Some Unsolicited Advice

Madeline Wong ‘17, Opinions Editor

April 7, 2017

Senior year feels like a contradiction. I’ve spent most the year in my final months as a child, but by the time I graduate, I’ll be an adult. Sometimes I feel like a seventeen-year-old, desperate to go to college and no...

Music’s Newest Composer

Madeline Wong ‘17, Opinions Editor

February 15, 2017

Less than three minutes long, the piece, softly, soothingly, sensitively played on a perfectly-tuned piano, seems unremarkable in the best possible way—unique but vaguely familiar, quiet but not easily forgotten.  Its delicate...

The Right Side of History

Madeline Wong ‘17, Opinions Editor

December 10, 2016

Within 24 hours after Donald Trump secured the majority of Electoral votes, a blue graphic of the United States began to circulate social media and news websites. Compiled prior to the election from 30,000 country-wide interviews...

You Can’t Say That!

Madeline Wong ‘17, Opinions Editor

November 4, 2016

While listening to and reading about the narrative of this election (well, really, just one candidate’s narrative), the same rebuke keeps popping into my head: “You can’t say that!”  You can’t insult someone’s physical...

Interview: Visiting Teacher from Uruguay

Madeline Wong ’17

April 21, 2016

This past February, I had the pleasure of interviewing a math teacher visiting from Uruguay, Ms. Sandra Guglielmetti. Under a teacher exchange program, Ms. Guglielmetti attended a seminar in Washington D.C. and visited several oth...

You’re Lucky

You’re Lucky

February 22, 2016

Facebook’s Flag Filters: The Paradox of Passive Activism

Madeline Wong ’17

December 20, 2015

On Saturday morning, November 14, many of us with Facebook accounts woke to a sea of blue, white, and red flooding our newsfeeds. Profile picture after profile picture was tinted in honor of those injured or killed the night prior;...

Outside the Snow Globe

Outside the Snow Globe

November 12, 2015

Ridge High School News At Its Finest
Madeline Wong