A Project for Better Journalism chapter


English, Obama, and Stones Visited Cuba; In That Order

May 17, 2016 8:29pm | Hannah Petitti '17

On March 20, President Obama, along with the First Lady and their two daughters, traveled to Cuba in hopes of changing the United States’ relationship with Cuba. It was the first time in nearly 90 years that a U.S. President had visited Cuba and this […]

Panama Papers: Legalized Corruption

May 17, 2016 8:29pm | Judy Liu '18

In the past week, a Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca leaked more than 11 million documents, which reveals some of the most infamous secrets of world-known politicians, businessmen, and celebrities. This exposed information is evidence of how the firm has helped many of the […]

Walls Protect U.S.

May 17, 2016 8:25pm | John Woodward '18

Illegal immigrants are a problem, right? Irrespective of your moral, political, or economical standings, you can’t knowledgeably deny the irrefutable fact that illegal immigrants pose a threat to the U.S and its citizens. It is undoubtedly true that the vast majority of illegal immigrants are […]

Walls Divide Us

May 17, 2016 8:24pm | Jesse Meyler '16

“Build a Wall. Build a Wall.” This is a political stance that is a lead tagline to Donald Trump’s campaign. This chant was also repeated in front of the Ainslie Arts Center one Tuesday morning as the members of the school Young Republicans Club took […]

“Finstas” Freeing the Followers

May 17, 2016 7:35pm | Priscilla Barton-Metcalfe '16

It’s nearly impossible to have a conversation in which some aspect of social media is not discussed. Our dependence upon technology to complete daily tasks and allow us to feel connected to those around us has grown concurrently with our growth from infants to young […]

Movie Review: Batman vs. Superman

May 17, 2016 7:33pm | Colt Waller '18

Opening at the sixth highest grossing box office weekend then dropping to one of the biggest second weekend slumps of all time, Warner Brothers is in a bit of trouble after some worrisome ratings of Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice. Many are left wondering […]

Best Movies for Your V-Day Movie Marathon

January 28, 2016 3:36pm | Maddy Warrell '18

Whether your Valentine’s Day movie night is with your boyfriend, girlfriend, or best friend, it’s always tough deciding what movie to watch. Sometimes these deliberations go on for so long that by the time you’ve decided on something, it’s too late to start the movie […]

Wise Words from Witty Women

January 15, 2016 4:38pm | Priscilla Barton-Metcalfe '16

  “Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion. Just thinking foolishly that you will be able to do what you want to do.” -Tina Fey “It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for.” […]

15 Thoughts You Have During the Last Week of the Semester

January 1, 2016 4:24pm | Alexa Scully '16 and Caroline Knutson '17

1.Ok, 15 minutes on this, then I’ll take a break, then 15 minutes on that. 2. Honestly, could the people in the hallway be any louder? 3. I learned more from their conversation than I did from this textbook. 4. OK, focus! 5.  Robert E […]

Dining Hall Hack: Getting Cheesy

December 6, 2015 4:05pm | Camden Alford '17

Getting Cheesy: Five Steps to the Perfects Dining Hall Grilled Cheese Step One: Get Toasty  Take your two pieces of bread and place them in the toaster. The toaster on the left hand side that is closest to the hot chocolate machine is superior and […]