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THE SPIN: Open letter to the process we all know and hate

January 23, 2020

Dear College Admissions Process, I could have started this letter while I was in the middle of completing your vital, yet aggravating, work. Instead...

About this fob thing...

About this fob thing…

October 25, 2019

First off, I want to thank the Boiling Point for offering me this opportunity to share my ideas. Now all of you are trapped hearing the crazy thoughts...

STAR: Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard gets ready to drive in the Raptors 118-109 victory over the reigning-champion Golden State Warriors on May 30. Leonard, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP with the San Antonio Spurs, played a team high 43 minutes and scored 23 points in the game.

CLARA’S CALLS: Happy Endings, and may the Raptors win

June 4, 2019

Acharon acharon haviv. The last one is the most precious. This Rashi perfectly embodies how I feel as I write this last, most precious column. How is...

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COLUMN: Are the Chargers LA’s curse?

March 13, 2019

For the first 15 years of my life, I was football team-less. I rooted for teams here and there -- I had a Manning brothers phase between second and fifth...

COLUMN: Cheating?

COLUMN: Cheating?

March 12, 2019

As I have started high school the fear of the future has overcome me, introducing a type of peer pressure I did not expect: the very popular idea of cheating. In...

HONOR: About 90 students and faculty sang songs and read psalms in the parking lot March 14, 2018 to honor victims of the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that killed 14 students and three teachers. About half the school stayed in class.

COLUMN: A year after Parkland, living for those who can’t

March 10, 2019

Every morning, I make the long drive over the hill from the Valley and my mind drifts with daydreams. Last week on Feb. 14, my mind drifted to Parkland. Teenagers...

COLUMN: My weekend as a wing-whacker

COLUMN: My weekend as a wing-whacker

November 22, 2018

Recently Shalhevet hosted the Glouberman tournament (congrats to the boys) and they needed a mascot. I, not knowing what I was getting into, decid...

NEW COLUMN: Will I really change?

NEW COLUMN: Will I really change?

October 10, 2018

Aug. 29, my first day as a student at Shalhevet High School. My first day of an ongoing four-year journey. The feeling of being the youngest i...

Co-Editor-in-Chief Clara Sandler's sports column analyzes current events in the sports world.

CLARA’S CALLS: Kvetch about the present, but kvell for the future

September 7, 2018

As an Ashkenaz Jew, oy vey zmeir is not only part of my vernacular, but perhaps one of my most commonly used phrases. In case you needed to brush up on your Yiddish, oy vey zmeir directl...

Co-Editor-in-Chief Clara Sandler's sports column analyzes current events in the sports world.

COLUMN: Getting lost in the game in times of loss

May 22, 2018

While basketball is definitely not my favorite sport, I do identify as a Laker fan. Being a Laker fan is usually easy, but in recent years, it has been difficult to have ho...

PAGE THREE: Where feelings go too far

PAGE THREE: Where feelings go too far

March 26, 2018

When we were children, all we could do was feel. We knew very little, so our beliefs were based mainly on intuition. We didn’t know the difference be...

PAGE THREE: For better or for worse or for two dollars

PAGE THREE: For better or for worse or for two dollars

March 13, 2018

No one wants to admit the existence of sexual harassment. It's an uncomfortable phrase and society’s attitude thus far has been neglectful. But, quite...

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