The Centipede

What I Am Looking Forward To This Year

Aayushya Agarwal ’20, Science and Technology Editor

August 31, 2019

     With my first year at Concord Academy officially over, I am now ready to be considered “not new.” Even though I will be one of the few students in the graduating class who is relatively new to the CA community, I feel...

Opt-out culture at CA

February 4, 2019

   Other opinion: Opt-out culture at CA      Little is optional in a high school student’s life. However, this does not apply to the Inclusion Council meetings, centered around discussing social justice issues, that...

Standardized Testing

Eric Yoon ’20, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Standardized Testing Eric Yoon ’20        As I head into my second semester as a junior, I am beginning to feel the pressure of college applications, which begins with standardized testing. While I have stressed a...

Dolce & Gabbana: The “Not So Great” Great Show

Marina He '20 and Charlotte Ko '20

February 4, 2019

Dolce & Gabbana: The “Not So Great” Great Show Marina He & Charlotte Ko      Dolce and Gabbana released a three-series advertisement promoting “The Great Show” that was going to be held in Shanghai la...

Thoughts on the College Process

Samantha Davidson ’19, Photo Editor

February 4, 2019

  Thoughts on the College Process Samantha Davidson ’19        Most colleges request that students submit their common applications by January 1st, meaning that the pressure is on for seniors to be o...

Our Stories: The Indian Expat Kid

Vedika Sharma ‘20, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

The Indian Expat Kid By Vedika Sharma ‘20   I was born in Bangalore, the capital of India’s southern Karnataka state. My six years here were populated with Indian food, dancing, festivals, and people. I spoke H...

Our Stories: The Fight for Individuality

Shelly Liu ‘20, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Li Na: the Fight for Individuality By Shelly Liu ‘20        ‘I just keep fighting and try to be the last one standing.’ —Li Na      “Come! Come watch! She’s scoring again!” Dad clutched the...

Our Stories: I grow old…I grow old…

Adrian Balvuena ’19, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Adrian Balvuena ’19 I grow old...I grow old…      This violent fear chips away the ends of my gaiety as I slowly think about it more and more. It’s like quicksand, engulfing me as I struggle to be ignorant thro...

Social Media’s Role in the CA Community

Meera Singh '19

January 30, 2019

Social media is a platform that allows us to share almost anything. Here at CA, we use it to share content that is either personal, political, or community related. Students have created multiple anonymous Instagram accounts ov...

Are Final Exams Actually Beneficial To Our Education?

Tyler Ory '21

January 30, 2019

During Finals week, many students experienced a lot of anguish as they went about studying and taking stressful finals, leaving many students to think: “Are these exams actually beneficial to our education?” Exams are ...

Can You Be Racist Towards White People?

Rylie Robinson ’21 and Darley Boit ’21

January 30, 2019

Recently, one particular social justice subject has become a popular topic of conversation among Concord Academy students: Is it possible for white people to experience racism? The debate became prominent when two members of t...

Trump’s Latest Executive Order: An Assault on our Constitution

Peter Connolly ’19

December 2, 2018

     Trump’s call to sign an executive order attempting to nullify the 14th amendment of the Constitution reveals his lack of leadership, a failure to understand the values of our nation, and a dictatorial impulse.   ...