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November 11, 2017

On Monday, October 31, the Chess Club hosted the first two rounds of the Inter-House chess tournament. During school meeting this past Thursday, the two winners of the semifinals, Ben Fiske ’19 of the Cleve House, and Kevin Xiao ’19 of the Kennedy House, competed in the final round for the title. Xiao won this year’s tournament. Monday evening’s event took place in the Kirby Math Science Center lecture room. Jeffrey ...

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September 22, 2017

This upcoming Friday, the Bunn Library will host its third annual publications fair. Held in the McGraw Reading Room, the event will occur from 6:30-8:00 PM and feature the school’s many publications. The event, sponsored by the library and organized by its proctors, serves as an exclusive outlet for publications to promote themselves to the student population. Yvonne Yan ’16 first introduced the idea of a Publications Fair in the spring ...

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Reflect and Chill: June 1 marks a fresh start for Lawrentians: summer vacation. A much deserved break, summer vacation rewards students’ accomplishments and hard work in the classroom, on the sports fields, and around campus throughout the year. In a way, summer vacation is a catharsis from a year full of stress, rocky relationships, and the traditional ups and downs of adolescence. How to spend summer vacation is an ongoing debate—some ...

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February 17, 2017

Throughout Donald Trump’s presidency, his rhetoric, his beliefs, and the platforms he chooses to adopt have been called into question. For the most part, this criticism has been a defining characteristic of Trump’s political style. Donald Trump is a man who has prided himself on his ability to be an anti-politician: a man of the people who speaks his mind and doesn’t let “political correctness” get in his way. But ...

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The final round of Lawrenceville’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition was held yesterday in the Heely Room, where Emily Li ’18 was crowned the champion for a second year in a row and Haaris Mian ’19 came in second place. This competition was one of many that make up the National Poetry-Out-Loud program that Lawrenceville participates in. After over a month of rounds beginning at the classroom level, 11 Lawrentians competed ...

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On December 8, Kennedy commenced its “Rent-a-Friend” service, a community service initiative that will continue for the remainder of the year. For over a decade, the program has permitted Lawrentians to rent a current student or prefect of the Kennedy House (Kennedians) for $10 to complete a task. Apart from giving students a chance to skip their daily chores, the Rent-A-Friend program serves to benefit charity beyond Lawrenceville. Kennedy ...