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Apoorva Approved: The Upper School needs to vocalize its body-positive undertones

Apoorva Approved: The Upper School needs to vocalize its body-positive undertones

by Apoorva Rangan, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief
May 1
Filed under Apoorva Rangan, Opinion, Winged Post

Rolling waves. Beating sun. A complete lack of academic obligation. Can you think of a better way to spend a Monday and Tuesday in May? A year ago, I certainly could. To stressed-out junior me, the senior trip to Laguna Beach posed a conundrum: relax in Edenic bliss while freaking out about my perceived...

Apoorva Approved: On age, senioritis, and growing up

Apoorva Approved: On age, senioritis, and growing up

by Apoorva Rangan, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief
January 29
Filed under Apoorva Rangan, Opinion, Winged Post

I saw my dad as a 17-year-old for the first time this weekend, in a photo circulated through my family on WhatsApp. He had a shock of black hair and a jaw. He’s gentler now, his hair salt white with a sprinkling of pepper, a smile in his softened eyes. But in his youth, he was angular, ready to slice...

Apoorva Approved: Policemen of the people

Apoorva Approved: Policemen of the people

by Apoorva Rangan, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief
September 9
Filed under Apoorva Rangan, Opinion, Winged Post

21 days ago, Canfield Drive looked like a regular blue-collar street. The city blocks which it spans in Ferguson, Missouri hold a working class neighborhood where nearly 100% of residents identify as black, according to the 2010 Census. Though the city’s median income is $37,134, Canfield Drive’s median is far lower. The street overlooked an apartment building complex where families lived their daily routines. It was an American Everytown of a sort.

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