By the 2020-2021 Senior Editors

Well everyone, we’ve made it. 2020 is officially over! Whether you had high hopes at the beginning of 2020 or didn’t really think much of the calendars changing in January, 2020 was something none of us thought it would be. To give this wacky year some closure, your Senior Editors have decided to compile a few Retrospect articles from each school month of 2020 that we recommend checking out! 

January

Response to Why Medicare for All is not Good for America” by Aaryana Sethi

Recap of the 2020 Grammys” by Audrianna Imka

February

The Beginning of 2020” by Jazmine Halawa

Why All-Girls Schools Should Teach Their Students How to Run for Office” by Hannah Ryan

The Upper School’s Favorite Lunches, Voted by YOU!!” by Violet Webster

March

All the Books We Have Read at HB, Ranked” by Aambar Agarwal & Divya Bhardwaj

April

The Beatles: A Retrospective on Their Albums” by Vivienne Forstner

Why I Love the Song Solsbury Hill and Why Mr. Dimitrov Is Wrong About It” by Emma Gerber

Best Trends of New York Fashion Week 2020” by Zoe Nelson

May

A Definitive Ranking of All the Harry Potter Books” by Divya Bhardwaj

Recycling is Not Enough” by Ella Van Niel

How I Became a Finalist for a Pretty Cool Award (And Why You Should Join the Robotics Team” by Sarah Goraya

October

The Issue of Food Waste in America” by Muna Agwa

A Love Letter to Patriotism” by Torteon

I’m 17-Years-Old” by Yasmin Ahuja 

November

Being Chinese During a China Virus Pandemic” by Louisa Wang

Folklore (a Review)” by Isla Rollinson

December

Moods of Quarantine” by Julia Zhu

Advice for My Younger Friends: How to Survive the College Process” by Emma Webber

And that’s 2020 in Retrospect! Shoutout to all the amazing writers who make Retrospect the wonderful creation that it is. We cannot wait to see what’s in store for 2021!

With Love,

Your 2020-2021 Senior Editors

P.S. SUBMIT YOUR WORK FOR A CHANCE TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE 2021 RETROSPECT MAGAZINE HERE: https://hbinretrospect.submittable.com/submit/183705/retrospect-magazine-2021 

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