Articles written by: Swann Li

Athletics

Athlete A: The truth behind USA Gymnastics

Warning: This article mentions sexual abuse, which may be triggering for some readers.  The documentary Athlete A came out on Netflix in 2020, and uncovered parts of USA’s renowned Gymnastics team that had been carefully covered up by their organization’s prominent figures. The movie revolves around former team doctor Larry […]

Athletics

Tom Brady bids farewell to the NFL

Update: Forty days after announcing his retirement, Tom Brady declared that he would be returning to the NFL, announcing his return over Twitter on March 13. On January 30, 2022, Tom Brady, quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and previous New England Patriots quarterback, announced his retirement from the National […]

The Nation and the World

Looking back on the Capitol attack of January 6

January 6, 2022, marked the one-year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Last year, as Congress was certifying the results of the 2021 presidential election, supporters of then-President Trump stormed the Capitol building, forcing members of Congress to take shelter. This event was connected to the deaths of […]

Arts

Gossip Girl’s unsatisfactory return

The Gossip Girl reboot aired on HBO Max on July 8, 2021, and was a major disappointment. Compared to the original series, a CW production that premiered in 2007, the new version is corny and uneventful. Fans were expecting much more from the reboot, which let down those who loved the […]

Academics / Community

Dana Hall adjusts to Canvas

The transition from Schoology to Canvas has been an adjustment, especially for returning teachers and students who used Schoology for years. Linda Derezinski, head of the Upper School English department and an advisor, said, “Canvas has the potential to do so much and caters to the needs of students.” Two […]