The Ivy Effect (Part I)

By Sue Roy Shortly after entering high school, you can be sure that you will be asked the following question: “So what college are you planning on going to”? A half-response is typically generated and then the adult continues to pester you with another question: “Are you looking at any Ivys”?You will then inadvertently groan…

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And the Nominees Are..

By Brady Furlich The dresses. The music playing when speeches go a little bit overboard. The choked back tears of Leonardo DiCaprio as he loses yet another nomination. Ah yes, the Oscars. Hollywood’s most famous awards show comes live to you on Sunday, March 2. Whether you watch it on your TV, on Tumblr, or…

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The Lineup: Playwriting Festival 2014

By Sunny Roy February 21st & 22nd This year’s student produced playwriting festival features short plays that range from dramatic transformations to hilarious skits. The five plays this year, completely written, directed, and acted by students, showcase HB talent as well as that of boys from other schools. In previous years, the playwriting festival has…

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Female Stereotypes

By: Ines Zippe For those of you that watch Gossip Girl, which judging by Twitter is a good 75% of HB girls, you know that the two main girl characters are Serena and Blair. Both are lovable and unique, but many of their personality traits are female stereotypes. For example, Serena is portrayed as boy…

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Course Scheduling 101

By Kavya Ravichandran Know what you still need in terms of graduation requirements, especially if you are a sophomore or junior. You don’t want it to be the middle of your senior year when you realize that you haven’t yet taken a US History course or that you still need a half credit for art.…

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