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Viewpoint: Sophomore recounts summer in Beijing

The Newtonite September 12, 2012

by Nicky Kaufman Seven years ago I left Beijing, China after my father served a three year posting there for his job. From age five to age eight, I called the city my home. Ever since I left, I longed...

Viewpoint: Day of Silence helps participants' understanding, makes silence visible

The Newtonite April 27, 2012

[media-credit name="Hilary Brumberg" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]The Day of Silence calls attention to people silenced for their sexual or gender identity, orientation or expression. by...

Viewpoint: Gay-Straight Alliance member explains labels, stereotypes

The Newtonite March 8, 2012

[media-credit name="Jenny Lewis" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Outside the auditorium, junior Shoshana Stanger hands out buttons and stickers to raise awareness about the LGBTQ community. by...

Viewpoint: Debate team captain reflects on experiences

The Newtonite February 10, 2012

by Abby Holtzman It is 7 p.m on a Tuesday evening, and the lights in a second floor classroom snap on as I open the door. I remember two years ago, when the debate team met in a crumbling corner of the...

Viewpoint: Secretary-general reflects on four years of participation in Model United Nations

The Newtonite February 2, 2012

by Gabe Dreyer This school's Model United Nations club sends delegates to several college conferences every year. These conferences are conducted by college students, and high schoolers from around the...

Viewpoint: Freshman writes about homophobia

The Newtonite March 8, 2011

by Molly Dalzell I must have been six when I first learned what it meant to be homophobic. I probably would’ve known sooner had I not grown up in Newton. That’s one of the things I really like about...

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