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Step into history: Sir John Soane’s Museum lends insight into life in the early 19th century

An astronomical clock sits on the right windowsill the house’s living room. It has the ability to tell the time and date and show the location of the planets in the solar system. Because photos were not permitted in the Sir John Soanes Museum, students were invited to sketch the various features of the house.

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

June 18, 2019

As our group of journalism students approached the faded brick townhouse, a middle-aged man with graying hair and a warm, smiling eyes greeted us. We were given plastic bags for our smaller belongings and placed our larger bags in the cloakroom. Upon entering the building, the worn maroon carpet compressed...

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

Near and Mitra scholars announced, beginning research process

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 11, 2019

The 2020 Near/Mitra scholars were announced by the library earlier this month, allowing eight current juniors the opportunity to delve into deep research over the next year with an opportunity to present their final projects to the student body in the form of a completed manuscript. Four juniors were...

Humanities departments partner to present lecture on French history

Celine Glon lectures about the French Revolution on Monday. Glon's lecture was organized by the Departments of History and Modern and Classical Languages.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

January 16, 2019

The Departments of History and of Modern and Classical Languages hosted a lecture about the French Revolution in French teacher Agnes Pommier's classroom on Monday during lunch. Lecturer Celine Glon discussed the relationship between the Palace of Versailles and the French Revolution.

Shah Salon kicks off second year of discussions

History teacher Julie Wheeler, along with art teacher Japp Bongers and english teacher John Docherty, listen to history teacher Carol Green talk about ballot and voting resources. Wheeler and Green co-hosted the

by Nicole Chen, Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2018

The first set of Shah Salon discussions this school year took place today in various Shah classrooms from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event was broken down into four sessions: “#Me2.0” with history teacher Donna Gilbert and math teacher Dr. Lola Muldrew, “Election 2018” with history teachers Carol Green and Julie Wheeler, “Toxic Mas...

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