Kent News

Women in Engineering day offers Kent girls a chance to think about their futures

Jane Mahler

November 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Kent is a place beyond limits--students here gain various opportunities and experiences in different fields to explore their passions. Most recently, three Kent girls attended the 3rd annual Women in Engineering day at Universit...

The pros and cons of Saturday classes

Jessica Diecidue, Campus News Reporter

November 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every Saturday morning, Kent students wake up to go to classes from 9 am to 11:25 am, an adjustment for new students used to the typical 5-day school schedule. Many students dread these Saturday classes, yet many other prep sc...

Op-Ed: Weekends at Kent

Lucy Zhang, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Despite the rigorous academic life during weekdays, Kent can be a place full of fun and creativity on weekends. For every student, weekend life is a shared yet unique experience, which reflects his or her own special life sty...

Op-Ed: Spiritual Life at Kent

Morgan Collins, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Kent School was founded by an Episcopalian monk, Father Herbert Sill, in 1906. He established the school with the approval of the Episcopalian church, with the principle that the school would remain affiliated with the church. The...

Op-Ed: The Mixed Bag of Recycling at Kent

Natasha Chiu, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In a world where environmental issues are becoming increasingly prominent, Kent School is taking action aimed at building a more sustainable future. Most students are aware of the yearly Green Cup Challenge, that challenges dorm...

Op-Ed: The Day Student Experience

Jim Forman, Campus News Reporter

April 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Day students are a minority at Kent, with some students driving forty-five minutes or more to get to school while other students may be a short walk away from campus. While day students may not necessarily have much in common...

Op-Ed: In Defense of Formal Dinner

Johnny Choi, Campus News Reporter

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Formal Dinner is one of Kent’s many weekly obligations. Every Thursday evening, all students return from sports and activities, dress up, go to chapel, then sit down with their advisory for an all-school dinner. To some s...

Op-Ed: Rethinking “Lights Out”

Adrian Lo, Campus News Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Lights out is a rite of passage here at Kent. Most of the student body has lived with it at some point or other. At 10:30pm, all under formers must go to bed. However, one wonders whether such a measure is necessary.  The ...

How to Date a Lion

Jessica Hobbs

December 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

As the holidays and the Sadie Hawkins dance draw closer, people become anxious about finding romance. Though Kent School is far from the normal high school experience when it comes to romantic affairs, love can still be in the...

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