Why is this happening? Thoughts on Gun Violence in the United States

by Savannah O’Sickey Why does this keep happening? This fall it seems as if once a week a notification pops up on my phone notifying me of another shooting. 3 dead. 2 dead.… Continue reading

The Adventure: Part 2

by Kshama Girish After starting my campaign at age 13, I went back this past summer to continue my adventure This past year I went through the process of fundraising for the first… Continue reading

An HB Girl’s Guide to Studying

by Lilly Rothschild As HB students, I’m sure you have heard it all. Every teacher gives their own studying tips and of course all of this is useful, but study habits can vary… Continue reading

My Summer on Exchange

by Maggie Amjad This past summer I was privileged enough to travel across the world and spend five weeks with an amazing host family in Sydney, Australia. I had always known I wanted… Continue reading

Invisibility Cloak comes to the Real World

by Claire McKenna Currently scientists are in the process of making every Harry Potter fan’s dream come true by developing the world’s first invisibility cloak. Almost every person who has either read the… Continue reading

Open Letter to Marshmallows: A Fluff Piece

by Yardena Carmi Dear Marshmallow, First of all, why? And how? Marshmallows are about the most improbable food item I could think of. Quick research (thank you, Wikipedia) shows that the preparation of… Continue reading

Creative Fall Crafts

by Jennifer Wang As we sit around in warm sweaters, sipping apple cider and dreading weather we would wish for in the Spring, Fall offers yet another enticing side to its charm. It’s… Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Zoey Zelman The month of October is when we celebrate Halloween, realize it’s getting colder outside, and when we become more aware of the disease that is breast cancer. According to Medical… Continue reading

Halloween Playlist and Movie Recommendations

by Maria Perilla Whether you’re waiting on trick or treaters or hanging out with friends, here is a music playlist along with some movies to get you ready for Halloween. Warm up some… Continue reading

The John Oliver Effect

by Isha Lele and Leonela Serrano Throughout time, comedy has been the source of relief and laughter for people – essentially an escape from reality. However, comedians often have an even larger impact… Continue reading