Monthly Archives: May 2019

AP Exams by Henry Horne

Until this year, Advanced Placement (AP) teachers had liberty to reduce the class schedule for students after the AP exams. The recent change in AP class policy has caused frustration among AP students, as they are already attempting to balance…

Parking at Taft by Dylan Kim

In our rapidly changing world, the most mundane problems often get drowned out by the cacophony of conflicts. Nowhere is this truer than Taft, where the community chooses to address one-off issues while leaving chronic maladies untouched. Perhaps the most…

For Paper Straws by Hollen Spain

Recently, there have been a spate of videos that have gone viral regarding plastic straws and their negative impact on marine life, particularly turtles. These videos reflect the pervasion of marine pollution in today’s seas. Although straws are viewed as…

Spring PGs by Rex Riefler

For this spring athletic season, The Taft School has been blessed with six talents. While other PG’s are also playing varsity spring sports, these six committed themselves to this season specifically. Carson Greene: A baseball player from San Diego, CA,…

Special Olympics by Abby Ford

Every two years, the global community unites over one simple task: the familiar crowding around nearby televisions to support one’s country in either the Summer or Winter Olympics. While the Olympic games are part of everyone’s routine bi-annually, whether through…