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How do summer courses affect the classroom?

Nate Jones, Opinions Editor

April 14, 2016

“How many of you have seen this before?”asks a math teachers as he scratches something on the chalkboard. Most of the students raise their hands. The teacher quickly moves on, but there still remain a few students that stare ...

What role should PDS play in patrolling student social media?

Hadeel Eltayeb, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

There is no arguing that now is the dawn of the digital age. Until recently, there was very little that needed to be done to get rid of incriminating evidence. You could put it into a paper shredder, set it on fire, or even flush...

Should students be able to request teachers?

Stellio Louka, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Princeton Day School is great at fostering connections that inspire a powerful learning environment. This connection can be strengthened by students having the freedom to decide which teacher knows them best. Not only will this...

Gun ownership must be limited

Marc Harary, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

When asked about his intentions regarding regulating gun ownership at a 2008 Democratic debate, Barack Obama responded, “I don’t think that we can get that done. But what we can do is to provide just some common-sense enforcement.”...

Students grow more aware of large-scale issues

Pranav Pulakkat, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

From #blacklivesmatter to #bringbackourgirls, we are witnessing a new wave of political activism amongst “milleanials.” The question is, why? The participants of the Black Lives Matter movement might say that social media...

Are we ready to think outside the box?

Hallie Hoffman, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2016

What does a businessman have in common with a socialist? Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are both presidential candidates that are sweeping the nation with their unconventional platforms. While neither were taken very seriously...

Zen and the art of college acceptance

Mia Wong, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2016

Your best friend was just accepted to college, and you could not be happier for her. You have been through the ups and downs together, and now you are both seniors, arriving at the long awaited moment of college decisions. When...

Departing Editor-in-Chief addresses PDS student body and faculty

Joey Levine, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2015

As I prepare to hand over the reins after two years as Editor-In-Chief of the Spokesman, and four years on staff, I look back on all that I have learned from my journalistic experience, and offer a few words of advice and thanks. ...

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