People protesting during the September 2019 climate strikes in New

York City. The protested had an estimated turnout of over 250,000. Mas-
ters students were allowed an excused absence to go to the march.

A hard rain’s a-gonna fall

Kira Ratan, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2021

There is no such thing as a rain angel. Nor a rainball fight, nor sledding in the rain, nor, until recently, rain days. The effects of the ongoing climate crisis are running their course at and around...

Juniors Baird Hruska and Ben New celebrate after their team scores a touchdown in Ultimate Frisbee practice.

Ultimate Frisbee ‘touches down’ on their first season

Hanna Schiciano, TBN Associate Producer November 19, 2021

The ultimate frisbee team, founded this year by seniors Ethan Rosenberg and Andrew Mitchell, is the “ultimate” way to spend time after school. The fall co-curricular meets on Mondays and Wednesdays...

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated on campus

Carol Queiroz, TBN Executive Producer November 16, 2021

Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion

Maya Phillips, Opinion Editor October 29, 2021

Culture & Trends Clothing is now considered disposable after just a few wears. “I think fast fashion is centered around impulse. One loves a piece for a little bit and then it’s completely useless....

JENNY XU AND ELIZABETH Fletcher tried their hand at “ninja” during the annual
Dorm Olympics on campus. The boarding community is back together at Masters
after more than a year apart.

International Students Return

Lucas Seguinot, Features Editor October 29, 2021

  “I am from Ghana… it was fully remote [last year]. I was given the opportunity to come, but there were some issues with the embassy back home,” Senior Dani Appiah said. “I feel like I...

The club fair was back in full swing on the quad this September, after a year away. The student body gathered to explore new and old clubs returning to campus.

Clubs make long-awaited comeback

Carlos Heredia, Web Editor October 29, 2021

After more than a year-long pause, nearly 70 clubs are back in full-swing and finally making a comeback around campus. This year’s club fair had more than thirty clubs on the quad with hundreds of signups...

STUDENTS PACK INTO THE tables filling the Dining Hall. With the schedule for the 2021-22 school year, all Upper
School students eat lunch at 12 pm, which has created several issues of overcrowding by the food lines and at eating
spaces, as well.

One lunch: Easy meetings, long lines

Maia Barantsevitch, Features Editor October 29, 2021

Every day at 12 p.m., 519 hungry students rush to lunch. The dining hall soon becomes a frenzy; lines reach as far back as the salad bar, forks run out in minutes, and the commotion at the tables makes...

Students rehearse Dracula on stage in the Claudia Boettcher Theatre.

Fall Play Returns With Dracula

Ellie Yang, Chief Design Editor October 28, 2021

After over a year of adapting to COVID-19, the Masters fall play is back. Through the pandemic, the theater program, like all other programs at Masters, has been forced to reinvent itself in many ways...

While scrolling through social media, a teenager is grappling understanding what information to believe in a world of media bias. (Phoebe Radke/Illustrator)

Fact or fiction? In media, the line is blurred

Lexi Wachen, Lead Features Editor October 27, 2021

We are experiencing a new virus. But unlike Covid, there is no vaccine to stop the spread. It is contagious. It is manipulative. Media Bias has overtaken the planet.  Media bias occurs when publication...

Jayde Bennett, The new director of residential life has returned to Masters; they used to work with CITYTerm. A product of boarding school themselves, Bennett has committed themself to aim to be the person who wasnt there for them in their high school years.

Boarders welcome Jayde Bennett

Matthias Jaylen Sandoval, Social Media Manager/ Distribution Manager October 27, 2021

Jayde Bennett said, “I never wanted to leave, I was trying to figure out ways to stay at Masters. I felt very much like it was my home for those two years. It was the first place in a long time that...

A Semester Away: Students Taking a Deeper look into the Natural World

A Semester Away: Students Taking a Deeper look into the Natural World

Gisele Cestaro, News Editor October 26, 2021

Masters students Lexi Wachen, Declan Myers, and Kayla Shelley left their friends and families for a whole semester to make new discoveries in the mountains of Colorado and Idaho. The High Mountain...

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