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Dedication of students and speakers comes to life in Diversity Week

  When educational consultant and motivational speaker David Watts recounts his seven-year tenure as a police officer, he remembers the visible toll the job took on his health and the prisoners’ cynical attitudes towards him. Watts eventually changed careers, embracing diversity and multiculturalism in order to come to terms with his biracial identity. Now, he […]

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Sleep, Schoolwork, Stress

Teenagers are stressed out zombies; they work on limited amounts of sleep and are always stressed out about school. At night, they face the same dilemma– sleep or schoolwork. Many students are obsessively compulsive when it comes to getting all of their work done. Choosing sleep over work is not an option to some. “I […]

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Junior begins experience studying in Spain

As a disclaimer, I should begin by emphasizing that my year in Spain is certainly not representative of every student’s time abroad. That said, this is an honest account of my experience in Zaragoza thus far. There’s a Salvador Dali quote that I have always loved that goes, “I was never capable of being average.” […]

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POV: Grilled cheese day w/ Orlando Espino

Behind the Freshlunches grill lies the mastermind of the school’s grilled cheese sandwiches, Orlando Espino. The Voice takes a POV look into the grilled cheese-making process.

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1999: JSA wins 10 gavels at Fall State

BY ALLISON LAUTERBACH ‘01 News Editor The Buckley chapter of Junior Statesmen of America (JSA) won 10 best speaker gavels at the November 21-22 JSA  fall State at the LAX Gateway Sheraton, the most gavels of the 75 schools present. Buckley, through the smallest school attending, had the third largest delegation present: 34 people out of the […]

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Do you know your ‘vape’ from your ‘slacktivism’?

While “vape” might not show up on the SAT, the word has topped “bae” as the Oxford Dictionaries 2014 word of the year. Oxford defines the word as either a verb meaning to “inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device” and as a noun meaning “an electronic cigarette or […]

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Buckley alum Don Blanquito: Brazilian funk since 2008

From Orchestra class with Vincent Houser to freestyling on stages in Rio de Janeiro, Alex Cutler, former Buckley student, has found an expression of life that may not be quite… the typical path, but it definitely follows his soul. This summer I had the pleasure of meeting Cutler on a plane to Brazil. Cutler, known […]

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