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Doc Films and Desi Club explores minstrelsy and misrepresentation with The Problem with Apu

Doc Films and Desi Club explores minstrelsy and misrepresentation with The Problem with Apu

Michelle Wei, Blogger

January 16, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Features, Showcase

In a recent collaboration between the Doc Films club and DESI club at Masters, the documentary The Problem with Apu  was shown this past Friday, December 8. The Problem with Apu was released on November 17, 2017 featuring and written by comedian Hari Kondabolu. The film focuses on addressing problems surroun...

Masters Debate Team finds success at recent tournaments

Masters Debate Team finds success at recent tournaments

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

January 14, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

Through elements like the Harkness Method, Masters strives to help students foster communication skills to carry with them for the rest of their lives. The Debate Team, founded two years ago, adds to this by creating a space for students to learn how to articulate ideas, and understand complex issues f...

Music you missed in 2017

Music you missed in 2017

Sam Levin, Blogger

January 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, For the Record, Showcase

2017 was a big year for musicians and artists that you probably haven’t heard of. While the music on the radio certainly evolved throughout the hectic and unforgiving year, there were some new releases behind the giant mainstream curtain that I think will make you actually feel things, and if you’re re...

Salty Dogs takes to the stars; produces “world’s first sea shanty musical”

Salty Dogs takes to the stars; produces “world’s first sea shanty musical”

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

In a sea of a cappella groups and musical theatre troupes, Salty Dogs stands out as one of the most unique student performance groups at Masters. The club was founded only two years ago and has since earned a very positive reputation on the Masters campus. Since the club’s founding, the members of Salty ...

Doc Films and Desi Club explore minstrelsy and misrepresentation with The Problem with Apu

Doc Films and Desi Club explore minstrelsy and misrepresentation with The Problem with Apu

Michelle Wei, Blogger

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Diversity Corner, Showcase

In a recent collaboration between the Doc Films club and DESI club at Masters, the documentary The Problem with Apu was shown this past Friday, December 8. The Problem with Apu was released on November 17, 2017, featuring and written by comedian Hari Kondabolu. The film focuses on addressing problems surrounding ...

What role has the “N” word played at Masters?

What role has the “N” word played at Masters?

Michelle Wei, Blogger

December 4, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Diversity Corner, Showcase

The “n” word originates from the Latin word for black, niger. The word was used as a derogatory term by the early 1800s to perpetuate the black stereotype: dumb, worthless, and lazy. A hierarchy where whites are at the top and blacks are at the bottom was created. This idea is shown through usin...

Mixd Club opens a new door for diversity education

Mixd Club opens a new door for diversity education

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

December 1, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase

Masters clubs provide an outlet for all students within various groups to voice opinions, issues, and concerns--but what happens when someone falls under more than one of these categories or none at all? Among the School’s newest clubs, Mixd Club was founded in order to educate the Masters communit...

Football fans upset with NFL

Football fans upset with NFL

Shawn Farhadian, Blogger

November 20, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, The Sports Side

There’s an inevitable truth in football this year: it is far from perfect. Football players have constantly expressed their frustration over league policy and decisions, as they play a dangerous sport with a considerably low salary in comparison to hockey, baseball, and basketball players in th...

GALS

GALS

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

November 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

In my previous feature on Next Generation Politics, Senior Amanda Taylor stated that “politics affect your life in every way possible.” However, as students of a highly progressive, liberal school, many among the Masters community opt to ‘stay out of politics’ after engaging in heated debates ...

Halloween costumes used as a vehicle for activism

Halloween costumes used as a vehicle for activism

Michelle Wei, Blogger

November 7, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Diversity Corner, Showcase

  As all Masters students know, Halloween is a tradition at Masters that is celebrated by everyone. Deemed one of the “best days” at Masters by various students, students and faculty come to school dressed under a theme given by the senior class. With the Sophomore theme being Duck Dynasty, some ...

Next generation politics

Next generation politics

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

October 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Features, Showcase

  The Harkness Method acts as a vehicle for students to interactively absorb subject matter and express diverse opinions. However, students at The Masters School and beyond struggle to find environments where they feel comfortable exchanging certain views without fear of judgement. Among the ne...

Piccola

Piccola

Sarah Faber, Blogger

May 23, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Faber's Foods, Showcase

After spending a thorough amount of time looking at pictures of food on Piccola’s website, I was excited to try it out. When I arrived I immediately felt the local, old-school Italian restaurant vibe. The candles, curtains, wood tables, and freshly baked bread all made me feel like I was at a classic...

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