The Most Glamorous Met Gala

Often regarded as the fashion event of the year, the Met Gala has become an American tradition since its opening in 1948. This year a special version of the Met Gala was held on September 13th. Although traditionally held on the first Monday of May, the COVID-19 pandemic forced a rescheduling of the event. The … Continue reading

Breaking News: Beloved Module System Here to Stay!

Breaking News: Beloved Module System Here to Stay! Gotcha Spaghetti ’22Editor After extensive deliberation, the Academic Office has announced that the module system is here to stay (to the joy of all students). The student body has shown nothing short of appreciation for having a normal 75 day semester crammed into 40 days or less. … Continue reading

Standardized Testing is Unnecessary! It Should Go!

Standardized Testing is Unnecessary! It Should Go!  Katya Luchette ’22Editor  Standardized tests, such as the SAT and ACT, have long been used as benchmarks for colleges to review academic performance. But can these tests actually show the reality of how well a student can perform in the future? I believe they do not. Over the … Continue reading

Royal Family Drama

On January 8, 2020, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced a momentous decision to the world through Instagram. In their post, they said they intended to step back as senior royals, work to become financially independent, and decided to split their time between North America and the United Kingdom. One of the main reasons for … Continue reading

Russian Oligarchs as Art Patrons

For a while now, wealthy Russian oligarchs have been collecting art. Perhaps the earliest Russian oligarch who was an avid art patron was Empress Catherine the Great. She became Empress of Russia in the late twentieth century and collected thousands of art pieces and commissioned numerous others. The next time Russian oligarchs became prominent art … Continue reading

Hong Kong Protests

Last February, the Hong Kong government started contemplating a specific bill that would later spark the many protests in Hong Kong. This proposed bill would let Hong Kong’s chief executive extradite criminals to jurisdictions that have no extradition treaty with Hong Kong. Because Hong Kong does not have an extradition treaty with China, the bill … Continue reading