Lin Manuel Miranda, Star of Hamilton, Responds to Junior Sarah Kaul’s Essay

By Lucy Kaminsky Volume 67, Issue I For many former AP World students the final project essays they wrote are a distant memory, and can hardly recall what their topic was. Sarah Kaul had a different experience and will never forget her paper. Kaul, lover of the musical Hamilton, wrote her essay about the titular character using the music as her inspiration. Kaul’s teacher, Ms. … Continue reading Lin Manuel Miranda, Star of Hamilton, Responds to Junior Sarah Kaul’s Essay

Advice to Get You Through Junior Year

By Lucy Kaminsky Volume 67, Issue I Remember that it’s not actually as bad as you think it is. Junior year seems like a breeze when you’re trying to write sixteen supplements and figure out Naviance, I promise. Take time to do stuff you actually like. Who cares if you’re acing AP Chem and U.S. if you feel drained and exhausted? It’s not worth it. … Continue reading Advice to Get You Through Junior Year

Bye Bye Bees

By Lucy Kaminsky A scary number of one of the most instrumental species to many ecosystems has been dying off. It’s not the leopard, rhino, or turtle. It’s the bee. Bees are the same animal that children (and some adults) run away screaming from. But people probably wouldn’t do that if they understood how bees are extremely important to pollinating plants and feeding the human … Continue reading Bye Bye Bees