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Lost in Thought: A Little Bit About Me

Hello future classmates!!!! Congrats on getting in here. You seem like a super cool, smart, quirky bunch, and I’m so excited to meet you. Actually, to be honest, I hope that I’m excited to meet you. I mean, I hope that you’re the kind of people that I’d be excited to meet.

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Sasha Presents: Minimize the Drama

“In light of recent events…” is a phrase with which the Marlborough community has become all too familiar over the past several months. In the wake of the summer’s eruption of inappropriate student-teacher relationship allegations, scandal—both the facts and the rumor—has fluttered out of mouths, into ears, and back out again, in a seemingly endless chain of information, and an even longer chain of things we didn’t know at all.



Ariella Says: Pocket Your Phone

In the midst of a discussion regarding the phallocentric order (just your typical day in Honors English Seminar), I glance around the room to see several of my peers’ eyes darting at phones in their laps, their fingers grazing the screens.




Lost in Thought: Bookshelf Tour

I’ve recently done a lot of thinking about “great books.” Some college applications require a list of favorite books and authors, and most high schools (Marlborough included) require students to read core texts.



To Be Honest: Money Matters

The first time I can remember having poignant feelings about money was in third grade when my mom and I had to move into a family friend’s living room due to financial instability.