Opinion: Rock fever: The downsides of living on Maui as a teenager

John Kirton, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

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When I tell people outside of my immediate circle that I live in Hawaii, they are often fascinated. After a series of questions regarding my life on Maui such as: “So, you surf, right?” “Is it like the movie ‘Moana’?” “You’re...

Opinion: Let’s not jump to conclusions about Seabury Hall students

Alex Abraham, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

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“You go to Seabury? That’s where all of the rich white kids go, right?” Almost anywhere I go that involves meeting new people from Maui, this question eventually pops up in the conversation. Hearing those words makes...

Opinion: A journey to Kalaupapa: Ten students and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Peyton Thomas, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

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I felt like a flying squirrel, leaping from one stair to the next, speeding down the twenty-six switchbacks along the 3.2 mile hike from the topside of Moloka’i to the village of Kalaupapa. The village is surrounded by the...

Opinion: Fiction should mirror the diversity around us

Lauren Sieberg, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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Imagine you are a child watching a fictional television show for the first time. When the protagonist is introduced, you stare at the screen, wide-eyed, completely transfixed as you realize that they are like you. This is the...

Opinion: Let’s have more class than crass

Veronica Winham, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

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A typical day for me at school consists of going to assembly, attending classes, and then heading to lunch. It is rare when I don’t hear swearing during all of these activities. When I’m sitting with my advisement, I hear...

Opinion: Instagram should inspire creativity not stress

Hannah Sheveland, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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You’re happily scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see a photo of all your friends posing cutely at the beach. You initially smile at their cute bathing suits and playful poses, but after a couple seconds you realize...

Opinion: Why Seabury Hall should have a homecoming

Veronica Winham, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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You’ve seen this tradition in countless movies. You hear your friends from other schools talk about getting their dates. You see the sparkling dresses at the mall. Homecoming is an event that most high school students across...

Opinion: “Kids” shows and films are not “just for kids”

Lauren Sieberg, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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In today’s day and age, it’s not uncommon to meet an adult who watched popular “kids” shows or movies when they were younger. If I asked someone to think of their favorite childhood show or film, chances are they would...

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