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Editorial, Issue 7 – Volume CVI

The Parker Weekly

March 17, 2017

Filed under Editorials

In the 2015-2016 school year we both welcomed and said goodbye to a new Head of the Upper School. We lost our Upper School Dean of Students of only two years. And following perhaps the most awkward and mishandled MX in recent Par...

In response to “A Year in Review”

March 17, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

2016 was a year of learning from experiences and sharing new perspectives and making your voice heard, good or bad. I think going into 2017, being understanding and open to various viewpoints and levels of comprehension is important...

Issue 7 “Words of The Weekly”

The Parker Weekly

March 17, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

FALSE-FLAG Definition (noun, adjective): A diversionary or propaganda tactic of deceiving an adversary into thinking that an operation was carried out by another party Covert operations that are designed to deceive i...

Emma’s Dilemmas

Emma Butler-VanderLinden, Columnist

March 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Imagine the city in which you learned how to ride a bike reduced to rubble and ash, battered streets indistinguishable amongst crumbling buildings. Imagine looking up and seeing attack aircrafts dot the wide expanse of the sky...

Parker and Recreation, Issue 7

Jessi Lieb, Columnist

March 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Junior year. The ultimate Parker kid fear. For the entirety of your time as an underclassman at Parker, your junior year is referenced as if it were one of Dante’s circles of hell. I’ll admit, it’s bad sometimes. I don’t...

Beauty Is The Best Protest at Fashion Movies

Cecilia Sheppard, Culture Critic

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Although people don’t often realize that fashion is always political, since the recent election, it has been difficult to avoid. Glittering sequined jumpsuits, a coveted embellished tee, and an array of bold accessories...

Existential Generalizations, Issue 7

Josh Kaufman, Columnist

March 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

“America First” is an easy phrase to refute. It arose out of a largely anti-semitic refusal by many to fight Nazi Germany. It represents a policy of isolationism, which seems impractical and self-defeating, and it seems to ...

My Piece of the House, Issue 7

Sammy Kagan, Columnist

March 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

In the 1993 cult-classic “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray relives the same day of his life on a seemingly infinite loop in a sentimental quest to, as the trailer announces, “gain some karmic -- and comic -- insight into his l...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

Under a new Head Coach, Kevin Snider, who brought almost an entirely new staff with him, the boys’ basketball team finished the season with a record of 12-12, beating Holy Trinity in the Regional quarterfinal before losing t...

New Season, New Athletics

Stephen Brainerd, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

A large part of any school’s culture is its athletics. Not only do the student-athletes enjoy being a part of a team in the sport they like, but spectators and even people who aren’t involved take great pride in their team...

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