The Review

Under Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Preceded by

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Despite its fine acting and camera shots, “Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1” just does not have enough plot to be satisfying.

Wellness initiatives catching up to student needs

Surprises like this smiley balloon hanging in the Quad remind students of the simple joys in life. Groups like Wellness Club try to ease the stress of students, improve their state of mind and encourage healthy habits.

Brooke Kushwaha, Assignments Editor

November 4, 2014

Despite student-led initiatives like Wellness Club, issues such as stress and anxiety remain consistent and are not addressed by the administration.

Tricks for treats: Maximize your Halloween experience

As the weather cools  and winter draws near, festive decorations adorn SJS.

Sophia Li, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

Sophomore writer Sophia Li considers the appropriate age to stop trick-or-treating and offers suggestions for getting as much candy as possible.

Letter to the editor: A response to “Tradition or Bad Habit”

Boys cheer for the Mavericks Friday, Sept. 12.

Patrick Kowalski

September 23, 2014

Senior Patrick Kowalski sent a letter to the editor regarding "Tradition or Bad Habit," an editorial published in our September issue.

As Ice Bucket Challenge cools down, importance lingers

Sophomore Irene Vazquez completed the Ice Bucket Challenge August 22.

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

September 4, 2014

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: the disease that has captured the world’s (or at least the world on Facebook's) attention,

Top 10 things to look forward to in school

Top 10 things to look forward to in school

Matthew Neal, Copy Editor

August 9, 2014

Dreading the start of school? These reminders will help you look forward August 19!

Columnist fired from staff

After serving on the staff of the Review his sophomore and junior years, senior columnist Elliot Cheung has been dismissed due to poor quality of writing and fallacious reporting.

Elliot Cheung, Columnist

April 1, 2014

For the first time in the history of the official student newspaper of SJS, a writer has been fired from the staff. As of April 1, 2014, Senior Elliot Cheung will no longer be allowed to write for the Review.

Widening SAC gender divide raises question

Twenty-two percent of SAC is female, while girls comprise 52 percent of the Upper School student body.

Cara Maines, Assistant Online Editor

February 20, 2014

Although more than half of SJS Upper School students are girls, less than a quarter of Student Affairs Council is female. This isn’t just a SJS problem; it’s a national issue.

Editorial: Response to Mismanagement of Senior Country

In order to cover the graffiti drawn on Senior Country walls, several seniors stepped up to make posters emblazoned with, “Seniors 2014″ and “Soon To Be Grads.”

Senior Editorial Board

February 13, 2014

We’re usually proud of our class, but today’s defacing of Senior Country filled us with disappointment.

Budding romances and blooming jealousy: Valentine’s Day flowers under review

Senior columnist Elliot Cheung offers his take on the annual Valentine’s Day flower service.

Elliot Cheung, Columnist

February 4, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Love fills the air, budding romances take off, and the cafeteria gets packed with students trying to send flowers to their special someones.

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