Is an Uncrustables PB&J a Form of Ravioli?

 Is an Uncrustables PB&J a Form of Ravioli?  Isabella Folio ’22Managing Editor  When I learned that I could finally write editorials for the Reserve Record, I felt ecstatic. The ability to write whatever I wanted, no prompt, made my head spin with potential ideas. Of course, I knew then that I would use my position … Continue reading

Reflections on the Revolution in CHAZ

Elie Aoun ’21Editor-in-Chief To the history of failed communist states, we can add the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ). Established on June 8, 2020 in downtown Seattle by Antifa sympathizers, BLM extremists and other anarcho-communists agitators, CHAZ is a fascinating case study into the anatomy of fringe left-wing ideology. Owing to a lack of police … Continue reading

Organic or GMO?

Organic or GMO?  Khushi Chawda ’21Editor Organic agriculture started in the early 20th century as a response to the environmental consequences of the agricultural revolution. It aims to increase biodiversity, nutrition levels, and sustainability by using naturally occurring pesticides and fertilizers, such as green manure. Crop rotation and intercropping are common practices that help keep … Continue reading

Trump’s War on the LGBTQ+ Community

 Trump’s War on the LGBTQ+ Community Ellie Polyak ’21Managing Editor Trump’s hand-in-hand run with racism, bigotry, and prejudice isn’t anything hidden from the public; in particular, his conflicting message on the LGBTQ+ community. He has danced around vaguely accepting social progress and the community to saying he would “seriously consider” a Supreme Justice who would … Continue reading

Standardized Testing Isn’t For Everybody

Standardized Testing Isn’t For Everybody  Hannah Ma ’22Editor During high school, all students feel the pressure from grades, colleges and parents. This period is crucial for our future, and we are constantly working towards creating that stellar college application. Of course, colleges take into account our extracurriculars, athletics and leadership positions, but there is always … Continue reading

Jasmine’s Editorial

Jasmine Editorial Jasmine Wheeler ’20 I can still remember my first encounter with the Reserve Record vividly. No, it wasn’t the luring temptation of free pizza that drew my attention, nor was it a threat from a friend of mine to sign up for an article or else (though these are strategies I’ve since used … Continue reading

Ilyana’s Editorial

Ilyana Editorial Ilyana Smith ’20 Being a part of the Reserve Record for the past four years has truly been an experience. I have vague memories of writers’ meetings freshman year in Old Seymour, where there was pizza (sometimes no plates, but that was fine) and pop (sometimes no cups, which was less fine). I … Continue reading

Chloe’s Editorial

Chloe Editorial Chloe Zelch ’20 If you had asked me at the beginning of my freshman year what I wanted to study in college, I would have told you that I was going to be a computer science major studying at MIT. Yeah, I can’t believe it either. Now I’m going to a liberal arts … Continue reading

James’s Editorial

James Editorial James Doh ’20 May 21st, 2020: I go on Snapchat, and as I always do, I check one of those flashback moments. In one of those flashbacks, I see myself one year ago from today with four other members of the Reserve Record celebrating the end of the school year at One Red … Continue reading

The Minecraft Resurgence

Earlier this year, Minecraft overtook Tetris in number of games sold, becoming the best selling video game in history with 176,000,000 copies sold worldwide. Everyone has heard of Minecraft, and almost every young person has either seen or played the game at one point. Minecraft’s hegemony in the gaming industry and the broader culture is … Continue reading