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Opinion: Don’t Wait for A Boy to Ask You, Girls

May 25, 2014

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By: Rajae McClinek ’16 Staff Writer With the Peddie Prom Facebook page flourishing with rich red, sparkling gold, and bold black dresses of predominantly upperclassmen girls; the time has come for prom. Prom will be held a...

Opinion: Senior Prank needs to be Less Offensive

May 11, 2014

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By: Cassie Follman’16 Staff Writer Usually, the senior prank is enjoyable for the entire community. As I did not experience one last year, I was particularly looking forward to this year’s senior prank. The seniors’ mov...

Opinion: No Such Thing as Too Far for Pranks?

May 11, 2014

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By: Jesse Zhou’16 Staff Writer It has been a nationwide tradition at most high schools that the graduating class pulls a prank near the end of the year. Pranks have ranged from the stink bomb, which makes the air vents smell...

Opinion: Practice Makes Perfect

April 19, 2014

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By: Cassie Follman '16 Although it is finally warming up on the campus, for the first few weeks of spring term the cold temperature embodied the true nature of the ever-changing New Jersey weather. Those who participate in s...

Opinion: Cloudy with a Chance of Practice

April 16, 2014

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By: Jesse Zhou ’16 Staff Writer As the cold fades away to warmth and the snow melts away to grass, something long awaited has finally returned: spring term. Along with the usual activities that occur during the final term of ...

Opinion: International Day Gives Students a New Perspective

April 7, 2014

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By: Julius Sim ’16 Staff Writer International Awareness Day is a day in which students and faculty come together to share and celebrate the different cultures that make up the community. Continuing a tradition started nearl...

Opinion: Ukraine – The Fight for Freedom

April 4, 2014

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By: Caroline Casey Section Editor Is the world on the brink of war? This is the question that everyone has been asking while watching the dramatic events in Ukraine unfold. These events deeply touch me: my family is of Ukrai...

Opinion: Advisee meetings should take place during family style slots

April 1, 2014

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By: Yvonne Zhou’15 Staff Writer Family style dinners are a tradition where, biweekly, faculty and boarders dine together in assigned seating. Served by their peers, students are expected to dress formally, behave with cou...

Opinion: Advisor dinners should not happen during family style slots

April 1, 2014

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By: Jessica Cha’17 Staff Writer Family style serves as a source of pride. Students and faculty have formed close-knit relationships through family style dinners that other schools do not have, and these close relationships...

Opinion: Twitter Disconnects the Peddie Community

February 5, 2014

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By Cassie Follman’16 Staff Writer Social media has become an aspect of our everyday lives.  I admit that one of the first things I do when I wake up is checking my e-mail, and my roommate and I always remind each other to stop...

Opinion: Twitter Unites Peddie Community

February 5, 2014

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By Rajae McClinek’16 Staff Writer Twitter is beneficial to the Peddie community. It allows Peddie students to share personal beliefs, morals and values. The Tweets are frequently constructed with a considerable amount of sa...

Opinion: Casino Night Should Not Take Place at Peddie

January 15, 2014

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By Yvonne Zhou '15 Staff Writer The casino night held on Jan. 4 appeared to be a memorable time for students who had just returned from a relaxing vacation. Although the excitement offered students one last carefree night befor...

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