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Presenting: A new act of the Brexit drama

Presenting: A new act of the Brexit drama

Emanuel Adamiak, Blogger

December 5, 2019

After a hard-fought 2016 campaign that divided the country and multiple rounds of heated negotiations with the European Union, the United Kingdom opened the curtain once again for a new act of the Brexit drama. It started with the second Prime Minister (PM) change since the referendum three years...

An Overview of Cryptocurrency & Why You Should Invest

An Overview of Cryptocurrency & Why You Should Invest

Carly Grizzaffi, Blogger

December 3, 2019

Cryptocurrency is exactly what it sounds like — digital currency, secured by cryptography, a method of protecting information and communications through the use of codes, making it virtually impossible to defraud.  I like to think of cryptocurrencies as virtual “tokens,” but in reality, they are system...

“But It’s Recyclable!”

“But It’s Recyclable!”

Anastasiia Gorobets, Blogger

November 24, 2019

“But it’s recyclable!” is a phrase I hear my peers say nearly every day to justify a purchase of a single-use-plastic item. Indeed, plastic recycling is often perceived as a panacea for waste and pollution, but it is not that simple. If it’s recyclable, what’s the problem? We often don’...

What is Democratic Socialism?

Buster Scheuer, Blogger

April 15, 2019

In our nifty fifty United States, there has been a growing fear of “socialism” in the political climate as it relates to the policy platform of Senator/2020-hopeful Bernie Sanders. In talking to many of my friends about what socialism and democratic socialism are, I find that not too many fully ...

Their Story: Christy Nicandri

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

April 10, 2019

  Gold Key tours, revisit days, and reviewing applicants. These events are among the admission tasks that Christy Nicandri has undertaken during admission season for the past two years. Before her life at masters, Nicandri worked for five years at an academy in Florida. There, she worked with...

Greta Thunberg: How a teenager changed the climate debate

Greta Thunberg: How a teenager changed the climate debate

Emanuel Adamiak, Blogger

March 31, 2019

August 20th 2018 was a pivotal day in Greta Thunberg’s life. On that date, she started a movement that would soon spread all across the world. What she did was simple. She skipped school and instead protested in front of the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm, having only one goal in mind: getting po...

The EU’s biggest problem? A change in attitude

Emanuel Adamiak, Blogger

February 7, 2019

As the New Year’s celebrations are slowly falling into oblivion, we are brought back to reality. For Europe, more specifically the European Union, it is a harsh one. In 2018, it faced the Brexit drama, mass protests against reforms in France and a rise of authoritarianism in most parts of the Union. Th...

Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Eli Emery, Sports Design Editor

January 8, 2019

Adriano Espaillat (D-NY 13): Represents 7 students as a member of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and House Select Committee on Small Business. Albio Sires (D-NJ 8): Represents 3 students as a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affair...

Their Story: Sydney Kadiyala

Their Story: Sydney Kadiyala

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

December 10, 2018

You may see her in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center teaching one of her engineering classes or helping out the robotics team. She is Sydney Kadiyala,  an engineering teacher and dorm parent at our school. Although she is relatively new, Sydney Kadiyala has become familiar with the ways o...

France in shock as chaos hits Paris

France in shock as chaos hits Paris

Manu Adamiak, Blogger

December 6, 2018

Paris is known as Western Europe’s cultural hub and an inimitable metropole. The city offers museums with world-renowned pieces, many little cafes that create the unique French charm and many prominent sights, from the Notre Dame Cathedral to the Eiffel Tower. But the city of lights, as it is so oft...

From a Dem: The “kinda”-left won’t beat the far-right

From a Dem: The “kinda”-left won’t beat the far-right

Buster Scheuer, Blogger

December 3, 2018

With the midterms behind us, soon there will be announcements of people who will try to face Donald Trump in the general election. Hillary Clinton has already implied that she’d run again, as well as Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris. As all of our knowledge of the political ...

Their Story: Robert Fish

Their Story: Robert Fish

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

November 13, 2018

You may have seen him walking out of the History Commons in Masters Hall. He is a teacher, father and an avid Mets fan. He is Dr. Fish, a History and Religion teacher at The Masters School. Many may not really know Dr. Fish. He grew up in New Jersey and participated mostly in athletics. He conside...

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