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A shelf of comic book volumes for sale at the local Barnes and Noble bookstore. The store moved locations from Rittenhouse Square to 17th and Chestnut in 2023.

Comic Book Collecting: Where to Go and What to Choose?

Ethan Gutstadt February 27, 2024

With over 60 years of popular brand names in the world of comic books like DC, Marvel, and other notable series, it can be overwhelming to pick a franchise to follow. Here are some of my picks for...

Asain Arts Initiative extended a warm welcome to Karen Cho, director of Big Fights in Little Chinatown.

Big Fight in Little Chinatown: Explore the Heart of Chinatown through the Documentary

Janis Ng February 27, 2024

On January 12th, Karen Cho, a fifth-generation Chinese-Canadian and a documentary filmmaker, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) and the Asian Arts Initiative,...

Senior Artists Paint Mural at Friends Child Care Center

Senior Artists Paint Mural at Friends Child Care Center

Daphne Klose February 5, 2024

“I think it’s like every child’s dream to paint on a wall,” says Adelle Wampler ‘24. Livia Smollen ‘24 explains, “Deborah came up to me and was like, ‘Oh do you want to go paint a mural...

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FSS Cappies Reviews: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Phoenixville Area High School

Sarah Gorenstein: Don’t miss Phoenixville Area High School’s stunning production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for “It doth shine that night!” The company excellently captured the passion...

Musician of the Month: Atia Osborne

Musician of the Month: Atia Osborne

Sam Goldwert, Assistant Editor February 5, 2024

Note: Non-traditional text is the request of the interviewee

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Reviews of Elf at Cardinal O’Hara

Sarah Gorenstien: This article was chosen for Publication on the Philadelphia Inquirer WordPress Site. The cast and crew at Cardinal O’Hara High School will certainly be making the “nice list”...

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Friends Select Community Opinion: Barbie or Oppenheimer?

Niamh Williams, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2023

The Context: Greta Gerwig’s Barbie was released on July 21, 2023. Conveniently, so was Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. Barbie carries the viewer through the trials and tribulations of womanhood,...

Cappies Reviews: Pippin

Cappies Reviews: Pippin

Visiting Critics December 4, 2023

From November 16th-18th Friends Select’s theatre program performed a dazzling production of Pippin. At the final performance, over twenty-five Cappies critics attended and left reviews. The Cappies is...

“Elements of Art” Student Exhibit in Parkway Gallery

“Elements of Art” Student Exhibit in Parkway Gallery

Ethan Gutstadt and Patrick Ryan November 20, 2023

  Friend Select’s Annual Visual Art Fall Exhibition was unveiled on November 9th in the front hall gallery of the Parkway Building. The show includes paintings, drawings, metalwork, and digital...

Students Rehearsing for Pippin

Rehearsals for Upper School Musical, Pippin, Underway

Bryce Dodd October 16, 2023

The musical Pippin takes center stage at Friends Select School this year, set to run from November 16th to 18th, and is directed by professional theater artist Julianna Babb, produced by FSS Upper School...

PILGO (EP): A Story of Personal Growth

PILGO (EP): A Story of Personal Growth

Atia Osborne and Olukayode Ekundare April 12, 2023

PILGO is an EP (extended play; a music collection shorter than an album but longer than one song) created by songwriter Atia Osborne '24 and producer Olukayode Ekundare '25. This EP was created as a final...

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