Opinion

Opinion

WNBA Star Detained in Russia

By Sammy Fisher ‘25, Staff Writer The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is often criticized for its poor treatment of players, as the pay and traveling conditions are far inferior to that of its counterpart, the National Basketball Association (NBA). On March 5, a Russian news outlet reported that WNBA […]

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Figure Skating Exploits Jewish History 

By Eliza Fisher ‘23, Editor-in-Chief  When I clicked on a clip of Jason Brown’s Olympic free skate program from the 2022 Winter Olympics, I was captivated by the quality and passion of his movement, features that were elevated by his dramatic choice of music. While Brown’s song choice grabbed my […]

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Why You Should Care About The Russo-Ukrainian War

By Peri Karpishpan ‘23, Staff Writer  I am certain you have heard about the calamitous war ravaging Ukraine. Vladimir Putin has essentially proclaimed himself dictator over Russia and intends to restore it to its former Soviet or even Tsarist glory. He is starting this onslaught by brutally attacking Ukraine, a […]

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Female Empowerment: More Bark than Bite?

By Zoe Singer ‘23, Editor-in-Chief I feel very lucky to be living at a time where gender stereotypes and “rules” are now rigorously scrutinized, re-examined, and questioned. Yet with each step forward, a recent personal encounter reminded me that for all that talking, there’s still much work to be done. […]