“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” declared Elon Musk in a news release on April 25th. This announcement came shortly after Twitter announced that the company has accepted Musk’s $44
Fifty-seven-year-old David Bennett Sr., who suffered a severe heart disease while living in Maryland, has become subject to groundbreaking medical history. In Jan. 2022 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Mr. Bennett’s failing heart was replaced with that of a genetically altered pig. According to The New York Times,
Since the Pace Academy football team’s official start in 2009, the team has quickly accumulated success in the Atlanta-Metro Area. Nine years ago, former University of Virginia star and Super Bowl Champion, Chris Slade, joined the staff and built the program from the bottom up, helping the team consistently reach
On April 10, Scottie Scheffler became one of the youngest members of the PGA tour to earn his green jacket and win the Masters in Augusta, Ga. The contest was not especially close either, with Scheffler coming in at ten under par while his biggest competition, Rory Mcllroy, shot seven
On April 18th, Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle released a detailed report, unveiling her decision to officially void the mask mandate on a national level. Although the CDC had announced that masks would be required for air travel through May 3rd, this decision unexpectedly arrived, bringing joy and fear to many
Held in Minneapolis, MN, the Women’s NCAA March Madness showcased exciting matchups, star players and many historic moments for the women’s game. Coming into the tournament, the one seeds were Louisville, South Carolina, Stanford and NC State, also accompanied by UConn as a two seed, projected to go far. Some
On Feb. 24, 2022, the Russian army invaded its neighboring country of Ukraine, and Eastern Europe has been in danger ever since. Though Russian President Vladimir Putin never officially declared war, Ukraine is suffering, and many of its citizens are being killed daily. A few days after the Russian invasion,
For the last week, discussions of Will Smith’s controversial outburst against Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars have been unavoidable. Some reports show that the Academy asked Smith to leave the ceremony after, and others note the falsehood of this statement. Thus the event continues to be shrouded in confusion.
The 94th Academy Awards returned on Mar. 27 2022 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, representing a sense of normalization amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Maskless celebrities strutted down a non-socially distanced red carpet, promoting fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel. This sense of normalcy however, also came with
Emergency Room doctor and author Louis Profeta spoke to the Upper School on Feb. 11 about the dangers and consequences of substance use. Dr. Profeta has cared for over one hundred thousand patients, written countless opinion articles, and published a book titled “The Patient in Room Nine Says He is
Two weeks ago, ten Pace delegates and two Pace chaperones attended the Georgetown Model UN conference (the largest in-person conference Pace has attended since COVID-19). “The NAIMUN conference was better than the online models by leaps and bounds because, obviously, we got to travel!” said junior Kate Webb. “During the
At Pace, time management is crucial. With numerous clubs, sports and other outside responsibilities, many students choose to spend their free periods doing homework or studying. When their work is done, however, what is a student supposed to do? For many in the Upper School, playing games is the answer.