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Heterodox Academy

Heterodox Academy

Jacob Kriss, Web Production Manager

March 25, 2019


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Michele Dennis, Chair of the Math Department, recently announced the forming of a conservative/centrist affinity group at Masters in a speech which introduced Heterodox Academy. Heterodox Academy, which counts over 2,500 graduate students, administrators and professors amongst its members, is committ...

Sophomore Elizabeth Oakes Shines in the Theatre

Sophomore Elizabeth Oakes Shines in the Theatre

Logan Schiciano, Sports Design Editor

March 8, 2019


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  Try, try and try again has been the definition of Elizabeth Oakes’s acting career, as the sophomore explained that rejection is a lot more common than acceptance in the performing world. “Everything is very subjective. You might not get chosen for a part because you don’t have the ri...

JV1 Basketball Finishes Season on Bright Note

JV1 Basketball Finishes Season on Bright Note

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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  If one were to describe the Masters JV1 basketball team in one word, it would without a doubt be resilient. Having to deal with the loss of sophomores Tim Mathas, Dillon Graham and Grayam Church, and senior Fritz Pingel, who moved up to the varsity squad, was no easy task. The team was ...

Students Respond to Possible Change in Dress Code

Students Respond to Possible Change in Dress Code

Annie Rubinson, Features Design Editor

February 24, 2019


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Upon learning of Head of Upper School Dr. Nikki Willis’s intentions to re-evaluate the Masters dress philosophy in November, a survey was sent to the entirety of the community. The 129 recorded responses–114 (88.4%) from students and 15 11.6% faculty members–provide information on the participants...

Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


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  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...

Their Story: Karen Brown

Their Story: Karen Brown

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

February 7, 2019


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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...

TSA Members not Granted Security

TSA Members not Granted Security

Max Goldrich, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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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


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Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Eli Emery, Sports Design Editor

January 8, 2019


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Adriano Espaillat (D-NY 13): Represents 7 students as a member of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and House Select Committee on Small Business. Albio Sires (D-NJ 8): Represents 3 students as a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affair...

Legendary fencing coach Francisco Martin back from retirement

Legendary fencing coach Francisco Martin back from retirement

Kate Sibery, Contributing Writer

December 21, 2018


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Olympic fencing captain Francisco Martin has always been an integral part of the fencing program at Masters. After an unexpected return to his coaching position, Martin is looking forward to a successful season with the team. Martin first came to Masters in 1984 as a soccer coach and soon realized that t...

France in shock as chaos hits Paris

France in shock as chaos hits Paris

Manu Adamiak, Blogger

December 6, 2018


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Paris is known as Western Europe’s cultural hub and an inimitable metropole. The city offers museums with world-renowned pieces, many little cafes that create the unique French charm and many prominent sights, from the Notre Dame Cathedral to the Eiffel Tower. But the city of lights, as it is so oft...

Dobbs Ferry stabbing shocks students

Dobbs Ferry stabbing shocks students

Logan Schiciano, Sports Design Editor

November 28, 2018


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Many students at Masters were alarmed to hear the news that a man was stabbed in the chest on the Old Croton-Harmon Aqueduct (OCA) around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. According to News 12 Westchester, the incident happened just north of Walnut St. in Dobbs Ferry, and the suspect, who has not yet be...

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