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REALITY CHECK: So-called ‘finsta’ accounts bring a different view of teen life to Instagram

REALITY CHECK: So-called ‘finsta’ accounts bring a different view of teen life to Instagram

Hannah Jannol, Community Editor

On Oct. 27, senior Layla Galeck posted a photo of herself to Instagram from her vacation to Israel during Sukkot break. It was a smiley photo of her and her brother on a beach in Tel Aviv, surrounded by clear blue water and an even...  Read More »

Jan 9 • No Comments

  • Job hunt uncovers a passion for firefighting

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TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Will the new party crackdown work?

TWO BOILING POINTS OF VIEW: Will the new party crackdown work?

Yes: Over time, it will change school culture By Zack Hirschhorn, 11th Grade This is the way rule-breaking is normally handled...  Read More »

Jan 15 • No Comments

OPINION: Leaders of four high schools show how it should be done

January 12, 2017

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Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

Feeling distant and close in ‘Almost, Maine’

Enveloped in an awkward silence, Amin Lari and Neima Fax sit in character on a wooden bench together. Their stage characters, Pete and Ginette, have just exchanged their first “I love you”s, and Pete begins to describe people's’ relationships to one another using a snowball as a model of the earth. When sitting next to someone, you can say you are either the closest or the farthest from them, depending on which way around the snowball you measure.

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Sparks don’t quite fly as leaders of two branches of Modern Orthodoxy face off  at Shalhevet Institute

Sparks don’t quite fly as leaders of two branches of Modern Orthodoxy face off at Shalhevet Institute

Zev Kent, Senior Editor

Despite its title, “Disagreement Without Division” turned out to have very little disagreement. Rabbi Jeremy Weider and Rabbi Asher Lopatin came to speak at a Shalhevet Institute event Dec. 22, and...  Read More »

Jan 7 • No Comments

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Kent’s Calls: Bandwagoners miss the point of fandom

Kent’s Calls: Bandwagoners miss the point of fandom

What do you do when your team starts losing? Do you remain loyal or do you abandon ship? Fans across the country have been confronted with this question as football and basketball teams either perform...  Read More »

Jan 22 • No Comments

  • Girls flag football season shrinks to just four games

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Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

Alumni say U Chicago is safe even without ‘safe spaces’

Abby Blumofe, Staff Writer

Last summer, the University of Chicago sent out a letter to incoming freshmen telling them not to expect their professors to warn them that an upcoming topic could trigger...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

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More classrooms built for record student body, staff

More classrooms built for record student body, staff

Hannah Jannol, Community Editor

New construction throughout Shalhevet’s building has brought new space for seven new teachers, a record...  Read More »

Oct 22 • No Comments

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Page Three: The ‘wow’ that we want

Page Three: The ‘wow’ that we want

Wow. That was the word I and many of my fellow classmates during our freshman year would use to describe our first Town Hall. The topic was in no way memorable, the comments were average and a good portion of the room seemed to be lost in a different dimension.

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Oct 23 • No Comments

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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it
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