The Picador

Vietnam War Historian Speaks with Students

Jack Hayes '18, Guest Writer

May 17, 2018

Rumor has it that Mr. Herring was an excellent cadet. That's according to his battalion commander during his time in the ROTC program at the University of North Carolina,  Colonel (Ret) Gregory Daddis, PhD (pictured right). Dr...

Lolo Chills Out: Some Thoughts and Stories from Senior Year in Spain

Lolo Zabaleta '18, Foreign Correspondent

May 17, 2018

I’ve changed a lot these past nine months in Spain, and it’s not the kind of change that my mother (and every other adult) always remarks upon at the end of each school year about how much I’ve grown and what-not; it’s inte...

This Is America: Catchy Beat with a Societal Critique

Kitt Urdang '19, Editor

May 17, 2018

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...

Students Sound Off on Political Identity, Expression

Ali Ferri '19, Editor

May 17, 2018

Recent affairs at Holderness, like the recent student involvement in an anti-gun march, a photo of it on the school’s Instagram account, and student’s reactions to the matter have made politics a prevailing discussion topic. ...