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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


Ice Hockey Takes First in its Division

Junior Max Crane positions to stop the fast break and keep the lead.(Henry Rubey’22/Media) On Friday, February 7, following a tough stretch of defeats amid a great season, Academy faced off against Bishop Watterson at home for the Capital Hockey Conference Blue Division title.  Watterson kicked off the scoring in the first five minutes in,


Ice Hockey Takes Three Tough Losses

Vikes take heavy hits. (Josh Tu’21/Staff) Following a close 5-4 loss against the Olentangy Braves on Sunday, January 26, the Vikes took on Athens JV on Friday, February 1, in a friendly match to warm up for a tough challenge against Olentangy Orange the next day. In the first, Athens opened up the scoring early,


Ice Hockey Posts Comeback Win on Senior Night

Junior Campbell Gwin leaves defense in the dust with seconds remaining. (Henry Rubey’22/Media) On Friday, January 24, Columbus Academy took on the Gahanna Lincoln Lions at home as lone senior Phillip Soderberg was recognized for his dedication and contributions during his years on the team. A massive student section, “Philled,” the rink for the occasion.