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Why I chose Hill

Why I chose Hill

By Avery Liggon , Staff Writer May 23, 2021

I cannot believe that our time has already come to an end. It feels like just yesterday, I was stepping on campus for the first time as a scared little 14-year-old. You, Hill, have given me some of the...

Illustration by Sarah Jiang '22.

How to promote political discourse at Hill

By Michael Soland '21 & Edward Deng '21, Staff Writers May 23, 2021

Politics is ubiquitous in our lives. Everything is political. From something obvious, like who our president is, to something seemingly completely unrelated, like what’s for dinner in the Dining Hall....

Ed Turner and Larissa Snyder have seved as the Class of 2021’s form deans since 2017. Illustration by Tina Wang '22.

Letter to the Form Deans, Ms. Snyder and Mr. Turner

By Lauren Yingling '21, Staff Contributor May 23, 2021

My first impression of our form deans dates back to my first year at Hill as a 4th former, our form retreat to Funplex. Put under last-minute time constraints, they were able to rally the troops as our...

Elizabeth Hudak and Tess McArdle have served as editors-in-chief for the 2020-21 school year. Photo by Erick Sun '24.

Letters from the Co-Editors-in-Chief

Elizabeth Hudak Stuck. Stuck at home, stuck at school. Stuck. Stuck between gratitude and grief, normalcy and insanity, between high school and college. This suffocating immobility has been the defining...

Newly enrolled students in 2017 are displayed on the first floor of the Academic Building. Photo by Claire Hartemink '21.

A letter to her, my third form self:

By Izzy Feldman ’21, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

It’s hard to picture her. It feels like years since she walked the halls as a shy day student from close by. When I see pictures of her, I struggle to recognize that girl. I remember some things about...

Illustration by Claire Hartemink '21.

Increasing corporate tax hinders economic growth

By Michael Soland '21 & Edward Deng '21, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

There has been a mountain of disagreements between the Trump and Biden administrations, and corporate tax rates happen to sit near the top. With the talks of President Joe Biden raising and instituting...

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