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10 ways to keep busy during self-quarantine

Sophie Grand and Annie Rubinson, Opinion Editor and News Lead Editor

March 28, 2020

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Flying 7,000 miles home to Uganda and some lessons learned from Ebola

Flying 7,000 miles home to Uganda and some lessons learned from Ebola

Michelle Wei, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

Junior Mattilyn Stone has recently returned to Kampala, Uganda where she lives with her two-year-old sister, seven-year-old brother, mom and stepdad. Below, she details her journey back home, her quarantine, how the Ebola outbreak has affected the Ugandan response to coronavirus and the possibili...

Donning a mask, goggles, gloves and a raincoat, sophomore returns home to China

Donning a mask, goggles, gloves and a raincoat, sophomore returns home to China

Michelle Wei, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

International sophomore Allen Ning details his plan to travel from New York back to China to be with his family amidst the coronavirus outbreak below. Ning's home is located in Guangzhou, in Guangdong province. Ning's family is currently in Meizhou, which is also in Guangdong province, where they have...

Wu journeying home to New Zealand for the remainder of the school year

Wu journeying home to New Zealand for the remainder of the school year

Logan Schiciano, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

Senior Simon Wu never expected Friday, March 6 to be his final day at The Masters School.  With the coronavirus pandemic worsening in the New York metropolitan area (the state has nearly 50 percent of all cases in the United States), he is returning home to Auckland, New Zealand and will finish the...

What the coronavirus teaches us about climate change

What the coronavirus teaches us about climate change

Nora Fellas, Opinion Lead Editor

March 24, 2020

If you had told me in February that I would have been in self-quarantine for the last two weeks and stuck in my house for the foreseeable future, I wouldn’t have believed you. Despite the headlines about the coronavirus in China, which has been reporting cases since December 2019, most Americans con...

Far right terrorism in Germany: Not a warning, a threat.

Far right terrorism in Germany: Not a warning, a threat.

Emanuel Adamiak, Blogger

March 17, 2020

It was around 10 p.m. on a Wednesday night. The town of Hanau, a small city of around 100,000 inhabitants, just east of Frankfurt, was calm. Suddenly, gunshots were fired on the street, then in a hookah bar, in a kiosk and in another bar. Nine people were left dead, all of them with a migratory background....

The best cure for COVID-19: universal healthcare

The best cure for COVID-19: universal healthcare

Nora Fellas, Opinion Lead Editor

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 has killed 4,973 people and the Coronavirus has infected 134,700, as of March 13, according to Johns Hopkins; but beyond the obvious effects, the pandemic has exposed the failings of the American healthcare system.  The conventional wisdom is that the best way to prevent the spread of the ...

Private music lessons shift keys after new schedule is introduced

Andrew Mitchell and Kwynne Schlossman, Contributing Writer and Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

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Masters to host “We are Family” Spring Gala

Masters to host “We are Family” Spring Gala

Yasmine Pascal, Features Editor

March 5, 2020

The Maureen Fonseca Center will be decked out in disco decorations for the upcoming “We are Family” Spring Gala on April 23 to raise money for the School. According to The Masters School website, all the proceeds will go to “advance the School’s mission by supporting access to the performing arts, ...

The Impeachment Trial: from inside the Senate Chamber

The Impeachment Trial: from inside the Senate Chamber

Ethan Schlapp, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

As Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts entered the Senate Chamber, and all 100 senators rose for the prayer conducted by the Senate chaplain, I began to feel like a part of history. I wasn’t just watching the impeachment trial – I was at the impeachment trial. But it wasn’t just the fact tha...

MUSE explores dreams in annual showcase

Michelle Wei

February 1, 2020

“What is a dream?” senior Maya Asante asked the crowd in the Claudia Boettcher Theatre. Answering her own question, Asante said, “To me, it’s the Sleeping Beauty definition. It’s a wish your heart makes.”  Through nine student-choreographed dances and various guest performances, th...

2020 NFL Playoffs show the end of a dynasty and the birth of a new era

2020 NFL Playoffs show the end of a dynasty and the birth of a new era

Ethan Schlapp, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Wild Card Round: When Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan celebrated his way into the endzone for a pick-six, it capped off an AFC Wild Card upset against the dominant New England Patriots that shocked the world. It was only the fourth time ever that the dynamic duo of Tom Brady and Coach Bill Bel...

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