In early January, Knight Capital leader and junior Jonathan Merlin, AKA “Wiz,” took note of large hedge funds and wealthy Wall Street investors shorting Gamestop (GME) stock. Being the investing guru that he is, Merlin took this as an opportunity to stick it to the arrogant, greedy Wall Street investors.
This past fall, Pace Academy hosted its first-ever Model UN Conference online, following COVID-19 safety guidelines. Although the conference was a success, it lacked the important component of live interaction. For this reason, MUN Adviser Helen Smith made the decision that an in-person conference, limited only to Pace students, can
In 2020, America has seen what is arguably the deepest political divide in recent history, and tensions only continue to heighten. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this divide as this public health issue has become highly politicized. Without dialogue between those with different points of view, it can be hard
Despite the United States having the world’s largest economy, only 57% of Americans are financially literate, according to The Tennessean. In addition to this concerning statistic, researchers found that only 37% of Americans were able to answer simple questions regarding inflation, compound interest and diversification. Mr. Michael Merlin, founder of
Despite months of concern that COVID-19 would result in its cancellation, the 2020 NFL season is well underway, and with it comes the long-awaited fantasy football season. Every year, Pace students of all ages compete against one another in an attempt to prove their dominance on the virtual gridiron. For
Since 1946, entertainment media company Billboard has announced its year-end No. 1 song and album for each genre. At the end of each decade, the company announces the best songs and albums of the past 10 years based on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. According to Billboard, rankings are based
Baltimore Ravens (10-2) Behind second year quarterback and MVP frontrunner Lamar Jackson, the Baltimore Ravens have proven to be the league’s best team after taking down multiple NFL powerhouses including the Seahawks, Patriots, Texans and 49ers. Jackson currently leads all quarterbacks in QBR, total touchdowns and rushing yards while the
Upper school history teacher Helen Smith is excited to announce that she will be offering a trip to Poland this summer in collaboration with the Isdell Center for Global Leadership and Model United Nations. The anti-Semitism and Model North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Study Tour will take place June 11-23.