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Insurrection in Mali

Insurrection in Mali

Some nations call for a handful of pacifist leaders, a pinch of nonviolent demonstration, and a dollop of international guarantees… other states are created from a splash of xenophobia, a…

Meet My Dog: Mr. George

Meet My Dog: Mr. George

I’ve come to be known in the St. Luke’s community for two things: my fondness of coffee and my obese pooch. Meet my dog, Mr. George (more commonly known as…

LeBris in Springtime

LeBris in Springtime

While we all know Springtime brings baby animals, allergies, and young love, the St. Luke’s community has something else to look forward to. Around late March or early April, we…

A Spring Celebration!

A Spring Celebration!

This Friday, April 27th, kicks off the annual St. Luke’s Spring Weekend. Friday’s festivities will begin at 3pm with the always inspiring Composer’s Concert. The Composer’s Concert features original pieces by several of SLS’s…

Meet Setjhaba

Meet Setjhaba

Here at St. Luke’s, we strive to foster a sense of international brotherhood with students from other nations and cultures. So naturally, when we heard the distant and exotic land…

Music Review: Jack White’s “Blunderbuss”

Music Review: Jack White’s “Blunderbuss”

The big question I had while listening to Blunderbuss, Jack White’s first solo album, was essentially “why should I care about Jack White anymore?” I think this has been the…

In Photos: Colonial Williamsburg

In Photos: Colonial Williamsburg

Softball Steps up to the Plate

Softball Steps up to the Plate

While last year’s season could be considered a swing and a miss, the Storm Varsity Softball team has hit it out of the park this spring.  The team has a…

Meet My Dog: Bubbles

Meet my dog, Bubbles. Bubbles is a Pembroke Welsh Corgi (like Queen Elizabeth’s dogs). She was born on December 23rd, 2003. My family got Bubbles at an Easter egg decorating…

Music Review: Spiritualized’s “Sweet Heart Sweet Light”

Spiritualized’s new album Sweet Heart Sweet Light suffers from a fairly uncommon problem today in rock music, which is that it’s suggestive of a good album without really being a…

A Model (UN) of Success

A Model (UN) of Success

Over the past year, St. Luke’s has truly “upped the ante” on its Model UN program. Since the club’s resurrection in September (thanks to the dedication of seniors Sam Posner…

Review: Shakespeare & Company’s Macbeth

Review:  Shakespeare & Company’s Macbeth

Theatre superstition has it that it’s bad luck to say “Macbeth” in a theatre. Perhaps this is why I cannot give Shakespeare and Company’s educational touring production of The Scottish…

The Shift to “Flipped Classrooms”

The Shift to “Flipped Classrooms”

As SLS gets used to our switch-over from FirstClass to Google Apps, there is another, even more impactful switch in progress. It is not a switch between operating systems or software,…

TV Review: “Game of Thrones” Premiere

TV Review: “Game of Thrones” Premiere

After a fantastic first season, the hype for the continuation of HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones grew immense.  On Sunday, all of the obsessive and excited fans like myself finally…

Music Review: Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Music Review: Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, the new album from Nicki Minaj, doesn’t deserve a review. I say this not to dismiss the album’s quality–that’s something we’ll get to in a second–but…

Video: Epic Staring Throwdown

Video: Epic Staring Throwdown

Once every 10,000 years, a hero will rise to defend his people from tyranny and bring justice to Earth. This eon, the spirit of bravery, justice, and goodness (embodied in…

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

In recent years, kids have generally stopped reading as much. With the constant distractions of social networking and television shows, our generation has really shied away from leisure reading. You…

T.E.D.x Teen: A Day of Social Leadership in Soho

T.E.D.x Teen: A Day of Social Leadership in Soho

As a result of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 and the widespread use of technology, awareness of global problems seem ever more heightened for today’s youth—in America and around the…