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Column: The First Day at Archer

Column: The First Day at Archer

By Isabel Adler, Columnist

September 19, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

I always, silly as it sounds, wait eagerly for the first day of school. There is something about starting all new classes, decorating a new locker and seeing everyone again that gives me so much satisfaction. Secretly, I revel in the strong sun that causes everyone to hide under their formal unif...

Column: Democracy’s Second Coming

Column: Democracy’s Second Coming

By Ciel Torres, Columnist

September 11, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

Our democracy is failing. It no longer works for the many. It has been spoiled by xenophobia, distrust of the government and economic insecurity. Although, because of these things, it is us who no longer work for democracy. We use ideology as a scapegoat for our behavior. Income inequality is worse than...

Column: Senior Farewell Ceremony embodies spirit of Archer

Column: Senior Farewell Ceremony embodies spirit of Archer

By Isabel Adler

May 27, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

What marks the end of the year at Archer? Is it senior graduation, or is it finals week? Or when the yearbook comes out? Or is it the subtler things— disorganized backpacks, lack of pencils, stained uniforms? In my six years at Archer, I have come to find that it is none of these things. ...

Column: The Nuns of Washington

Column: The Nuns of Washington

By Ciel Torres

May 22, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

As the Presidential primaries begin to discern who is most likely to win the nomination in November, the time has come to denounce the N.U.N.S of Washington: those whose Nominality Undercuts {their} Nomination. Read More »...

Column: The Newest Face of Feminism

Column: The Newest Face of Feminism

By Stella Gage

May 18, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, VOICES

It seems that the world has found the newest face of the feminist movement, and I couldn’t be happier to say that she is a lot like us Archer Girls — ambitious, outspoken and on her way to changing the world. Amandla Stenberg, known best for her role as Rue in “The Hunger Games,” is a ...

Column: A Culinary Forecast

Column: A Culinary Forecast

By Anna Allgeyer

May 1, 2016


Filed under COLUMNISTS, CULTURE, FOOD

No, it’s not "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" or even the sequel. After pouring over the National Restaurant Association’s "What’s Hot: 2016 Culinary Forecast," I realized that house-made artisan pickles are on a 67 percent rise and 3D printed food comes in at number 16 on the culinary the...

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