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Sidwell Friends School's Student Newspaper Since 1974



Modern technology and instruments helped produce “Now and Then,” the last song to feature all four original members of The Beatles. Photo: Getty Images.

The Beatles Release New Song “Now and Then” With Help of AI

Micah Kay '25, Staff Writer November 28, 2023
Against all odds,the world-renowned band The Beatles, who broke up in 1974 and has since had two of its members pass away, returned and released a new song on Nov. 2.
Sidwell students must be allowed to freely express their opinions in order to create a politically diverse student body

Students Must Respect Peers’ Views in Times of Crisis

Yossi Rosen '26, Staff Writer November 27, 2023
For myself and many others, these events have raised the question of how to thoughtfully respond to such an issue while remaining respectful of perspectives that may conflict with our own. 
Sidwell should maximize the support it gives its seniors through the stressful college application process.

Sidwell Must Allot More Time for Seniors’ College Applications

Alix Nikolic de Jacinto ’24, Opinion Editor November 27, 2023
Sidwell’s current schedule does not provide sufficient support to seniors during the application process, particularly regarding college workdays.

Fall Delights: A Guide to Seasonal Treats and Drinks

Stella Stone '26, Social Media Manager November 3, 2023
Foods and drinks add to fall’s distinctive feeling, creating an atmosphere of warmth and familiarity.
Death Toll Mounts in Ongoing Israel–Hamas War

Death Toll Mounts in Ongoing Israel–Hamas War

Senior Editorial Board November 3, 2023
On Oct. 7, Gaza-based political and terrorist organization Hamas launched an assault on Israel, killing more than 1,400 Israelis and injuring approximately 4,500 people.
McCarthy’s removal as one of the few remaining moderate representatives marks an era of division within the Republican Party. Photo: Flickr.

McCarthy’s Removal Reflects the Republican Party’s Dysfunction

Charlie Kay '25, Staff Writer November 3, 2023
McCarthy’s removal is only a microcosm of the turmoil that has shaken the Republican Party to its core in recent years.
Overall, this years Homecoming was a success, starting with Friday’s pep rally. Despite Saturday’s bad weather, many of the teams were able to overcome and win. Photo: Sidwell Friends.

Sidwell Students Review Homecoming Weekend Athletics

Olivia Sisson '27 and Jake Snow '27 November 3, 2023
Overall, regardless of the outcomes, all teams represented Sidwell to their fullest extent on and off the field.
Sophomore Asher Sedwick and freshman Chase Hunter won their match 7-5, securing the MAC Championship for Sidwell. Photo: Sidwell Friends.

Sidwell Boys’ Tennis Wins MAC Championship and Regular Season Title

Jackson Youree '24, Business Manager May 30, 2023
Through first singles to third doubles, the team showed skill, poise and resilience and — as a result — emerged as MAC champions.
The Avalon Theatre celebrates 100 years with a film festival. Photo: María Helena Carey via Flickr.

Avalon Theatre Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Micah Kay '25, Staff Writer May 30, 2023
The Avalon Theatre is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year through a film festival entitled “100 Years of Cinema Magic” that features a different film screening each month from February to November.
A lack of lively student support leads to feelings of discouragement among players.
Photo: Sidwell Friends.

Sidwell Students Fail To Equally Support Girls’ and Boys’ Sports

Avery Wincup '26, Staff Writer May 30, 2023
In the future, the F.A.N. needs to equally publicize both girls’ and boys’ games in order to fully represent Sidwell’s impressive athletic programs.
The increased gun violence in Washington inspired some Ninth Grade Studies classes to lobby for gun restrictions. Photo: Gareth Milner via Flickr.

Ninth Grade Studies Classes Prepare To Lobby Representatives

Dylan Verma '26, Staff Writer May 30, 2023
During the second semester of the school year, Sidwell’s Ninth Grade Studies classes have been working on a lobbying project in partnership with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL).
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