Category Archive: Commentary

Mental Health in America

By: Isabella Nilsson   There is a problem in America. It’s not poverty and it’s not racism and it’s not bureaucracy and it’s not the stagnant economy and it’s not the lack of… Continue reading

iDon’t Speak to My Friends

By: Kavya Ravichandran   This is 2014, and smartphones are all the rage. If you’re not constantly Snapchatting from your iPhone or tweeting from your Android–let’s face it–you’re archaic. I mean, who doesn’t… Continue reading

Breaking Dress Code: Honest Mistake or Accidentally on Purpose?

By: Savannah O’Sickey   Each year at the Hath, more steps are put into place to enforce the dress code. This year, the ante has been upped to a Saturday detention following three… Continue reading

Today’s White Guilt

By Kacey Gill Race. It’s the untouchable topic that every white American dreads bringing up. With that one word comes years upon years of abuse, cruelty, and suffering. Pictures of a man on… Continue reading

Why The White House Isn’t as Secure as You Think It Is

By Crystal Zhao On September 19th, an armed intruder was able to sprint across the lawn and enter the White House before finally being tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent. Omar Gonzales,… Continue reading

Space: It’s Pretty Neat

Take a Sniff of the Heart of the Galaxy By Emily Spencer Meet Sagittarius B2, a big cloud of dust and gas hanging out near the center of our galaxy. It is mainly… Continue reading

The Fault in Our Stars: My Search for Augustus Waters

By Li Stebner Monday night rolls around, and usually I would either be at a class of some sort or another, running errands that we were too busy to do on the weekend,… Continue reading

Working Girl: Tips for Getting a Summer Job

By Faith Griggs Summer is right around the corner, and many of us have plans. Some of you are taking summer classes (I’m so sorry), and others are doing summer science programs (I’m… Continue reading

The Groundbreaking Anti-Social Media Device!

By Carly Wellener Do you find the never-ending action of social media simply exhausting? Are the stresses of having to make decisions about what to retweet, “like”, or reblog becoming too much for… Continue reading


By Aarathi Sahadevan Even if you are one of the many HB girls who took 1000 or more AP tests in the last two weeks, or are eagerly anticipating your last hair-raising finals,… Continue reading