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November 20, 2018

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The Dining Hall’s Recycling Program: From Food Waste to Soil

The pulper, installed in 2011, has been instrumental to Academy’s mission to become an eco-friendly institution, diminishing food waste to 1/8 of its original volume. (Images in left and bottom right graphics from pixabay.com and maxpixel.com. Top right photo and formatting by Andrew Barren’22)   The Academy community is constantly looking for ways to combat

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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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J.D. Vance: 2017 Speaker in Annual Celebration of Leadership

Following the annual Celebration of Leadership Assembly, the Academy Life Editorial Board met with J.D. Vance to discuss his experiences outlined in his book, “Hillbilly Elegy.” A condensed version of the interview lightly edited for clarity and grammar appears below. Photo by Inji Kang’19.  Click HERE to view Vance’s “TED Talk.”  On “survivor’s guilt”:  I

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Opinion & Editorial

#MeToo: More Than A Hashtag

 (Creative Commons) “Girls, I hope you know what message you’re putting out there,” said Mrs. Williamson, costume designer for Academy’s theater department, after the final rehearsal of A Voice In The Dark. “With everything that’s happening right now in the media, I hope that people see this as encouragement to speak up before it’s too

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Opinion & Editorial

This is a Mayday Signal

The city of this weekend’s tragedy. (Thomas Hawk/Flickr)  The following letter is in response to the Las Vegas attacks. Georgia Tuckerman has sent this to her representatives: Beatty, Brown, and Portman. Dear Representatives,  I took a foreign relations course the summer before my junior year with students from all over the world. The international students

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Editorial: A Call to Correctness from the American Press, a Call to Clarity from the White House

It seemed like a match made in heaven: the sloppy media courts the careless billionaire. They fight publicly, but we all know that both sides benefit from these quarrels. The media regains a once-scattering crowd of adorers, and the man on the campaign trail gets all of the free publicity he wants. A symbiotic (if

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Chinese New Year Traditions Decoded

Latern Festival in Shanghai, China Every year, lasting for 15 days and starting from the first day of the lunar calendar (around the end of January or the beginning of February), people from countries all over the world celebrate Chinese New Year. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, and it begins on January 28.

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