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The Vanguard

The Student News Site of Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

The Vanguard

The Student News Site of Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

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Womens History Month - Knights in Conversation

Women’s History Month – Knights in Conversation

Vanguard Editorial Board May 19, 2024

March marks Women's History Month, a time of reflection, conversations, and empowerment for women across the Upper School(US) and beyond. To celebrate, The Vanguard brought together three student leaders...

Students shatter door, threaten senior tradition

Students shatter door, threaten senior tradition

Chloe Taft, Editor in Chief May 18, 2024

The front doors of the Upper School (US) may not be as famous as Lorenzo Ghiberti’s ordained, golden panels in Florence, Italy, or the controversial floating door that saved only Rose in “Titanic,”...

Petropoulos Senior Art Show displays student talent

Petropoulos Senior Art Show displays student talent

Christine Tao, Staff Writer May 18, 2024

Vibrant hues adorned the walls and pedestals of the Upper School (US) Gallery, including ceramic depictions of nature, photographs of family, films about social hierarchy, and more. The Petropoulos Senior...

GVH celebrates Alexsa Caron ’ 24 winning the Patsy Odden Most Valuable Player award after winning the tournament.

Girls’ Varsity Hockey skates past injuries to success

Olivia Richter, Assistant Photo Editor May 18, 2024

“It’s just another game,” Girls’ Varsity Hockey (GVH) Coach Ed Bourget ’96 said, huddled with his team in the Noble and Greenough School hockey rink before the Large School Championship game...

Young alumni jump over records and slash through competition

Young alumni jump over records and slash through competition

Matthew Walsh, Sports Editor May 18, 2024

The phrase student-athlete is not unfamiliar to many Upper School (US) students, who seek to balance academic and athletic goals during their four years at the school. However, for some, the commitment...

Here’s something to harp on: Olivia Lee chosen for the National Youth Orchestra

Here’s something to harp on: Olivia Lee chosen for the National Youth Orchestra

Sonja Peetz-Larsen, Arts Editor May 17, 2024

When she’s not spending her spare time on the squash court or practicing taekwondo, Olivia Lee ’25 can be found with a harp in hand, serenading those around her. In February, Olivia was selected to...

Read, white & royal blue

Aparajita Srivastava, Columnist May 17, 2024

I grew up with a very strict set of rules in the house: don’t play on the stairs, sit down while eating, don’t talk to Mom when the car is in reverse, and always read the book before you watch the...

‘Filling in the gaps:’ Amplify Muslim Voices hosts second annual Iftar

‘Filling in the gaps:’ Amplify Muslim Voices hosts second annual Iftar

Ahmad Khalid, Contributing Writer May 17, 2024

“We may not know what is beyond, but we can see in each other’s hearts that we are the same in our dependence on the Earth and on God’s creation. This can be our foundation of how to get along.”...

Josh Levy P ’14 ’16 ’20 aids in shutting down commercial sex ring

Josh Levy P ’14 ’16 ’20 aids in shutting down commercial sex ring

Alexandra Kluzak, Editor in Chief May 17, 2024

Just two miles from the Upper School campus, in Watertown’s Arsenal Yards, one location in an interstate commercial sex ring was in operation until its ringleaders were arrested in November 2023. Trafficking...

¡Celebramos! Latin and Hispanic community unites at Noche Española

¡Celebramos! Latin and Hispanic community unites at Noche Española

May 17, 2024

Entering the Community Room on April 3, one thing was clear: it was Noche Española, also known as Spanish Night. Attendees got a full taste of Hispanic culture with a live DJ shuffling between Shakira...

Manifestations of modern love

Diba Demir, Columnist May 17, 2024

Climbing a cobblestone street in the Cukurcuma neighborhood and seeking refuge from the crisp December air of Istanbul, I passed by the shabby shops selling secondhand books, worn Turkish rugs, and old...

What Poo-sheen taught me about joy

Miley Chen, Columnist May 17, 2024

When I was a kid, I used to talk to my stuff ed animals. Sometimes they talked back, but only when my dad was around. Among them, Pusheen was closest to my heart. Pusheen, gifted to me when I was 7, was...

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