The Dress Code Conundrum

Tony Peng '20, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

When people picture the common University School student, the first thing that comes to mind is a boy dressed in khakis, a dress shirt, a tie, and dress shoes. Our school dress code is one thing that supposedly helps to keep us...

Expanding Our Horizons: Bringing Standardized Test Prep to US

Daniel Leonard '19, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

The average US student has almost no free time during the week. In between the hours of homework, and the different teams, clubs, and groups that so many students are a part of, there is barely any time for additional tutoring...

Stuck in the Past: The US Math Department

Neel Agarwal '20, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

Walking into math class my freshman year, I noticed I was the odd guy out. However, it wasn’t because of my skin color or my strange attire; rather it was because my “fancy” TI-Nspire. Other than the name printed on the to...

Library Hijinks

Arnold Von Engelbrechten, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

We’ve all heard the famed quote, “a few bad apples can ruin the whole lot.” It’s a quote that resonates deeply for many Americans living in the 21st century, however, it remains to be a fallacy overlooked by many peopl...

A Call for Longer Lunches

Pearce Richer '19, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

Most days of the week, I walk into the lunchroom just in time for grace. But as soon as grace ends, there suddenly appears a gargantuan line with people who would like other food options than the ones on the tables. Often times...

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(In)famous Colleges

February 25, 2018

Appreciating the Minimalist Lunch

Arnold von Engelbrechten '19, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed

University’s schools longstanding tradition of the “minimalist” lunch is an established custom that has become part of the culture at least in my time at US. Despite the lunch’s good intentions, unfortunately the whole...

Restoring Order: The Extension Epidemic

Tim Sullivan '19, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed

A few weeks ago, I walked into the library after the afternoon extension to try to get some work done. It was a mess. The couch was out of place, tables and chairs were scattered about, and two freshmen had decided to get into...

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