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Lack of interaction, clashing values partially responsible for decline in young religious sisters

Lack of interaction, clashing values  partially responsible for decline in young religious sisters

December 12, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Young women discussing their futures often talk of balancing a family and career in law or computer programming, but rarely include the possibility of religious life as a future. While many young women dismiss religious life, some embrace it — both despite and because of its countercultural nature. “...

Advanced placement classes offer trips which supplement curriclum

Advanced placement classes offer trips which supplement curriclum

October 31, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Madeleine Ainslie Managing Editor While AP classes are notorious for teaching to the test, Convent teachers find ways to incorporate both day and overnight trips to augment classes and enrich the set curriculum. “We took stats on the game for statistics and applied it to a project,” AP...

Selfies change teenage culture

Selfies change teenage culture

October 3, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

The selfie epidemic, the incessant snapping of self portraits, has invaded the lives of teenagers, largely changing how girls digitally express themselves. “Selfies are sort of a secularized version of the self portrait,” art history teacher Sonia Evers, who has a Ph.D. in the discipline, said. “Self portrai...

Universities scrutinized for sexual assault policies

Universities scrutinized for sexual assault policies

May 27, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

The day the federal government released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for failing to respond to sexual assault on campus coincided with the deadline for seniors to formally accept offers of admissions from colleges and put down deposits, surprising many new enrollees that thei...

Senior Tea kicks off commencement season

Senior Tea kicks off commencement season

May 1, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Faculty, staff, parents and friends made their way down the receiving line of 37 seniors, shaking gloved hands during Senior Tea this afternoon. The long-standing tradition kicks off graduation season that culminates on June 7 with Commencement. “I like it because it’s such an old tradition,” Fiona Gia...

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Madeleine Ainslie