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Actors Strike Concludes
Actors Strike Concludes
Polly Partridge `24 December 2, 2023
The long-awaited conclusion to the four-month-long Screen Actor’s Guild strike arrived on Thursday, Nov. 9, after a deal was reached between the studios and SAG-AFTRA members. The strike began on July 14 when the actors guild joined the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) in protest against the studios. After the screenwriters agreed in late September, the actors remained on the outs with their industry producer counterparts. 
Jerusalem Youth Chorus Performance
Jerusalem Youth Chorus Performance
Naomi Sedwick ’26, Staff Writer • December 2, 2023
On Oct. 22, singer Mira Awad and the Jerusalem Youth Chorus (JYC) conducted a virtual performance for the Sidwell community. The performance was held in response to the recent war between Israel and Hamas as a way to help community members musically process current events and spark constructive dialogue.
Sidwell Must Change the Current Exam Schedule
Sidwell Must Change the Current Exam Schedule
Eyob Sissay '26, Staff Writer • February 19, 2024
To properly ensure students enjoy a restful and stress-free winter break free from anxiety about approaching midterms, the exam period must be moved to before the holiday season.
Changing Sidwell Snow Day Policy Would Support Students Well-being
Changing Sidwell Snow Day Policy Would Support Students' Well-being
Yossi Rosen '26, Staff Writer • February 19, 2024
Sidwell’s current policy regarding inclement weather and snow days detracts from students’ much-needed free time and should be altered.
Love Horoscopes
Love Horoscopes
Stella Stone '26, Lily Palmerino ’24, and Maya Jones '24 February 19, 2024
What does your horoscope say about you?
The Impact of Fast Fashion
The Impact of Fast Fashion
Lilah Baez ’26, Staff Writer • December 2, 2023
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Robbie Gross, current Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs, will be taking over for Mamadou Guéye as principal next year. Photo: Sidwell Friends School.
Robbie Gross Recounts His Favorite Sidwell Memories
Nora Giuffrida '27, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024
On Dec. 4, 2023, Sidwell’s Head of School Bryan Garman announced in a letter to the Sidwell community that Robbie Gross, who currently serves as the Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs, will be succeeding Mamadou Guèye as Upper School Principal. 
Bitty & Beau’s seeks to create a welcoming and diverse environment by encouraging people to be more inclusive of those with disabilities in their everyday lives. Photo: Bitty and Beaus.
Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Shop Celebrates Workplace Diversity
Olivia Sisson '27, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024
Bitty & Beau’s is a coffee shop, community and human rights movement that was founded in 2016.
Messi was chosen for the 2023 Ballon d’Or, as he totaled 42 goals and 26 assists. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
Opinion: Why Lionel Messi Deserved his Record Eighth Ballon d’Or
Amna Shah '27, Staff Writer • November 30, 2023
Ranked first overall and chosen as the winner for the 2023 Ballon d’Or, Messi had 42 goals, 26 assists and wins in the World Cup, Ligue 1 and Trophee des Champions.
Many “non-shooting” centers have recently underperformed despite being high draft picks.
Photo: Getty Images.
SBA Analyzes Inability of NBA Executives to Adjust to Recent Trends
Sports Business and Analytics, Contributor • November 30, 2023
Basketball’s evolution as a sport is not a secret to anyone who has watched or read about the NBA in the last decade.
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