The Price of Mail

A recent study by the afternoon sport Independent Research showed that checking your student mailbox at school is just like checking your phone for a text. The study revealed that 72% of students check their mailbox every day, and 57% of students check it more than once a day. One member of Independent Research stated, … Continue reading

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

Sadie Hawkins’ Dance: One For the Ages

In early December, the entire student body of Western Reserve Academy was talking about the upcoming “Sadie’s” dance. Starting with a very entertaining video from the senior girls Elizabeth Downing, Kate Winson, Olivia Chan, Zanna Leciejewski, Caleigh Tiley, Abby Goodman and Zoe Platt (all ’17). Suraj ’20 even made a surprise appearance. Starring as the … Continue reading

Brigie Speaks: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

Life is too short to worry. I, myself, am guilty of being told to “stop worrying” way too often. I try to live in the moment, but I tend to worry about the future, and dwell on the past. Did I say something wrong? What if they think…? What did I just do?! These are … Continue reading

2017 Madrigal Feaste Trumped All Others

Imagine this: boys wearing tights, political skits, and a fine dining experience. What could possibly encompass all these things? The answer was seen by students and family on February 12th and 13th at Western Reserve Academy during the Madrigal Feaste. The choir ditched their usual performance wear and Reserve Green for medieval garments, and not … Continue reading

A Taste of the Mediterranean Found at Aladdin’s Eatery

Ever had a craving for food other than boring old pizza? Then Aladdin’s Eatery is for you! Located in the heart of First & Main, Aladdin’s Eatery provides an eclectic menu of diverse and healthy choices. The menu consists of Mediterranean food, including rolled pitas and pita pizzas. There are many delectable appetizers to choose … Continue reading

Women’s March On D.C.

Hundreds of thousands of men and women descended into the nation’s capital, meeting in the National Mall on Saturday, to show their support for women’s rights a day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated. What began as a Facebook post by a Hawaii grandmother the day after Hillary Clinton’s loss in November’s election, blossomed into … 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

Pamela Daum: Moos Gallery Art Exhibit

The phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” rings more true with the ever-growing advancements in photographic technology. Capturing an image and immortalizing a brief second in time could never be summed up with our puny human vocabulary. Pamela Daum is a prime example of this impossibility, especially when trying to describe the softness … Continue reading