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THE AFFIRMATIVE NO

Gender bias in sports is not only an issue in the professional leagues, but it is also relevant in your very own high school. In 1972, an education amendment was passed called Title IX, allowing women to get equal opportunity in school programs that were federally fund...

March 10, 2019

“Boy have we got a good one for you today!”

This is how Mr. O’Connor enthusiastically starts the peer leadership class he teaches every G block. The class of second semester seniors quiets down, and they begin a series of discussions and activities focused on ‘group dev...

March 10, 2019

Modern education is antiquated. According to Cathy Davidson, Author of The New Education, America’s current infrastructure, curriculums, and assessment methods in education haven’t changed much since 1925; letter grades, standardized tests,  and same-paced learning wer...

March 10, 2019

Since middle school here at Hawken, students are encouraged to compete in multiple sports in order to stay in shape and learn valuable team skills. However, some may argue otherwise, claiming that focusing on one sport allows an athlete to hone his or her skills much m...

Hawken’s Peer Leadership program was created with the goal of helping freshmen transition into high school and to help them connect to upperclassmen. Freshmen are assigned to two peer leaders and usually meet with their peer leadership group once a rotation, discussing...

March 10, 2019

Comedian Stephen Colbert once joked on his late night talk show about the President, saying, “Donald Trump is so privileged that the first job he ever had to run for was President of the United States.” Although that may be true, running for President is no easy task,...

Zaria Johnson

Zaria Johnson is a senior and captain on the girls basketball team. The strong leadership from Zaria and the other captains has led the team to have great success in a higher division so far this year. Zaria began playing basketball on her driveway with he...

March 10, 2019


To preface this, I’d like give a little background to an amazing piece of work that TJ Gainley’s Advanced Acting class recently brought to my attention, Angels in America: A gay fantasia by Tony Kushner. The fictional play caters to the history of the AIDS epidemic th...

March 10, 2019

Ruthy Froch is currently performing with the national tour with Fiddler on The

Roof and plays Hodel in the production. She took some time to answer questions about

her experience applying to college for acting.

1. How old were you when you decided to pursue acting as a ca...