Tumblr’s Rise?

Blisse Kong ‘20

December 4, 2019

In August of this year, Tumblr was bought at 0.27% of its 2017 value: only $3 million compared to once estimated $1.1 billion.   Founded in 2007 by David Karp, Tumblr is a platform where millions of users once found...

Harvard’s Affirmative Action Battle

Blisse Kong ‘20

November 7, 2019

On October 1st, federal judge Allison D. Burroughs of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that Harvard University does not intentionally discriminate against Asian-American applicants, clea...

Power Outage: Powering Doubt

Blisse Kong ‘20

April 14, 2019

The lights flickered. They died. They didn't come back. On February 25, 2019, after hours of blustery, banshee-howling winds, the power went out around 10:15 AM at Ridge High School. According to younger students, the power went...

Stopping PARCC in Its Tracks

Blisse Kong ‘20

February 16, 2019

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, students in grades 3 through 8 must take a statewide assessment each year, and high schoolers must take a test once; both tests must assess english and math capabilities. Science assessmen...

Snow Many Options

Blisse Kong ‘20

January 19, 2019

After our particularly eventful winter last school year, the school district has prioritized the allotment of school days to ensure that snow days do not severely impact vacation time. This sort of planning ahead helps us secu...

Art credits to Karen Fung!

Fashion: Fab or a Fad?

January 13, 2018

Veganism: A Fad or a Friend?

Blisse Kong ‘20, Junior Opinions Editor

December 22, 2017

Veganism - the concept confuses some, disgusts others, and still inspires the question in some- “Um, what’s the difference between vegetarianism and veganism?” While vegetarianism generally applies to a restricted die...

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