The Picador

Outbreak of Palestinian Protests

Thalia Anastos '19, Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Outside the Bubble, Showcase

Enraged Palestinians protest along the fence lining the border of Gaza and Israel on Friday, April 13th, in hopes of returning to the lands that they believe to have been taken from them. On the other side of that fence stands...

Trade War: When Elephants Fight, It Is The Grass That Suffers

Linh Nguyen '19, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Filed under Outside the Bubble, Showcase

The Trump administration drafted a 25% tariff on over a thousand Chinese products earlier this month. This action seeks to sanction China for its trade practices that, according to the White House, have placed an unfair burden on...

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...

Americans Lack Empathy to Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Troubles

Kitt Urdang '19, Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Outside the Bubble, Showcase

Hurricane Maria, a category five storm with wind speeds up to 175 miles per hour, hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. Sixty-four people died in Puerto Rico alone, with 112 in total across the region. When the power grid was knocked...

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? ...

Juuling: A Student’s Perspective

Sarah Berube '18, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under On Campus, Showcase

Inhaling nicotine through Juuls and various other types of vapes has become a prevalent problem on campuses across the country.  On April 17th, Holderness was lucky enough to have Dr. Bassi from St. Paul’s School give a tal...

The Role of Music in Day-to-Day Life

Kai Parlett '20, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Filed under On Campus, Showcase

If anyone were to go into my Spotify account, they would find seven or eight strangely titled playlists with various types of music. There’s my workout playlist, my game day playlist, my studying playlist, my Artward Bound play...