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Book Reviews Early 2018

By: Sydney Kaplan ’18, Ms. Katie Dickerson, Gia Matika ’18, and Ms. Vicki Schwoebel Sydney’s Book Reviews: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda By Becky Albertalli Genre: YA Fiction/LGBTQIA+ Fiction Written in 2015, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is a coming-of-age novel written by Becky Albertalli that centers around closeted […]

Thoughts on Caring for Something Semi-Tangible

By: Sydney Kaplan ’18 It is difficult to care for something semi-tangible. By “semi-tangible,” I mean something that there may or may not be physical representations of in our world that can never truly be “touched.” One example of something that is semi-tangible is J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. There […]

Meet Ryan Coffey Keaton

By: Julian Brenman ’20 The college admission process is a stressful, exciting, and overwhelming stage which almost all juniors and seniors who attend Friends’ Central go through. One of the people who keeps the process rolling smoothly for everybody by encouraging students and serving as a professional advisor and seasoned […]

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman

By: Lisa Green ’20 When a friend invited me along to see The Greatest Showman, the latest Pasek and Paul musical which has been panned by many critics, I was hopeful, but I wasn’t expecting much. However, after watching the first three minutes, which were entertaining, clever and intriguing, I […]

Meeting For Worship: A Risky Business

By Rishi Singh ’18 Quaker author Robert Barclay once said, “When I came into the silent assemblies of God’s people, I felt a secret power among them which touched my heart; and as I gave way unto it, I found the evil weakening in me and the good raised up.” […]

Baseball Team Gets New, Refreshed Look

By: Leo Burman ‘20 After almost a decade of playing in the same conservative jerseys and hats, the baseball team this year will be playing in newly-designed Under Armour jerseys. Another change in the team’s attire is that they will be wearing two uniforms: one for home games, and the […]