The Centipede

Our Stories: Stefano Amador

Stefano Amador ‘19

December 12, 2017

“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...

Boston Fashion Week 2017

Vedika Sharma ’20

December 12, 2017

Boston may be known for its incredible food and world-renowned educational institutes, but it has also become a vibrant fashion hub. One of many ways the fashion industry has started to flourish in this city was the 2017 Bosto...

Literature Outside the Classroom: Students meet Gish Jen

Yoon Kim '18

December 12, 2017

Gish Jen, the acclaimed author of six published books and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, visited the Concord Public Library on Thursday, October 26, to speak at the Concord Festival of Authors. Standin...

What Mueller’s Investigation Really Means

Benjamin Simpson '21

December 12, 2017

On October 30th, Special Counsel Robert Mueller released his first indictments, targeting Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates. Manafort, who was Donald Trump’s campaign manager until he resigned on August 19t...

The Waste Around the Holidays

Peter Connolly '19

December 12, 2017

The United States government recently released the Climate Science Special Report that concludes with “high confidence” that human activity, like the burning of fossil fuels, is the main factor behind rising global temperatures. Ac...

Harvey Weinstein: Sexual Harassment and Assault in Hollywood

Stefano Amador ‘19

December 12, 2017

In public, Harvey Weinstein was a golden mega producer who made huge cultural impacts with his movies such as Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Pulp Fiction and Good Will Hunting. He saw himself as a remarkable liberal and humanitarian who helped women...

The New iPhone X

Marina He '20

December 12, 2017

The long-awaited iPhone X was released by Apple on November 3rd in celebration of its tenth anniversary. The iPhone X is drastically different from previous iPhones and is what Apple CEO, Tim Cook refers to as “our vision of t...

Opinion: Fostering Political Diversity at CA

Helen Wu '19

December 12, 2017

Concord Academy prides itself on its diversity of backgrounds and perspectives. Our ability to engage diligently and passionately in conversations about social justice and politics defines the environment for activism at our school. The...

Help Me Rhonda

December 12, 2017

Rhonda, I forgot to connect to the new Concord_Academy wifi, and now that CA-Main is gone I am currently off the grid. Any suggestions? Anonymous   Dear Anonymous, If I were in your position, I would just transfer to Middl...