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Students sit around a harkness table inside of a history classroom.

Africana Studies course created after student interest soars

Hanna Schiciano, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Creating an African Studies course at Masters has been a desire for many students, and next year, their wishes will finally become a reality. Upper School History teachers Brendon Barrios and Selas Douglas...

Preparing for the Unknown: Masters Pandemic Finances, Feb-May 2020

Preparing for the unknown: Masters’ pandemic finances, Feb-May 2020

Logan Schiciano, TBN Producer March 15, 2021

No manual exists for navigating a school through a deadly pandemic, but Masters’ Chief Financial Officer Ed Biddle drew from the next best resource – a comprehensive report analyzing the effects of...

WandaVision has burst onto the entertainment scene as a brilliant, mind twisting television series that has defied the expectations of typical superhero media.

Review: WandaVision is a must-watch

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor March 12, 2021

WandaVision has burst onto the entertainment scene as a brilliant, mind twisting television series that has defied the expectations of typical superhero media. It is a beautiful blend of science fiction,...

Senior captains of the cybersecurity team Brandon Zazza, Matt Napp, and Zach Battleman (left to right) stand together for a photo taken in Jan. 2020. The team has seen national success at cybersecurity competitions recently.

Through the Window: An in depth look at the Cybersecurity Team

Tim Mathas, Opinion Lead Editor March 10, 2021

Seniors Zach Battleman, Brandon Zazza and Matt Nappo have single-handedly represented Masters in the American Air Force Association's Cyber Defense Competition for the past three years. Participating in...

Helpdesk technician Neil O'Sullivan tackles a technological problem in the Tower lab. Masters’ tech department has had to deal with a lot more work, both in-person and remote, since the pandemic began and classes shifted online. In addition to Patel and O-Sullivan, Alex Harper, Ryan Levin and Anthony Keaveney make up the rest of the IT crew.

A year into the pandemic, tech department soldiers on

Andrew Mitchell, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

“We became a call center overnight. We pivoted from supporting 1000 users to supporting over 4000, globally and in a matter of hours.” Director of Technology Bhavin Patel said. With the transition...

Junior George Chang recently launched SpeakSquare, a social media platform designed for positive political discourse.

George Chang launches political speech platform

Ethan Schlapp, Sports Lead Editor March 8, 2021

Like teenagers all around the world this past summer, junior George Chang was just another bored high-schooler stuck inside his room in Taichung City, Taiwan. As the coronavirus continued to cause global...

Many people dress up in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Due to the pandemic this year, many international students across east Asia were able to celebrate in person with their families for the first time in years since they began boarding at Masters.

International students celebrate the Lunar New Year at home

George Chang, Photo Editor March 1, 2021

This past January marks the first time in years that many international students from Asia have been able to celebrate their most important holiday, the Lunar New Year, at home with their families.  Like...

Masters sophomore Stella Simonds sits in the library reading. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the book industry went through many ups and downs, but ultimately found success in 2020.

Book industry finds success through the ups and downs of 2020

Maya Phillips, Contributing Writer February 11, 2021

The COVID-19 outbreak last March quickly bound millions of Americans to their homes, with nowhere to go and lots of time. Many found this to be the perfect opportunity to finally read the books they never...

Kamala Cesar, the Founder and Artistic Director of Lotus Music and Dance

Indigenous voices echo across Hudson

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor February 5, 2021

From the beginning of modern U.S. history, American Indian people have been ethnically discriminated against, victimized by systemic genocide and have had their land stolen from them. The Masters campus...

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