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 Psychology Behind Luxury Brands

Purchasing habits are often studied, whether it is for marketing reasons or for a desire to learn more about human behavior. It is often the case that the overall amount of goods purchased tends to fall dramatically during times of economic difficulties and recessions. However, somehow paradoxically, the number of luxury goods purchased is unlikely … Continue reading

“The Laramie Project” Sparks Conversation

From January 26th to the 28th, Western Reserve Academy proudly presented “The Laramie Project,” a play by Moisés Kaufman that illustrates a story of an American town in the wake of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard. Donalee Ong, Director and Fine & Performing Arts Departments Teacher, commented, “the play depicts actors in a theatre … Continue reading

Senior Space Moved and Remodeled

Due to the elimination of the WRAp, the Dean’s Office is working to create a hangout space for the seniors. The new senior space will be in the chapel, and although the construction is still taking place, seniors are excited to have a place dedicated just for them. Kevin Escott ’18 remarked, “the new senior … Continue reading

State Champs! Pep Band Brings Home Big Win

In addition to playing cheerful music at a number of basketball games, the Pioneer Pep Band has developed a new, innovative way to share the art of music through their creative performances. Although this is something that Western Reserve Academy has never done before, the members of the band were able to successfully compete in … Continue reading

Pioneer Pep Band: James Doh

Great basketball teams, loud student crowds, and supportive parents are not everything to a basketball game. This 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Will Talaba, the music director at Western Reserve Academy, has come up with the great idea of providing even more support for our basketball teams: The Pioneer Pep Band. The Pioneer Pep Band is … 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