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  • The White Helmets of Syria
  • The MCAS Opinionated
  • London Fashion Week 2017
  • No Love For “Trumped Up” Agression
  • Hope, Democracy, and Our Nation’s Future
  • Girls just want to have Fun-damental Rights
  • Putting Their Trust in Pingree
  • The White Helmets of Syria

    The White Helmets of Syria

    Nicolas Wiles, Guest Writer

    March 29, 2017

    Those of you that watched the Oscars may be familiar with the winner of Best Short Documentary, a film on Netflix by the name of “White Helmets.” This 40 minute documentary follows members of an organization known as The White Helmets, a group based in Syria dedicated to rescuing civilians caught in...

  • The MCAS Opinionated

    The MCAS Opinionated

    Sophie Jeffery & Savvas Varitimos, Newspaper Staff Writers

    March 27, 2017

    The Rundown // The Benefits   The MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) is a series of English, Math, and Science tests that are mandated for students in both Public and Charter Schools in between grades 3 to 10. The essential purpose of the assessment; to gauge the academic ...

  • London Fashion Week 2017

    London Fashion Week 2017

    Kiersten Wood, Guest Writer

    March 27, 2017

    This February 17th-21st marked London’s Autumn and Winter Fashion week. This year the shows and new products sparked a series of vehement political protests. Many designs conveyed  messages of political and social movements. Continued themes of diversity, women rights, and immigration prevailed on...

    Models display creations on the catwalk during the SIBLING Autumn/Winter 2016 show, part of London Fashion Week, in London, Saturday Feb. 20, 2016. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

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  • No Love For “Trumped Up” Agression

    No Love For “Trumped Up” Agression

    Sophie Jeffery, Arts & Life Editor

    February 17, 2017

    Within a week of of his inauguration, President Donald Trump has had his hands full in foreign relationships, especially with Britain, Mexico, Russia, and Australia. The President’s first interaction with a foreign leader took place on January 27, with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Although...

  • Hope, Democracy, and Our Nation’s Future

    Hope, Democracy, and Our Nation’s Future

    Kierston Wood, Guest Writer

    January 24, 2017

    Almost 24 million viewers tuned into President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address on Tuesday evening. Obama eloquently used his fifty minute speech to not only recall the accomplishments of his presidency, but to also spark the appreciation for American democracy and the hope for our future that has du...

  • Girls just want to have Fun-damental Rights

    Girls just want to have Fun-damental Rights

    Lydia Umholtz, News Editor

    January 24, 2017

    On January 13th, the Women’s March on Washington released a general policy document of the guiding principles behind the March that will take place on January 21st (yes everyone, that’s tomorrow!). While an estimated 200,000 people will attend the March on Washington, similar gatherings of solidarit...

  • Putting Their Trust in Pingree

    Putting Their Trust in Pingree

    Lydia Umholz, News Editor

    December 16, 2016

    Friday, December 2nd, was Trustee visit day. Throughout the day as members of the Board visited campus, a number of them agreed to meet with the newspaper and discuss their roles at Pingree. Among the visitors were parents Kristen Krogh, Cara Hutchins, Mary McGrath, and alumni member Kaisy Rosario. You...

News

Other Planets?

Other Planets?

Lydia Umholtz, Newspaper Staff

Seven Earth-sized planets located in habitable zones likely to have water were discovered by NASA’s Spitzer space telescope. All of the seven planets orbit around the ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. The star is ...

March 29No Comments

Mastermind McMaster; bringing insight to the Trump Administration

Mastermind McMaster; bringing insight to the Trump Administration

Antonia Martins, Guest Writer

Newly appointed national security advisor, General McMaster, brings views to the Trump administration that challenge both Trump and his Senior Advisors. This is refreshing and comforting as General McMaster brings his mil...

March 29No Comments

Mexico Canal Crisis

Mexico Canal Crisis

Caleb Grant, Newspaper Staff

Hidden under a forest of cypress trees and brush, lies a dense network of estuaries and prolific deltas where herons walk in their prehistoric manner. Surprisingly, this is Xochimilco, one of Mexico’s most cherished heritage...

March 27No Comments

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Sports

Ballin’, Shootin’ and Scorin’ at the EIL’s

Ballin’, Shootin’ and Scorin’ at the EIL’s

Iria Gutierrez- Scheiferl, Guest Writer

The Pingree Girls Varsity Basketball team had a proud season. Not only did they kick off their season with a legendary game at the TD Garden, but they continued throughout their season working hard. An overall outstanding re...

March 27No Comments

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Opinions

Rule 19: What You Should Know

Rule 19: What You Should Know

Lydia Umholtz, Newspaper Staff

A previously non-existent rule nineteen was invented after a physical altercation broke out on the Senate Floor in 1902. According to reporter present, South Carolina’s Senator Tillman "literally" cli...

March 29No Comments

The MCAS Opinionated

The MCAS Opinionated

March 27

Beyonce Denies Biggest Award of the Night

March 27

My Fellow Americans

My Fellow Americans

January 24

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