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Emma’s Dilemma, Issue 4

Emma Butler-Vanderlinden, Columnist

November 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Last June, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a landmark 2015 document that seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to prevent global temperature from rising above 2...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 4

Alex Ori, Columnist

November 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Every year as my relatives sit around a too-small table waiting to dig into their overcrowded Thanksgiving plates, we go around and say what we are thankful for. The typical answers include family, friends, and our education. ...

Bronstein’s Banter, Issue 4

Jett Bronstein, Columnist

November 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

As I get ready to transition to college, I can’t help but think of fraternities. Many Parker graduates head straight for the Greek system, and fraternities and sororities are supposed to be the epitome of the American college...

Write Like A Girl, Issue 4

Felicia Miller, Columnist

November 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I would estimate that I’ve heard the word “like” about three million times in my seventeen years here on earth. No, my friends aren’t obsessed with similes. They’re using “like” as filler. Rather than punctuating...

Bronstein’s Banter, Issue 3

Jett Bronstein, Columnist

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Whenever I think of Halloween, two things come to mind: candy and costumes. Of course, my take on Halloween is quite westernized and modern. I don’t really think of Halloween as a holiday that originated from a Celtic tradit...

Write Like a Girl, Issue 3

Felicia Miller, Columnist

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

For all my years of history class, it is concerning that I can name only a couple of famous women off the top of my head. I could probably count them all on my ten fingers. If you asked me to list all the famous men of history, I wo...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 3

Alex Ori, Columnist

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Last Friday I played prisoner for the night, and not by choice-- I was grounded (for crimes that will go unnamed). Locked in my room without wifi , I was left with a daunting challenge: be creative and find something to do to mak...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 2

Alex Ori, Columnist

October 6, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Originally, I was going to write about the new direction of our long-awaited library, and whether getting all tech-savvy was in Parker’s best interest. But if you know me, you know I get distracted easily. So when I was research...

Bronstein’s Banter, Issue 2

Jett Bronstein, Columnist

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

“The Francis W. Parker School educates students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.” Since the beginning of middle school, I’ve...

Write Like a Girl, Issue 2

Felicia Miller, Columnist

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Gym at Parker has a gender problem. Classes tend to be separated by gender and grade, with underclassmen girls enrolling in one set of classes, while upperclassmen boys enroll in another. The cycle of gender segregation in gym star...

The Tao of Parker, Issue 1

The Tao of Parker, Issue 1

September 4, 2017

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