"Mushroom sex happens in the dark when I'm not watching." - Mr. Wright "Let me make this clear: I don't have to love you." - Mr. Tang “Would they have to be delicious berries to avoid cannibalism?” - Mr. McCabe "Hush, or the squirrel gets it." - Ms. Grant "It's not always, like, Towering Infernal … Continue reading Out of Contexts – April 2017
By Miasya Bulger 4th floor The fourth floor fountain is like the second floor’s less popular cousin. It looks newer and shinier than most of the other ones so you automatically trust it, even though there are some suspicious chemicals constantly being poured down those nearby lab sinks. Let’s just hope they’re not the same … Continue reading Ultimate Rating of Lisgar Water Fountains
By Andrew Yang Do you like puzzles? Do you like spending a great night with friends? Then stay tuned for Lisgar's very own finance-themed Escape Room, coming up in late May! Get together a team of four to six friends and venture through the North building, passing obstacles and solving puzzles as you uncover a … Continue reading Lisgar DECA to host Escape Room and Stock Market Challenge
By Amy Zhang What was unthinkable ten or fifteen years ago is undeniable now; social media plays an incredibly influential part in daily life and cell phones keep people connected at all times; they have essentially become an extension of oneself. While those who use social media are often frowned upon or dismissed as the … Continue reading Social Media For Social Justice
Thought to be the largest single-day protest in American history, the Women’s March on Washington took place on January 21st, 2017, the day after U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was attended by an estimated half-million protesters, and among them was Lisgar’s very own Mme. Valérie Leloup. Lisgarwrite co-editor Olive Nugent sat down with her … Continue reading The Women’s March on Washington: Interview with Mme. Valérie Leloup
By Aliaa Mohamed Students at Lisgar are constantly overwhelmed with the scary prospect of what to do at the end of their four years. To be better equipped, we are told that we should take as many AP courses as possible. But, you might think, why would I put myself in such a stressful position? … Continue reading Are My AP Courses Enough For You, Harvard?
By Emma Kirke Often what comes to mind when we speak about the Arctic in relation to climate change is either a stranded polar bear on an ice float or on a melting glacier. Rarely do we give thought to those living in the Arctic whose way of life will be irrevocably changed by the … Continue reading The Inuit: On Thin Ice?
By Olive Nugent As some of you may know, 2016’s fall issue ended up becoming a not-so-wintery holiday edition because Miasya and I were scrambling to find enough articles to publish at all. By the time it was finalized and distributed, Christmas had come and gone, and though we got several excellent submissions, the final … Continue reading Student Journalism: In Memoriam or Ad Infinitem?
Alere Flammam LCI Alere Flammam, nourish the flame, The credo of my school, Lisgar by name The flame within, the halls, classrooms and walls, engulfed in din This institute old and grand hath seen firsthand, cool autumn days, in which the trees ablaze shed their treasure from way up high, landing gently on passers … Continue reading Poem of the Month: Alere Flammam
“She now knows the Wonderpets. We sing all the songs.” - Ms. Asselstine “This inverse quadratic function reminds me of a yoga move!” - Ms. Asselstine “Sure we can go to Venus, just wait until I get my Magic School Bus licence!” - Dr. Magwood “The Phoenicians: the FedEx of the ancient world.” - Mr. Ford … Continue reading Out of Contexts – December 2016