The Coin: All Hail Homecoming! Memories to Last a Lifetime

Kendrick Lamar. Frank Ocean. Migos. Cardi B. Perhaps some dabbling around by the DJ will even lead to a little bit of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, JB, and Beyoncé! Reserve students are back better than ever… Gatsby style! Homecoming 2017 is right around the corner, and the dance proposals are on full blast! Although we … Continue reading

The Coin: Homecoming Dance: A Tragic Perspective

Study hall ends. I take a slow, prolonged sip of my drink, staring out the window. Thus marks the end of yet another day of abject suffering at Reserve—long classes, grueling coursework, a demanding schedule. The door bursts open,and I groan instinctively. My roommate’s shrill voice pierces the peace and tranquility of my cramped room … Continue reading

The Coin: New Schedule: A Positive and Refreshing Update

It’s 9:47 on a Wednesday night. I have returned back from a musical rehearsal and realized that between classes, practice and dinner, I have not had any time to do any of my homework. Shoot. I still need to shower and finish an article for the Coin in the Reserve Record about the new schedule. … Continue reading

The Coin: Students Already Tired of Complicated New Changes

The new schedule this year could be improved a whole lot. It is confusing, inconvenient, inefficient, and untimely. Firstly, the seven day rotation is the worst and most confusing part of the whole schedule. Because of this strange aspect of the new schedule, some things, like classes, are dependent on which letter day we are … Continue reading

The Coin: Trump’s Presidency Has Only Left Us More Divided

Although I am not an American citizen and have only been able to call the United States home for a few months, the 2016 election impacted me in an intensely visceral manner. When Donald Trump was elected President, I wept alongside my friends, who cried for their country, for their future and for their safety. … Continue reading

The Coin: Boardingware: Distinctive Logistic Efficiency

If you needed any proof that Boardingware was long overdue, ask the parents of a boarding student. The clunky, awkward system that we had before deserved to be replaced. Rather than a tedious series of phone calls between the student, their parents, and the administrator on duty (AOD), the process of signing in and out … Continue reading

The Coin: Big Brother is Watching: Boardingware’s Faults

Change is never wanted, but at times the undeniable truth is that it is needed. This, I believe that most of you humble souls could agree with. A change in policy, a system of governance, or the annoying new software update on the iPhone are all things that create annoyance at the beginning. But it … Continue reading

The Coin: America First Will Finally Make America Great Again

Over the past 30 years, America has witnessed the hemorrhaging of its jobs, a weakening of its borders, a foreign policy that has left the nation trillions of dollars in debt, and a weakening of foreign relations. Donald Trump saw the problems that plagued our country and ran a campaign that would shake up Washington … Continue reading

The Coin: Backpack Ban Brings Piles of Problems

Each issue two Reserve Record writers debate an important issue for “The Coin.” January’s topic is WRA Campus Security’s new “Backpack Ban.”  One of the many choices that WRA students face daily is the seemingly simple decision of where to leave backpacks. Our sprawling campus offers many options to stow bags between classes, but I … Continue reading

The Coin: New Bookbag Crackdown is Years Overdue

Each issue two Reserve Record writers debate an important issue for “The Coin.” January’s topic is WRA Campus Security’s new “Backpack Ban.”  Finally, the ban on backpacks in the Chapel and Ellsworth is here. Ever since I was a freshman, I have seen the need for it. Each day, I leave my backpack on Brick … Continue reading