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Remembering the Nanking Massacre

David Ren, '21, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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 For many Americans, the month of December is a month of joyous celebration and rightfully so—December is when children receive gifts from Santa Claus and everyone celebrates the start of a new year. However, for the Chinese, the month of December is a month full of many somber acknowledgments for...

A Look at the California Wildfires

Maria Andraos, '21, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Over the past couple of months, the people of California have been terrorized by the ongoing wildfires, which have already forced tens of thousands of people to leave their homes and belongings. Although firefighters are doing their best to maintain the blaze, these fires rage on and have burned through...

Conservatism at Strath Haven

Zach Smith, '18, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Everyone’s political views are irrefutably based upon the environment in which they are raised. I am no exception. Of course I have grown up in Swarthmore, a college town in which close to 90% of people voted democratic in the 2016 election, so for my whole life my mind has been infused with its liber...

Young Blood

Daniel Larson, '18, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Humans have always been obsessed with the idea of immortality. Ambrosia, in Greek mythology, would grant good health to the gods. One new startup—who also goes by the name Ambrosia—wishes to provide the same service to morals. For the steep price of $8,000, founder Jesse Karmazin will give you a ...

Haven Has Puerto Rico Aid in the Bag

Megan Lowry, '19, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico in late September of this year, and had a devastating affect on the territory. Recovery efforts were soon implemented and, albeit slowly, improvements have been made to the situation. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), forty-five days ...

How to Make it onto Santa’s Nice List

Leah Dunbar, '18, Editor

March 6, 2018


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With Christmas just around the corner, it is expected that the average teenager would be up late at night, worrying about the fate of Santa Clause’s influential choice of if they are on the naughty or the nice list. Well worry no more, for there is a simple, 15 step recipe that can be followed to ...

OITNB Season 5 and Perception

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017


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Since the theme of 11th grade English is perspectives, I recognized a connection to one of Netflix’s most popular series: Orange is the New Black. OITNB is a commentative and often edgy show revolving around an extraordinarily diverse group of incarcerated women in Litchfield Penitentiary. The show...

HEADstrong’s Battle to Swarthmore

Abby Loiselle, '19, Editor

October 12, 2017


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In April of 2005, during a star freshman la crosse season at Hofstra University, Nick woke up one morning unable to hear out of his left ear. After being examined, Nick was diagnosed with Large-B-Cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a blood cancer that affects the lymphatic system, a network of tissues and...

Modern Feminism and its Role at Haven

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017


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With Donald Trump getting elected to the White House, I found myself questioning a lot about what I thought I knew regarding modern feminism. Do people know about what he has done to women, or do people just not care? What connotations are being associated with the term “feminist”? I believed that...

Day Trips to Take This Summer

Maddie Marks, '19, Editor

October 5, 2017


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Even in the midst of homework,projects, finals, and other last minuteschoolwork, it’s finally safe to admit thatsummer is just about here. We’re falling in love with the idea of no more responsibilities or waking up at six in the morning. And while the idea of sleeping in and binge- watching favorite...

What’s Haven Doing This Summer?

Maddie Marks, '19, Staff Editor

October 5, 2017


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What could possibly be better than heading off to summer vacation with loads of plans, goals, and fun activities filling your schedule? Simple! Hearing about other people’s plans, goals, and fun activities this summer! Well, maybe it’s not as good, but it’s still quite cool to find out what your...

As Robots Begin Feeling, Humans May Struggle to Follow Suit

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Staff Editor

October 5, 2017


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In this modern era, it is practically impossible to avoid technology in our daily lives unless you intend to move out to the Amish country. Almost every part of our day is influenced by technology in one way or another, and it’s unlikely this is going to change. Although writing remains our primary...

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