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Field Hockey Posts Big Win

Charlotte Adams’21 presses on a restart. Avery Mitchell’22 stares down the opposition. Regan Cornelius’21 dribbles the ball into the circle  Zoey Black’21 splits two defenders. (Courtesy/BJ Ranji)   Coming off a strong 8-1 start to the season, the field hockey team hosted its undefeated archrivals, Thomas Worthington, on Carlin Field on Tuesday, September 22.  Our


Field Hockey Starts Strong 

Defenders and  goalie lock down the cage. (Credit/BJ Rangi) Hot off from two straight state championships, Coach Anne Horton’s girls are ready to seal the threepeat.  Despite losing key seniors last year, the team has remained solid, starting the season with a record of 5-1-1 and outscoring their opponents 51-4 in that time, only falling

Opinion & Editorial

A Rosh Hashanah Like No Other

(Ethan Weiser’22/Managing editor) Over this September 18-20 weekend, Jews around the world celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, marking the change from 5780 to 5781.  Some things were the same this year as in most years: my house smelled like chicken soup, I ate apples and honey, I attended services, and I felt change

Never say "out-of context" again. (Ethan Weiser'22/Managing editor)

The Case for a New Word: Sintextualize

Perusing an article about quitting and failure by Rachel Friedman in the May/June issue of The Pennsylvania Gazette late week, I came across a passage reading, “poor Samuel Beckett’s out-of context ‘Fail again. Fail better’ quote.”  Having studied under an advisor whose unofficial mantra, in my mind, is “words are like dollars – save them,”

An April Absadity sample bracket. Credit to Miles Razek’20 for the name. (Ethan Weiser’22)

April Absadity: April Absurdity Meets Quarantine

This year, many Americans were disappointed to see March Madness, one of the biggest annual sporting events in the country, cancelled by the Coronavirus pandemic. Closer to home, our Columbus Academy community has been disappointed that Governor DeWine has – rightfully – shut down schools until May 1, subsequently leading to the cancellation of April


“Math Meets Art” Exhibits Mutuality of 2 Disciplines

Over lunch one day in 2015, when Mr. Bolognese (Mr. B) and Mr. Mena’s were in their first year as teachers at Academy, they discussed over the relationship between math and art and how interesting it would be to show this intersection as an exhibit. Flashforward four years later and the two were hard at


Ice Hockey Tournament Run Closes

(Henry Rubey’22/Media) On Saturday, February 22, Academy took on Sycamore at the Ice Haus for the first round of the OHSAA state qualifying tournament. Understanding the high stakes of the game, the Vikes came out firing, with junior Luke Budzik scoring only three minutes into the first period, assisted by classmate Andrew Golden. Unfortunately, Sycamore


Ice Hockey Bested in Columbus Blue Jackets Cup

(Suzy L’Hommedieu’21. (Josh Tu’21/Staff) On Friday, February 14, our boys and girls played in their first round of the CBJ Cup tournament, the Capital Hockey Conference’s annual tournament to determine the winner of the conference. Playing at the Ice Haus, attached to Nationwide Arena, the 14 seeded Vikes took on 11 seeded Springboro. The game