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The Hypocrisy of “Thoughts and Prayers”

February 18, 2018 5:13pm | Ava Comeau

On February 14th, 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Politicians wasted no time speaking out. The tragically too common phrase “thoughts and prayers” was thrown around. Yet, is there any true meaning behind this statement, […]

Talon Advice Column: February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018 11:01am | Owen Morrissey

How many bricks are there in the school? Exactly 666. Weird, I know, but it’s probably just a coincidence. Tangentially, have you ever noticed that the student parking lot resembles an owl? Why is my answer a question? I think the better question is “When […]

Talon Advice Column: October 30, 2017

October 31, 2017 11:07am | Owen Morrissey

Dearest Talon, Thoughts on Kylie Jenner? Love, Kim K Dearest Kim K, It seems today that the world is increasingly harsh and cruel. Anger is stirring, and rightly so, but violence cannot be the answer, can it? Surely, Marvin Gaye said it himself! But peace […]

Talon Advice Column: October 5

October 5, 2017 5:19pm | Owen Morrissey

Dear Rob … maybe it’s because I’m getting old, but I’ve noticed that as the weather gets cooler and my lunch gets a bit heartier I have less energy for my 5th period class. What should I do?! Thanks, Mr. Krauss   Ah, a rare […]

Bringing Highways to Hallways

February 15, 2017 12:29am | Max Gauthier

Have you ever been at school and had a speeder run into you or have someone stop in the middle of the hallway to talk to one of their bestest friends? Yeah, me too. Well I now have a solution that will reduce hallway injuries […]

Adam Saleh

December 23, 2016 10:09pm | Zoe Pantazelos

On December 21, 2016, YouTube personality Adam Saleh and his friend Slim Albaher were told by the captain to disembark from their Delta Air Lines flight in London for speaking Arabic. Saleh, 23, was reportedly speaking to his 66-year-old mother on the phone in her […]

Talon Advice Column: December 16th

December 15, 2016 7:29pm | Maria Koch, Vivian Reeder, Erika Petersen

Dear Talon, I am struggling to find sleep and study. What do I do? Sincerely, Barely Making It   Dear Barely Making It, Balancing school work, extracurriculars, a social life, and sleep is a challenging part of high school. The easiest way to be able […]

Thoughts On 2016 Election Outcome

December 15, 2016 7:28pm | Ben Baldasaro

Two summers ago I sat in a history class at Phillips Exeter Academy. My teacher, a political science professor at Brown, started laughing. “Donald Trump is actually running for President,” she said. She was, as any Brown professor is, very liberal. “I can’t imagine anyone […]

The Importance of Having a Good Ice Scraper

December 7, 2016 12:45pm | Jeffrey Edwards

We live in New Hampshire, and this means we deal with frost. It usually occurs when the temperatures get below 32 degrees at night. This can lead to anger and frustration in the morning if you are late, as there may be a sheet of […]

Deport Capitalism To Mars

November 18, 2016 8:04pm | Julia Williams

Anyone who’s been paying attention to the election results and the issues that were on the ballot knows that climate change reform just got drop-kicked out of the White House. Republican presidential nominee, Trump, did not express any concerns about climate change throughout his entire […]