Students Stressed Out by Trying to be Joyful

Students Stressed Out by Trying to be Joyful-Crystal Coconut Joy! Joy. That delightful, fulfilling catchphrase scrawled in every email and all over the WRA website in a cute, quirky handwritten font. Mrs. Buck’s promise of joy has arrived on campus, physically manifesting in our hallowed halls and all across the lawn’s wide sweep. Students have … Continue reading


Horoscopes-Crystal Coconut Aries: Watch out– the MAC will no longer be open before classes. The future looks dark for your gains. Leo: The stars have aligned, your classmates will no longer get mad at you for letting juniors in the senior space. Sagittarius: Bad luck befalls you. You definitely used “get” twice in that Warner … Continue reading

The WRAP Becomes a One-Man Show

The WRAP Becomes a One-Man Show-Crystal Coconut Following the success of the March edition of the WRAp, Western Reserve Academy’s premiere late night talk show, the staff has been searching for a way to follow up. With a May show unlikely due to the coronavirus outbreak, lead Noah Frato-Sweeney `20 has come up with a … Continue reading

Mrs. Skinner Begins Rapping to Educate the Student Body

Mrs. Skinner Begins Rapping to Educate the Student Body-Micky Mozzarella In the past few school years at Western Reserve Academy, the student body has been put through more music-related trauma than necessary. Without naming names, let’s just say that musicals and music videos have shed their fair share of negative light. The students of Reserve … Continue reading

The Health Center Experiences an Influx of Students Avoiding Sports

The Health Center Experiences an Influx of Students Avoiding Sports-Sasha Starfruit A wise person once told me a truth: there are two kinds of people in this world, on this campus. There are those who enjoy sports, and those who hate them. The sports requirement at WRA is aimed toward those who fit within the … Continue reading

Students Take New Precautions amid Fire Alarm Concerns

Students Take New Precautions amid Fire Alarm Concerns-Sasha Starfruit This year at WRA has been fraught with changes and challenges faced by faculty and students alike. From the new administration to a complete revamping of Seymour to the coronavirus epidemic, life in the WRA community has transformed into an emotional (and physical when observing some … Continue reading

An Interview with Dr. Kent’s Fedora

An Interview with Dr. Kent’s Fedora-Uriel Ugli Interviewer/Me/Ellie: So, Dr. Kent’s Fedora, or, how would you prefer me to address you? Mr. Fedora? Dr. Fedora? Kent’s Fedora? Mr. Fedora: Mr. Fedora E: Mr. Fedora, how long have you belonged to Dr. Kent? MF: Well, I’ve belonged to Dr. Kent for the last 30 years, but … Continue reading

The WRAp

Reserve’s premiere late-night talk show, The WRAP, is like Reserve’s very own Saturday Night Live. Only instead of being hosted and performed by celebrities, it’s hosted by Noah Frato-Sweeney ‘20 and Henry Ong ‘20 and performed by an assortment of Reserve students. I know . . .even better! The show references great and memorable Reserve … Continue reading

Service Day

The 25th of January was quite a busy day for juniors and seniors, who went on the annual service trip organized by Ms Boesch. Along with our usual choices of destination, the Akron Food Bank and Haven of Rest, there was a third, new option: a simulation of homeless living designed by the organization Habitat … Continue reading

The Good Lie

Students gathered on January 20th to commemorate MLK day by watching The Good Lie. The film was shown in several locations, including, but not limited to, the Chapel, Seymour and the library. After the movie was shown, an engaging discussion was held and facilitated by teachers and staff. The movie follows the story of sudanese … Continue reading