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Teen vaping is a big issue nowadays and it's strongly advised against.

Do you juul?

Allie Serterides, Associate Editor December 2, 2019

With every generation (think Baby Boomers, Gen X,  Millenials), there’s always something that makes each particular group stick out: think rock and roll, peace and love, vinyl records, polaroids, timeless...

Letter to the editor: VOTE EXPERIENCED

Letter to the editor: VOTE EXPERIENCED

Alana Brader April 22, 2019

Disclaimer: The following article was submitted to The Gauntlet by junior Alana Brader, a member of the Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School student body. It does not necessarily represent the opinions of The...

I used to welcome the silence of long study nights, especially after a hectic day at school. Now, it's often too quiet, even for my taste.

Adjusting to life without a sister

Jules Pung, Staff Writer February 22, 2019

During my freshman year, it wasn’t uncommon for people to ask how I felt about my sister leaving for college, especially in the months leading up to graduation. In an effort to keep the mood light, I...

Be the change you want to see on campus

Be the change you want to see on campus

Ellie Lowe February 21, 2019

The following article was submitted to The Gauntlet by senior Ellie Lowe, a member of the Saint Stephen's Episcopal School student body. It does not necessarily represent the opinions of  The Gauntlet or...

Senior Speeches, in recent years, have diminished in quality.  What can we do to turn the tables?

Who will save the senior speech? (Editorial)

Editorial Board February 15, 2019

Note: The editorial board represents the opinions of the editors and staff of The Gauntlet. For those of us who have been part of the Saint Stephen’s community for longer than the past two years,...

The Starbucks chain has become a longtime favorite for many coffee lovers in the US, including those at SSES. But with both consumer critics and politicians bringing more of its corporate flaws to light, it's now finding itself under attack.

What really goes into your Starbucks coffee?

Jules Pung, Staff Writer February 5, 2019

Many Upper School students simply can’t start their day off right without a Starbucks cup o’ joe in the morning before heading to class. Much of the country acts the same way–we just can’t get...

Senior Dalton Francis ('19) manages to catch a quick snooze during his English seminar.

Catching more z’s: How a later school start time affects SSES

Jules Pung, Staff Writer January 14, 2019

Over the holiday break, I came across an article that addresses an increasingly prevalent issue in our national school system: how early school start times and resulting sleep deprivation are proving to...

Is Homecoming rigged?

Is Homecoming rigged?

Mark Gharby, Section Editor November 2, 2018

Homecoming Week is always the most hectic week of the school year.  It's fun; it's competitive; but is it rigged in favor of the seniors?  This question has been the talk of the hallways, so The Gauntlet...

Upper School students sit in the commons during Wednesdays' assembly

Not-so privileged seniors: new changes to senior privileges cause stir

Noah LaBelle, Section Editor September 11, 2018

With the 2018-2019 school year upon us, the Class of 2019 (like all classes before) is looking forward to the "senior privileges" that the previous Saint Stephen's classes have had. Senior privileges are...

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