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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...

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...

Profile: Eli Emery

December 11, 2018


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Elijah (Eli) Emery, Tower’s Sports Design Editor, joked that his favorite part of Tower is: “the room.” He enjoys spending late nights at layout with his friends in the Tower lab and “hanging out with Ms. Cowhey.” Eli got his start on Tower when his mother, English teacher Miriam Emery, told...

Profile: Jacob Strier

December 6, 2018


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Jacob Strier, a News Design Editor on Tower has been at Masters since the middle of his sophomore year. He has been writing for the newspaper almost as long as he's been here, saying that it was Ms. Cowhey who inspired him to join. In a recent publication, Strier wrote about the new livestream of Mo...

Profile: Shawn Farhadian

December 6, 2018


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Shawn Farhadian, a budding journalist from Tuxedo Park, New York, refers to writing as his life’s passion. A high school senior and lead sports editor for Tower, his enthusiasm towards journalism is intoxicating. In the summer of 2018, Farhadian commenced a writing internship with sports media com...

Saturday summit succeeds in second year

Saturday summit succeeds in second year

Yasmine Pascal, Fact Checker

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

 Over 100 students and faculty of different backgrounds, ethnicities, races, gender and sexualities from The Masters School, Rye Country Day and Holy Child, attended the second annual Saturday Social Justice Summit, hosted by Masters in the Middle School. At the summit, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Sat....

NFL player Brandon Marshall to Speak at Masters

NFL player Brandon Marshall to Speak at Masters

Sarah Scheuer, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2017


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Brandon Marshall, currently a wide receiver for the New York Giants, is coming to Masters on Monday to educate our community about the stigma surrounding mental illness. Senior Jonah Feldman connected our school to Marshall through Project 375, an organization that Feldman has been involved in since...

To flee or not to flee the E.U., that is the question

To flee or not to flee the E.U., that is the question

Gabby Davies, Web Editor and Ad Manager

March 10, 2016


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On June 23, the British public will be deciding whether or not the nation will stay a member of the European Union (E.U.). The E.U. consists of 28 European countries, and was created to foster economic co-operation. The EU nations also allow people to move freely throughout them, and the countries of...

It’s time to put less stress on SAT scores

It’s time to put less stress on SAT scores

Eddie Freedman, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

A formation of desks fills the room, and all you can see are the hunched backs of other students. Fidgeting with your pencil, you anxiously reread the seemingly unanswerable question again, and again, and again. Five minutes are left, but you still have far more than five problems to solve. You read...

Senior Citizen Prom

Senior Citizen Prom

Sofia Linden, Editor-In-Chief

April 14, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

It’s Friday March 10 in Estherwood, and senior Susan Arcena runs up to fellow classmates smiling and says, “I have five prom dates, and they’re all over 50!”  She was not alone in accompanying senior citizens on the dance floor.  The class of 2015 danced and laughed with the elderly during...

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Samantha Coppola, Blogger

March 23, 2015


Filed under The Ireland Project, Uncategorized

Hi! Welcome back to the Ireland Project Blog! Today was another long but rewarding day. Also, I am proud to say that I am fully adapted to the time change! This morning I decided to opt out of the optional "Morning Adventure Exploration Walk". Usually taking place at 8am, they are run by our favorite...

Return to Dublin

Return to Dublin

Cesca LaPasta, Blogger

March 21, 2015


Filed under The Ireland Project, Uncategorized

We arrived in Dublin before the sun came up, still in the darkness we had flown into from JFK. The flight had been a waiting game, filled with James Joyce audio books and unsteady sleep for me. The early hours of the morning seemed to stumble by, anchored by the immaculate Irish breakfast we ate at what...

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