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Spanish Flu Vs. COVID-19

By Anna Khorets ‘22, Online Editor Even though COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives, it is by far not the worst pandemic to hit the world. The 1918 flu pandemic, also known as the Spanish Flu, killed and infected significantly more people than COVID-19 has so far.  Similarities Differences […]


Raspberry Buttermilk Sheet Cake

By Alexandra Wenger ‘21, Features Editor Sheet cakes have a bad rap, and it pains my soul. Some think they are cakes for the lazy baker who doesn’t want to bake and frost a layer cake. Some think they’re tasteless because all they’ve had are sheet cakes from the local […]

Culture Miscellaneous

Dose of History: Globe Theater Fire

By Alexandra Wenger ‘21, Features Editor Imagine Radio City Music Hall. The bright lights, the 6,015 seats in total, the Rockettes, everything. Now imagine it burned to the ground because of a foolishly fired cannon. On June 29th, 1613, The Globe Theatre, built by Shakespeare’s acting company, burned down. This […]


Adar Feature: Heschel Purim Party Story

By Shanee Goldman ‘23 “Hashavuah: Purim party last period on Tuesday!”  The colorful words flashed across the screen of a student’s Macbook Air. “Dang it, Lily,” said the frustrated student to her friend, “Purim parties stink every year. It’s the same old thing every time.” “Lighten up, Bella. I’m part […]



Kernels constructed by heat  disappear brown ovals and return white, coated and new, indented  Children enter as individuals Each with their own naive ideas and dreams But leave as bare kernels, bereft of pigment. Systematized, monotonized, contrived You struggle to remember what guides you  when you step from the rug […]