Suicide Awareness at MacDuffie

Jillian Ouimet, Senior Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among youths aged 10-24 in the United States. Despite this, many are unaware of the prevalence of suicide due to the lack of conversation surrounding the issue. It is a difficult, c...

Course Review for Computer Science Principles

Dollar Zhu, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018

AP Computer Science Principles is a new course the MacDuffie School offers this year. According to the College Board, this course is designed to cover “the fundamentals of computing, including problem solving, working with dat...

Review: Divide by Ed Sheeran

Alison Jackson, Assistant Copy Editor

February 11, 2018

If you would have told me one year ago that in several months, everyone—including myself—would enjoy listening to Irish folk music, I definitely would not have believed you whatsoever. However, this was before March 2017, whe...

A portrait of Former Dean of Students Alun Polga as a Jedi master. Art by Celine Wang '18.

MacDuffie’s Last Jedi

January 28, 2018

Give Tofu a Chance

Varona Maysonet-Ayala, Managing Editor

January 23, 2018

I like tofu. There! There, I said it. I know your immediate thoughts most likely include, “Tofu? Disgusting! The texture! The taste!” and so many other unfair judgments. Now, hear me out—It’s good. Tofu, also known...

Coach, I just want to hoop

Dollar Zhu, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2018

Defend. Rebound. Fast break. I give it all I’ve got in the counterattack, sprinting to the other side of the court. When I stop at the corner on the edge of the three-point line, I call for the pass. I am wide open. The defe...

Review Writing: Red Robin

Sarah Scott, Social Media Editor

January 14, 2018

Have you ever caught a glimpse of a Red Robin commercial, maybe even have gotten the catchy jingle stuck in your head,  and still haven't tried their food? I suggest that it's time you do; there are many more attributes to the...

NBA Super Teams: Good or Bad look for the league?

John Bella-Hunter, Senior Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

The NBA regular season has officially started, which means that fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors can turn their televisions off. Because of their All-Star-studded rosters, these two teams have faced each...

Movie Review: It

Ismael Massoud, Senior Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

After watching Stephen King’s thriller It, I don’t know if red balloons will ever look the same to me. A movie in which a clown is the main antagonist may not seem really enticing, but this isn’t an ordinary clown, and some...