Category Archive: Columns

HB Tips for Students 2 | Bathroom Cleanliness

By Alison Xin I attended a public elementary and middle school before enrolling in Hathaway Brown. Though a private school certainly has its advantages over the public school system, bathroom upkeep is not… Continue reading

Volunteering with Youth Challenge

By: Emma Esteves One incredible thing about HB is that it provides girls with amazing opportunities. This past month, the Youth Challenge organization came in to train a group of enthusiastic individuals who… Continue reading

Charlotte Lucas’s Pragmatism in Pride and Prejudice

By: Ying Ying Yang Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a masterpiece in romance literature, revolves around five unmarried girls of the Bennet house. Traditionally, a mother should teach her daughters on romantic affairs,… Continue reading

Tardigrades

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

HB Tips for Students 1 | The Dining Hall

By Alison Xin Ah, the lunch room. The watering hole of the educational savannah. Continuing this metaphor, the behavior of students in the dining hall and servery seem to resemble animals rather than… Continue reading

Circuses and Cruelty (And Beyond)

By: Camryn Parsons Definition of a circus: A traveling company of acrobats, trained animals, and clowns that give performances, typically in a large tent, in a series of different places. Definition of a… Continue reading

Sally Senior Vol. 6

by Sally Senior Dear Sally Senior, What exactly is a microaggression and how can I avoid saying them? Sincerely, Sue Sophomore Dear Sue Sophomore, Dictionary.com defines a microaggression as “a subtle but offensive… Continue reading

Sally Senior Vol. 5

Hi Sally, I was wondering what you missed from your underclassman days? Signed, Justine Junior   Hi Justine, I would say I miss having an older mentor—a class to learn from and to… Continue reading

Ask Sally Senior Vol. 4

Dear Sally Senior, Is it true that seniors will rip your head off if you ask them anything about the college process? Sincerely, Jessie Junior   Dear Jessie Junior, The short answer is… Continue reading

Ask Sally Senior Vol. 3

Dear Sally Senior, Do colleges only look at GPA or do they look at each and every grade in your high school? Sincerely, Fannie Freshman   Dear Fannie Freshman, Colleges are always watching.… Continue reading