Opinion: ‘Stairway to Heaven’ versus ‘Taurus’: The fine line between a copy and an original

Gillian Hedden, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

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Forty years have come and gone since Jimmy Page wrote Led Zeppelin’s classic song “Stairway to Heaven.” Flash forward to 2014, and members of the band Spirit are suing the iconic group for copyright infringement. The...

Opinion: So, what does ‘totally tubular’ actually mean?

Eliza Wright, Staff Writer

May 20, 2014

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Every day, we all use words that we accept as normal but are actually pretty strange when you stop to think about them. Words like “hella,” “shoots,” and “ratch(et)” are all actually pretty weird words that we use...

Opinion: Tait Talks: An introduction

Tait Longhi, Guest Writer

May 18, 2014

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Hello, everyone, and welcome to my new column. For those of you who do not know me, I am Tait Longhi. If you want to know the basics about me, here they are: I am a junior here at Seabury Hall; I love reading and writing, which...

Opinion: The benefits of team sports

Gillian Hedden, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014

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When students enter the upper school at Seabury Hall, they are aware that they are required to do some form of physical activity. Students are given the choice to either participate on a team through Seabury Hall’s athletic...

Opinion: Students should be allowed to eat away from the Dining Hall

Ava Shipman, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

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When I was in sixth grade and attending Seabury Hall, students could eat wherever they wanted: in the dining hall, in the gym, on the tables in the upper school, and at many more enjoyable places. Lunch used to be a time when...

Opinion: A source open to creativity

Aaron Rohozinski, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

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Outside of the foreign world of programming, the concept of “open source” has not traveled too far. The idea, though, is very important and will become increasingly more important especially with issues such as privacy. Open...

Opinion: Good vibrations

Gillian Hedden, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014

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On Monday, Feb. 3, Louis Turbeville, Seabury Hall’s dean of students, announced that headphones were not allowed on campus, thus prohibiting listening to personal music on Seabury Hall’s campus. This is not a new rule. Students...

Opinion: What’s stopping us from living beyond social media?

Sage Reardon, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

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Do phones and social media enable us to live our lives to the fullest? No, sadly, they do not. Many people worry too much about how many likes they get on Instagram or retweets on Twitter. Social media has more disadvantages than benefit...

Opinion: Selfies are superb

Faith Berry, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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We’ve all seen it. The girl with her phone held upwards at a 45 degree angle, taking a picture of herself with pursed lips. Every day and practically everywhere, we see people taking these types of photos, otherwise known as sel...

Opinion: A cheerleading squad would increase Spartan spirit

Sage Reardon, Staff Writer

March 30, 2014

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Imagine this scene: on the field, Seabury hall’s players are going head to head with their rivals from another school. A small crowd of students and parents cheer them on, and the adrenaline rush pushes them forward. But somethin...

Opinion: Fear not, eighth graders

Eliza Wright, Staff Writer

March 30, 2014

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As eighth grade project presentations inch closer and closer to the class of 2018, everyone on Seabury Hall's campus can feel the tension and stress radiating from the middle school. As former sixth and seventh graders, most of us c...

Opinion: SAT scores do not equal intelligence

Faith Berry, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014

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I came to a realization as I was taking the PSAT in October. As a freshman, this was my first experience with a full-scale standardized test. While taking the test, I realized that lots of the multiple-choice questions on the PSAT ...

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