Ruth Bader Ginsburg, confirmation hearings for a new justice

October 7, 2020

On September 18th, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died after a long, intermittent battle with pancreatic cancer, shocking the country and setting the stage for a bitter fight over control of the Supreme Court. The 87-ye...

Middle School Editorial: Should schools reopen in the fall?

Campbell Helling

May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the entire nation to shut down, and schools are no exception. Many students are learning online, using Zoom and other methods to continue to receive an education during the pandemic. Unfortunat...

Editorial: Should schools reopen in the fall?

Lyle Griggs

May 4, 2020

Back in March, a time that feels incredibly distant, I was convinced that schools would all stay open, especially small schools like Seabury. In the face of the pandemic, we would persevere and maybe sanitize some stuff along...

Editorial: Coronavirus

Lyle Griggs

April 8, 2020

I spent part of spring break in Louisiana. When I arrived, everything was fairly normal, although coronavirus dominated the news. Then the stock market tanked, oil prices plummeted further and the World Health Organization decla...

Middle School Editorial: Coronavirus

Campbell Helling

April 8, 2020

The novel coronavirus, also called COVID-19, which spreads at incredibly fast rates, has been the cause of many major shutdowns. Many governments have issued statewide closures in an attempt to control the virus. But are thes...

Middle School Editorial: Kobe Bryant

Campbell Helling

February 20, 2020

The recent death of star basketball player Kobe Bryant has sparked a storm of tributes, from Instagram posts to outfits dedicated to him at the Oscars. His best moments are the ones we remember as well as the legacy he left b...

Editorial: Kobe Bryant

Lyle Griggs

February 20, 2020

On January 26th, a helicopter carrying basketball legend Kobe Bryant crashed into a mountainside near Calabasas, California, killing everyone on board. In the days that followed, coverage of the tragedy was widespread and fans...

Middle School Editorial: Free College

Campbell Helling

January 27, 2020

With the 2020 presidential elections coming up, student debt and free college are certainly some of the most talked-about topics. In 2018, 44.7 million adult Americans were struggling in student debt. Altogether, student loan ...

Editorial: Free College

Lyle Griggs

January 27, 2020

Since Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ first presidential bid in 2016, I have struggled to make up my mind on one of his signature policy proposals: free, universal public college. The 2020 Democratic primary has again ignited debat...

Middle School Editorial: Disruptive Activism?

Campbell Helling

December 12, 2019

Recently, the outcry of students against man-made climate change has sparked protests globally. These protests, set up by organizations such as Fridays for Future, encourage adolescents to skip school on some Fridays and join...

Editorial: Disruptive Activism?

Lyle Griggs

December 12, 2019

On September 20th, several Seabury students participated in a global climate strike popularized by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and organized locally by the Sunrise Movement. Although it was called a strike, student...

Middle School Editorial: Daylight Savings Time

Campbell Helling

November 21, 2019

The much-despised Daylight Saving Time (DST) originated to allow for longer daylight—switching one hour of light from the night to the morning. It was first implemented in 1918 as a way to conserve energy and maximize daylight. T...

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