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  • June

    America’s Recycling Crisis: Let’s Keep Track of Our Trash

    Eleanor Doolittle ’20 Editor-in-Chief
    In early 2018, China passed a bill that forever changed the worlds’ recycling, leaving countries like the United States without any place to send their recyclables.
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  • The Complexity of Happiness

    Sarah Roberts '20 Managing Editor
    A few weeks ago in my Dark Romanticism class, we read Ursula K. Le Guin’s work of short philosophical fiction “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.”
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  • Who Cares About Consent?

    Sophie Sonnenfeld '21 Op-Ed Editor
    Who cares about consent training regarding intimate contact?
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  • May

    Arthur Masiukiewicz ’20 pictures a student daydreaming about summer.

    Cartoon of the Issue

    Arthur Masiukiewicz ’20
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  • Frustration with Anti-Vaccination

    Eleanor Doolittle ’20 Editor-in-Chief
    This spring a group of Connecticut physicians urged state lawmakers to mandate the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for all Connecticut students entering high school.
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  • The Art and the Artist

    Sarah Roberts ’20 Managing Editor
    When I was nine years old, I fell in love with Michael Jackson’s music.
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  • March

    A Typical Friday Morning...

    Theo Tellides '19, Editor-in-Chief
    Picture yourself in Friday morning Assembly.
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  • The Beginning of the End?

    Katie Broun '19, Managing Editor
    After hearing Dr. Tara Bishop ’93 speak as our Alumni Fellow, my friends and I began to reminisce about past speakers whom we enjoyed.
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  • February

    Diversity at the University?

    Noah Schmeisser ’19, Editor-at-Large & Brian Seiter ’19
    Colleges pride themselves, as they should, on creating a diverse and well-rounded class of students. Ethnicity, socioeconomic background, and even geography come into play in college admissions as colleges try to create a diverse, interesting class.
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  • Outstanding Legislators

    Connor Hartigan ’19, Op/Ed Editor
    Are you ready? If you’re reading this, I have a special request. On the count of three, I want to hear three cheers for Martin Looney and Josh Elliott. One...two...Who?
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< 2019
Editor in Chief 
Eleanor Doolittle

Managing Editor 
Sarah Roberts 

Zoe Kim 
Anushree Vashist
Juan Lopez
Orly Baum
Katherine Takoudes 
Julia Kosinski
Anjali Subramanian
Emmett Dowd
Lily Meyers 
Ella Zuse
Zach Williamson 

Saira Munshani
Sophie Sonnenfeld
Kallie Schmeisser

Veronica Yarovinsky
Teddy Glover
Abby Regan
Maeve Stauff
Izzy Lopez-Kalapir

Arthur Masiukiewicz 

Arushi Srivastava
Nick Hughes

Business Managers
Sophia Fitzsimonds
Sophia Cerroni 

Faculty Advisers
Jenny Nicolelli
Elizabeth Gleason
Sorrel Westbrook-Wilson 
The Razor's Edge reflects the opinion of 4/5 of the editorial board and will not be signed. The Razor welcomes letters to the editor but reserves the right to decide which letters to publish, and to edit letters for space reasons. Unsigned letters will not be published, but names may be withheld on request. Letters are subject to the same libel laws as articles. The views expressed in letters are not necessarily those of the editorial board.
The Razor,
 an open forum publication, is published monthly during the school year by students of: 
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New Haven, CT 06515

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