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Opinion: Champions League Analysis

By Zev Lonner ‘20 Last season’s UEFA Champions League  changed things up considerably. Instead of the usual predictability we have been used to, this season couldn’t have been less predictable.  Real Madrid had won four of the prior five competitions, with a win by rival Spanish giants Barcelona being the […]

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Opinion: Let’s Support the Arts!

By Leah Fruchtman As someone involved in the arts at Heschel, the difference in the way in which sports and the arts are treated has always frustrated me. After our first Town Hall of this year, I was speaking with the other students who take part in the school musical. […]

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Opinion: Give Students A Break

By Anna Dubey ‘21 Naturally, all students need to take brief breaks during the day to attend to personal matters. These can include getting water, going to the bathroom, grabbing folders from their lockers, and getting tissues if they are sick: all legitimate needs to which students should be able […]

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Opinion: Unjust Attendance Policy

By Mila Boymelgreen ‘21 and Tillie Germain ‘21 On the first day of school, students were introduced to the new school attendance policy. This system was designed to ensure that students come to their classes on a regular basis. While some students have missed class unnecessarily in the past, this […]

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The Mets’ Miraculous Mideason Turnaround

By Zev Lonner 2020 Year after year, Mets fans like myself spend the offseason desperately searching for any shred of optimism to cling onto. The year 2019 was no different, as I found every available opportunity for hope heading into the current season. Countless outsiders questioned the Mets’ playoff aspirations, […]

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Drisha: An Incredible Summer Experience

By Sabrina Zbar ‘21 This summer, I participated in a high school Jewish Learning program at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. I lived in NYU for a month in the East Village and took classes every day at the Bronfman Center. My curriculum included texts from the Mishna, Talmud, […]