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Normalizing School Shootings

The most recent school shooting in the U.S. occurred in Colorado a few weeks ago and sparked a nationwide debate about the normalization of school shootings. According to data collected by the US Naval Postgraduate School, last year there were 94 school shootings in the US…

Investigating our past: The History of Clubs at Bryn Mawr

In the fall of 2017, the two of us began a research project using copies of the Bryn Mawrtyr to track club history. This work began as part of the broader Bryn Mawr History Project, created by the History Department in the spring of 2017, which aimed to understand how our school culture has changed over time…

How to Dress— Sustainably!

The dictionary defines sustainable fashion as “clothing and other goods made from recycled materials or otherwise produced by methods that are not harmful to the environment.” Sustainable fashion, however, involves a lot more than this definition suggests…

 

Spring Sports: Golf and Badminton Champions!

It’s that time of year again, Mawrtians. As AP exam weeks are coming to an end and finals are quickly approaching, let’s take a moment to remember the very successful spring sports season. Lacrosse, softball, track, golf, and badminton all did extremely well this spring, and all teams participated in championship games, matches, or meets…

house field day recap

Tuesday, May 7: House Field Day.  A day for all five house families (Moons, Suns, Stars, Daisies, and Owls) to bond, bringing together all students from kindergarten to twelfth grade. There were activities like the walking-running club, tug of war, a hula hoop and water bucket challenge, and several other games…

crazy for the gilman musical!

During this year’s Gym Drill weekend, a time filled with Mawrtian pride,  Across the street, Gilman also enjoyed excitement and activity with their showing of the long-awaited Crazy For You,  a highly acclaimed Gershwin musical comedy, taking place in the 30’s. The musical is a love story between a struggling thespian, Bobby Child, and a driven country gal, Polly…

 

“Healthy Holly” : A Not-So-Healthy Scandal

“Baltimore deserves a mayor that can move our great city forward.” This statement, issued by former Mayor Catherine Pugh, marked her resignation on Thursday, May 2nd. Unfortunately, that mayor was not her. Pugh resigned amidst a political scandal involving her self-published children’s series, Healthy Holly…

What You Don’t Know About Assembly Speakers

When you open the weekly update and see the words “assembly,” what comes to mind? Often, you might shake the thought, and move on with your day, knowing this is not a big deal. The thought does not re-enter your head until the day of said assembly, when you walk into convocation to see someone, often unknown…

mawrtian of the month: Paige w. ‘21

Paige Warren is a spirited member of the Class of 2021, whom you may have heard of due to the role she played in taking home a huge win for the Varsity Golf team this season. This year, in a competition at Fox Hollow Golf Course, Paige had a total score of 74 across 18 holes, winning the IAAM A Conference individual title…

 

Avengers: Endgame Review

Warning: This is NOT a spoiler-free review. Read at your own risk.

a cartoon: reality of exams

Crossword: de-stressing activities