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Reflecting on the 2020 NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Reflecting on the 2020 NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference

By Montanna Norman '22 February 13, 2021

Due to the global pandemic, the annual National Association of Independent Schools Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) was forced to move to a virtual setting this year.  Each year the conference...

Perspective: Information and resources addressing sexual assault

By Anya Weller '22 December 26, 2020

CONTENT WARNING: descriptions of sexual assault and forensic exams regarding assaults and rape. In any given school year, about 58% of students in 7th to 12th grade experience sexual harassment. 1 in...

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2020 Women’s March takes place during an election in a troubled country

By Sophia Rasevic '22 November 18, 2020

The fourth Women’s March during Donald Trump’s presidency occurred on October 17th, 2020. There has been a Women’s March every year since Trump’s inauguration. The first three took place towards...

Striving for hope and change amid human rights atrocities

By Anya Weller '22 November 16, 2020

Americans are exhausted. In just a few months, we have lost heroes like John Lewis and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in addition to facing the consequences stemming from America’s failure to control the fatal...

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California governor signs bill to help inmate firefighters

By Angel James '23 November 16, 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill this past month to not only aid firefighters in their battle with the flames of the recent raging wildfires but also to guide the process of resocialization...

The audacity of safety and what it means for America’s democracy

By Jonah DeGannes '24 November 16, 2020

History has authenticized just how relative one’s culture and individuality can be when maintaining safety and well being. In fact, from the time humans first began colonizing parts of the earth, that...

Why marches shrink, and what now?

By Anya Weller '22 January 29, 2020

The first Women’s March took place on January 21, 2017. Attendance skyrocketed past the predicted numbers, and the movement became the biggest single-day march in history. On January 18, 2020, the fourth...

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