On January 21st, millions of women marched around the world in opposition to the incoming Drumpf administration. The most anticipated march, taking place in Washington D.C., had over 470,000 people marching, around three times more than the estimated amount of people who attended Donald Drumpf’s inauguration.
One of Broadway’s newest additions, Aladdin, is a huge success. It was remarkable to watch the classic Disney fairytale move to the stage and lights of Broadway, New York. Enjoyable to people of all ages, it was just in general an amazing production.
Most of you are probably nodding your heads, and saying, “Of course it does.” Because sure, we learn about quakerism, have meeting for worship, and partake in numerous moments of silence, but does that really make us a perfect Quaker school? Some people think that students’ words and actions make us un-quakerly, but others strongly disagree.
Hidden Figures, a film based off of the black mathematicians responsible for sending an American man into space topped the box office this past week. This movie was based off of a book with the same name. The film follows the life of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), and her two friends Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer).The three women are “computers”, part of the colored women’s math department.
Somewhere, sometime in your life, you have probably seen a Barbie doll, American Girl doll or book, or Hot Wheels car. Although you may not know it, all of these seemingly different companies are run by one superstar: Mattel.
So, imagine a cesspool of idiocy. Got it? Then a storm of opinionated 20-year olds. Yeah? And finally, an entire room of furiously liberal radical feminists. Guess which one Buzzfeed is? That’s right! All of them.
As many people know, Carrie Fisher recently passed away. Many fans of the Star Wars franchise have been sad ever since this awful moment in cinematic history. Fans wonder, how will the Star Wars movies continue without her? Continue reading The Death of Carrie Fisher
On Friday, January 13th, 2017, the Germantown Friends School 6th Grade visited the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, PA. Below is a list of the best things to do, see, and eat at the Farm Show. The 2017 Farm Show has (sadly) ended already, and won’t be returning for another 11 months.
Virtual Reality is taking over the world. Slowly Virtual Reality is becoming a source of revenue for more and more large companies such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook.
2016. What is the first thing it makes you think of? Harambe? The Dab? The Election? Whichever it is, most were important. The dab shaped American society. Harambe caused a major meme. The election changed the future. But what other, more obscure controversial events were influential last year?
Recently, the 7th grade advisors gave a variety of assignments and writing prompts relating to “unkind words and actions” in the 7th Grade. This is mainly due to the many problems, not just in 7th grade, but in the whole middle school regarding “bullying” and “profanity.” Continue reading Are 7th Graders mean?
Braces are a Middle School rite of passage. If you haven’t yet experienced this orthodontial adventure, here is a peek of what you are in for, and if you do have braces then you may relate, as Chase documents his first few days of surviving braces: Continue reading Braces: A Survival Guide