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Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Web Exclusive Article

  Since the age of six, sophomore Aidan Friedson has been fascinated by the idea of business and the prospect of making money, and has found numerous ways of taking his passions and applying them to business. Friedson is a two-time champion of the TV Show Chopped Junior, and from a young a...

Valentine’s Day in Parkland: Activists look for the changes demanded by the 17-person massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Valentine’s Day in Parkland:  Activists look for the changes demanded by the 17-person massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Amina Choudhry and Gabriel Keller

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As we arrive at the one-year mark since 17 lives were lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, more questions are being raised about the change in gun laws that have (or haven’t) been made. After speaking with a Broward County teacher and a friend of one of the victims, it is clear that a rene...

Tower’s Video Journalism

Jacob Kriss, Web Production Manager

February 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Videos

Jacob Kriss   Tower is taking a new approach to video journalism through the production of short documentaries which can be viewed below. These pieces, like our written articles, hold a connection to the Masters community as well as ideas representing our school’s mission and the positive ...

Their Story: Karen Brown

Their Story: Karen Brown

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

February 7, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Web Exclusive Article

One can easily find her on the bottom floor of the Fonseca Center. Her radiant smile and her welcoming brown eyes make you feel comfortable talking with her about any issue you may have. She is Karen Brown, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The Masters School. Brown starts off her day a little differentl...

Wood, on paternity leave, replaced by Rubin

Wood, on paternity leave, replaced by Rubin

Logan Schiciano, Sports Design Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The birth of a child is one of life’s finest moments; English teacher Darren Wood elected to take paternity leave from Masters in order to spend time with his son, Owen, who was born in October. Wood, who has been gone since the start of the second semester, plans to return on May 6, according to a...

Students respond to R Kelly’s actions

Students respond to R Kelly’s actions

Yasmine Pascal, Accountability and Ad Manager

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Robert Sylvester Kelly, better known by his stage name “R. Kelly,” is a popular R&B singer whose name made headlines following the airing of the Lifetime documentary, Surviving R. Kelly, on Jan. 3, 2019. The documentary detailed the sexual abuse allegations against R. Kelly and featured accounts ...

TSA Members not Granted Security

TSA Members not Granted Security

Max Goldrich, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Web Exclusive Article

After Congress and the President failed to come to a final Appropriations agreement - an agreement regarding the total of assets devoted to funding the government - on Dec. 22, 2018, the government commenced a partial shutdown that became the longest-lasting shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days. While most Americans did not feel the direct i...

AFYA Holiday Market

AFYA Holiday Market

Michelle Wei, Features Design Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Web Exclusive Article

Masters Mourns Keaton Guthrie-Goss

Masters Mourns Keaton Guthrie-Goss

Gabriel Keller and Alexandra Bentzien

January 10, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Nov. 29, 2018, former Masters student William Keaton Guthrie-Goss, an alumnus of the Class of 2011, tragically passed away at the age of 25 due to a surfing accident in Fort Bragg, Calif. BEtter known as Keaton, Guthrie-Goss was originally from Garrison, NY, and was voted “Most Loved By All” f...

Abdou Ndiaye playing basketball at illinois state university

Vincent Alban, Photo Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Hailing from Senegal, former Masters student Abdou Ndiaye is currently continuing his basketball career playing at Illinois State University. Ndiaye is the first of his family to attend college, as well as attend boarding school in America. Basketball propelled Ndiaye to America, where he played for Mast...

New white affinity group on campus

New white affinity group on campus

Alexandra Bentzien, Editor in chief

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“People of color shouldn’t always have to be the ones to educate white people about racism and oppression. We are taking responsibility for learning about racism, our own white privilege, and how to challenge it as white people.”  This is the first point in a statement of purpose that precludes the a...

Perspectives on a declining industry from Central Taxi employees

Perspectives on a declining industry from Central Taxi employees

Jacob Strier

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Taxi driver Donna Albanese used to spend her busy weekend nights driving teenagers from party to party: now her weekend business at Central Taxi in Scarsdale, NY, is all but dead since the rise of apps like Uber, mirroring a larger decline throughout the taxi industry. A cab driver for ...

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