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It's time to pop Masters' liberal bubble

It’s time to pop Masters’ liberal bubble

Logan Schiciano, TBN Producer March 20, 2021

At this point, it’s almost cliche. Masters is a “liberal bubble.” It’s a term that’s thrown around so casually in conversation it’s almost lost its meaning. But have you ever wondered why we...

Senior Sophie Neale attends an online class on March 3, a day of required remote classes for the Upper School. While day students are allowed to attend classes remotely any day of the year, boarding students are forced to attend school in-person

Remote day flexibility must apply to boarders

Carol Queiroz, Ad manager and Copy Editor March 10, 2021

I have days where I feel as though my school work is slowly becoming too much to handle. I have days where I can’t stop fearing for my older relatives and my family as the COVID-19 death toll rises....

Appreciating a gift for all of us

Appreciating a gift for all of us

Tim Mathas, Opinion Lead Editor March 9, 2021

It is oftentimes so easy to be swept up into the whirlwind of youth-led political movements––I have found myself captivated and engaged as I have seen people my age stand up for issues like climate...

Burden of race conversations can’t be placed on Black people

Lance Leys, Accountability and Accuracy Manager, TBN Associate Producer March 8, 2021

Over the past few months, I’ve been using Discord servers for an additional dose of social interaction besides texting my friends and chatting with my family. Most of these servers are fandom spaces,...

Masters' flag is lowered to half-mast in honor of former Security Guard Panton Adams, who lost his life to COVID-19 on Monday, Feb. 1.

Editorial: Everyone means something to somebody

Editorial Board February 16, 2021

The New York Times displayed the names of the first 100,000 people who died from COVID-19 on the front page of their May 24 issue in an attempt to both unsettle and help their readers comprehend the ever-growing...

A group of students sweat out their last hour of their history exam in Strayer Gym. Although students did not take
any final exams this past school year due to Covid-19, exams typically take place the last week of school.

Finals: A failed attempt at measuring student success

Sabrina Wolfson, Opinion Editor February 8, 2021

At the end of the school year, students of all grades occupy every quiet space accessible, reading textbooks, reviewing tests, and consulting past notes, preparing for the ultimate feat: final exams. Although...

Today we remember the 6 million Jewish lives lost due to the Holocaust.

What we can learn from Holocaust Remembrance Day

Lexi Wachen, News Editor January 27, 2021

We view history as a timeline of progress and change. Typically, we analyze timelines because they tell us the cause and effect of major events. As time progresses, so does our timeline. All too often,...

On top of Trump’s defeat in the national election, Georgia results represent a shift in American politics. After four years of Trump’s chaotic style of governing, voters have had enough.

Repudiating Trumpism: Why Georgia went blue

Tara Phillips, Contributing Writer January 13, 2021

The election of Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s run-off gives the Democratic Party control of the Senate, ending Senator Mitch McConnell’s run as Majority Leader and potentially...

The fear of Covid-19 is taking a toll on activism. People are stepping back from taking a stand on current issues and find themselves overwhelmed with balancing their society and their health.

Fear can’t promote complacency

Andrew Mitchell, Sports Editor January 6, 2021

In 2018, I went to a March for Our Lives protest to end gun violence in our nation. School shootings seemed like they were happening every single day. I was afraid. In 2019, I went to the Climate Strike...

How Cancel Culture Disproportionately Affects Women

Mia Romanoff, Blogger January 3, 2021

The end of 2020 brought us many interesting TikTok trends: No Nuance November, fancam edits of election analysts, and the canceling of TikTok star Charlie D’amelio and her sister Dixie. Canceling, a...

New Year celebrations will be markedly different as we move from 2020 into 2021. With all that has happened these past twelve months, a new year will hopefully be a turning point in people's mindsets to try and overcome their problems.

The new year won’t get rid of our old problems

Kira Ratan, Features Lead Editor December 31, 2020

When my family and I sit down for dinner each New Year’s Eve, we go around the table and share our top five moments of the year. It’s a tradition filled with laughter and happiness reminiscing about...

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