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Superfluous Stress: Changing College Admissions

Superfluous Stress: Changing College Admissions

It seems far too obvious from my perspective.  I’m stressed and lucky to go to bed before the next day comes around.  And it’s not just me.  We appear to…

Storm Boys’ Basketball: Midseason Report

Storm Boys’ Basketball: Midseason Report

What can I say?  We’re a powerhouse.  The SLS varsity basketball team has been storming through the FAA so far.  The team is 6-1 overall going into their next game…

Fantasy’s Reality: DraftKings & FanDuel, Their Dominance, and its Legality

Fantasy’s Reality: DraftKings & FanDuel, Their Dominance, and its Legality

The thrill of fantasy sports is extraordinary.  It’s potent, overpowering nature is addicting all season long.  Each Sunday, millions of football fans, young and old, heighten their interest in each…

“The John Oliver Effect”: Last Week Tonight’s Influence on Society and Politics

“The John Oliver Effect”: Last Week Tonight’s Influence on Society and Politics

More often than not, comedic news shows like The Colbert Report and The Daily Show engage in light-hearted critiques about politics, pop culture, and world events.  However, a product of…

Aren’t We Still a Year Away?: 2016 Presidential Race Already Off to a Quick Start

Aren’t We Still a Year Away?: 2016 Presidential Race Already Off to a Quick Start

The presidential race is continuing to heat up, even in the first days of fall. Fifteen Republican candidates still remain in a field led by businessman Donald Trump, while only…

SLS’ Global Citizens Save the World at International Model UN Conference

SLS’ Global Citizens Save the World at International Model UN Conference

Earlier this month a few determined, globally-minded SLS students got the chance to experience diplomacy on an international level at the annual Global Classrooms International Model UN Conference in New…

NFL Mock Draft 2015

NFL Mock Draft 2015

  One of the more high-profile events of the NFL offseason is upon us, and it is none other than the NFL Draft.  For the first time since 2006, the…

2015 MLB Preview

2015 MLB Preview

  The Sentinel’s pick to win the 2015 World Series is the Cleveland Indians.  The Indians’ roster is loaded with star talent, from 2014 Cy Young winning ace Corey Kluber…

Hilltop Photo-Op: The Sentinel Staff is Getting Quizzical

Hilltop Photo-Op: The Sentinel Staff is Getting Quizzical

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th – The Sentinel staff has been enjoying a group trivia game called Protobowl (www.protobowl.com/sentinel) in the midst of the shakeup of the table orientation in the Global Classroom.…

The State of the Union 2015: Addressing our Nation’s Progress

The State of the Union 2015: Addressing our Nation’s Progress

On Tuesday night, President Obama addressed the nation in the annual State of the Union speech, laying out his thoughts about the previous year in the United States and presented…

Boston Strong: Determining The Fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston Strong: Determining The Fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

This week marks the start of the trial deciding the fate of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which will determine his guilt in the killing of 3 and the wounding of…

SLS Hackathon: Coding for a Career

SLS Hackathon: Coding for a Career

Do you enjoy intense coding, loads of pizza, cases of energy drinks, and pulling all-nighters for days at a time? If you do, then a “hackathon” is right up your…

Two New Coaches Highlight a Bright Future for SLS Basketball

Two New Coaches Highlight a Bright Future for SLS Basketball

Both St. Luke’s basketball programs have appointed new leaders with the hopes of leading them to further success in both the FAA and NEPSAC leagues. Greg Thomas and Drew Gladstone…

It Works on Wednesdays

It Works on Wednesdays

We still have the double. We still have lunch. We still have classes. We still have meeting time. We still get out of school before 3:00. So, why don’t we…

Unlocking Communicative Voices: CSPA Trip

Unlocking Communicative Voices: CSPA Trip

On Monday, November 3, the staffs of the Sentinel, the Pendulum, and the Caduceus traveled to the prestigious Columbia University in New York City to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press…

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

The terror plots which have surfaced in North America in recent weeks signify the spread of ISIS-related support to the United States and Canada, but the fact that individual threats…

Hardball is a Slow Game: Making Baseball Faster

Hardball is a Slow Game: Making Baseball Faster

  “Strike two,” the umpire yells.  The Royals are leading the Orioles in the bottom of the sixth inning.  I get out of my chair, go to get a soda,…

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

In these past few weeks, many militarily-empowered nations have taken an offensive stand against one of the most aggressive terrorists organizations facing our world today, the Islamic State of Iraq…

On the Inside: Debate’s Inner Workings

On the Inside: Debate’s Inner Workings

At St. Luke’s, we have an awesome debate team which is led by our two captains, Eli Posner and Tom Howells, and our coaches, Mrs. Yavenditti and Dr. Bramlett. Our…

Behavior Matters: NFL Suspensions

Behavior Matters: NFL Suspensions

  Integrity is what you do when nobody’s watching.   Especially when you are a role model for young players and fans of your team, your integrity should mean a…

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