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the official student-produced news site for Saint Stephen's Episcopal School

the Gauntlet

The Formula One safety car with in the #WeRaceAsOne livery. Artwork by Evanthia Stirou

The hypocrisy of the righteous

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer January 19, 2022

I’ve always had a keen interest in sports. Whether it was soccer, basketball, or recently Formula One, I’ve always found myself drawn to live athletics with loud and intimate atmospheres. Recently...

2021 seems to have been the year of spinoffs, but are they living up to their originals?

Don’t bother tuning in to today’s woke tv

Ansley Morris, Associate Editor January 18, 2022

One of the defining hallmarks of the 21st century has been numerous groups fighting for equality and acceptance, whether it’s standing up against racism, speaking out for LGBTQ+ rights, increasing diversity...

Is Christmas music really as popular as we think?

Is Christmas music overrated?

Lauren Schindler, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

It’s officially the holiday season! A time dedicated to spending time with loved ones and giving back to others. Whether you’re driving home with a Christmas tree strung to the roof of your car, or...

Wally West as the Flash in Titans: Rebirth vol. 1: The Return of Wally West

Which hero is the most super?

Caden Melnick, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Superheroes have been around since ancient times in myth and legend. Today, they can be found in comic books. But who is the most powerful hero of all? Who can triumph over the rest? I have found this...

Original art by Sarabeth Wester shows the positive effects walking can have as a form of exercise.

Take a walk

Ansley Morris, Associate Editor November 15, 2021

When you first think about exercise, your mind probably goes straight to running on a treadmill, strength training, HIIT (high-intensity interval training) cardio, or any other form of extreme fitness....

Rising prices have people worried. 
 But should they be? Original artwork by Sarabeth Wester.

Making ‘cents’ of inflation: rising prices explained

Jackson Nealis, Associate Editor November 10, 2021

It’s hard to avoid. I run into it during my shifts at Publix, walking down the aisles. I watch it every time I’m driving. What do I see? Rising prices. The Consumer Price Index, a government study...

Original Art by Sarabeth Wester showing the pros and cons of the emotional intelligence in Generation Z.

Ansley’s column: Are we too fragile?

Ansley Morris, Associate Editor November 3, 2021

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but your words will hurt Gen Z. In the age of social media, Generation Z seems to be more emotionally fragile than any past generation (even though we’re physically...

An example off what could happen to any student at any school.

Dear Sophomore Class

Reese Williams, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

An open letter to the sophomore class:  Being a teen is hard. And you know what's even harder? Being a teen and dealing with drama. We all have dealt with it, and none of us like it. The only fortunate...

Censorship is an issue often associated with distant lands, but what happens when it makes its way to the home of the free?

Can we censor our own history?

Caroline Gans, Editor in Chief October 26, 2021

There’s a town in Texas where the Holocaust has two sides.  The town at the center of the controversy, Southlake, has been in the headlines a lot lately. Earlier in October, a teacher in the Carroll...

Genetic engineering is the future of our society, and its not a good thing.

Designer babies: want one?

Lauren Schindler , Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Of all the greatest scientific achievements in the history of mankind, genetic engineering in humans may be the most remarkable and exceptional. Imagine being able to “design” your future child, choosing...

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