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The TikTok logo on a smartphone screen sticks out of the pocket of a denim jacket. Photo illustration.

Photo | Students Instructed to Cease Social Media Use in Bathrooms

Amelia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 17, 2024

The TikTok logo on a smartphone screen sticks out of the pocket of a denim jacket. Photo illustration.

Healthcare and technology concept for artificial intelligence in medicine and clinical systems, machine and deep learning.

Photo | Op-Ed: As Technology and AI Advances, Medicine is Changing

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
February 14, 2024

Healthcare and technology concept for artificial intelligence in medicine and clinical systems, machine and deep learning.

A power plant discharging greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, warming the Earth.

Photo | Choking Ourselves to Death

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2023

A power plant discharging greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, warming the Earth.

Toni Morrison, a Nobel Prize-winning author.

Photo | Mercy in Adversity: Toni Morrison’s Timeless Message of Compassion

Amelia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2023

Toni Morrison, a Nobel Prize-winning author.

Statue of two fighters near Shaolin temple, China

Photo | Do Android Monks Dream of Electric Buddha?

James Yu, Senior Journalist
November 30, 2023

Statue of two fighters near Shaolin temple, China

The judicial hammer on the background of Trump.

Photo | Op-Ed: Trump Will Spell Disaster for America

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
November 28, 2023

The judicial hammer on the background of Trump.

The earth burning due to global warming

Photo | Humanity: It’s Time to Wake Up!

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 18, 2023

The earth burning due to global warming

Colombian flag on the background of dry cracked earth.

Photo | Op-Ed: My Heart Aches for Colombia

Paloma Hassan, Journalist
October 10, 2023

Colombian flag on the background of dry cracked earth.

People ride in the underground in Boston, commonly refereed to as the T. The metro Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) operates heavy-rail, light-rail and bus transit services in the Boston metropolitan area.

Photo | Tackling Public Transit in Massachusetts

Michael Young, Journalist
May 25, 2023

People ride in the underground in Boston, commonly refereed to as the 'T.' The metro Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) operates heavy-rail, light-rail and bus transit services in the Boston...

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Photo | Elect School Board Members

Sophia Horning, Guest Contributor
May 24, 2023

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Chinese new year fireworks. Celebration of lunar new year in Asia. Sparkles and glowing Happy new year sign on night sky. Luck and prosperity greeting card.

Photo | Op-Ed: Though Hazardous, Fireworks Essential to Chinese Culture

James Yu, Senior Journalist
January 25, 2023

Chinese new year fireworks. Celebration of lunar new year in Asia. Sparkles and glowing Happy new year sign on night sky. Luck and prosperity greeting card.

Doha, Qatar, January 2022: Flags with FIFA and Qatar 2022 World Cup logo waving in the wind. The event is scheduled in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022

Photo | Are you a World Cup superfan?

December 1, 2022

Doha, Qatar, January 2022: Flags with FIFA and Qatar 2022 World Cup logo waving in the wind. The event is scheduled in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022

Los Angeles, United States of America - October 17, 2016: hogwarts express train from Harry Potter books and movies in theme park Universal Studios.

Photo | Op-Ed: You Can’t Separate the Art from the Artist

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist
October 31, 2022

Los Angeles, United States of America - October 17, 2016: hogwarts express train from Harry Potter books and movies in theme park Universal Studios.

Jewish holidays in a synagogue prayer items with prayer shawl tallit shofar horn , torah scroll on soft focus

Photo | Op-Ed: The Jewish High Holidays During COVID-19

Amelia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2022

Jewish holidays in a synagogue prayer items with prayer shawl tallit shofar horn , torah scroll on soft focus

Brookline, MA, USA - AUG. 1, 2018: Boston Metro MBTA Kinki Sharyo Type 7 Green Line at Coolidge Corner station on Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts MA, USA.

Photo | Op-Ed: Buses Don’t Solve MBTA’s Woes

Chloe Rose Scolnick, Journalist
October 23, 2022

Brookline, MA, USA - AUG. 1, 2018: Boston Metro MBTA Kinki Sharyo Type 7 Green Line at Coolidge Corner station on Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts MA, USA.

Equal Gender Balance And Parity. Job Pay Equality

Photo | Op-Ed: In U.S. Soccer, Parity is Long Overdue

Celia Vasily-Cioffi, Journalist
October 13, 2022

Equal Gender Balance And Parity. Job Pay Equality

The climate crisis is a human crisis. Photo illustration purchased at BigStock.com.

Photo | Op-Ed: Environmental Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 6, 2022

The climate crisis is a human crisis. Photo illustration purchased at BigStock.com.

A wildfire ravages California last year.

Photo | Op-Ed: Act Now For Environmental Justice

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2022

A wildfire ravages California last year.

A residential building in Ukraines capital city, Kyiv, suffered a missile attack by Russian forces. Photo courtesy of BigStock.

Photo | As a Russian-American, I Stand With Ukraine

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
February 26, 2022

A residential building in Ukraine's capital city, Kyiv, suffered a missile attack by Russian forces. Photo courtesy of BigStock.

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will compete in the 56th Super Bowl.

