Recent Brexit votes pose more questions than answers for U.K. fate

Polina Dashevsky Staff Writer – Maddy Whitman Staff Writer

With just over two months until March 29, the U.K.’s leaving date from the European Union (E.U.), two major votes have delayed a clear Brexit plan.  

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Aequitas Week 2019 spurs discussions

John Towfighi Lead Features Editor

The end of January is beginning to be recognized as the marker for the Social Justice Council’s (SJC) annual Aequitas Week, which was established during the 2015-16 school year. Aequitas, which is the Latin origin of the word ‘equity,’ is the overarching theme of the week. Students attend assemblies and participate in a wide range of workshops and discussions, led by students,teachers and outside school speakers, which explore social, cultural and political justice.

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The process of PCA grants

Editor-in-Chief Ananya Prakash

News Editor: Online Jonathan Novak

When Faris Fakhry (’20) sat down with Technology Coordinator Mariam Mathew to plan a TEDx conference at ASL, he realized Mathew needed to attend a TED Talks Training and Certification in New York. His aspirations simultaneously fell apart when he realized one ticket to New York can cost over £500.

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Security concerns pose questions for future of food delivery

Staff Writer Maddy Whitman

While the construction at Waverley Place entrance progresses, food delivery has been restricted. There is yet to be a consensus reached by the High School Administration, the Senior Leadership Team and the Security Team in regards to whether food delivery will be allowed again after Waverley entrance reopens in December.

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Waverley Entrance Construction Update

Lead News Editor Sophie Ashley & Staff Writer Houdah Daniels

Director of Operations Jim Heynderickx, among others, met with the contractors for an update on the Waverley entrance renovation project on September 11, as it passed its half-way point on the schedule. The construction remains on track and on budget, with an estimated completion date of December 3, 2018 and an estimated cost of £1.8 million. “That [completion date] also gives us a bit of a buffer,” Heynderickx said. “If [the contractors] run into one or two week delays it’s ok, because that just extends it into December break.”

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