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Illustration by Aidan Ma '23.

Sixth formers express mixed feelings about end-of-year send-off

By Izzy Feldman ’21, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Despite the challenges and uncertainty presented to the Hill community within the last year, the announcement Headmaster Zach Lehman made about 6th form commencement plans seems to have preserved hope...

Illustration by Tina Wang '22.

The lack of affordable housing stems from single-family zoning

By Michael Soland '21 & Edward Deng '21, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

One of the most significant challenges for today's youth is sky-high housing prices. According to Realtor.com, by December 2020, the median single-family house price had rocketed to $340,000 a house, representing...

Graphic by Portia Sockel '22.

Gen-zines seize the market

By Portia Sockel '22, Social Media Manager April 2, 2021

Upon entering your local gas station, coffee shop, or dentist’s office, you’ll almost always find yourself confronted with time to spare as you wait for your receipt or latte. To fill the time, your...

Graphic by Henry Chen '21

Evaluating H-term: pro or con?

By Sarah Wisneski '21 and Cassidy Beeding '21 March 11, 2021

A positive reflection on H-term By: Sarah Wisneski '21 I genuinely enjoyed taking the course “Recipes for Life” with Assistant Dean of Students and Day Student Dean Donna Eilberg throughout the...

Mr. Malinak presenting a graph about the election to us in our Zoom discussion on the 2020 election.

Hill Lincoln-Douglas Debate Abroad: Debating when there’s “no incentive”

By Harry Zhu '22, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

*Editor’s Note: The following is a first-person account of Staff Writer Harry Zhu’s ’22 experience debating as a remote student part of the speech and debate team.    The Hill Speech and Debate,...

Illustration by Tina Wang '22

Mental health must be higher on our priority lists

By Lauryn Fudala '21 March 4, 2021

I remember back to the first email I drafted to [email protected] during the beginning of my fifth form year at Hill. I was going through a lot emotionally, which many external factors were playing...

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