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Heschel Reaffirms Anti-Racism Initiative

Zoe Singer ‘23, Assistant News Editor Following the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, discussions about racial inequality permeated, and have continued to impact, virtually every community throughout the United States, including the Heschel student body and administration. During the spring and summer, Heschel committed itself to […]

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Reimagining Color War and the Shabbaton

By Ruby Kazam ‘23, Staff Writer and Artist As we begin a school year filled with many unknowns, one particular question floats in the back of students’ minds: What will happen to the Shabbaton and Color War, possibly the two most celebrated events at Heschel high school?  Between the learning, […]

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The Reasoning Behind Your Pod

By Anna Dubey ‘21, Editor-in-Chief On September 16th and 17th, students attended the first day of school in the Heschel building, separated in pods of eight to thirteen students. Each Heschel student has been placed in two pods, all carefully crafted by a group of faculty including the department chairs […]

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Students Reflect on Unconventional Conventions

Eliza Fisher ‘23, Assistant Features Editor At the start of the school year on September 9th, there were just 55 days until the 2020 presidential election. Over the last couple of weeks, the Republican and Democratic parties each hosted a convention to finalize their choice for presidential and vice-presidential nominees. […]

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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 […]

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By Sophie Rasol ‘22, Sports Editor    Naomi Osaka, a professional tennis player who represented Japan in the 2020 U.S. Open, advocated for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) move ment during her matches by wearing masks featuring the names of Black victims of racial injustice. In 2019, the U.S. Open was […]

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Takeaways From the NBA Bubble

By Jared Levy ‘23, Contributing  Writer  The National Basketball Association (NBA) is evolving and thriving  from the direction it’s headed. In the  midst of this pandemic, Adam Silver,  the commissioner of the NBA, perfectly executed a well thought-out  plan for reopening that has led to  plenty of action-filled basketball for  […]