Shortly after Ariana Grande’s concert on May 21 at Manchester Arena, a bomb was detonated, leaving 22 people dead and 116 injured.
Feeling slightly unprepared and nervous before taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Maya Matejcek (’17) reassured herself that she did not have anything to worry about. Matejcek knew she did not have to submit her test scores as she was applying to test optional and test flexible schools.
“Make America Great Again.” The very words hoped to bring America together, as part of President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, have instead resulted in an immense political, racial and gender divide. The theme of marginalization has been present in Make America Great Again by Awol Erizku. Erizku is known as the photographer behind Beyoncé’s maternity photos. One of which is the most-liked post on Instagram, with over 11 million likes. These pieces are showcasing a step away from his well-known photographic work and are on exhibition at the Ben Brown Fine Arts Gallery until June 2.
Current Math Department Head Neil Basu will serve as the interim Grade 9 Dean for next year. Basu will cover for the 2017-18 school year because the current Grade 11 dean, Renee Green is going on maternity leave next year. Green will return to her position of dean when she gets back.
At 7:00 P.M. on May 7 my eyes were fixed on my laptop screen as I rapidly refreshed the New York Times live coverage map of the French election. Only minutes later I felt a sense of giddiness, a sensation felt by tens of millions of anxious political junkies. The wave of populism that brought Trump and Brexit appeared to have collapsed or at least calmed. Later that night the centrist Emmanuel Macron assumed the title of France’s President-Elect.