The Picador

How Crazy Rich Asians Washed Over A Country’s Culture

Shaun Kwan '19, Reporter

September 30, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

"Crazy Rich Asians", a movie with an all Asian cast,  was released in the United States this year. In case you haven’t heard of this movie it is a film adaptation of the best-selling novel written by Singaporean author Kevin Kwa...

This Is America: Catchy Beat with a Societal Critique

Kitt Urdang '19, Editor

May 17, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Childish Gambino's song “This is America" has become a sensation partially because of its infectious rhythm and partially because of the way it confronts issues of today’s America in the lyrics and music video. Throughout the...

Mass Shooting and Their Warnings

Lilly Magnus '20, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

65. 65 mass shootings since I was born in 2002. These are all shootings that result in the death of 3 or more people. That is 15 years, an average of 4.3 mass shootings per year. How many of these could have been prevented...

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Kitt Urdang '19, Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under On Campus, Opinions, Showcase

“I want to know what you as a Senator are doing to discourage blind partisanship. Do you have any specific examples of other bills you sponsored or votes you cast where you crossed the aisle based on what you think is right? ...

The Futuristic Society – Responding to Hugh Herr

Isabella Qian '21

February 23, 2018

Filed under Abilities, Disabilities, and Access, Opinions, Showcase

Hugh Herr, scientist and adventurer, recently visited Holderness School, bringing new insights on how innovative biomechanics could revolutionize society. Herr’s work revolves around biomechanical inventions. His most recent pro...

Socialism: A Piece of Me

Linh Nguyen, Reporter

February 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As I was reading 1984 by George Orwell for my English class, my mind lingered on a little scene of the dystopia Orwell created. It was when the telescreen pridefully announced the surge of chocolate ration, forming a subtle film o...

The Art, The Artist: The Intricate Connection

Linh Nguyen, Reporter

January 17, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The recent flood of Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual misconducts and harassment put the whole world in a state of  shock and confusion. Too much clarity and too many details blur the eyes of the public, and we barely kn...

For God and Humankind

For God and Humankind

November 16, 2017

Closed Off Buildings, Closed Off Trust

Thalia Anastos, Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Upon returning to campus this fall, many students were eager to begin spending their weekends with their friends enjoying the same activities that they were previously able to. However, many were disappointed when they heard of...