Monthly Archives: April 2013

School ID Cards

Written by Judy Tsai ’15   The idea of swiping our student ID’s to gain access to dormitories seems very high-tech and sophisticated, but for the students of St. Paul’s, it also brings on an interesting discussion. Most of us caught word of this change through dorm meeting; we were notified that our ID’s were…

Solter on Fiske

Written by Riley Solter ’15   By the time this article gets published, Fiske Cup will have come and gone. There will be tolerable plays and there will be awful plays, and everyone will pretend to have seen the one that wins. Unfortunately, many of you showed up to Kitt 1 on Saturday with high…

Monson on Happiness

Written by Tekla Monson ’14   People who grind your gears really suck. The worst part is, they always seem to be around. Fortunately, there is always a way to deal with this annoyance, even in cases when it may seem unavoidable. Tekla’s Rules of being passive: 1) Just laugh. If someone is bugging you…

Staying Formal

Written by Samuel Yonce ’15   Ever since the founding of St. Paul’s in 1856, formal seated meals have been an integral part of the school’s community, tradition, and learning atmosphere. Recently, some students and faculty have found it increasingly hard to get around the problems of timing, dress code, and exhibition of one’s personal…

Going Casual

    Written by Guy Rice ’14   Going Casual? Most people cringe at the thought, but why? St. Paul’s has slowly been losing many of its more conservative dress code policies in the last ten years. Unlike many schools that require a strict coat and tie dress code, jeans and sweatshirts can be found…

Are We Safe?

Written by Oliver Gray   How safe are we really?” It is a question whose implications subliminally affect our daily lives, yet also one that is often ignored and subdued socially and mentally in order to fabricate a sense of complacency and security. This complacency, one contrived through such social mechanisms, should be addressed. We,…

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