Photo | Culture: The Road to Super Bowl LVI

Jack Malloy, Journalist
February 11, 2022

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will compete in the 56th Super Bowl.

BRONX, NY - JUL 28: Former Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz attends the game on July 28, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

Photo | Op-Ed: Big Papi, Red Sox Legend, Enshrined in Hall of Fame 

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2022

BRONX, NY - JUL 28: Former Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz attends the game on July 28, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.

The skyline of Jakarta, Indonesia, a coastal city that is slowly sinking.

Photo | Op-Ed: Jakarta, A Sinking City In Indonesia

Conno Wagner, Journalist
February 11, 2022

The skyline of Jakarta, Indonesia, a coastal city that is slowly sinking.

Ban on plastic straws for drinks. Prohibition sign and plastic

Photo | Op-Ed: Environmental Club Works to Ban Plastic Straws in Newton

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2022

Ban on plastic straws for drinks. Prohibition sign and plastic

The School reports an uptick in COVID-19 cases this week.

Photo | Op-Ed: I’m Nervous About Being Back on Campus

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist
January 11, 2022

The School reports an uptick in COVID-19 cases this week.

For most people with regular ovulation cycles, six weeks is only one or two missed periods, and oftentimes, they don’t even realize that they’re pregnant.

Photo | Op-Ed: Why Texas’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’ is Dangerous

Grace Papas, Outgoing Executive Editor
October 15, 2021

For most people with regular ovulation cycles, six weeks is only one or two missed periods, and oftentimes, they don’t even realize that they’re pregnant.

The shows ultimate message is that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.

Photo | ‘Ride the Cyclone,’ a Musical Journey You Won’t Forget

Marlie Kass, Outgoing Arts Editor
May 26, 2021

The show's ultimate message is that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.

A person holds the Jewish Star of David, a symbol of the faith.

Photo | Op-Ed: Antisemitism Never Went Away

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2021

A person holds the Jewish Star of David, a symbol of the faith.

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Photo | Christian, Neudel Reflect on Chauvin Guilty Verdict

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2021

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The Boston skyline has seen many changes over previous decade.  Creative Commons from Wikipedia, Sharealike License.

Photo | Op-Ed: The Growth of the Boston Metro Area

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2021

The Boston skyline has seen many changes over previous decade. Creative Commons from Wikipedia, Sharealike License.

A GameStop Strip Mall Location.

Photo | Op-Ed: What Happened with GameStop?

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist
February 18, 2021

A GameStop Strip Mall Location.

Video conference. Men at monitor holds collective virtual meeting, remote work online chat, teleconference on screen vector concept. Education online on computer from home workplace

Photo | Outside Speakers Address Community Virtually

Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor
February 1, 2021

Video conference. Men at monitor holds collective virtual meeting, remote work online chat, teleconference on screen vector concept. Education online on computer from home workplace

COVID-19 Vaccine. COVID-19 Corona Virus 2019-ncov Vaccine Injection Vials Medicine bottles. Vaccination, immunization, treatment to cure Covid-19 Corona Virus infection. Healthcare And Medical concept. Photo courtesy of BigStock.com.

Photo | As COVID-19 Vaccines Start, Some Show Skepticism

December 15, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine. COVID-19 Corona Virus 2019-ncov Vaccine Injection Vials Medicine bottles. Vaccination, immunization, treatment to cure Covid-19 Corona Virus infection. Healthcare And Medical concept....

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Video | Op-Ed: I’m a Conservative (There, I Said It)

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief
December 9, 2020
Unfortunately, I have found myself faced with situations where, as a young conservative, I do not feel safe voicing my opinion.
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Photo | School Implements New AP Class Protocol

Karly Hamilton
May 9, 2019

Exam sheet. Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Child washing hands with soap under running water

Photo | School Nurse Issues Norovirus Warning

March 1, 2019

Child washing hands with soap under running water

Basketball going through the basket at a sports arena (intentional spotlight)

Photo | Op-Ed: No Kyrie, No Problem

Gianni Thompson, Writer
February 14, 2019

Basketball going through the basket at a sports arena (intentional spotlight)

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Photo | School Spells Out Academic Accommodation Protocols

Michael Donahue, Writer
November 1, 2018

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The curtain goes up February 29 for the Upper School Musical, Big Fish.

Photo | ‘Tom Jones’ Set to Premier Next Month

Harrison Teschke, Writer
October 12, 2018

The curtain goes up February 29 for the Upper School Musical, Big Fish.

Greek yogurt with fruit crunchy muesli bars wheat cones linen background healthy breakfast concept

Photo | Kitchen to Eventually Open Yogurt Bar

Tal Breiman
November 28, 2017

Greek yogurt with fruit crunchy muesli bars wheat cones linen background healthy breakfast concept

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Photo | Survey Reveals Student Politics

Jack Durocher
March 3, 2016

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A way to cope is to calm yourself down and focus on your body

Photo | Nationwide, Students Struggle with Stress

Xiomara Nunez
February 18, 2016

A way to cope is to calm yourself down and focus on your body

Tired student at workplace in room taking nap on pile of textbooks. Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Photo | How Going to Bed Late Really Affects You

Noa Schabes
November 17, 2015

Tired student at workplace in room taking nap on pile of textbooks. Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

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