What Comes Next?

Cecelia Messbauer, Copy Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There is, and will be, nothing normal about the presidency of Donald Trump. The next four years will be dangerous for far too many of us. As members of a private school in a state that sends only members of the opposition ...

Letter From the Editor: January

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hello all, Wow. I normally try to be a bit more eloquent, but there is really no better way to convey my feelings about so much of my life right now. It has been quite an eventful couple of months since my last letter, whic...

Letter From the Editor: November

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Hello all, I am using this space today to formally and wholeheartedly endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States. I know, it’s shocking. In all seriousness, I am aware that very few people woul...

Letter From the Editor: October

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Hello, all, I'd like to welcome everyone back to school--now that we're through the first few weeks of mourning summer--and to MacDuffie's student-run news site, The Magnet. For those who don't know me, my name is Cassidy ...

The Spring Sampler: A Little of Everything, From Everyone

Cecelia Messbauer, Copy Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under Features, Opinion

What do a heart transplant, a manipulative GPS, a depressed college student, a 60’s lesbian, and a Robot Zombie Death Shark from Mars have in common? Absolutely nothing. Which is why MacDuffie Theater once again delivered an...

Letter From The Editor

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Hello, Happy Women’s History Month! As a young woman myself, I am pretty happy with the ever-growing attention that this month is being given. We live in an age and place where sexism is openly discussed and a world-famou...

Making Room For Black History Month

Sabria Brown, Guest Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

February is a month filled with holidays and annual events that are celebrated by the MacDuffie community, most notably “Heart Week,” which revolves around the theme of Valentine's Day. However, Valentine's Day isn’t the onl...

Letter From the Editor

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hello everyone, Recently, my French IV class had a discussion about the MacDuffie community, and more specifically, the apathy that many of us feel from fellow students. Because we are cynical teenagers, we talked about the...

Vague Honor Code Provision Risks Confusion

Cecelia Messbauer, Copy Editor

January 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It’s the third bullet on the list of the Student Handbook’s examples of honor code violations. Clearly significant enough to be included on a list for which “a complete catalogue...is impossibl...

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