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Is Early Action Worth the Rush?

 Eleanor Arnoldt

December 1, 2019

Much of seniors’ stress has been relieved with the passing of the November 1 deadline. This is the deadline for the majority of colleges’ early action applications, a deadline that most seniors at Fenwick strive to meet. At...

A Taste of the Working World: Lessons from my Summer Job

Luke McKenna

October 17, 2019

     The first day of summer vacation is always pure ecstasy; the comfort of sleeping as long as you’d like, the warm weather, and the pleasure of spending countless hours with friends, without the stress of school. A great w...

Is Four Days too Long for Lollapalooza Music Festival?

Kimberly Wood

October 17, 2019

Although Lollapalooza is a crowd-pleasing event that provides great music for all, has four days become excessive? Indeed, Lollapalooza has remained successful after their switch to four days, but it seems that this change...

What Every Freshman Should Know

Kathryn Nairn

October 17, 2019

On the first day of my freshman year, Fenwick was nothing short of terrifying. It felt a little like going to a family reunion only to realize I was related to no one. Amazingly, walking into the same building this year felt a...

Shift in Summer Relaxation

Eva Homberger

May 9, 2019

For students, summer is a magical time of unlimited possibility, sunshine, and pure freedom . . . or so it seems. In recent years, students’ summers have become overloaded with attempts to maximize the break’s potential. ...

Navigating Senior Year

Kayla Romero

March 18, 2019

Senior year course selection is here. You have finally made it. You’ve found your way since freshman year, struggled through a slump in your sophomore year, and survived most of junior year… so far. But senior year is your...

Are Millenials Too Sensitive?

Fiona Sarvis

March 18, 2019

Past generations have always criticized the generations that come after for living life differently or holding different beliefs. As society adapts, the mindset of people within it change. Previous generations have learned from...

A Mess of Stress

Kimberly Wood

February 21, 2019

It is currently 2 A.M. and I just about finished my homework. After poms practice, ballet classes, and studying, I am going to bed. Tonight is simply another stressful night as a student. Although students are often...

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