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Return to Pre-Pandemic Programming

by Arnav Harve, Staff Writer, October 2021 Fully virtual. Hybrid. Slightly less hybrid? Finally, five in-person days a week to close out the year. Over the past two years, the schedule was jam-packed with changes, as club meeting times, in-person days, and much more shifted to respond to the ever-evolving pandemic. Now, after a year…

New Norms For Newcomers

by Jackie Zhang, Staff Writer, October 2021 Last year’s hybrid schedule had many upsides such as allowing students to experience in-person learning for at the very least, two out of every five school days. However, the splitting of the school caused current Class IV and Class III students to have a different experience with upperclassmen…

The Return of Foster Gallery

by Zac Gordon, Staff Writer, October 2021 “Foster Gallery is the best place in all of Nobles!” Chrissy Cadigan (Class I) shouted as she and Emma Skelly (Class I), Foster Gallery’s two Social Media Directors, stood outside of the library. Nestled between the two performing arts stages, Lawrence Auditorium and Vinik Theatre, lives a creative…

A Day in the Life of Max Hall

by Chris Tillen, Staff Writer, October 2021 Wake up at 5:30 a.m. Leave your house at 5:45 a.m. Arrive at campus by 6:05 a.m.  If it’s a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday, get ready to lift. If it’s a Tuesday or Thursday, hit the erg for an hour. Shower in the Morrison Athletic Center (MAC). Get…

Clubs: Only in it for the College Apps?

by Zac Gordon, Staff Writer, October 2021 With the mounting pressure of college admissions for juniors and seniors, it is hard to separate one’s classes, varsity sports, Student Leader Counsel (SLC) positions, art, or any other extracurricular commitment from the desire to succeed in the looming college process. Kayla Getter ‘17, a previous Co-President of…

From Pandemic Productions Back to Live Theater

by Jackie Zhang, Staff Writer, October 2021 During the pandemic, the Nobles Theatre Collective (NTC) produced two major productions: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 which was fully virtual and I See The Light which was held outside and socially distanced. Despite meeting resounding success for both productions, they were still not the same as a darkened…

Big Dawgs Gotta Eat

by Oona Lundgren, Staff Writer, Ocotber 2021 Among the many Nobles hallmarks and traditions returning this fall, FLIK’s triumphant rebound reigns supreme. A bustling panini press line and packed Castle make this school year feel overwhelmingly normal. And yet, the return to a typical Castle menu reignites an important question: is Nobles really eating? It…

Frozen Roads: Traffic at Nobles

by David Hermanson, Staff Writer, October 2021 Chaos and anarchy abounded on Nobles’ roads in the early weeks of the school year as many students were repeatedly left stuck in traffic outside of the school. What once was a simple commute has now become a hellish nightmare. While typically a spike in traffic at the…

Administration’s Disregard for Senior Traditions

by Eva Midura, Staff Writer, October 2021 The ascent to Class I is highly anticipated by nearly all students during their high school career. At Nobles especially, students look forward to a variety of exciting senior traditions and privileges that signify an exciting promotion in the school hierarchy. Freshman are relegated to the alcoves farthest…

Classism In Closets: Is the Dress Code Elitist?

by Oona Lundgren, Staff Writer, October 2021 Yes, Nobles Dress Code is elitist No, Nobles Dress Code is not elitist Within a longstanding, privileged institution such as Nobles, many aspects of the community can be debated as representing the exclusivity of the socioeconomic elite. Some opponents of the dress code argue that it serves as…

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