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October 13, 2017

This past Thursday, a school of more than 800 students, collectively breaking dress code, burst out of class. Instead of going back to their Houses or changing for sports, they hurried towards the Lavino Field House, dozens of merging streams forming one long river of people. After these antsy, excited students gathered on the track, the administration led them through a string of cheers and delivered several rounds of speeches. ...

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October 06, 2017

October 1, 2017. Las Vegas Strip. 59 dead. 489 injured. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: "There is a time and place for political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country." Unite in what, Sarah? Apathy? Our political class has a duty to represent us, to keep us safe, to protect our lives, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. As a nation, we have bowed our heads ...

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September 29, 2017

Regardless of our religious or cultural identities, how we foster a sense of community within Lawrenceville is crucial to the well-being of this campus. With this drive for unity in mind, the new Explorations Credit system was designed and implemented. By enforcing day student participation in on-campus exploration events, the new system unites day students and boarders and holds all students to equal standards. However, this improvement is the extent ...

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September 22, 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that I read Jane Austen when I was far too young to understand her work. I say this truth was “universally acknowledged” in hindsight. At the time, however, it certainly wasn’t. When I first picked up Austen’s “Emma” in seventh grade, adults instead called me precocious, “gifted.” They encouraged me to read mature books, praised me for being wise beyond my years. Buoyed by ...