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October 20, 2018

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Opinion & Editorial

Defining Academy’s Role in Preserving the Environment

Global warming  is a concern for scientists and politicians alike. (Pixabay)  On September 11, the EPA announced yet another proposed change to the rules and regulations set into place during the Obama-era to combat climate change. In an official statement, EPA Acting Director Andrew Wheeler claimed that the “common sense reforms” targeted at relaxing regulations

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Academy’s Mission: Reframing “In Quest of the Best”

  In 1916, Paul Schoedinger, a senior at Columbus Academy, created the motto “In Quest of the Best” for the first hard-bound edition of the yearbook,The Caravel. The school community took a liking to Schoedinger’s mantra, and it was eventually adopted as Academy’s official statement.  Ever since, “In Quest of the Best” has served as

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Upper School Social Research Course Culminates Successful First Year

CSBGL students Olivia Ryan’18 and juniors Rekha Marar, Himaja Reddy, Mercedes Crestanello, Julia Gurevitz, Samantha Kass and senior, Maisy Kelemen present in the end-of-year conference at UPenn (Courtesy/Beckett Broh) For the past ten years, The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has run a research consortium of faculty and students called the Center for

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Debate

(Pixabay) The CA Debate team sent 9 pairs to the inaugural Olentangy High School Invitational on Saturday, January 20. After nearly six hours of competition, the duo of co-captain Kyle Channell’19 and Grant Hillmann’20 tied for the second most team points in the Public Forum category. All pairs competed in Public Forum, debating the January

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Debate Team Excels at Season-Opener

Juniors Caroline Mallory and Rekha Marar Prepare for a Round. (Courtesy/Darnell Heywood) The Academy Debate Team kick-started its third season with a successful performance at the Fourth Annual Kenyon College Forensics Classic on Saturday, November 18. Forty-two teams attended the match, hosted by Mt. Vernon. The team’s co-president, junior Kyle Channel, and first-year debater, Ezra

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DESI Dazzles in Diwali Assembly

DESI Club performs a group dance to cap off its Diwali Assembly. (Chris Heermann’18) Candles lit the edge of the stage as seniors Kareena Aurora and Neena Baliga, leaders of Academy’s DESI club along with fellow senior Shreyah Mohanselvan, hosted the Diwali Assembly on Monday, November 6.  The extraordinary talent among these upper school students

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Opinion & Editorial

To Act or Not to Act: Congress on #MeToo

Speier and Gillibrand pledge Congressional support for bills focused to modify sexual assault cases. (Wikimedia Commons) Sexual harassment has come to the forefront of dialogue across our nation, following allegations against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein and the rise of the #MeToo Campaign. While movements including #MeToo have raised public awareness of the prevalence of

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Uncertainty Plagues Dreamers

Protests ensue following the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind DACA. Here, protestors in San Fransisco take the streets on September 5, 2017. (Wikimedia Commons) Since the start of his controversial term over eight months ago, President Trump has announced one polarizing plan after another, including one that shatters the dreams of millions. In September 2017, the

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