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Jessica Bogart Departs Masters, Leaving Students With Newfound Confidence

Jessica Bogart Departs Masters, Leaving Students With Newfound Confidence

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

May 22, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Features

As an educator in the theatre world, Jessica Bogart frames her teaching style as ‘leap and the net will appear,’ a philosophy she hopes encourages her students to take risks and make new discoveries about themselves. “I feel the most proud when I watch a student make a daring choice, accomplis...

Full Interview with Joey Mondelli

Full Interview with Joey Mondelli

Emma Luis, News Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Parkland Interviews, Showcase

  I think a good place to start would be your experience on the day of the shooting, what was going through your mind that day at school? That day was just a normal day in the morning, it was Valentines Day, so I had planned on taking my girlfriend out on a date later that day. Up until th...

Full Interview with Jeffrey Foster

Full Interview with Jeffrey Foster

Jacob Strier, Distribution Manager

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Parkland Interviews, Showcase

  Q. Could you tell me about your experience in the shooting? You could share as much or as little as you would like. Foster:  The day of we had a fire drill that morning and then I’d been telling the kids for weeks that there was going to be a code red or a code black coming up becau...

Full Interview with Kyrah Simon

Full Interview with Kyrah Simon

Sophia Brousset, Copy Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Parkland Interviews, Showcase

  What was going through your mind the day of the shooting? Since it was Valentine’s Day my main concern was the fact that I didn’t have a boyfriend. A lot of girls walked around with roses, balloons, and those life-size teddy bears and I was looking forward to the leadership kids pas...

Full Interview with Aly Sheehy

Full Interview with Aly Sheehy

Drew Schott, Features Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Parkland Interviews, Showcase

Could you explain your experience at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on that day? Please do not feel pressured to explain your experience if you do not want to. “I was in the building right next door to where it was happening. I would’ve been in my usual class on the other side of campu...

Sophomore MISH Carnival for CAMFED

Sophomore MISH Carnival for CAMFED

Tyler Conway, Web Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year’s sophomore MISH representatives are going to the circus for their grade’s project. The sophomores will be hosting a carnival for the student body, and the proceeds are going to CAMFED, an organization that aids women and children who have past experiences with issues such as domestic ab...

Señor Mercedes lights the way

Señor Mercedes lights the way

Nora Fellas, Blogger

May 1, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Features, Showcase, Turning the Harkness Table

“I have been like a Robin Hood all my life,” said Roberto Mercedes, Spanish teacher, when I asked him what he was like in high school. He had always cared about activism and almost became a lawyer or journalist, but asked himself, “Who am I? Where can I do the most good in the world?” He ultima...

EFFECT Celebrates Earth Day With Sustainable Farmers Market

EFFECT Celebrates Earth Day With Sustainable Farmers Market

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

April 24, 2018


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

In recent years, the environment we inhabit has changed more drastically and rapidly than ever; the steady rise in world temperature due to greenhouse gas emissions and the economic instability caused by recent natural disasters has sparked activism across nations to become more sustainable. Earth Day, fo...

Behind the Scenes Video: Sophomores Simulate the UN

Behind the Scenes Video: Sophomores Simulate the UN

Panther TV

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

Watch students and teachers discuss the "Model United Nations" project in this first Tower Behind the Scenes video production.

Money-mad Masters students pour cash into cryptocurrencies

Money-mad Masters students pour cash into cryptocurrencies

David Oks & Cedar Berrol-Young, Opinion Editor/Opinion Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The world has gone crypto-crazy. Chris Larsen, the obscure founder of the Ripple cryptocurrency, saw his net worth briefly eclipse Mark Zuckerberg’s. Newspapers and magazine regularly run profiles of the new generation of “crypto millionaires” and “crypto billionaires.” Hedge funds that deal in the mo...

Parkland Response

Parkland Response

Tower Staff

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Leading up to our Issue 5 Centerspread Special Report, Tower has put together a series of pieces on the Parkland shooting, the response to it, and how Masters is dealing with the issue of safety and security. Keep checking this for updates and new articles.   PART I: ROMANTICIZATION OF KILLER...

HQ app sweeps Masters

HQ app sweeps Masters

Sarah Faber, Social Media Manager

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The clock strikes three. Among the rustling of papers and zipping of bags, a familiar buzz can be heard– it’s time for HQ. Students flock to tables in the Fonseca Center, hunched over their phones, waiting for the 3:00 game to start. Soon, almost one million people will be on the HQ app, answerin...

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