Category: Opinion

In Defense of Tradition

Luke Stone ‘20 Tradition. Camaraderie. Brotherhood. Sealed by friendship’s tie. What do all of these buzzwords have in common? They are all used in material written by the school to explain what Woodberry is like to the outside world. Most importantly, all of those words describe what pep […]

Impressions on Woodberry

Iain Leggat I have spent 8 years of my life in boarding houses. So I felt that when I arrived here I had a pretty good understanding of what I was getting myself into. I felt I knew how the process was going to work, what it would […]

Grade Wrap-ups

Wilks Rogers ’19 (third form) Coming to a new school can be scary, but for the 3rd Form our initial fear was eased by knowing we were not alone. Everyone in this class is new and has their own expectations of what Woodberry would be like and how […]

An International Perspective

Diego Valenzuela ’16 Coming to the United States as an international student can be a little challenging. You hear people speaking in a foreign language with a hint of what they call the “southern twang.” You see new clothing brands like Vineyard Vines and Southern Tide. You learn […]

Something to Retain During Election Season

Andrew Holmes ’16 When I was younger, I remember my father reading me a picture book that centered on the life of Abraham Lincoln. The book featured beautiful pencil drawings accompanied by a simple narrative. It could afford to be concise, for the meaning of the story wasn’t contained […]