The Prowler

Rainbow of Feelings

Sophie H. '19, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Poetry, Student Life

“Congrats,” they tell her, and she smiles because she really is happy. But she’s also so many other things. She’s a rainbow of feelings. She’s red with fear, green with joy, orange with excitement, and blue wi...

Women’s Struggles Are Far From Over

Sarah Shane, Student Life Editor

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Voting, equal pay, freedom of choice. Women have had to fight for every basic right and liberty since the dawn of time. Everything that was just a given for men has been a battle for women. One of our longest lasting and most vicious ...

It Is a Heroic Act — To Stand Up to Gun Violence

Lauren Pomerantz, News Editor

December 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We live in a dangerous world. Every choice we make, every person we interact with, and every one of our actions impacts the world around us. In a society where a multitude of people experience trauma, especially gun violence, it is ...

Death to the Death Penalty

Sophie Newman, Global Affairs Editor

December 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Clank, clank, clank. That’s the sound of chains dragging as you shuffle your shackled feet down the hallway, escorted by two police officers. After being subjected to a final humiliating strip search, you’re then walked in...

Chaos at the Border

Emma Nulman, Features Editor

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Migrants of “the caravan” became victims of “non-lethal” force when U.S. authorities fired tear gas into the crowd of men, women and children at the San Ysidro border crossing on Sunday, November 25. The caravan, w...

B for a Better Education

Ariela Zweiback, Contributing Writer

December 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It is Sunday; the weekend is almost over; finals are next week. As I sit down at my desk desperately trying to remember some mathematical formula I learned about three months ago, the concepts seem to have completely dissolved fr...

Student Reflects on Synagogue Shooting

Ariela Zweiback, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We may have been in our own homes, perhaps our own synagogues, just as those worshipers were as they celebrated a Brit Milah, a new life. I was at home, talking to my parents about what I thought was a big deal, an 18 inning ba...

The Secret to Seemingly Perfect Grades?

Emma Nulman, Features Editor

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The school days go by so quickly. As students, we are shuffled in and out of classes every hour and hopefully can focus for a few minutes, long enough to hear a few pearls of wisdom the teacher desperately wants to impart. Of...

The Crisis in Conversation

By Ariela Zweiback, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

We have approached yet another divide so sharp and cold it reminds me of the splitting Arctic ice caps. A lot has happened recently in our American political arena. For one, we have a new Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh....

Violence Against Women Should Be a Thing of the Past

Sarah Shane, Opinion Editor

June 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It was dark, but that wasn’t why she couldn’t see. Her head was throbbing and heavy, her blood stained the furniture around her. She lifted her phone in front of her face, took a quick picture, and texted it to her friend. It...

Believing in God Is Hard

Ariel Esmailzadeh, Opinion Editor

June 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I wanted to ask my peers (teenagers in Jewish private school) how they perceive God, and the impacts God has on their daily lives. What does God mean to them? Do they have a relationship with God? Studying at de Toledo High School, an organi...

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