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Posts published in August 2016

Harriet Tubman: The New Face Of $20

Anna Brecher, Editor-in-Chief In June 2015, Secretary of Treasury, John Lew, proposed to innovate the $10 bill.  He encouraged help from the public in choosing a public figure to replace Alexander Hamilton on the bill.  However, following the release of the hot Broadway musical Hamilton in August 2015, Lew decided to…

GHS Research Students at CT Science Fair

Madeleine Zhou, Opinions editor On March 15, the preliminary round of the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair was held at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Approximately 600 students from 120 schools all over Connecticut participated in the fair, including 18 students from Greenwich High School. These students had worked since…

Byram Park Pool

Ben Rosenfeld, News Editor As many have heard, the Town of Greenwich recently approved plans for a new town pool, in Byram Park. According to local news reports, the new pool will be larger, as well as have lifeguard offices, a concession stand, and a new pool building. Tammy Grimes, the…

Student Government Elections 2016

Natalie Lilien, Special Correspondent On Tuesday, May 24th, Greenwich High School held student government elections for the upcoming 2016-2017 term. This year, polling was conducted through Google forms. Mrs. Fox emailed a link to students, offering flexibility and eliminating the cumbersome step of presenting a school I.D. and voting during…

Can Millennials be Successful in the Workforce?

Raena Greenbaum, Special Correspondent Recent headlines and studies about millennials in the workforce share discouraging news about this generation’s preparedness for the future.  Millennials are considered to be those born between the late 1980’s and the early 2000’s, and have been generally characterized as “unprepared for the 21st century workforce,”…

How Fashion Has Warped Minimalism

Madeleine Zhou, Opinions Editor In the past couple years, the concept of minimal fashion has been popping up more and more. It has become a trend amongst designers and bloggers alike, and there is no doubt that clean, sharp lines and simple silhouettes are pleasing to the eye. However, with…

Floating Solar Plants: Energy Of The Future?

Alex Reice, Special Correspondent  In countries across the globe, a new green energy source is popping up: floating solar plants, or “floatovoltaics”. In recent years with the string of record breaking hot months, many countries have been scrambling to find cost effective and environmentally friendly sources of power. For some…

Feasibility Of Solar Power At The High School

Dillon Klevan, Business Editor In recent times, solar power has become a very popular source of energy. Solar panels offer a source of renewable energy devoid of any release of harmful greenhouse gases such as excessive amounts of CO2. The trend of these solar panels has been catapultedby the famous…

Tesla Model 3

Kai Sherwin, Editor-in-Chief Tesla has just revolutionized the car industry. Last Wednesday, CEO of Tesla Elon Musk unveiled the long-awaited Model 3. The Model 3 is the company’s first relatively cheap electric car, as its base sales price is $35,000. In comparison, the Model S’s starts at $69,000. Tesla states…