Opinion

Opinion

We Should All Be Uncomfortable

By Ayelet Kaminer ‘21, Managing Opinion Editor  On Monday, September 21st, 334 members of the Heschel community left their book clubs and logged on to a conversation about race  with Tre Johnson— a writer who three months prior wrote, “Book clubs, for instance, are comfortable gatherings of friends who are unlikely to  nudge […]

Opinion

School Should Be Fully Remote

Anna Khorets ‘22 Opinion Writer Some of you reading this article’s title may ask yourself: “why would she want to stay fully virtual?” You might not see it right away, but there are a lot of benefits to learning remotely this year.  Firstly, the pods are very confusing. Some students […]

Culture Opinion

The Cure To Isolation At The Tips Of Your Fingers

By Ayelet Kaminer ‘21, Managing Opinion Editor  Whipped coffee. “Until tomorrow.” The Bill Clinton album challenge. If these don’t sound familiar, you likely haven’t looked at social media recently, as these viral challenges have seemingly taken over Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok in recent weeks.  According to Google Trends, the challenges […]

Opinion

How Pets Can Help Us During This Time

By Eliza Fisher ‘23, Assistant Features Editor Earlier this month, my family made a spontaneous decision to get a puppy. Although it took some weeks of convincing my parents (and honestly me as well) that this was the best decision during a shelter-in-place, we are ultimately thrilled with our decision.  […]