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2016-2017 Archives

La La Land and the Dangers of Fantasy
10 months ago

La La Land and the Dangers of Fantasy

In a year of many excellent films, one dud has risen to the top of the awards heap: Damien Chazelle’s nostalgia-soaked, Hollywood navel-gazing musical “La La Land,” which debuted …
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The Freshman Class Needs a Jolt

What motivates a student to succeed? Grades? The future? College? It all depends on the person. What motivates the students in this year’s freshman class, the class of 2020? …
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TGS Reacts to DJT
10 months ago

TGS Reacts to DJT

On Friday, January 20th, around 9:30 am, TGS students had the opportunity to watch the presidential inauguration in the school theater. Middle schoolers, upper schoolers, faculty, and staff watched …
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Why Wearing Name Brands Is Stupid
10 months ago

Why Wearing Name Brands Is Stupid

Before beginning, I would like to acknowledge the fact that I wear shirts and pants  sporting non-exorbitant brand logos frequently. This column is not intended to belittle anyone who …
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Artificial  Intelligence
10 months ago

Artificial Intelligence

Go is a two-player board game invented in ancient China around three thousand years ago. The game is famous for its complexity as well as for the incredible number …
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Beyond Lunch
10 months ago

Beyond Lunch

In this brown bag interregnum between food service providers, we have a chance to reflect on what we would most desire, our dream lunch program, our dream lunch.  I …
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You’re Cheating Yourself
10 months ago

You’re Cheating Yourself

“Cheating will never stop. Ever. As long as kids are going to school, there will be cheating. The weird part is that sometimes cheating can be harder than actually …
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Deferred – A Confession
10 months ago

Deferred – A Confession

On December 8, at precisely three o’clock in the afternoon, I sat in front my computer in eager anticipation and clicked on the “View Your Decision” tab. Instead of …
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New Music 2017

New year, new music to look out for. While many artists have announced that they’re coming out with new albums this year, most of the buzz has been circling …
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Women’s March in D.C. Overshadows Trump’s Inauguration
10 months ago

Women’s March in D.C. Overshadows Trump’s Inauguration

Nonviolence, hope for the future, the loving struggle against the forces of evil, and ending physical violence against women were key principles undergirding the Women’s March on Washington.

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Lily Sklar Takes Poetic Laurels
10 months ago

Lily Sklar Takes Poetic Laurels

Some schools have football teams, cheerleading squads, crowded half-time bleachers; at The Gregory School, we have Poetry Out Loud. For over a decade now, The Gregory School has celebrated …
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6 Things To Do in Tucson This Winter
11 months ago

6 Things To Do in Tucson This Winter

Winter in Tucson is quickly approaching, and while we may not get school off for snow days or experience the constant feeling of being frozen, winter in Tucson still …
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A Chinese Perspective on US Politics

When it comes to Trump, most Chinese citizens would immediately associate him with his infamous joke on Twitter: “China built a wall, and guess how many Mexicans they have. …
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2016-2017 TGS Basketball

MEN’S TEAM

Basketball season, one of The Gregory School’s largest sports programs, is finally here. With a 7-1 record so far, and winning the Boyd Baker championship, the …
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The Gregory School: Then & Now
11 months ago

The Gregory School: Then & Now

Memory is a flimsy thing. We are likely to romanticize the past. Institutional memory is frequently as slippery.

With all of the recent changes on campus – an …
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An Update on Campus Clubs

Girl Up Club

This holiday season, The Gregory School Girl Up Club is raising funds to pay for school supplies and uniforms for ten girls in Uganda by …
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Star Wars: Then and Now

In 1977, 20th Century Fox released the movie “Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope.” The film quickly grew in popularity, grossing $775 million at the box office, making …
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Mr. Schindel’s Advice to Juniors
11 months ago

Mr. Schindel’s Advice to Juniors

You and your parents are about to make one of the largest investments you will make in your lifetime – your college education. The beauty of your investment is …
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Book Review: “The Young Elites”

“The Young Elites” is a series of three novels set in Europe during the 1400s that follows a group of malfettos who, after the blood fever, are left with …
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Troye Sivan’s “Suburbia” Tour Wows

On October 21, at the Comerica Theater in Phoenix, hundreds of excited teenagers bustled around the theater, some waiting to buy merchandise, others already running towards their seats, pulling …
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Music is Healing: Our Florida Georgia Line Concert Experience
1 year ago

Music is Healing: Our Florida Georgia Line Concert Experience

Let’s talk about country music for a moment. While it is true that not everyone on campus is a country music fan, and in fact, it is probably the …
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The Artist is Present

I first became aware of Marina Abramović this past summer. I was in Oregon, in the woods with my closest friends, taking part in a workshop encouraging us to …
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Vinyl v. Digital: A Revival
1 year ago

Vinyl v. Digital: A Revival

We live in an era of revivals. From shopping at vintage clothing stores, to playing Pac-Man in renovated arcades, to asking our parents for music suggestions, teenagers now are …
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Kirkpatrick V. McCain

There is no candidate in this general election that  I believe in as much as I believe in Ann Kirkpatrick. I believe in supporting her not only because of …
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The Price of Admissions

The College Board is corrupt. As a society, we have allowed a single organization to control the entirety of the college admissions process, and consequently we have an unfair, …
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Volleyball Takes State
1 year ago

Volleyball Takes State

This year, the women’s volleyball team at TGS is doing great and expects to make it to state because of their talent, hard work, and commitment. So far, they …
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