Guys need to say the F-word

Danielle Kurensky, Opinions Editor

December 21, 2018

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Beware, I’m going to use the F-word a lot in this piece. I’m just saying you’ve been warned. So here it goes, I am a feminist. That probably wasn’t the F-word you were expecting and while it might be disappointing to...

We should all listen to Noname

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2018

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The first time I heard Noname was on Chance the Rapper’s song “Lost” off his mixtape, Acip Rap. Ever since, I’ve been enthralled by the way her soothing voice spins together intimate stories of growing up on the west s...

Tales of a sleep-deprived Trevian

Stephanie Kim, Online Editor

December 14, 2018

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Sleep? Who is she? I think I vaguely remember her from freshman year. Okay, but seriously, my Circadian rhythm must’ve decided to part ways with me somewhere in the knot of high school, because I’m 99.9% certain I’m no...

When voting becomes a privilege, not a right

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

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Democracy is the fundamental cornerstone of the United States. It is what this nation was built on: the notion that the general population has a say in the government. Throughout history, amendments have been passed to ensure...

Vote if you care, and you do

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

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Regardless of whether you’re voting in a few weeks, you still probably have some idea what your political beliefs are. Unlike in the past, candidates almost always vote along party lines no matter the scenario. During the...

Don’t forget to remember

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2018

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A couple weeks ago I couldn’t fall asleep, and instead of watching “Black Mirror” or throwback SNL skits on YouTube to pass the time per usual, I chose an alternate, non-technology related route. As I searched my bookshelves...

We can’t deny climate change

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2018

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Something monumental happened last week. It might not have received adequate coverage as all of the country’s eyes were on the Kavanaugh hearing, but I wonder if the story would have received more coverage if the hearings weren’t...

Self-reflection, a necessary task

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion's Editor

September 28, 2018

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Living on the North Shore comes with many expectations, but one of the most prevalent is that we should all be taking high level classes and involved in as many extracurriculars as humanly possible. While this adds stress to...

Dear freshman self, the world does not revolve around you

Rebecca Lee

May 24, 2018

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Brace yourself for what I’m about to tell you. It will cause you to question all that you think you know and force you to change your outlook. It will likely be the most revelatory lesson you learn in high school: the world doe...

Dear freshman self, let yourself take a risk once in a while

Arjun Thakkar

May 24, 2018

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I really had no idea what I was doing freshman year when I walked into the Northfield campus. Like that circus clown who your parents invited to your birthday party but repulsed all the little kids with his bad jokes and puns, I f...

Dear freshman self, it’s time to embrace the embarrassments

Mia Sherin

May 24, 2018

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It was a few weeks into freshman year, and I was sitting in my assigned study hall. The room, per usual, was dead silent, and our study hall monitor sat perched at the front, passing judgement on how hard each of us seemed to ...

Dear freshman self, no matter what happens, you will survive

Michelle Yurovsky

May 24, 2018

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Freshman year feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I can honestly say you have grown in many ways; you’ve become a better version of yourself. I have some advice I would like to give you, and I wish someone had told you this...