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Community members circled around Senior Grass at a vigil on Wednesday to mourn the victims of the Uvalde massacre.

After Texas School Shooting, Community Mourns Victims from Surge in Gun Violence

Students Express Anger, Frustration at Vigil
Benjamin Who ’24, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2022

Candlelights dotted the perimeter of Main Circle late Wednesday evening as the community gathered to mourn the victims of the school shooting at an elementary school in Texas, as well as those killed in...

Mr. Charles Frankenbach addresses the 
community after receiving the Lufkin Prize.

‘Deeply Moving,’ As Frankenbach Wins Lufkin Prize

Aaliyah Wang '25, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

The community gathered in Elfers on Tuesday, May 3, to celebrate Mr. Charles Frankenbach, Russel Bigelow Chair and instructor in English, as he received the 2022 Lufkin Prize.  In his acceptance speech,...

Dr. Tyrone Hayes addresses the community during the annual Beal Lecture.

Dr. Tyrone Hayes Commences Reinstatement of Beal Lecture Series

Yixi Zou '24, Staff Wri May 19, 2022

The Beal Lecture series returned to campus for the first time in three years on April 28, renewing a school tradition that dates back almost 40 years.  Dr. Tyrone Hayes, an endocrinologist at the University...

Supreme Court Majority Votes To Overturn Roe, Prompting Protests Across the Nation

Supreme Court Majority Votes To Overturn Roe, Prompting Protests Across the Nation

Activists Express Outrage As Nation Envisions Era Without Roe
Marisin McLain '25 May 19, 2022

A Supreme Court majority draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked on May 2, signaling the court’s readiness to undo a landmark decision that had federally protected a woman’s right to abortion...

Mr. Werner answers student questions after the award ceremony.

Tom Werner Wins ‘2022 Alumni Award

Kate Chou '25, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

Thomas C. Werner ’67 received the 2022 Alumni Award at an all-school ceremony on Friday, May 6. The Alumni Award is presented annually to a notable school graduate who has made significant contributions...

Dr. Tyrone Hayes speaks at the all-school Beal Lecture.

In Beal Lecture, Dr. Tyrone Hayes Delivers Call to Action on Atrazine Use

Benjamin Who ’24, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2022

Dr. Tyrone Hayes, an endocrinologist at the University of California at Berkeley, delivered a stirring presentation about his research on atrazine in Walker Auditorium on Thursday, representing the school’s...

Mr. James was arrested on April 13.

Brooklyn Shooting Stokes Fears

Kate Chou '25, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Frank R. James unleashed a barrage of bullets in a crowded Brooklyn subway train on the morning of April 12, injuring 18 people and critically hurting another five. The attack marked the most severe instance...

Mudry and Mamam Nbiba.

Mamam Nbiba and Mudry Elected as New Co-Presidents

Yixi Zou '25, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Chris Mudry ’23 and Richie Mamam Nbiba ’23 were elected as the next all-school presidents on April 14, emerging victorious over three other candidate pairs and marking a successful campaign heavily...

Ethics Bowl Team Finishes In Top Eight At National Championship

Carrie Cao '23 and Rebekah Oppenheimer '24, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor April 28, 2022

The school’s Ethics Bowl team finished in the top eight at the National Championship in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the culmination of a breakthrough year during which the group surprised competitors...

New Directors Named to Lead Diversity Office

Armaan Haji ’23 April 28, 2022

Dr. Lisanne Norman ’94 and Ms. Kinyette Henderson will become co-directors of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) next year — an important step towards expanding the office’s impact...

Mr. Mike Webster speaks during the all-school Eco Day presentation.

On Eco Day, Students Give Back to Community

Sansan Yu '25 April 28, 2022

With classes cancelled, students rode midbuses and donned gloves to participate in conservation projects around campus and the surrounding community. This year’s Eco Day marked the return of the traditional...

Dozens of students participated in St. Luke’s Society’s annual Polar Plunge.

St. Luke’s Blood Drive Returns to Campus after Three-Year Hiatus

Kate Chou '25, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

The St. Luke’s Society’s annual blood drive will return to campus on April 18, ending a three-year long hiatus of the event due to Covid-19. The drive’s reinstatement comes amid a nationwide shortage...

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