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YES Every term I have the same worry: What I am going to do to satisfy the athletic requirement this time? Neither dancing in the Kirby Arts Center nor swinging on the golf course has given me pleasure so far, as I’d rather be working backstage or solving math problems from next year's material. Nevertheless, I go out everyday for an hour and a half and swing around a golf club. ...

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April 08, 2017

This past weekend, Lawrenceville’s Boys Varsity Lacrosse team played Choate Rosemary Hall and IMG Academy in two hard-fought games. On Saturday, Big Red picked up an impressive 13-9 win over Choate; on Sunday, the team lost in a 11-10 heartbreaker to IMG Academy.Saturday’s game saw Choate and Lawrenceville trading goals until the third quarter. From the end of the third quarter onward, the team went on a four-goal unanswered run ...

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March 31, 2017

At last week’s school meeting, Victoria Cruz ’18 of the McClellan House and Andres Larrieu ’18 of the Kennedy House were named this year’s Jeremy K. Mario ’88 Award winners. The prestigious award rewards two Circle or Crescent students who demonstrate a genuine willingness to improve spirit and community within their Houses. Winners of the Mario Award receive $5,000 for a mini-term abroad, $1,000 for a House celebration, and $2,000 ...

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February 03, 2017

Super Bowl Sunday is finally here, and no one will want to miss this year’s matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. Both these star-studded teams have dismantled their opposition on the way to the Super Bowl. The Falcons battled past the gritty Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional round before crushing an extremely talented Green Bay Packers team in the NFC Championship game. As the AFC’s ...

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January 20, 2017

Recently, LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey made the difficult decision to sit out of their respective college football bowl games in order to focus on preparation for the NFL draft. These star athletes did not want to experience the nightmare scenario—getting seriously injured right before the NFL draft. Financially, this decision makes a lot of sense. After all, last year, consensus top-five pick Jaylon Smith from Notre Dame ...

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December 09, 2016

NFC: Dallas Cowboys (11–1): The Cowboys, the first team to clinch the playoffs this year, are the clear powerhouse in the NFC. For the last couple of years, they have been riding on the fringes of mediocrity, relying upon their #1 ranked offensive line with no other offensive talent. However, now they have young energy sparked by the dynamic rookie combination of quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott. With ...

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November 04, 2016

Jonathan D’Souza ’19: Can you highlight some of your top experiences so far in life? How have these experiences made you who you are today? Karen Bao: One of my most precious memories is going to Fiji for three weeks last summer so that I could do Senior Thesis research. We went to a village out in the boondocks where you had to take bucket showers and where they sometimes did ...

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September 16, 2016

This past Sunday, nearly 100 students and 15 faculty members gathered around the peace pole outside the Edith Memorial Chapel to mourn and remember the many lives that were lost 15 years ago on September 11, 2001. It was a bright sunny day, with a slight wind blowing over the campus, and the tone of the Chapel bells’ ringing welcomed Lawrentians around the peace pole. After a couple of minutes ...

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Yes Back in 2009, the Seattle Supersonics sadly departed to become the new basketball franchise in Oklahoma. Since I come from the Seattle area, naturally I am an Oklahoma City Thunder fan. Leaving with the Supersonics, Kevin Durant, the 2014 NBA MVP and seven-time All-Star, gave up the beautiful Northwest for the chance to continue his career in Oklahoma City. This past summer, Durant became a free agent and decided to ...

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May 29, 2016

This past week, the Girls Varsity Crew team finished off their season by rowing at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta. Held at the Schuylkill River, this regatta attracts hundreds of crew teams from all over North America. All the training and races the team has done up to this point has led to the Stotesbury Cup. Last Thursday, the team practiced at the Stotesbury course, and last Friday, the team rowed ...

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May 21, 2016

Henry Evans ’16 and Kyle Fram ’16 are two of about 50 rowers around the nation who have recently been offered the opportunity to attend the U.S. Junior Men’s National Team Selection Camp. The Selection Camp’s purpose is to train and select 27 rowers who will be traveling to Rotterdam in the Netherlands to represent the United States in the 2016 World Junior Rowing Championships. A spot at the World ...

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May 06, 2016

Winners: Jacksonville Jaguars The Jaguars had arguably the best draft class since the New England Patriots stole Tom Brady in the sixth round and watched him grow into a franchise quarterback. In the first round, they picked cornerback/safety Jalon Ramsey from Florida State. Many thought Ramsey would have been taken by the time the Jags were up, so when he was available, the Jags snatched up the opportunity to get an incredible ...

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May 06, 2016

Winners: Jacksonville Jaguars The Jaguars had arguably the best draft class since the New England Patriots stole Tom Brady in the sixth round and watched him grow into a franchise quarterback. In the first round, they picked cornerback/safety Jalon Ramsey from Florida State. Many thought Ramsey would have been taken by the time the Jags were up, so when he was available, the Jags snatched up the opportunity to get an incredible ...

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April 08, 2016

“Didn't I put $100 in your account yesterday?” Okay, okay, I think it’s finally time to admit it: I am a Jigger addict. Last week I was clean for almost six hours, until I got the {All Stu} Sushi is in the Jigger NT email and couldn't resist. This dreaded question from a confused mother is every addict's worst nightmare. If you hear this, play dumb and act as if ...

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April 01, 2016

It is now April, but that does not mean that the college basketball madness of March is over. Tomorrow—Saturday, April 2—a pair of two seeds will face each other in the first Final Four (semifinal) match as Villanova (33-5) will play Oklahoma (29-7). In the second match of the doubleheader, the lone one-seed remaining, University of North Carolina (32-6), will take on 10-seed Syracuse (23-13), a team that has gone ...

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March 25, 2016

This past Monday, Neel Ajjarapu ’16 was awarded the Jefferson Scholarship, a prestigious award given annually by the University of Virginia. The scholarship covers tuition costs for four years at the University, along with stipends for summer opportunities and study abroad programs, the total value of the scholarship exceeding $240,000. On his initial interest in the scholarship opportunity, Ajjarapu said, “The program itself is really unique in that you have this ...