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Seventh Graders Respond to the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Levi Citrin, Writer November 22, 2018

After the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue that killed eleven people, I wanted to find out students’ feelings on the shooting. With the rise of antisemitism, I asked some students about...

Dont shelter the children: students must be exposed to a diversity of opinions

Don’t shelter the children: students must be exposed to a diversity of opinions

Academy Staff May 4, 2017

The imperative for safe spaces has run its course. Yes, it is crucial that all individuals have a learning environment in which they feel safe. And yes, free speech is by no means a free pass for incivility...

Heights Community Center hosts Swing Dancing Sessions

Heights Community Center hosts Swing Dancing Sessions

Stella Asmerom September 10, 2015

Upon entering the Heights Community Center on a Tuesday night, you are immediately transported to a 1940s swing dance. Dancers spin around with their partners in free-flowing, energetic steps while spectators...

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