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Have a Seat: Assistant High School Principal Natalie Maisey reflects on assuming new role, leadership

Jaden Gardiola, Culture Editor: Online April 16, 2024

Timestamps: Immediate reaction to Interim HS Principal role (0:53-3:21) HS Principal review process (3:21-4:39) Reflection on past experiences (4:39-8:11) Comments on administrative change...

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has deeply affected the lives of thousands, yet it remains relatively unknown to many. The dispute started over three decades ago and has since resulted in two large-scale conflicts and intermittent clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

The forgotten war: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains overlooked, insufficiently acknowledged by world

Zoe Karibian, Media Team April 15, 2024

Editor's Note: Azeri and Azerbaijani are used interchangeably in this article to refer to the people of Azerbaijan. I am a descendant of an Armenian genocide survivor. My ancestors fled the Armenian...

The fashion world delights viewers with its Fall-Winter 2024 collections, available in the coming months for shoppers. A surge of more eccentric looks made the season a memorable one, with several brands reaching virality online.

Reznick’s Runway Rundown: Best of Fall-Winter 2024

Anna Reznick, Lead Culture Editor April 9, 2024

Inflatable plastic boots, ties made of braided hair and gray wigs drew unusual emphasis on accessories this season. With every brand fiending for an “it bag” of the season, a little of the concentration...

Elia Blot-Lefevre (’26) works on the website he created for his ocean cleanup business, Osean. Blot-Lefevre has also made social media accounts promoting his startup.

Elia Blot-Lefevre reflects on entrepreneurial journey, career aspirations

Sophia Hsu and Yasmine Rivera March 18, 2024

While surfing with his dad along the Moroccan coast in 2023, Elia Blot-Lefevre (’26) could not ignore the unsettling amount of litter floating in the sea. After catching a wave brimming with plastic,...

Students form discussion groups while attending youngPOWER last year at Westminster Academy. Organizers from the school and Westminster Academy have been preparing for this year’s conference which will host over 150 students from eight different schools around London.

Student organizers prepare to take part in youngPOWER conference

Meher Sareen, Reporter March 12, 2024

Over 150 students from secondary schools across London will attend the youngPOWER conference at Westminster Academy March 15. The day-long conference will allow students to identify pathways to improve...

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