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The Line 18 subway has an interactive door system that can detect the movement of passengers and prevent injuries.

Shanghai’s First Fully Automated Subway

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

If you think Tesla’s autopilot feature is cool, take a look at Shanghai’s first fully automated subway.  On December 26, 2020, after four-and-a-half years of construction and testing, Line 18,...

The Bauhinia Party is named after the Hong Kong's official flower.

Bauhinia Party Founded in Hong Kong

Amelie Zhang ’23, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

The newest addition to the numerous political parties in Hong Kong, the Bauhinia Party, named after the city’s official flower, has received widespread attention after announcing its launch to local...

Cho Doo Soon, one of the most abhorred criminals in Korea, was released on December 12, 2020.

The Case of Cho Doo Soon: An Unfinished Trial

Ein Jun ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

I felt an uneasy tension in the atmosphere waking up and turning on the television. Leaving for a meeting, I saw mothers urging their kids to come home straight after school, and the subways, usually completely...

Community Voices: Hotchkiss in Shanghai

Community Voices: Hotchkiss in Shanghai

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer December 16, 2020

“Community Voices” is a subsection of Features giving contributors the freedom to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, and other art addressing off-campus living during remote learning....

The view from Jin’s apartment.

Community Voices: The Six Gentlemen of Shanghai

Eric Jin ’22, Features Editor December 3, 2020

Monologue: What would happen if you put six reckless, self-indulging, and undisciplined kids under a roof for a few months? In September, when we pledged to our parents to hold ourselves accountable,...

Community Voices: Hong Kong by the Sky

Community Voices: Hong Kong by the Sky

Arhan Chhabra ’22, Design Editor December 3, 2020

Arhan Chhabra ’22 shot and edited this aerial video of Hong Kong over the summer of 2020. He used a DJI Mavic Air 2 drone to film it, followed by color-grading and editing over a period of a month. The...

Community Voices: November Break: A Return to the World of the Unprecedented

Sydney Goldstein ’22, Features Editor December 2, 2020

In April 2020, the Features editors started “Community Voices,” a subsection of Features giving contributors the freedom to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, and other art addressing...

Students Depart for the Winter

Students Depart for the Winter

Lauren McLane ’23, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

After 11 weeks away from family and friends, students on campus will begin returning home over the upcoming weekend.  As the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to rise, the school...

A Timeline of Student Activism

Eric Jin ’22, Features Editor November 5, 2020

The past months have been a distressing time for many BIPOC individuals in the nation and for other citizens concerned with systemic racism in America. Activists have called for change, as the Black Lives...

Amaechi addressed the community last Wednesday as part of LGBT History Month.

Community Observes LGBT History Month

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer November 5, 2020

“Each of you with every interaction has the power to tell somebody who they are. You have the power to tell somebody you think they’re a sinner, the power to tell somebody, just with your face, with...

A Conversation with Political Club Heads

A Conversation with Political Club Heads

Benjamin Who ’24 October 21, 2020

Contributing Writer Benjamin Who ’24 interviewed heads of political clubs to learn more about their role in promoting civil discourse in the community and their views towards the upcoming presidential...

Mr. Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are the Democratic and Republican nominees for the 2020 presidential election, respectively.

Community Survey on Presidential Election

Sydney Goldstein ’22 and Eric Jin ’22 October 21, 2020

In advance of the 2020 presidential election, Features Editors Eric Jin ’22 and Sydney Goldstein ’22 surveyed the student body, faculty, staff, and spouses anonymously to get a sense of the school’s...

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