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English department reflects on impact of diversity in the classroom

English department reflects on impact of diversity in the classroom

Nick Eddinger, Sabrina Zhou, and Taeyeon Kim

May 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase

  The Sagamore spoke with teachers from the English department about the role of diversity (among students and staff) in the classroom....

Dispute over affirmative action overshadows admissions issues

Dispute over affirmative action overshadows admissions issues

Taeyeon Kim, News Editor

January 5, 2019


Filed under Opinions

In a world where students who attend competitive colleges have huge advantages in employment, the issue of admissions policies has become highly controversial. Colleges’ race-based affirmative action policies are being called into question. Affirmative action is rooted in an attempt to promote diversity ...

Daunting stress can be made manageable

Daunting stress can be made manageable

Nick Cloney, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

You’re panicking. You just realized you have a test next period that you completely forgot to study for, and it is in your hardest class! You are so stressed that you feel like you might explode—but you don’t. It might feel impossible, but you make it through that test, and the next one, and the...

Budget override could enable changes to South Brookline bus

Budget override could enable changes to South Brookline bus

Taeyeon Kim, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It is 3:04 p.m. on a school day. Students sprint out of the building toward the growing crowd in front of the Tappan Gym. Students who are already waiting peer anxiously at the quickly-filling MBTA bus, wondering if there’s enough room for them. Once the clock strikes 3:05 p.m., the bus leaves, filled...

Performance Review: All-Town Chorus 2018

Performance Review: All-Town Chorus 2018

Taeyeon Kim, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Beautiful harmonies filled the air as the Baker School Chorus launched into “Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,” a poem by Emma Lazarus that was later set to music by Irving Berlin. The themes of this year’s All-Town Chorus Festival were undeniably clear: unity, inclusivity, hope, love and above...

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