Brandt Aker Decides to PG Again (Eggplant)

With the introduction of the coronavirus into American society, hordes of students are suffering. This illness not only takes lives, but it is also stealing the most anticipated part of high school from the class of 2020. Their senior slide is more like a slanted chair, prom is nonexistent and graduation is rescheduled to the … Continue reading

Students Who Don’t Care – where are they now? (Eggplant)

They were made famous by their announcement at the WRAP (the premiere late-night talk show here at Western Reserve Academy), but where are they now? WRA’s newest club, Students Who Don’t Care, opened with a bang – and a pie to the face of Carter Frato-Sweeney ’22. But it’s been over a month since then, … Continue reading

Top 10 Napping Spots on Campus (Eggplant)

10. MAC concessions. Honestly not the best place to take a nap because of how many people walk past and how loud the MAC usually is, but we work with what we’ve got. 9. Ellsworth dining hall. Also not ideal, but it would be nice if you have the dining hall all to yourself and … Continue reading

Students sleep on the streets as all dorms are closed due to coronavirus threats (Eggplant)

In the weeks leading up to the closing of campus due to the novel coronavirus, the dorms were preemptively closed amid concerns that COVID-19 could spread rapidly in the dormitory environment. As a result, boarders found themselves sleeping on the streets of campus. Mrs. Skinner announced the new policy by saying, “This is designed to … Continue reading

Firealarm Satire (Eggplant)

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 students driving through campus) rollercoaster. But discussion over pressing … 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

Guatemala Trip

This past summer, three WRA students had the opportunity to travel abroad to Guatemala to participate in an exchange of language, culture, and experience. The study abroad program consisted of a four day volunteer project at a community school for young children, called Los Patojos, as well as a four week homestay with a purely … Continue reading

Heidelberg Trip

People were captivated by the old city that Mark Twain described with such picturesque detail. The city he spoke about? Heidelberg, Germany! This year, two Reserve students traveled to Germany and participate in the Heidelberg Program. The program is an opportunity that allows students to study abroad with other students from around the world for … Continue reading

ELISA Trip

The ELISA program gives Reserve students the opportunity to go on several different trips around the world, to places such as France, China, and Costa Rica. The goal of the program is for its students to improve in their chosen languages and broaden their worldviews. This past summer, Sebastian Fields ‘20 was one of the … Continue reading

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