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Bryan Stevenson gives a TED talk to a live audience. Photo By James Duncan Davidson.

Bryan Stevenson is on a mission for equal justice for the unfairly incarcerated

By Claire Wang '24, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

Bryan Stevenson believes the American legal system treats “you better if you’re rich and guilty than if you're poor and innocent.” An inspiring lawyer who has dedicated his entire life to defending...

This is a classroom at Jincai Elementary Primary School in Shanghai. Students are required to wear
uniforms and a red ribbon which was a symbol of The Young Pioneers of China.

Authority & Social Change

Authoritarian spread editor’s note: I grew up in Shanghai and went to schools that were in the system. My public elementary school was huge: each grade had 16 classes, and each class had 35 to 40 students....

How an authoritarian regime can oppress the view of the public

How an authoritarian regime can oppress the view of the public

By Gustavo Cardenas ’24, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

Authoritarianism is the political system with tight social control mechanisms oftentimes characterized by undemocratic leadership – Kazakhstan is one of many authoritarian regimes where political opposition...

Bryan Stevenson at TED2012: Full Spectrum, February 27 - March 2, 2012. Long Beach, CA. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Bryan Stevenson is on a mission for equal justice

By Claire Wang ’24, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

Bryan Stevenson believes the American legal system treats “you better if you’re rich and guilty than if you're poor and innocent.” An inspiring lawyer who has dedicated his entire life to defending...

Anthony McMullan 23 enters the cabin of the Station 69A firetruck.

Hill students learn life lessons through firefighting

By Cole Bilotta ’23, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

Throughout the span of a few weeks, as a part of Hill’s H-term internship program, I learned firsthand what first responders in our community do for a living. This winter, students at Hill were given...

Caeli Robinson 23 gathers around the table for a big winter meal with all her family members.

International students spend the holidays at home

By Jennie Ki ’23, Staff Writer January 10, 2022

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Pennsylvania and many other countries, long periods of social isolation and masking have left many people searching for a spark of joy during the holiday season. However,...

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