Wilson Plans to Enjoy Her Binges

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2012

A common theory on eating habits suggests that the reason a person, henceforth known as Dave, eats an entire bowl of ice cream not because he is hungry. Because who eats ice cream when he’s hungry? He eats ice cream because...

Seniors Boast 47 National Merit Scholars

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2012

Select seniors receive awards, scholarships, and special recognition on Tuesday, May 22 in the CPAC. In all, 85 students were honored; the number of students to earn National Merit recognition was among the highest in school history. Each...

Wilson Comes to Terms with Assassination

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2012

I was a "liquid assassin," until I took a bottle of water to the knee, most of my shorts, and a good portion of my shirt. Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few days, you'll know about the campus-wide tournament...

Unique Staging, Strong Characters Make Foreigner Unforgettable

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2012

Drama's production of The Foreigner was a smashing success with the trifecta of staging, casting, and delivery. I was most impressed by the director's decisions regarding staging and the cast's delivery of well-developed personal...

Fong, Pines Win State Nominations

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2012

This year's delegates for the annual Boys State and Girls State were recently nominated. After an intensive interview process, juniors Kevin Fong and Molly Pines will be attending the week-long mock government seminars hosted...

Vending Machines Can’t Bring Me Down

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2012

There is no graceful way to get a snack out of a vending machine. Believe me, I've attempted every maneuver under the sun. There's the classic bend-at-the-waist method, but unless you're without a shred of self-consciousness,...

Hunger Builds for Latest Book Adaptation to Silver Screen

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2012

Lord of the Rings. Harry Potter. Twilight. All incredibly popular book series that were made into movies. Now, they are pop culture legends, each with intensely devoted groupies. Brooke Shields. Britney Spears. Drew Barrymore. Al...

Multi-Faceted Emotion Deserves Respect

Rachel Wilson, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2012

Let’s cut the disillusionment. We can call Valentine’s Day a commercialized holiday; We can call it Singles Awareness Day; We can call it overrated and trivial and ridiculously unnecessary; But no matter what we call Valentine’s...

Seniors Susceptible to Sloth

Rachel Wilson, Editor-In-Chief

January 27, 2012

Once second semester rolls around, two roads lie before the proverbial senior traveler. One path lies higher than the other, a slippery slope separates the two. Many argue the lower involves a more fun experience, while those...

Editor’s Column: Rachel Wilson

Rachel Wilson, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2011

I refuse to give up. In the face of all of every single one of my white girl problems, I refuse to back down. My friends often ask me why I’ve committed to so many activities that demand inordinate amounts of my time. Every...