The Picador

Una Cataluña Independiente (Sí o No)

Lolo Zabaleta, Foreign Correspondent

November 16, 2017

Filed under Outside the Bubble, Showcase

On October 1st, Catalonia held a referendum asking its’ citizens whether or not they desired independence. My previous article was about this event and its controversy, and, as I mentioned, the situation has indeed progressed.   While an overwhelmi...

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...

What Happens if a Holderness Student Gets Pregnant?

Erica Ashby, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017

Filed under On Campus, Showcase

Three in every ten girls will become pregnant before the age of twenty. According to this statistic, this means that about thirty-three Holderness female students that are currently enrolled are likely to have been pregnant by...

What It’s Like to Have a Friend Struggle with Depression

Bryn Donovan, Reporter

November 16, 2017

Filed under Showcase, What It's Like...

Last year I got a text from my friend. “Did you hear what happened?” It was one of those moments where I just knew something was wrong. “No. What happened?” She told me that one of our friends had attempted to commit...

In Defense of the Electoral College

Kitt Urdang, Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Outside the Bubble, Showcase

Five times in the history of the United States, the winner of the popular vote didn’t become President. The most recent of these times were in 2000 when George W. Bush won the presidency over Al Gore, and in 2016, when Dona...

Holderness Announces Fish & Dairy Thursdays

November 16, 2017

Filed under Satire

With the recent success of meatless meals, Holderness School is proud to announce Fish & Dairy Thursdays.  This change comes on the heels of a comprehensive nutrition audit that identified serious gaps in student nutrition....