The interview of a lifetime and its aftermath: a reflection by Teddy Fischer

    Last summer was the first time I had ever worn the same clothes for more than three days straight. I spent what seemed like an eternity camped out in my living room with last year’s Editor in Chief Jane Gormley responding to emails that never seemed to stop. I appeared on CNN, NPR, and in the Washington Post — and all of this happened because of a prank text.   Continue reading “The interview of a lifetime and its aftermath: a reflection by Teddy Fischer”

“Save Mercerdale Park” rally pushes back against planned arts center

Passersby at Mercerdale Park this morning were greeted by red balloons, plastic caution tape wrapped around trees, a country music trio playing protest songs, and a small yet vocal group of red-shirted protesters marching against the controversial location of the planned Mercer Island Center for the Arts (commonly referred to as MICA). Continue reading ““Save Mercerdale Park” rally pushes back against planned arts center”

Fall Sports Preview

BOYS ULTIMATE FRISBEE (Tribe) In its second year of existence, the boys’ Ultimate Frisbee team is poised for success, according to captain and senior Aidan Dobson.  The up-and-coming sport of ultimate frisbee is cementing its reputation at Mercer Island High School.  Standout players Garrett Leung, Tyler Shanahan, and Leo Lollie round out the junior-heavy squad. BOYS GOLF Co-captains Zack Gottesman and Maverick Emerson hope to … Continue reading Fall Sports Preview