The Picador

The Art, The Artist: The Intricate Connection

Linh Nguyen, Reporter

January 17, 2018

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...

What It’s Like to be Gender Non-Binary

January 17, 2018

I wake up every morning and stare at the body of someone I’m not. The way my chest is too big or how my hair is too long. I am confused and lost in this female body.   If you saw me as a child, you would probably...

How the Tax Bill Impacts Holderness

Erica Ashby, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018

  In the wee hours of December 20th, those on Capitol Hill were scrambling to construct a tax bill that would benefit American households and businesses. On December 22nd, President Trump signed the bill into action. Whil...

Subjective Sympathy: Why We Selectively Mourn

Lolo Zabaleta, Foreign Correspondent

January 17, 2018

Despite the fact that on many levels humanity is in a better place than it has been in all history, sometimes it does not feel that way. Perhaps it's because of mass media, but sometimes it feels as though we are drowning in tr...

What It’s Like to be a Conservative, Moderate at Holderness

Will Harker '18 and Peter Reynolds

January 17, 2018

Holderness School, while academically and intellectually impressive, is flooded with very similar minded thinkers. Ms. Sparkman has created a program called Courageous Conversation that urges the community to discuss all topics...

Holderness Announces Relay for Life Event

Ms. Weymouth, Dean of Students

January 17, 2018

On April 21, 2018, those students who are registered (have raised at least $15.00) will gather at 8:00 PM at the turf field.  This event is a celebration of our hard work to support the American Cancer Society.  Our...

Keeping up with Climate Change

Kai Parlett, Reporter

January 17, 2018

As Donald Trump makes headlines, the more pressing and less comical world problem of climate change has fallen under the radar. Climate change (also referred to as global warming) is becoming a bigger problem that many people...