The Centipede

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

Peter Connolly ’19

December 2, 2018

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     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.   ...

Opinion: Uyghur Life in China

Gary Sun ‘22

December 2, 2018

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     On Oct. 24th, a regular press briefing was hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. The speaker, Chunying Hua, refuted the blame on Uyghur rights from a British journalist, who claimed...

The Opioid Epidemic and Emo Rap

Meera Singh ‘19

December 2, 2018

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     In early October, the United States Department of Justice found a target to blame for the nationwide opioid crisis: emo rap. Michael Jones, a SoundCloud rapper known as New Jerzey Devil, was arrested on October 3rd for...

The New iPhones: What are they and are they worth it?

Aayushya Agarwal ‘20

December 2, 2018

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     Recently, Apple launched two new iPhone models: the iPhone XS and a lower cost version, the iPhone XR. Many people wonder if these newer models are worth upgrading to, and if so, which model makes more sense.      G...

Student Opinions on CA’s New Phone Policy

Stefano Amador ‘19

October 19, 2018

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This year, Concord Academy students came back from their summer break to new phone accessories in the classroom, raising lots of questions and some confusion.      Labeled as “preschool” by students, small wooden cas...

Beto O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams; The Politicians Changing the Democratic Party

Peter Connolly ’19

October 19, 2018

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     The Old South has been a Republican stronghold for the past twenty-five years, but two Democrats are threatening that security by running for statewide office. If Stacey Abrams and Beto O’Rourke, two huge underdogs,...

Our Stories: Stefano Amador

Stefano Amador ‘19

December 12, 2017

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“Our Stories” is a new Community and Equity column in the Centipede. Monthly submissions are managed by Opinions Editor, Yoon Kim. Trayvon Martin first introduced me to social justice. In 2012, Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Z...

A Guide To Being Green at CA

Elle Stetson Dibble ‘18

November 28, 2017

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The ocean is a boiling acid pool filled with micro plastics, hurricanes are ripping up infrastructure left and right, and Donald Trump (still) doesn’t believe in climate change. As we’re swimming in this absolute cesspool of pr...

Thoughts Behind the Great Firewall of China

Helen Wu '19

November 28, 2017

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Although Chinese citizens gained permanent Internet access in 1994, they have never truly been able to browse all contents on the web, including material that is against China’s political values, sexually explicit, violent, or ...

What I Wish I’d Known

Sofie Jones, Executive Editor

September 23, 2017

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There are few things I consider myself well-versed in enough to give advice on. For example, if you want to know the best soups in the dining hall, I can help you (side note: It’s definitely the lentil). Or if you’d like a r...