December 16, 2019

For over 20 years, math teacher Ms. Depoe has been a constant, well-known figure on SUA’s staff. No student can attend our school for long without hearing of, or experiencing, Ms. Depoe’s famous ‘algerobics’ (math-based aerobics) or her infamous tests. But Ms. Depoe is a lot more than just her impressive teaching record: she’s a mother, soup kitchen worker, feminist, and an all-around awesome pers...

December 16, 2019

Every morning before school, most students have an alarm set - sometimes multiple - to begin their day and eventually make it on time to their first class. One usually plans ahead how long will take to get ready, eat breakfast, pick up the carpool, and avoid traffic. This requires time management and an organized schedule. As well as before school, time must be balanced after, as most students may...

December 16, 2019

Writing a book takes time and effort, and the process behind it brings more than the readers might think. For today, we’ll go behind the scenes of Zachary Hacker’s book, Cut Reality: A Novel, about Jason Debord, who tries to find what really happened to a TV co-star from competing in a show called Beached

Mr. Hacker is a well-known teacher at Saint Ursula, teaching Literature Genres, British Lite...

December 16, 2019

The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of many holiday parties around the world, often complete with ornaments, lights, garlands, and even popcorn. Some families buy a real tree every year and make the task of picking out the perfect fir a fun seasonal outing. Others go for an artificial option, which range from the “traditional” pine to brightly-colored and sparkly tree.  Some people argue that ar...

December 9, 2019

While many eagerly anticipate Christmas as a time to unwrap gifts from under the tree, the holiday season also provides the opportunity to give back-- and what better way to do that than to do it for the planet that already gives so much to us?

The global climate crisis is in need of a solution. The excess of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is causing the Earth to warm at an al

arming rate, and o...

December 9, 2019

With the Christmas season fast approaching, I wanted to share one of my favorite parts of this time of year - food! In her essay “A Room of One’s Own,” Virginia Woolf truthfully notes that “one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”  This is absolutely true, and what better way to spread holiday cheer with your loved ones than with some great food… and of course some...

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