Category: Opinion

Why the Woodberry Community Should Vote

Charlie Moore ’19 In the words of Hillary Clinton, “pokemon go to the polls!” With mid term elections less than a week away, (no, not a presidential election, but one where we elect our representatives, state officeholders, and some senators) it’s time to remind everyone to go vote. […]

Unlike a Window Pane

Henry Singleton ’19 Rumors have an uncanny ability to move at seemingly impossible speed. A speed which Woodberry multiplies by ten. Whenever anything of note takes place, word travels from one person to his whole class, to his next class, to the lunch table, to his teammates at […]

Co-Ed Woodberry? Not Woodberry at All.

By Luke Stone ‘20 There are 10,693 private secondary schools (high schools) in the United States. Woodberry would, obviously, be among that number. What makes Woodberry different from the other 10,692? We are an all-boys, all-boarding institution with an honor system. All three of those almost mutually exclusive […]

Coed Woodberry?

Nam Bui ’19 and Javon Darrien ’19 “We live in an all-boy school, not a monastery. There’s a difference.” – a friend exclaimed at a debate tournament when people chuckled at his all-boys education.  At Woodberry, any questions or doubts regarding single sex education are usually left behind […]

To Speak or not to Speak?

Note: These two articles are the product of a little intra-section competition. The editor, Agus Tornabene, wrote an article advocating for non-native English speakers to speak only English in public places, while Beau Adams advocated for the status-quo. The editor did not edit Beau Adam’s article, instead, the […]