The Picador

Cogs in the Machine: Addressing Traditional Education and Its Evolution

Erica Ashby '18, Editor

November 4, 2016

You were once probably thirteen years old sitting in a row of desks taking a timed equations test. This was probably the same test your grandfather took 60 years ago in school. The bell rings and you and a herd of kids race fro...

Identity Reflections

Alexa Dannis '17, Editor

November 4, 2016

With anti-immigrant factions clamoring for walls to keep “others” out, mounting distrust of those with specific religions as terrorists, and the divide between Black Lives Matter and Police Lives Matter, single identities...

DOs and DON’Ts of the College Process

Liz Casey '17, Editor

November 4, 2016

For the senior class, the past six months have been entirely consumed by the daunting approach of college application deadlines. While the hype will be dying down for us in the next few months, the juniors are only getting started....

Spencer’s Style Guide – October

Spencer Bernard '17, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Spencer’s Style Guide is the definitive guide to the trends and styles of today’s pop culture. Spencer Bernard is known by many as a style guru, and a lifestyle expert. Many have said that Spencer became a new and better man...

Learning: We’re all Different

Alexa Dannis '17, Editor

October 13, 2016

Three years ago, a group started by a Holderness alum after his Senior Thesis March Experience came to campus to show their film “Endless Abilities.” The film crew had traveled across the country documenting the stories of...

Where Does Tuition Go?

Lolo Zabaleta '18, Editor

October 13, 2016

Attending private boarding school is expensive and Holderness is no exception, especially with the tuition increasing from even last year. For the 2015-2016 school year, Holderness was listed as the 36th most expensive boardin...

Holderness Horoscopes

Sarah Berube '18, Editor

September 29, 2016

ARIES (MARCH 21 – APRIL 19): This upcoming week is looking promising for you, Aries! You will have an important test in one of your hardest classes. Don’t wait to study at the last minute! Even though you’re optimis...