Where Did the Time Go?

From left to right: Britt Brown '13, Mackenzie Ruh '13, and Karolin Kreke '13

Britt Brown, Senior Editor-in-Chief
April 2, 2013

It’s April 2nd, and I am sitting in the library reflecting on the two great years I have spent here. Sitting here makes me think, where did the time go? It was just Labor Day weekend when I passing Cosby’s for the first time in three months, pulling up into new refurbished Berkshire School... Read more »

First Semester Coming to an End

Alli Toffolon, Sports Editor
November 28, 2012

The first semester is about to come to an end. As midterms draw closer, so do Christmas and New Year, which is sad for those who feel school is going by too quickly.This year we have had great sports seasons that everyone is happy about, especially the girls’ and boys’ soccer teams for making it... Read more »

Did Obama Win the Last Debate?

Adelaide Bullock, Current Events Editor
October 24, 2012

Out of all three presidential debates, this one was the clearest win for President Barack Obama. He acted like a true president– clear, assertive, and in complete control for the entire debate. On the other hand, Governor Mitt Romney seemed overwhelmed. His arguments were generalizations and not... Read more »

Online Look Book Saves Paper Yet Loses Its Purpose?

An old tradition lost

Dylan O'Connor and Peter Hoover, Contributor
October 8, 2012

Early last school year, students’ flipping through the Look Book’s in Shawn’s Place and around the dorms was a familiar sight. This familiarity seems to be diminished this year by the Look Book being put online. This year’s online Look Book was created in an effort to increase sustainability... Read more »

Green vs. Gray Competition

Colleen Devanney, Staff Writer
October 3, 2012

The newly re-established Green versus Gray competition has started up again. Two teams battle against each other in exciting athletic styled games such as dodge ball, capture the flag, trivial and fast-paced scavenger hunts, and the all-important team cheers. For both Green team and Gray team, the competition... Read more »

Pro Vita Non Pro Schola Discimus – My Academic Life at Berkshire -

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Esther Chen, Staff Writer
October 3, 2012

“Pro Vita Non Pro Schola Discimus.” This is the school motto of Berkshire. Today, I would like to talk about my first month experience here, and my cognition of this phrase. As a new fifth former, I found academic life at Berkshire quite challenging. Five classes, of which two are AP curriculums,... Read more »

Leftward Ho! A Libertarian Visionary’s Intrepid Transformation

Christopher Bowman
January 19, 2012

After an impressively drawn out run as Berkshire School’s own extreme right-wing freedom buff, it appears that the Green and Gray’s own Matt Steiner has finally seen the light.  Not more than 4 months ago, a pair of keen eyes could spot Mr. Steiner idolizing Republican Presidential Candidate Ron... Read more »

Democracy in Peril


Matt Steiner, Columns/Opinion Editor
December 7, 2011

The days of European sovereignty are over. With the Eurozone crisis only deepening and the contagion of debt only spreading, Angela Merkel and her French cheerleader, Nicholas Sarkozy have called for a “tighter fiscal union” and “a more federal Europe.” The premises behind their argument are... Read more »

Budgetary Fiasco: Washington’s Failure to Cut the Deficit

Matt Steiner, Columns/Opinion Editor
November 29, 2011

Washington has failed once again. After months of tense negotiations between Republicans and Democrats, a grand bargain has eluded the famous super committee. Maybe this demoralizing result was simply the product of fate, but one thing is certainly clear: the American people are sick and tired of a government... Read more »

The Case for Raising Income Taxes: A Libertarian Sees the Light


Matt Steiner, Columns/Opinion Editor
November 8, 2011

When it comes to income taxes, President Obama was right; it indeed is “just math.” Today, the federal government is running up an annual deficit of over $1 trillion and politicians in Washington are totally unwilling to remove the wasteful Bush tax cuts for wealthy Americans. But this whole debate... Read more »

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