By Suzannah Peckham I have spent the last four years as an active member of Journalism Workshop; I started with quite literally no experience. I hardly knew how a newspaper was laid out, let alone how to write a story for one. While in the class I have watched the media cover numerous major events, and I have learned why and how articles were … Continue reading Letter From the Editor
By Emma Purce and Daniel Braverman By Emma Purce Q: How do I get my significant other’s family to like me? A: As someone who has never been in a relationship and has already planned out her future cats’ names — two of which will be Sir Whiskers III (we don’t talk about what happened to Sir Whiskers and Sir Whiskers II) and … Continue reading Bad Advice
By Suzannah Peckham Places like Manlius Pebble Hill are everywhere, small schools with students who are working tirelessly to get into colleges across the United States. Despite this fact, nowhere is exactly like MPH. Nowhere has the students that are a part of this year’s senior class. I’ve only been here for four years. Some of this year’s class has been a part of … Continue reading Graduation 2018
By Isabella Casella With a genre full of movies about the teen years, such as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “American Pie” and “The Breakfast Club,” it seems like the life of teenagers are glamorized in Hollywood. Movies like “Seventeen Again” even explore the idea of going back to enjoy the wonders of being a teenager. Whether you’re living your life as Cher from “Clueless” … Continue reading Seventeen Again
By Emma Purce Haiti is a beautiful country known for its thousands of miles of gorgeous coastline and its mountainous regions. Recently Ren Brown, an MPH junior, spent some time there while on a trip. Brown, however, wasn’t in Haiti to see the sights, she was there to help locals. Brown joined a mission trip to Haiti alongside her father Stephen Brown, an OB/GYN. Brown is … Continue reading Helping Haiti
By Riley Cappelletti The fourth quarter is underway and seniors have started to slack. This seems to be a theme with almost all seniors. May 1 has just passed, and now all of the seniors know what they will be doing next fall. The seniors of MPH are definitely dealing with senioritis. I am one of the many students trying to cope. I experience an … Continue reading Late Pass, Asleep in Class, Senior Year Has Kicked My. . .
By Sydney Spector Climbing into the No. 9 spot as one of the top-grossing films of all time world wide, “Black Panther” has made over a billion dollars, going against the Hollywood stereotype that films with black actors don’t sell well in the general market. It has become the highest grossing film with a black director, replacing the previous holder “Straight Outta Compton.” The film … Continue reading “Black Panther” Breaking Boundaries
By Emma Purce Q: I just got rejected from college. How do I deal with it? A: I completely understand what you’re going through. The mounting pressure of waiting to hear back from your first choice — or even your safety school — can quickly build and become stifling. Hearing that you’ve been deferred, waitlisted or flat-out rejected can be absolutely crushing. The agony of … Continue reading Deferring and Rejecting your Results