February 2019

Oh, Nope

Bennett Fort ’19

“You know how people always talk about how they wouldn’t do things that people do in horror movies?” Roscoe was about to go on a rant, Arthur knew it. His diatribes always commenced with crap like that. Arthur remembered once he started one with, “You know how chickens have wings? Well, like what if they had human arms.” It was always something pointless like that. But Arthur knew he was in for it this time. No one starts a thought with “you know how,” like Roscoe.

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Husband of the Month: Alex Honnold

Skye Wu ’19 and Isabel Shepherd ’20

This month, we bring you one of the most daring men of our time: Alex Honnold. Alex’s miraculous ascents of perilously BIG WALLS could put the fear of God in any living being.

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Internal vs External Processors in the Education System

Olivia Langlois ’21

Throughout years of human development, the brain has created a complex information-processing system that begins with the input from sensory organs that turn the physical stimulus into electrochemical signals, which are then sent through many neurons and pathways until the brain can sift through the information to come out with the golden nugget of importance.

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Cheap Seats: Part 1

Simi Olurin ’19

“It’s so easy to fall out of love with something that used to consume every fiber of your mortal being. To think, that at one time in your life you couldn’t conceive the possibility that at a certain point in your life,” Sasha paused to wipe a tear, “it would no longer be your life.”

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The Bystander Effect

Siena Sysko ’21

The Bystander Effect is the psychological phenomenon in which individuals are less likely to offer help to a victim when other people are present. The greater number of bystanders, the less likely it is that one will help. Many factors contribute to the Bystander Effect such as ambiguity, group cohesiveness, and diffusion of responsibility.

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