a close, so does our high school experience. However, unlike any other year, the Class of 2021's transition to this new journey ahead remains daunting...

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