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Hill community members reflect on their summer experience

By Saagar Sharma '22, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Summer is a time where members of the Hill community get to embark on multiple experiences that allow them to come back with diverse perspectives to share with the community. Ari Baum, dean of students,...

Illustration by Sarah Jiang 22

Athletes aren’t immune to mental health issues

By Anna Guo '22, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

With the global spotlight on the Tokyo Olympics this summer, athletes dominated headlines and flooded social media. Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympic Games stirred discussion about mental health...

Illustration by Chloe Han 22

Vaccination updates: What is being done to help prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 variant

By Harliv Singh '23, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

COVID-19 is here to stay. With the emergence of more contagious variants, any illusions that we had of a short-term pandemic were dashed. Specifically, the Delta variant, first identified in December 2020...

Blake Groff 22 tours the Sahara Desert in Morocco.

Blake Groff’s ’22 Arabic study in Morocco

By Jason Zhou '23, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Excelling in Arabic study, Blake Groff ‘22 visited Morocco and lived with a local host family this summer to further his studies in Arabic language and culture. Groff applied to the Arabic Honor Society...

Vendors at the Juneteenth celebration rally down in Santa Ana, Calif. Photo by Jason Zhou ‘23

Juneteenth: California locals share what it really means to them and their community

By Jason Zhou '23, Staff Writer June 24, 2021

On June 19, flocks of people eagerly shuffled into Centennial Regional Park, located in Santa Ana, Calif., as music blared from the speakers. The Orange County Heritage Council hosted a Juneteenth celebration...

Olivia Mofus 22, Jojo Zhu 22, and Lydia Lynes discuss domestic abuse and Laurel House over Zoom. Photo by Olivia Mofus 22.

Montgomery County’s Laurel House provides assistance to victims of domestic abuse amidst the pandemic

By Olivia Mofus ’22, Features Editor June 3, 2021

After the death of George Floyd at the hands of former police officer Derek Chauvin, both America and the world came to view racism as a pandemic. While racial frustration came to a boil during the summer...

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