Ali Bauer and Nick Speranza explain the origin, evolution, and prevalence of this word in our school and society.
As our football field frosts over at the conclusion of Radnor’s football season, Anne Griffin examines one of bands’ favorite cheers: The Tomahawk Chop Cheer (“Chop! Chop! Chop!). The piece scrutinizes the cheer’s history, Radnor’s appropriation, as well its impact on students and the Radnor community. Accompanied by student and faculty quotes, the article also sheds light on the opinions held many Native American tribes.
Ben Chanenson laments the administration’s handling of yesterday’s early dismissal.
For Veterans Day, Sylvain Falquet calls attention to the Radnor alum who served in World War I. He talks in particular about the stories of two veterans Wack and Cornacchio: “Stories like these bring the lives of our veterans from 100 years ago a little closer to our own.”
Every year Radnor High School has an LM Week in anticipation of the Radnor vs. Lower Merion football game filled with hallway decorating, themed outfits, a bonfire, a large pep rally, and, of course, the football game. Lena Armstrong describes LM Week, while Ava Blumer provides the photos.
In this month’s edition of the Radnorite’s newest column, Grubbin’ with the Boys, Noah Conen determines once and for all the best pizza on the Mainline. Pizzas from seven of locations were judged based on four components: “crust, sauce, cheese, pepperoni.” See where your favourite pizza place is ranked by “the most sophisticated palettes at Radnor High School.”
Abigail Lenhard and Morgan Wisehart
Panaritis calls out three schools in particular: Haddonfield, Lower Merion, and Radnor. She claims that all three student bodies consist of people who will grow up to be like Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The comparison to Kavanaugh depicts all of us as spoiled elitist children who never face consequences for our actions.
For this year’s round of Senior Assassin, spearheaded by commissioners Jack Bell and Kate O’Sullivan, there were 150 seniors playing for the chance to win roughly $1,500.
The Class of 2018 will officially say goodbye to Radnor High School on Wednesday evening, and this article is part of the senior edition of The Radnorite. 134 out of 268 seniors shared their post-graduation plans with us. Congratulations Class of 2018!
I left Dr. Glenny’s room with a greater appreciation for this approach towards music and detail. It was refreshing and enlightening to have a casual conversation with a teacher outside of class and not pertaining to school—at times we students forget that there are stories and histories behind the teachers we see forty minutes a day.