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Opinion: It's Time for Devotions to Go
Peter Ryan March 18, 2021

In a typical Upper School devotions at Friends Select during hybrid-learning, the first page of Zoom squares is filled with active listeners, primarily teachers. Similarly,...

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Roundtable: Swiftie Song Smackdown
Roundtable: Swiftie Song Smackdown
Margot Schneider, Rachel Luce, C.C. Servon, Annie Rupertus, Peter Ryan, and Elena Milliken April 9, 2021

There are few figures in the past couple of decades that have garnered as much attention as Taylor Swift. From the Nashville-twang of her self-titled debut to the unabashed...

Fearless by Taylor Swift (2008)
Retro Review: Fearless by Taylor Swift
Peter Ryan March 15, 2021

After dropping two surprise indie records -- folklore and evermore -- in 2020, pop star Taylor Swift kickstarted her 2021 promotion by announcing the release of a rerecording...

A reimagined and colorful painting of a Roman god done by @calablacksand. Found in front of Sculpere Ballet Body + Yoga Mind on Poplar St.
Street Art of Philadelphia
Izzy Ebede and Isabelle Hills March 11, 2021

The late Kobe Bryant painted on a white wall in Lakers jersey. Found on 2nd St.A wooden fence covered in pink flowers and green background. Found on the corner of Wildey St. A...

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BREAKING: Friends Select to Offer Vaccinations for Students 16 and Up Starting Monday
Izzy Ebede, Peter Ryan, Annie Rupertus, C.C. Servon, and Margot Schneider April 13, 2021

Friends Select students ages 16 and older can receive the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Centennial Pharmacy between Monday, April 19th and Friday, April 30th,...

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Student Government to Implement Peer Support Program in Fourth Quarter
Margot Schneider, Editor: Hard News & Sports • April 12, 2021

Early this year, 10th grade Student Government representatives Rosie Taranta ‘23 and Sofia Parravicini ‘23 realized that the programming and conversation around students’...

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How Venues Like Veterans Stadium Contributed to White Flight and Systemic Racism
Peter Ryan April 10, 2021

Saturday, April 10th marks the 50th anniversary of the Philadelphia Phillies’ first game at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia’s premier outdoor sports and entertainment...

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