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Holderness School In Need of Yet Another “C”: Clarity

Holderness School In Need of Yet Another “C”: Clarity

Cat McLaughlin '17, Editor

I think any Holderness student jaded with meetings blocks and school nights and sit-down lunches would tell you that the fourth “C” in our time at Holderness is “Consent.” In the immediate aftermath of the Owen Labrie in...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Time to Throw College Board Overboard

Time to Throw College Board Overboard

Lolo Zabaleta '18, Editor

Maybe it’s because I am in the midst of APs and just took the SATs IIs but I have a bone to pick with the College Board. I detest most everything about that company and not just because the SATs are the worst thing in the...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Time Warp

Time Warp

Alexa Dannis '17, Editor

I recently overheard a teacher telling a student to give 110%. This led me to use my recent completion of AP Statistics to analyze and reflect on how this could work out.   What is wrong with the following equati...

May 15, 2017No Comments

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Outside the Bubble

Elections in France and South Korea: What do they tell us?

Elections in France and South Korea: What do they tell us?

Chae Hahn '17, Editor-in-Chief

On Sunday, May 7th, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron handily defeated far-right Marine Le-Pen in the French presidential election. Two days later, in another decisive victory, Jae-In Moon, a former human rights lawyer,...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Asking Why About 13 Reasons Why

Asking Why About 13 Reasons Why

Brooke Hayes '17, Editor

13 Reasons Why is taking Netflix by storm. For those of you unfamiliar with the show, it’s a series of 13 episodes that tell the story of the life and death of 17 year old girl Hannah Baker. Based off the 2007 publication of...

May 16, 2017No Comments

The End of the World as We Know It?

The End of the World as We Know It?

Liz Casey '17, Editor

Renowned physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking recently theorized that the earth will face certain disaster within the next 1,000-10,000 years. In order to survive, he determined that humans have 100 years to colonize spac...

May 15, 2017No Comments

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Satire

Chabot-Like Figure Seen Lurking Around Campus

Chabot-Like Figure Seen Lurking Around Campus

Liz Casey '17, Editor
April 21, 2017

To put it in perspective for those of you who weren’t graced by AJ Chabot’s presence during his three years here, Holderness without AJ is ...

Peck Launches War on Media

Peck Launches War on Media

Cat McLaughlin '17, Editor
April 21, 2017

  In a characteristic but no less ridiculous trend, Mr. Peck has redirected his anger about hats and cell-phones to the students who...

Picador Staff Struggles as Traffic Overload Continues to Crash Website

Picador Staff Struggles as Traffic Overload Continues to Crash Website

Chae Hahn '17, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2017

In his email to the editors back in August, Mr. Herring announced his plans to initiate “a shift that could elevate The Picador” for the ...