School’s out and summer starts, time to have a fun relaxing stress free summer. WRONG! Summer is the best time for self-improvement, especially because while others are lounging around, you can catch up. Sophomore Jack Lynch challenged, “But I just worked so hard the whole school year, I deserve aContinue Reading

The New York Times game series has recently seen a surge in popularity. With hits including the Mini, Connections, Wordle, Sudoku and Strands, people have been spending more and more time on these daily puzzles.  For many, these games have become part of their daily routines. When students have downtime,Continue Reading

There’s only a week until exams and you don’t know what to do. Don’t worry, I got you. For reference, let’s use the acronym, STARE: spaced repetition, take breaks, active recall, repetition and exam taking.  First is spaced repetition, or the reviewing of the same information with gradually longer breaksContinue Reading

Due to COVID-19, there was a decline in the production of pop music, which slowed album releases. But, the pop genre is returning with new Girlpop artists. Young musicians like Sabrina Carpenter, Olivia Rodrigo, Tate Mcrae and Madison Beer are leading this genre to top spots on charts. These talentedContinue Reading

Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, re-visit some favorite rom-coms from the past few years. “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” is a fan favorite starring Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson. This movie is different from a normal romantic comedy because the couple makes two veryContinue Reading

Most people aren’t happy when they look in the mirror. If you’re one of those people then you MUST make a change. How does one change? Simple, create a new self-image. Change how you perceive yourself. Trying to change one’s behavior before one’s identity, guarantees failure. Change your identity, andContinue Reading

Fans of the beloved 2004 comedy Mean Girls were excited to watch another Mean Girls movie, released in theaters Jan. 12. However, the new movie is not simply a reboot of the popular teen comedy, it is an adaptation of the Broadway musical that was based on the original film.Continue Reading

The Sphere, located on the Las Vegas Strip, is groundbreaking in immersive entertainment. Combining centuries old mathematical formulas with new technology and engineering, the Sphere’s first design was constructed by James Dolan, the executive chair of Madison Square Garden and owner of the New York Knicks and Rangers.  Being theContinue Reading

Although many people believe that Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is just feeling sad because it is gray, and the weather is cold, it is actually much more complicated than that. Upper School Counselor Ellye Millaway explains “SAD is connected to our body’s circadian rhythm, which can change in the winterContinue Reading

Pick up a book! Substitute at least a small portion of that time you spend on your phone for reading. Now you must be thinking, but Hayes, reading is boring. If you think reading is boring, you couldn’t be more wrong. Thinking that way is a result of reading boringContinue Reading

Mr. Matt Ball has been working at Pace Academy as a librarian for 10 years, and is now the Director of Libraries, however, students may not know as much about Mr. Ball as other faculty members, as he doesn’t teach any classes. Although you may mostly see Mr. Ball puttingContinue Reading

A group of 42 attorney generals are suing Meta and claiming that Facebook and Instagram have addictive features that target teens. This lawsuit focuses on children’s privacy concerns, negative impact on users and deceptive business practices, including lack of transparency.  Ever since the increase in popularity of Snapchat and TikTok,Continue Reading

The season of giving is just right around the corner! Do you have presents for your family and friends yet? No? Don’t fret because here are five last-minute gift ideas that will certainly put a smile on their face.  First up, the UGG Classic Ultra Mini Boot is the perfectContinue Reading