Tag Archives: column
Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by Natasha Ringnalda.
By Natasha Ringnalda
Columnist comments on lack of manners in the hallways
The bell rings. I pick up my binders and begin the journey from Arlingtonian to Advanced Ceramics. Cutting across the courtyard to avoid the congested hallways, I arrive at the doors to the freshman hallway. To my surprise the person walking in front of me lets [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by Anna-Maria Thalassinos.
Graphic by Patty Huntley
By Anna-Maria Thalassinos ‘14
A typical morning routine: hit the snooze button on your alarm at least twice, eat breakfast, get dressed for school, and check your phone for the latest news, from current events to who is dating whom.
Now in 2012, we can easily agree that we live in a technology obsessed [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by Elizabeth Tzagournis.
by Elizabeth Tzagournis, ‘13
I went to Colorado with a mission: to find out why our neighbors in Texas or Illinois—or even way out in Argentina—think Ohio is where the game Farmville originated. And to discover why the notion exists that cow tipping is our greatest form of entertainment. As trivial and obviously untrue as this [...]
Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by admin.
Columnist reflects on spring break plans—or a lack thereof
By Aly Gordon ‘13
March 16. This date, to the average passerby, is nothing special—merely a blip on their ever-changing radar. They dismiss it with a wave of the hand, a shake of the head, easily returning to their day-to-day lives without a second thought. Little do they [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by admin.
Columnist reflects on Valentines day
by Aly Gordon ‘13
You feel it, that sudden yet oh-so-familiar prick, stinging the back of your neck with a burning intensity. Fuming, you turn around, though the feeling fast subsides as you lock eyes with a random stranger. In this very moment, the birds begin their ebullient chirp, an orchestra plays [...]
Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by admin.
By Aly Gordon ‘13
Imagine: As you walk down one of the high school’s many crowded hallways, a peculiar sight catches your eye. A student—sporting an unusual trench coat and a sly expression on his face—hands one of his peers a cupcake, quickly accepting a crumpled dollar in return.
Upon witnessing this curious scene, one question lingers [...]
Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by Elizabeth Tzagournis.
We all remember our experiences at Camp Oty’ Okwa as sixth grade students: taking long hikes in the forest, eating home-cooked meals served family style and preparing our cabin’s skit for the bonfiire on the last night. For most former campers, there are only fond memories of the time spent in Hocking Hills. I recently [...]
Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by Kate Magill.
By Kate Magill
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In today’s world of social networking, a new fad has taken hold among young people, one that I find aggravating—the need for individuals to let the world know what they are doing at all times through the use of status updates. With popular sites such as Facebook [...]
Posted on 06. Oct, 2010 by admin.
Columnist shares experience of UAHS introduction
By Elise Murray ‘12
On Aug. 25, the doors to UAHS opened for the first time this school year. Students rushed in, falling into what would soon become their daily routine. Little did I know that I was connected to a select group of these students by a single fact: We [...]