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THE AFFIRMATIVE NO

May 25, 2020

Dearest AffNo readers,

It hasn’t been long since I’ve been officially dubbed a Hawken alumnae. Even after recounting my entire high school career with my friends, reminiscing over our naive freshmen selves, I’m still in shock that I’ve finally graduated. I’ve spent prac...

May 1, 2020

           Over the past few weeks, Hawken’s Senate has created several new initiatives that are focused on making Hawken more sustainable by reducing the energy consumption of the Gates Mills campus. These initiatives promote methods to better regulate and measure ene...

May 1, 2020

There are a million adjectives that could be used to describe the time we are currently living through and the way each and every one of us is feeling. Things are uncertain, scary, devastating, and weird, just to name a few. We are beginning to learn more about this vi...

April 23, 2020

The question of how to balance confidentiality with transparency hovers above our society today in many major issues. For example, during Trump’s impeachment trial, Republicans sought the identity of the whistleblower, citing the need for transparency and accountabilit...

April 23, 2020

The Class of 2020 and some heartily enthusiastic faculty members met together on a Wednesday night for a Q & A session. Mr. Looney started off with an intro, reminding us that he had not, in fact, starting the school year in August, ever thought to himself that it woul...

April 23, 2020

There’s simply no way to sugarcoat this into anything deemed Hawken appropriate: this situation f***ing sucks. When we were dealing with the beginnings of self-quarantining during spring break, it felt like this physical vacuum of social distancing might not last long,...

Freshman Anna Patel will be playing Matilda in the upcoming winter musical titled after the character, Matilda, which opens February 28th. We will bring you backstage as we share with you Anna’s take on the process of getting ready for the performance. 

Upon learning th...

February 11, 2020

    If you’ve ever heard the pristine notes of Candide, the energetic beats of West Side Story or the rhythmic sounds of On the Town, you’ve heard music by the great composer Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein composed many of the songs in Broadway hits and popular operas, b...

February 11, 2020

During the fall intensive, the In Pursuit of Justice class traveled to D.C. during a significant event: America’s third impeachment process. “We were given the opportunity to witness history in the making,” a member of the class, Serena Singerman, put it. As a class, w...

February 11, 2020

December 10, 2018 marked the historic day when Youtube Rewind 2018 surpassed Baby to become the most disliked Youtube video of all time. 

Considering this massive failure, Youtube sought to correct its wrongs with Youtube Rewind 2019. Luckily, Youtube’s new endeavor per...