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Photo by Camille Beeding ‘22 from her time studying at The Island School in Eleuthera, Bahamas.

You should want to save the reefs

By Camille Beeding '22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Coral reefs are the breeding grounds of the ocean. They may make up only a small 1% of the ocean’s span, but they are home to a quarter of all marine species. Much of the next generation of marine...

Illustration by Adelyn Sim ’24

Real change doesn’t come from social media

By Editorial Board December 9, 2021

If you’ve been on the internet at all recently, you’ve probably become aware of social media activism. Whether it is an aesthetically-pleasing infographic made to catch the viewers’ attention or...

The collection of college flags pinned at the College Counseling Office

College apps aren’t beautiful: You are!

By Jerry Li '22, Opinion Editor December 9, 2021

Sixth formers, as we approach the end of 2021 and the deadline for Regular Decision applications, it can be helpful for us to take a step back and reflect on our mental and physical state. Notwithstanding...

Illustration by Angie Chi 24.

Dear Blue: Advice on actions to improve sustainability

By Claire Wang '24, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

As Bill Yinger, Hill’s sustainability coordinator, has mentioned that maintaining sustainability is an “institutional thing,” not an “individual thing,” here are the several actions that...

Illustration by Helen Ling 23.

Regional differences shape climate experiences

By Helen Ling '23, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Since the beginning of the 21st century, global warming has been widely acknowledged for the harm it does and the threat it poses to human survival. Climate change has become a serious theoretical...

Candles burn around Kanye West’s recreation of his childhood home in Soldier Field, Chicago.

Has it Donda ‘pon you that Kanye West is great?

By Joey Asterino '23, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Kanye West is back in the spotlight (has he ever left?). And, of course, his comeback could not come without a little controversy. The release of West’s 10th LP was one for the ages. The release of...

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