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ASMR, a strange solution to sleeplessness

ASMR, or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, is a weird tingling sensation that some people experience when they are exposed to certain stimuli. Many people who experience it use ASMR videos to help them deal with things like insomnia or anxiety.

George Weed, Features Editor

April 27, 2017

I adore sleep more than a lot of things in this world, but I often find it hard to reach that state, and I know that there are many who experience a similar problem. I frequently lie awake for what feels like hours, unable to find the perfect position to induce my slumber, and when I have tried sleeping...

Students take center stage in the spring shorts

The annual spring shorts feature three one-act plays, produced by Masters students.

Michael Fitzgerald, News Editor

April 27, 2017

Coming to Masters on April 28 and 29 are three student-run, one-act comedy plays in the Experimental Theater.  These comedies, the spring shorts, are one of the most appealing theatrical productions at Masters. Though the students are primarily in charge, Head of Drama Department Chris Briante is ser...

Tedx students prepare for talks

Junior Ahnaf Taha practices his speech on minority leaders in the tech industry and how diversity cultivates success.

Cedar Berrol Young, Managing Editor

April 25, 2017

As the May 20 Tedx deadline approaches, students giving speeches are working overtime to complete their presentations. The list of student speakers include: Tulay Akoglu, Sophie Brousset, Sam Coppola, Mao Inoue, Jared Foxhall, Jonas Kolker, Julia Mathis, Scout O'Donnell, Heather Smith, Ahnaf Taha, Kree...

Great Gig In The Sky 4/21/17

Great Gig In The Sky 4/21/17

Vincent Alban, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017

On Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd, the Masters music ensembles combined to produce the entirety of the Green Day album: American Idiot, for the 2017 Great Gig In The Sky performance. ...

The 35th Annual Junior Games

The 35th Annual Junior Games

March 5, 2017

The 35th Annual Junior Games took place Saturday, March 4, with around 100 student volunteers, and many children from various backgrounds. Here are a few pictures from the event, held by South East Consortium, with sponsor TD Bank. ...

Asylum exposes pain of refugee crisis in a beautiful tribute

Asylum exposes pain of refugee crisis in a beautiful tribute

Jacob Strier, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017

Asylum was unconventional, informative, all-enveloping and breathtaking. Written by a collaboration of Masters students based on the dire stories of refugees, particularly Syrian: Asylum educated and entertained its first viewers last Thursday afternoon at their final dress rehearsal. The hour-long play, which included ...

A glimpse into the Israel-Palestine Conflict

A glimpse into the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Drew Schott, Columnist

January 23, 2017

Since the Biblical era, the conflict between Israel and Palestine over certain lands has generated a substantial issue between the two entities. Palestine is significant to the religion of Islam because Jerusalem is considered the third-holiest city in the region, following Mecca and Medina in Sa...

Spirit Week 2016: Twin Day

Spirit Week 2016: Twin Day

December 6, 2016

Check out some of our favorite "Twin Day" outfits from Spirit Week!  

Beehive catapults call for sustainability

Beehive catapults call for sustainability

Cedar Berrol-Young, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016

Earlier this month, hearing outcry for Honey Bees from environmental experts, the United States decided to place the Honey Bee on it’s endangered species list. In an effort to save the once very populous animal the endangered species title will help nationally funded wildlife reservoirs and entomol...

Holocaust survivor moves school during Matters of Spirit

Holocaust survivor moves school during Matters of Spirit

David Oks, Copy Editor

November 15, 2016

On Tuesday for Matters of Spirit, Masters welcomed Alex Rosner, a Holocaust survivor and grandfather of junior Grace Rosner, and senior Noah Rosner. Rosner, who lived in Kraków, Poland before the Second World War began, discussed being a young boy attempting to survive Auschwitz and Dachau during the...

Halloween 2016!

Halloween 2016!

November 1, 2016

The class of 2017 prepared a spooktacular halloween, complete with an English teacher fashion show and a language deparment remake of Dora.

Voices around campus: the upcoming election

We asked two juniors, Jaiden Feliciano and Petar Janicjevic, questions about the upcoming election. 

Question: How do you think social media has influenced the election?
Answer:

October 19, 2016

We asked members of the Masters community about the upcoming election and here are the results.

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