Category: Opinion

Coming Through the Rye: A Review

Mrs. Linda Hogan For many at Woodberry Forest School, the fall 2014 filming of Coming Through the Rye, an independent film largely made here on campus, meant disruption to routine, missed classes, and brushes with Hollywood. With the majority of Woodberry students serving as extras during scenes in […]

Tradition

Garrett Venable ’17 Tradition by definition is handed down from generation to generation; it is also something that is under constant attack. Woodberry Forest School has many traditions, forged from over a hundred and twenty five years of molding boys into men. Today, many believe that tradition is […]

Thoughts on the 2016 Election

Jack Perdue ’17           Lately, whether you have been paying attention to the news or not, you have probably heard quite a bit about the 2016 presidential election. This election has especially received media coverage due to an extremely diverse group of candidates. I wanted to […]

What is the Woodberry Cup?

Ellis McKay ’18   The Woodberry Cup, Woodberry’s newest activity, is viewed in many different lights by different people. Some say that there is no point in the cup and it is a waste of time; they would rather be in class. Others say that there is a […]

The Bonfire: Main quad war cry

Cameron Clark, South African Exchange Student I have got that feeling. I think everyone else does too. The atmosphere around the campus of Woodberry Forest is comparable to a birthday; even if you are not thinking about it, you have that anticipation in the back of your head […]

The Game – Tradition at its Finest

Chizembi Sakulanda, South African Exchange Student Before I arrived to Woodberry, I had already been informed about the hysteria that is The Game. And surely enough, as soon as I arrived at Woodberry Forest, I witnessed it. The Varsity football team, about to end their pre-season preparations, were […]