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A New Perspective: Queensland, Australia

A New Perspective: Queensland, Australia

By Savannah Malan

February 8, 2018

Hi, my name is Savannah, and I grew up in Australia. Technically, I am from New Zealand and South Africa, considering I have citizenship in both of these countries, but in my heart, I’m a straight up Aussie. Travelling to and from Denmark, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and now the US, I have...

A New Perspective: Los Barriles, Mexico

A New Perspective: Los Barriles, Mexico

By Heidi Ford

November 9, 2017

Hola! Me llamo Heidi Ford. Hi! My name is Heidi Ford. I grew up in a little fishing village in southern Baja, Mexico called Los Barriles, named after the barrels of pirates’ gold supposedly hidden somewhere in town. My parents moved to Los Barriles when I was five months old and we lived there until I ...

The First Day: Comparing Senior and Freshman Perspectives

The First Day: Comparing Senior and Freshman Perspectives

By Sophie Newman, Sophie Newman, Sophie Newman, and Sophie Newman

September 30, 2012

As the class of 2013 strode through the school with whistles perched between their lips and cowbells in their hands, the freshmen cowered below the stairs as looks of terror forming on their faces. Students described the first day as “frightening,” “confusing,” “crackin,” “different,”...