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Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Seven Breakout Soccer Youngsters to Look Out For
Seven Breakout Soccer Youngsters to Look Out For
Bryce Dodd May 24, 2024

In the world of soccer, the “Ronaldos” and “Messis” are getting ready to hang up their boots and make room for the next generation. Young stars are rising to the...

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MLB’s Best Hitters
Bryan Dedmon May 23, 2024

In today's games, baseball fans and professional analysts use different stats to determine where a certain hitter ranks among the whole MLB. Some use old stats like batting...

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How Does Gambling Addiction Affect the Economy?
How Does Gambling Addiction Affect the Economy?
Scott Aaronson May 17, 2024

Due to the rise of sports betting over the past couple of years, gambling addictions have become a greater concern in this generation. Sports gambling is not just a fun game...

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Photo via @jacobthecouponkid on Instagram. Jacob made $30.97 on this haul from CVS.
Looking for a Good Deal? Jacob Weisgold is Your Guy.
Patrick Ryan, Editor-in-Chief • May 17, 2024

Near Washington Square, just a few blocks from several CVS pharmacies, multiple ACME supermarkets, and a host of other stores, lives a young man ready to run them all out...

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Final Exam Study Tips from Student Gov
Final Exam Study Tips from Student Gov
May 10, 2024

Here are some tips from student government about preparing for final exams.  Take a look!

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Ben Cooper, Director of Operations
Who is Ben Cooper?
Daphne Klose and Ozzy Spiker May 10, 2024

Ben Cooper, FSS Director of Operations, always worked in education settings, mostly in public schools or non-profit organizations. Before coming to Friends Select, he worked...

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Behind the Scenes of Radium Girls
Janis Ng May 17, 2024

It’s 3:30 pm on a typical school day, and as I walk into the theater, my attention is immediately grabbed by the sounds of cast members rehearsing their lines and adjusting sets;...

Painting by Adi Perelman ‘24
Sights on Site at Arch Street Meeting House
Patrick Ryan, Editor-in-Chief • May 17, 2024

On Thursday, March 7, the 2024 Sights on Site art show opened at the Arch Street Meeting House. The show featured art from students in all three divisions (Lower, Middle, and Upper...

Musician of the Month: Cheo Mangum
Musician of the Month: Cheo Mangum
Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor • May 10, 2024

Listen to Cheo's music under the name “Lord Cheo” on Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, and all other streaming platforms.  

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Crossword: Guess the Upper School Teacher!
Crossword: Guess the Upper School Teacher!
Sarah Gorenstein, Game Master • May 10, 2024

Illustration by Shae Ballard.
Super Fresh: Haiku Help
Leah Pessin and Esme Michaeloff April 5, 2024

Hello freshmen, We are almost into our final quarter, with pressure rising we’re here to offer some fresh advice! By now you should know...

The Falcon Club Reflects on US Service Days
The Falcon Club Reflects on US Service Days
Ozzy Spiker, Patrick Ryan, Talia Mono, Esmé Michaeloff, Carl Heyne, Sam Goldwert, and Leah Pessin May 24, 2024

The 23-24 school year was only the second year under the updated Upper School service program, rehauled by Sarah Kelly, the Upper School Service Coordinator. Writers for The...

Dune: Part 2: Impossibly Good
Dune: Part 2: Impossibly Good
Carl Heyne May 24, 2024

Denis Villeneuve's Dune: Part 2 is amazing. The plot is faithfully recreated, and the aesthetics are on point. The technology feels believable while still being somewhat fantastical....

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