Iconic Summer Breakup Bops

Iconic Summer Breakup Bops

By Allie Verdesca '18 Spring is my least favorite season. Allergies get worse and schedules get busier. What’s more, the weather has not been very cooperative in keeping me going throughout the school year. Especially with senioritis sinking in, I am finding it hard...

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Be that Dim Sum-body at Chengdu 1 Palace

Be that Dim Sum-body at Chengdu 1 Palace

By Felicia Ho '19 Feeling cranky after oversleeping on a beautiful Sunday morning? Looking for a great place to unwind and chat with friends and family? Tired of waiting as the minutes slowly tick by for only a bite-sized meal? Look no further than the dim sum at...

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Dear White People Offers Comedy and Criticism

Dear White People Offers Comedy and Criticism

By Alexis Elliot '18 Netflix boasts many originals and blockbusters. In the case of shows like Black Mirror and Narcos, viewers are given a taste of what they are about to watch, obviously, from the show or movie title. However, the show Dear White People is...

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Boys’ Lacrosse Mid-Season Update 2018

Boys’ Lacrosse Mid-Season Update 2018

Outplay, Outwork, Outlast! Pingry boys’ lacrosse is certainly on their way to do all three of these things this season, which began in early March. The team has participated in eleven games so far, and has won the majority of their meets, with a record of 11-7. “We...

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Girls’ Lacrosse Mid-Season Update 2018

Girls’ Lacrosse Mid-Season Update 2018

“Lacrosse: Turning violent personalities to world class athletes.” If this statement is true, then most of the twenty members of Pingry girls’ varsity lacrosse team must be in dire need of anger management. Their final regular season record stands at a whopping 14-6....

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Juniors and Seniors Rock the Night Away at Prom

Juniors and Seniors Rock the Night Away at Prom

By Brynn Weisholtz '20 On Thursday, April 19, the annual Prom was held at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren for the fourth year in a row. From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, juniors, seniors, and chaperones alike danced the night away in what was described as a night...

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Editorial: What Colleges Want

By Rachel Chen '18 If I had a penny for every article or piece of advice I’ve heard about getting into college, I’d be rich enough to actually pay my college tuition. And what I’ve gleaned from them is this: Good grades and test scores are a must, supplemented by...

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Happiness is Only Real When Shared

By Megan Pan '18 Since perhaps as early as the beginning of the year, I have been thinking about what to write for my last editorial. There are so many things I would want to say about my time here at Pingry that it became impossible to choose one aspect that could...

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Taking a Leap into the Unknown

By Owen Wolfson '18 About a month and a half ago, I was on a PSPA panel. One of the questions asked was focused on how to further integrate students into the community, and how to make them feel fully included in Pingry life. After Mr. Conard listed off community...

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February 1st: A Day in the Journal

February 1st: A Day in the Journal

By Jenny Coyne '18 This year I started journaling. Every night, after I finished up my WebAssign problem sets, English poetry journals, and French causettes, I would crawl into my bed and begin my nightly reflection. My journal was not littered with earth shattering...

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Learning to be Flexible

Learning to be Flexible

By Ethan Chung '18 Throughout high school, I have often found myself struggling to find a balance between these two opposite tenets: “College is everything” and “Friendship is the most valuable thing in life.” I have sat through countless speeches delivered by my...

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Listening to Unlock Pingry

Listening to Unlock Pingry

By Ouarida Benatia '18 I showed up to my first day at Pingry in the September of 6th grade wearing the preppiest outfit I could think of: khaki shorts, a pastel orange shirt, and tennis shoes. I had gone to a Newark public school for my entire life up until then, and...

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Class of 2018 College Placement

Class of 2018 College Placement

Zachary Aanstoots University of California, San Diego Arnav Agrawal Cornell University Alexy Alin-Hvidsten Washington and Lee University Naiyah Atulomah Johns Hopkins University Benjamin Barral Trinity College Ouarida Benatia Northeastern University Alice Berndt...

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Summer Never Looked So Good

Summer Never Looked So Good

By Kristine Fu '19 This past winter had such unpredictable weather changes that we were left confused as to whether we should grab our snowcoats or umbrellas. After what seemed to be an interminable winter, temperatures have finally started to rise. Spring fashion at...

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Boys’ Baseball Mid-Season Update 2018

Boys’ Baseball Mid-Season Update 2018

Led by Head Coach Jake Ross and Captains Max Scherzer (VI) and Nate Hefner (V), the boys’ baseball team has enjoyed relative success so far this year. The team currently holds a record of 5-4 in regular games and a record of 4-2 in conference play. When asked about...

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Boys’ Track and Field Mid-Season Update

Boys’ Track and Field Mid-Season Update

The boys’ track and field team has started the season off with a strong 1-3 record. The team, led by Coach Mark Sepkowski and Captain Obi Nnaeto (VI), has many outstanding athletes this year. Coach Sepkowski noted that,“Zach Aanstoots (VI) is a school record holder in...

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Girls’ Softball Mid-Season Update

Girls’ Softball Mid-Season Update

The girls’ softball team has finished its regular season with a record of 10-13. Coach Chip Carver said that, in their last three games, “we played our best softball of the year.” Captains Kassidy Peterson (VI) and Maddie Parrish (VI) stayed optimistic throughout the...

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