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Chess club to host annual tournament

Emily Simon, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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The chess club will be hosting its third annual tournament this January. The tournament will go on for four weeks every Wednesday in history teacher Thomas Casey’s classroom. “Each round, people with the same number of points p...

Feminist club fights for equality

Matthew Zarkani, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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Women in politics will be the feminist club’s first topic of study this November. Every quarter they focus on four different themes. “The club is beneficial for those who join, because it allows those who are outspoken, but...

Model United Nations hosts conference

Maya Kalish, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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Model United Nations (MUN) intensely prepared for McMUNC, the conference on their home field which happened last week. Over 300 students from other schools came to the conference to compete. The MUN leaders were involved to k...

Girls are learning to lead in their future careers

Ana Paula Ibarraran, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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The Girls Leadership Committee is planning a professional women’s panel in the coming months. The purpose of this panel is to give girls a chance to ask professional women about their careers. When this club was created a few y...

Girls are coding their way into technological fields

Emily Friedman, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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Girls Who Code had its first meeting Sept 18, and will meet twice a month to bring girls together to form friendships and learn about women in computer science.“I feel like girls are underrepresented in the technology field as far a...

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