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Op-Ed: The Standard

Op-Ed: The Standard

By Gaia Richardson

November 6, 2013

Standardized tests today are elevated to a supreme status—colleges consider them to be efficient, accurate measures of a student's academic abilities. But is there truth in that assumption? Read More »...

Op-Ed: Malala Yousafzai Should Have Won the Nobel Peace Prize

Op-Ed: Malala Yousafzai Should Have Won the Nobel Peace Prize

By Sarah Wagner

November 1, 2013

Despite being shot in the head by the Taliban on Oct. 9, 2012, for standing up for girls' education, Malala Yousafzai did not win the Nobel Peace Prize—but she should have.   Read More »...

Op-Ed: Take Back Halloween Revolutionizes Women’s Costumes

Take Back Halloween held a costume contest with multiple categories. Women can submit their most creative costumes for the chance to win a

By Zaire D. Armstrong

October 29, 2013

On Oct. 10, Google released a list of the top trending Halloween costume searches of 2013. The list is composed of TV and movie characters, musicians and video game avatars. To most, not a single costume included on this list represents an important or influential historic public figure. Read Mor...

Op-Ed: Columbus Day vs. Indigenous People’s Day

Native Americans dance in celebration of Indigenous People's Day

By Sydney Stone

October 18, 2013

Many know Christopher Columbus as the man who sailed the ocean blue in 1492— but do we really know who he was? Read More »...

Commentary: The View from Center Field

Varsity Softball. 
Source: Archer Athletics

By Becca Samuelson

May 20, 2013

In each play, the center fielder can see the ball, all of the positions, the runner, and the fans. Even more so, the player in this position has a clear view of her teammates and the season. This year in center field, I saw growth, friendship, and support among the varsity softball team. Read More »...

Commentary: Thank You, Title IX

The Archer Varsity huddles in anticipation for the forthcoming game. 
Bryan Cranston/Picasa Web Album

By Becca Samuelson

September 12, 2012

Forty years ago, when President Nixon signed Indiana Senator Bayh’s Equal Rights Amendment, Title IX transformed the world of female athletics. Today, women and girls in sports all over the nation benefit from the athletic equality the amendment ensures in sports from elementary schools all the way...

Commentary: Looking forward to sixth grade

Arriving at Archer. Photographer: Daniel In

By Capucine Berney

September 10, 2012

As the new year arrives, there are many things to look forward to—especially for a new sixth grader. Here is what Kourtney "Koko" Nash ‘19 has to say about this year and its upcoming events. Read More »...

Commentary: Class of 2013 Pioneers Archer’s Newest Arrow Week

Photo By: Rosy DePaul ('13)

By Krysia Sikora

May 25, 2012

In September 2011, the junior class headed out to Arizona by bus to experience the first ever Archer- NOLS Arrow Week. Read More »...

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