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EXPERIENCE: Freshman Tomomi Shaw said she has experienced anti-Asian taunts on her way home from school.

OPINION: Town Hall missed opportunity to address anti-Asian hate

By Tomomi Shaw, Web Editor April 7, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight people in Cherokee County, Georgia, six of them of East Asian descent. Just three days later, the school joined together for Town Hall. I was expecting...

VIEWPOINTS: Now that it’s been a year since the pandemic arrived, we asked one student from each grade to share how this time has changed their lives.

OPINION: Four views of a (Covid) year

  In a few decades, numbers and data might be the main vehicles through which people look back on the Covid-19 pandemic -- numbers of deaths, jobs lost and school on Zoom.  But there’s something...

TURNOUT: Seniors Joey Blumofe and Ean Fish were among three seniors who attended in-person school on Monday, Jan. 11.

EDITORIAL: Stay open, stay home

By the Boiling Point Editorial Board January 23, 2021

Three seniors, nine juniors and seven sophomores attended their grades' classes on campus for at least part of the day Jan. 11-14, the last week of fall semester. The number of freshmen was higher, but...

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Fear, loathing and anonymity

By Boiling Point Editorial Board November 10, 2020

Four years ago, the Boiling Point interviewed multiple students who voted for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton and included their quotes and their names in various articles. The paper even published an...

Who should win?

Who should win?

November 2, 2020

WISH: As the country is consumed with a divisive election, there are some who wish they could tune it out.

Waiting for it all to go away

By Liad Machmali, Features and Culture Editor October 29, 2020

It’s on my neighbor’s front lawn, the topic of discussion at my dinner table, and infiltrating my Tik Tok ‘For You’ page. Politics. No matter where I go or what I’m doing, politics always seems...

ICONIC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was famous for wearing carefully chosen collars to Supreme Court deliberation. Here she is pictured wearing a white jabot from South Africa, a favorite of hers.

EDITORIAL: Ruth Bader Ginsburg z”l: One of us, who rocked America

By Boiling Point Editorial Board September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have been only 5’1, but she was a giant. Not the kind of giant you see at the top of the beanstalk, nor the kind that becomes memorable by living infamously. No, she was a giant...

Someone else to remember

Someone else to remember

By Maia Lefferman, Chief Photo Editor January 28, 2020

The loss of a great hero is devastating to all. Kobe’s legacy is everlasting and his contributions to basketball are unprecedented. Throughout today and yesterday, people mourned the death of all...

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We hear you

By Boiling Point Editorial Board January 28, 2020

On Sunday, the world lost a basketball superstar whose legacy has inspired the next generation of basketball players. The Boiling Point decided to post a compilation of reflections on Kobe Bryant’s loss,...

SHOCK: Kobe Bryant and eight other people, including his daughter Gianna, died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning

We can hold two ideas at once

By Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2020

I’ve felt a lot of things over the past few days. I was at first shocked, in complete denial that something could happen to someone I felt almost familiar with. Kobe existed when I was born and throughout...

RARIFIED: To advance into the hallowed halls of university, our columnist says, students must first take the Sorrow And Trepidation exam, otherwise known as the SAT.

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

By Jacob Benezra, Page 3 Columnist 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, I composed myself, soldiered on through weeks and...

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