The Catalyst

Opinion: In isolation, my family finds togetherness

Phoebe Beber-Frankel '20

May 26, 2020

My brother and I are writing a children’s book. We were reading articles in The Times indicating that things will only get worse before they get better and watching John Krasinski’s “Some Good News” every Monday, and de...

Opinion: Emotion replaced productive dialogue at gun violence assembly

Justin Lopez '19

May 15, 2019

Respect is important in political discourse, but so, too, is objectivity. In this era of subjective reality, the quality of argument and debate has been severely degraded. We must all remain aware of the importance of objective facts in political debate, and not submit to our emotions, stooping down to the level of unruly opponents.

Opinion: Going Beyond HIP

Viviana Freyer '20 and Kareena Rudra '20

February 28, 2019

Education in any form heavily impacts the lives of students, and sex education is no exception. It is a vital part of health education that schools should take more seriously. And yet, studies indicate that the opposite is happening. According...

Creating a culture of safety

Emma Fraser '20 and Sophie Leibowitz '20

September 30, 2018

In the wake of previous tragedies, such as those at Sandy Hook Elementary and the Pulse Nightclub, the general response was many thoughts and prayers, but little action.

Companies that embrace social responsibility often reap the benefits

Alexander Mendelson '19

September 30, 2018

“If you look at issues like gay rights, states argued that they had a better chance of attracting entrepreneurs and a strong business culture when businesses were more inclusive and socially responsible,” said Ms. Jen Nero.

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