Jacqueline Elna Metzger ’23 offers four pieces of advice to students of color new to the high school.
Pallavi Bhargava ’22 on how lacking communication and flexibility has inhibited GDS’ anti-racism efforts.
Edie Carey ’23 on why we shouldn’t let the activist energy of the past 18 months die down.
Yael Wellisch ’22 and Emi Bailey ’22 introduce a new column devoted to amplifying minority voices at GDS.
Sofia Papageorgiou ’23 reckons with pre–junior year anxieties after taking practice standardized tests.
Nadia Fairfax ’22 considers the heightened expectations by which Black women are often judged.
Hercules Zhang ’24 on his experience as a GDS freshman during a largely isolated school year.
Anna Shesol ’24 on why students should do more than share social media posts that can verge on performative activism.
Malvika Reddy ’23 writes about her experience on the GDS women’s tennis team in this unusual year.
Nick Penniman ’22 proposes we let ourselves be optimistic—and harness hope for progress.