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Students are numb to tragedy after the shooting in Thousand Oaks

Students are numb to tragedy after the shooting in Thousand Oaks

Alexandra Bentzien, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2018


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An ordinary night at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. became the scene of a tragedy as a gunman fired shots into a crowd of people, murdering 12 and wounding others.  The incident, which occurred on Wed., Nov. 7, marked the 307th mass shooting in the United States since the beginning of 2...

Masters hosts Social Justice Summit for Second Straight Year

Yasmine Pascal, Accountability and Accuracy Manager

November 14, 2018


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 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....

Red Sox Cruise to 9th World Series Championship

Red Sox Cruise to 9th World Series Championship

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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The Boston Red Sox are one of the most storied sports franchises of all time, yet for much of the 20th and early 21st century, their fans went through years of agonizing pain as they watched the team suffer an 86 year-long championship drought. When the Red Sox finally broke through the so called “...

Haley resigns, leaves questions about future

Haley resigns, leaves questions about future

Elijah Emery, Sports Design Editor

October 25, 2018


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Nikki Haley, America’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN), announced on Tuesday, Oct. 9, in an unexpected move with unclear motives, that she will officially resign at the end of the year. “I‘m a believer in term limits,” Haley said at a press conference as a form of explanation as she prepa...

AP science classes add final to already rigorous course

AP science classes add final to already rigorous course

Gabriel Keller, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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AP Science classes have just added another exam to their curriculum. This year, the chair of the Science Department, Frank Greally, along with all of the AP science teachers, decided to cap the year with  a final exam, in addition to the cumulative standardized AP exam already in place. While thi...

Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Gabriel Keller, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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From a banned catsuit to punishment for defending herself, professional tennis player Serena Williams has faced discrimination throughout the US Open tennis tournament, and throughout her career. Her treatment raises serious questions about the treatment of all female athletes, even the ones at Mast...

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