Net neutrality: what’s at stake

The Internet has unequivocally amplified communication, research, and entertainment in a way that has never been seen before the digital revolution. We can connect with friends old and new over a host of email, voice chat, messaging, and social media services, with new platforms seemingly popping up every day. We have the constantly-expanding sum of human knowledge at our fingertips thanks to search engines, online encyclopedias, news publications, and so much more. We can indulge in an expansive library of books, magazines, videos, music, TV shows, movies, and games that has completely redefined modern entertainment. These resources, the vast majority …

New grading in math class

Adverse effects?
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As the first quarter ended this past November, students all across PHS experienced, for the first time, the ability to drop or retake an assessment in their math classes. This new system gives students who have a completed a certain percentage of their homework the chance to either get rid of their lowest test or quiz grade, or retake an assessment. This is seemingly perfect for those few students who have managed to get an A on four tests, but have also gotten one C, bringing their grade down to a B+. This hypothetical student, thanks to …


Flash Features: December

PHS hosts first annual Major League Hacking Local Hack Day event: PHS hosted its first hackathon, hackPHS, on December 8, open to students in the Princeton area and surrounding communities. This ...

PHS Profile: Ruchi Mital

When Ruchi Mital cooked with her mother as a child, she knew there was something going on beneath the surface. Starting at a young age, Mital had an intellectual curiosity ...

A year in (issue) review

9,365 minutes How do you measure, Measure a year? In deadlines? In photos? In burritos From Taste of Mexico? In pages, in fonts, in laughter, in strife? We can’t even begin to measure our year with the Tower. ...

Reflection on dreams: Sara Mills ’18

As a middle schooler, I became infatuated with the study of dreams, scrambling to write them in my journal before they returned back to latency. For something so universal, dreams ...

Reflection on dreams: Kim Groome

Using your expertise, can you tell us about any particular theories or understandings about dreams? So, Freud believed that dream interpretation — which he thought he was skilled in — gave ...