Category Archive: College

An Update on the Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman College Scandal

By Rose Gaudiani The 2019 college admissions scandal, aka “Operation Varsity Blues” as some have coined it, has continued with Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli’s trial. She and Giannulli paid $500,000… Continue reading

An Ode to the College Board

By Kate Hickey (Disclaimer: this is not an attack at AP teachers or graders. Also, all specific examples were exaggerated and originated from my mind, or in other words, do not pertain to… Continue reading

Weird and Mysterious Animals: the Adler Edition

By Jessica Chang and Shruthi Ravichandran Hello Upper School! It’s us, back again this year to continue our column on weird and mysterious creatures. This time, we’re back with a feature on an… Continue reading

Pink Fairy Armadillo

By: Shruthi Ravichandran and Jessica Chang Welcome Back! We’re so happy to see you back here!   In this cold winter season, we can only wish for warmer temperatures, right? Well we have solved… Continue reading

The Superb Bird of Paradise

By: Shruthi Ravichandran and Jessica Chang Hi! We’re so glad you’re here again! We know Thanksgiving was a couple weeks ago, but this week we’re doing a lesser known show-off, the SUPERB BIRD… Continue reading

Brits Go To College Too!

By: Lindy Connors As the college process comes to an end, I look across the pond to two of my British friends who are just starting theirs. One essay and five schools, it… Continue reading

Weird and Mysterious Animals: Axolotls

by Shruthi Ravichandran and Jessica Chang Hi! It’s us again–Shruthi and Jessica, back again for a second edition!! This week, we have a special double edition!! (Check out the awesome article about the Immortal… Continue reading

Weird and Mysterious Animals: Immortal Jellyfish

by Shruthi Ravichandran Hey again! This is Shruthi with a special extra edition this week! (Don’t forget to check out our awesome article on the insanely cute Axolotls!) Meet the Immortal Jellyfish! Turritopsis… Continue reading

Where Am I From?

By: Lindy Connors “57th and 1st.” Until second grade I had a definite answer; my home was Upper Midtown of Manhattan. I identified as a New Yorker with all the sass and strong… Continue reading


By Shruthi Ravichandran and Jessica Chang Imagine you are in a post-apocalyptic world, the only survivor in this barren wasteland. But wait – you’re not. Millions of microscopic organisms called tardigrades have also survived.… Continue reading