Ordering food is such a pain

It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon, yet students are fully dressed and outside, instead of sleeping in. With loose notes and wallets in their hands, some are waiting impatiently for their food orders at the guard post, or in the parking lot, while some take this opportunity to play basketball, or just walk around and enjoy the […]

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Here comes the sun

Most Woodstockers find the Mussoorie monsoons depressing. Dark, gloomy skies, slimy leeches … there are many good reasons why monsoons are hated. They even make the “freshly cleaned” dhobi clothes stink. I remember when I was a new student, the monsoon used to make me homesick. Walking up to school with an umbrella and a […]

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Kicking the causes away

Kicking a football, shouts from the crowd. Glory, determination, passion and will. Sweat lingering above one’s head, wiping it off to see the scoreboard. The game is tied, but they must persist, in order to achieve the recognition that they strive for. Goalathon today is fuelled by these emotions. Clashes between teams, beef between friends […]

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Running for yourself

Interhouse cross-country has been a part of Woodstock for many years and is considered to be one of the many important sports events. It takes place every year, and this year it took place on September 6. Merlins, Condors and Eagles were the three houses that participated, all with one goal : To win. There […]

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An art piece on show, many stories to tell

Art exhibitions at Woodstock are common. It is an opportunity for many young artists that reside in our community to express their talents. Although some may be self-explanatory, most abstracts hide a deeper meaning than what meets the eye under the many layers of paint that create them. The recent art exhibition that was located […]

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Anything and everything is offensive

The 21st century, nothing like anyone has ever seen before, gifts its citizens’ freedom and liberty to its fullest. The American dream promises the liberty of achieving what one wants through hard work without the restriction of race, gender, government or any sort of medium. I would say it is the freedom and liberty to […]

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He Said, She Said: Mr. and Mrs. Anderson

(Mr. Stephen Anderson was asked questions about Mrs. Christine Anderson and other things)  How did you guys meet? At Woodstock. What is her favorite movie? Lord of the Rings. What was her favorite subject in high school? Maths. What did you do for your first date? I took her to Flaghill at night and our […]

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Are girls’ sports taking a backseat?

At Woodstock, there are only a few sports that are year-round for girls, whereas the rest are neglected. Priyansha Agarwal, Class of 2020, said, “Unless you play basketball or football, you aren’t really playing a sport.” To add to this, the enrichment coordinator, Mrs Nazneen Nagarwalla, said, “There are no professional coaches for some of […]

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Poetry gets competitive​

Poetry Out Loud is a program that inspires students to learn about poetry through recitation. In the U.S, Poetry Out Loud has spread to over 10,000 schools in each state (Poetry Out Loud). Many students have enjoyed this event and have built vital skills from it. Poetry Out Loud helped them build their self-confidence and […]

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Dr. Delacy talks about female identity

Dr. Richard Delacy delivered a talk titled “Love, Sex, and Female Identity in Modern India” at the Quad Auditorium on Aug. 10.  Through examples from a film and a book, he asked his audience to think about what it means to be a modern Indian woman. Dr. Delacy said that there are tensions between being […]

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