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Opinion
The Death of Nuance
Over the past few months, talking to anyone, even family, about politics has become a guessing game of “Is this person on my side or not?” On social media, I…
“Make America Great Again”
America isn’t doing great right now, at the end of Donald Trump’s presidency: he accomplished the opposite of his campaign…
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April 11, 2020
It’s Time to Step Up, 2021
When I first came to Deerfield, I never thought I’d see myself as a leader. My reserved, quiet personality, I thought, would never be able to take on the roles…
April 11, 2020
Board Editorial
While we are mourning an unorthodox end to the year, it’s important to remember everything that we can hold onto. It is important to hold onto the memories and moments…
April 11, 2020
From New York to Shanghai
Once we boarded the plane, I walked down the aisle with caution. To my left, a family of three covered themselves in sheets of protective plastic, and, to my right,…
April 11, 2020
How Crises Help Healthcare
There is no denying that in light of a global economic recession, the collapse of healthcare systems, and the untimely deaths of thousands of people amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it…
April 11, 2020
Trump’s Pandemic
The U.S. now has both the most cases of COVID-19 (over a million) and the most deaths caused by the virus (over 60,000), according to the CDC. Masks for first…
April 11, 2020
Where Is the Line?
During quarantine, my family and I began watching Kim’s Convenience, a satire that focuses on a family of Korean immigrants who own a convenience store in Canada. The show documents…
April 11, 2020
Why Antagonizing China is a Mistake
“Among the biggest victims of the coronavirus pandemic is the fiction of amicable U.S.- China relations,” wrote Michael Auslin, a research fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. Auslin’s statement represents the…
February 26, 2020
Balanced Bites
It’s no secret that most of the community values excellence in academics and athletics but what about personally, emotionally, and physically? “Wellness” has become a topic of interest across the…
February 26, 2020
Policy Over Privacy
In George Orwell’s 1984, constant surveillance and an oppressive government led to what Orwell criticized as a blend of totalitarianism and socialism. The society in the novel resembles many elements…
February 26, 2020
Letter to the Editor
Dear Deerfield,  It’s safe to say that we can all recall a time when we should have held our peers accountable for instances of insensitivity but remained silent instead. At…