Letter From the Editor: November

Cassidy Polga, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2016

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

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

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

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 15, 2016

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

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

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...

Dining Hall Dilemma

Dining Hall Dilemma

November 8, 2015

From Serafino to DeMarino: Everything you should remember about the International EC Era

Cecelia Messbauer, Copy Editor

October 25, 2015

Five years ago, The MacDuffie School was sold. Its identity as a non-profit institution ended, and it became inseparable from the brand of International EC, LLC.  It was, by any measure, the most shocking shift the school had e...