Georgia had not elected a Democratic senator since 1996. Yet, on Jan. 5, the day of the Georgia Senate runoff election, two Democrats – Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock – announced their victories. What changed? This wasn’t a miracle. This moment has been building for over a decade. Ten yearsContinue Reading

As the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, senior Claire Howell put on her mask, walked outside and made her New Year’s wish amidst distant fireworks: “I hope this year is better than 2020.” To most people, the New Year signifies a fresh start. But further into January, HowellContinue Reading

Eight days before the 2020 presidential election, Amy Coney Barrett places her hand on the bible and recites the oath that swears her in as a Supreme Court Justice of the United States. On televisions, phones and websites across the country, millions watch. Over a week later, Democrats celebrate inContinue Reading

It seems like only yesterday when we were shoving ourselves through the crowd at the club fair, racing to get a spot at the ever-popular Women Mentoring Women and Model UN tables. This year no one will have to wade through that sea of people. Due to COVID-19, the clubContinue Reading

It’s 8 a.m. on Aug. 12. Students flood into the Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School from the parking lot, and some sit at home on their computers, waiting to be let into a Zoom room. The students at school greet each other differently, not with hugs or high-fives, butContinue Reading

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it’s easy to get stuck and feel helpless in this seemingly bleak situation. Schools have closed across the country, the economy is in decline and there has been a mandatory shelter in place order in Atlanta, which most are still observing despite Gov. Kemp’s recentContinue Reading

On March 30, Democrats and Republicans alike went silent as Donald Trump announced at his rally in Birmingham, Alabama that he would be dropping Mike Pence as a running mate and endorsing Hillary Clinton. “Pence Smence,” he announced. “I’m all about unifying the parties. I just learned about George Washington,Continue Reading

Pace upper school students will experience a departure from the usual Wednesday morning assembly when historian Joe Crespino comes to speak on April 15. He was invited to Pace by history teacher Christine Carter, who met him while she was getting her Ph.D. at Emory University where Mr. Crespino wasContinue Reading

Freshmen The freshman class traditionally is expected to do the worst on Spirit Week; however, the Class of 2023 blew everyone away. Though working with a small budget, the freshmen somehow managed to put together costumes that perfectly expressed each character. Unfortunately, their decorations were sparse: paper plates and masksContinue Reading

Seniors reflect on passing the milestone of turning 18 years old To most young people, the age of 18 years is an idea that has loomed large as the most anticipated or most dreaded age to turn. But that’s no surprise – turning 18 comes with a slew of addedContinue Reading

We’ve all seen the photos – a Western white girl hugging a child from an impoverished town in Africa with a caption praising herself on how she’s changed the community, a missionary group abroad building a church or a school, photos of a starving child with a caption reading “WEContinue Reading

Thousands of people fill the streets of Atlanta on a Sunday in mid-October. Drums are beating, people are singing and rainbows decorate every surface. Hundreds of people cheer on the glitter-filled parade, and many dance joyously through the streets. They are there to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at the AtlantaContinue Reading

What do teachers do over summer break? As one might expect, many of them spend their time reading, not only for school, but also for fun, with books provided by the Pace Parents Club. “The faculty summer reading program has been going on for many years, with the Parents ClubContinue Reading