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Minimester is an opportunity for students to explore different interests and perspectives. Photo: Sidwell Friends.

Should the Upper School Institute Minimester?

April 30, 2023
Minimester, a one-week experience right before Spring Break, provides an opportunity for Middle School students to explore their passions and interests.
Students attended multiple workshops and sessions focused on various journalism skills. Photo: Zachary Harvat.

Horizon Attends Journalism-Day Trip at University of Maryland

Megan Chopra '25, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 14, the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Philip Merrill College of Journalism and the Maryland-D.C. Scholastic Press Association hosted their annual J-Day Conference.
Sidwell’s Med Club held a blood drive on April 11 in response to the national blood shortage. Photo: Anya Vedantambe ’24.

Med Club Holds Blood Drive in Partnership with American Red Cross

Lilah Baez '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 11, Sidwell’s Med Club hosted a blood drive in coordination with the American Red Cross.
The GSA Stage Rave was held for the first time in three years on April 21. Photo: Maggie Gray ’23.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Stage Rave Returns

Caroline Dupree '25, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 21, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance’s (GSA) Stage Rave returned to Sidwell for the first time in three years.
Students held the Multicultural Fashion Show in the RLS Meeting Room. Photo: Anya Vedantambe 24.

Sidwell’s Annual EJC Day Met With Mixed Reviews

Emma Canan '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 11, Sidwell hosted an Equity, Justice, and Community (EJC) morning program.
YouTuber Tanner Cook was shot while attempting to prank a stranger in the Dulles Town Center (pictured above). Photo: Famartin via Wikimedia Commons.

YouTuber Shot During Prank in Dulles Town Center

Daphne Zwicker '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On Apr. 2, Virginia resident Alan W. Colie shot YouTuber Tanner Cook in the stomach at Dulles Town Center Mall in Loudoun County, Virginia.

Former President Indicted for Falsifying Business Records

Charlie Kay '25, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 4, former president Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of falsifying business reports.
Students attended a school-wide Meeting for Worship to celebrate Founders Day. Photo: Anya Vedantambe 24.

Sidwell Holds First Founder’s Day Since 2019

Alex Fagell '26, Staff Writer April 30, 2023
On April 18, Sidwell held its annual Founder’s Day for the first time since 2019, celebrating the school community.

D.C. Criminal Code Reforms Are Effective, Must Be Upheld

Lee Gillies '24, Opinion Editor March 30, 2023
A recent proposal to reform the Washington criminal code is facing opposition from both parties in Congress.

Senior Editorial: Life Lessons Learned During an Uber Ride

Will Koopersmith '23, Sports Editor February 28, 2023
Sometimes when I’m on a plane, especially through extended periods of turbulence, I like to look around the cabin at all of the people.

Senior Athletes Look Forward To Next Chapters in NCAA

Helen Primis '23, Sports Editor February 28, 2023
With their sights set on hefty goals — both academically and athletically — these student-athletes are eager and ready for their next chapter.

Sidwell Hosts Lecture on Importance of Traditional Architecture

Lily Palmerino '24, Features Editor December 30, 2022
On Nov. 2, Sidwell hosted a lecture discussing the importance of traditional architecture in East Asia and the history of the China Folk House Restoration Program.
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