Is He Guilty … Or Not Guilty?

The latest Western Reserve Academy arts production, 12 Angry Jurors, hit the KFAC stage on the final weekend of January. From the moment the first curtain rose, the immense work that went into this production was evident. This play was adapted from the television program Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose, but the members of … Continue reading

WRA Commemorates Year of the Rooster

You might be thinking to yourself, “Why do the Chinese celebrate the New Year twice a year?” Many cultures around the world still celebrate their own traditional New Year. The New Year tradition that you are thinking about is the one from Gregorian calendar, a Western invention adopted by the rest of the world. While … Continue reading

Fall Dance Performance Takes Off

Lively music. Synchronized movement. Beautiful choreography. Western Reserve Academy’s 2016 fall dance performance, titled Leaving on a Jet Plane and performed in KFAC on November 11th and 12th, was an incredible performance filled with vivid colors and exciting dance moves. When questioned about the process that led to this amazing performance, director Emily Barth commented, … Continue reading

Park Geun-hye’s Corruption Exposed

“I feel a huge responsibility deep in my heart. It is all my fault and mistake,” said President Park Geun-Hye of South Korea, but the South Korean people have now reached a point in which her apologies are no longer acceptable. The recent scandal between Park and her friend has enraged citizens of South Korea; … Continue reading

Model UN Competes at Brown University

On November 11, Sarah Horgan and nine Western Reserve Academy students embarked on a trip to Brown University to participate in a conference. Known as Model UN, this experience brings students from all over the world together to debate world issues, past and present, so as to better understand the international community while representing a … Continue reading

Athletes React to the Election

Whether you support the President-elect or not, it is a time of change for America. Some athletes had a surprising amount to say about this, choosing to break out of the “I’m just going to focus on the game” mentality that other players have portrayed. For instance, Russell Westbrook, 2016 NBA All-Star Game MVP and … Continue reading

Jasmine Wheeler Visits Jeopardy

On November 15, Jasmine Wheeler ’20 competed on Teen Jeopardy! A watch party for the freshman class was hosted in the Green Key, featuring a Chipotle bar, and of course, Jeopardy. How did you find out about the competition? There was a test about a year ago online for anyone who was interested in being … Continue reading

Costa Ricans On Campus

Here at Western Reserve Academy, we celebrate our differences and diversity among the student body and faculty, and opportunities to learn more about cultures that are not our own flood our halls in service projects and exchange programs. This year, we proudly showcased several girls from Costa Rica, and one small boy named Fernando who … Continue reading

Group of Students Attend Diversity Conference at Camp Wise

Over the weekend before the long anticipated Mid-Fall Break, four eager Reserve students had the amazing opportunity to attend a diversity conference at Camp Wise. Kia Ruffin ‘17, Makena Hayes ‘17, Joseph Jordan ‘18, and Judy Yin ‘19 traveled to Camp Wise in Chardon, Ohio to take part in a diversity conference that focused on … Continue reading

Hurricane Matthew Strikes Coast

Here in Hudson, Ohio, we have had mostly calm weather as of lately, but many have no doubt heard of the devastation wrought by the recent Hurricane Matthew. Matthew was a Category 5 hurricane—the first Atlantic Category 5 hurricane since 2007—that formed on September 28 and continued until October 10. The hurricane affected most of … Continue reading

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