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Varsity Letters Need To Be More Selective

Sports are one of the cornerstones of Belmont Hill. They help determine how students spend their time, who their friends are, and which teachers become their mentors. They provide a source of pride and communal bonding, both in victory and defeat. And, most im...

What Makes a Good Chapel?

For Belmont Hill students wandering into study hall or advisory in the early hours of the morning, one of the most common questions asked between peers is the simple “do we have chapel this morning?” Depending on the day, a “yes” or a “no” might be...

Moral Dilemma #3: Pascal’s Wager

We have all seen the horrific scenes from the California fires and wondered what could have been don...

Should Varsity Coaches Prioritize Seniors?

Nearly every student at Belmont Hill has aspirations to play a varsity sport. Whether you are a seve...

Debate of the Issue: Elf or Home Alone?

Home Alone: Google “best Christmas movie”. No, I’m serious, do it.  I’ll wait… What you a...

Affirmative Action, Harvard, and Asian-Americans. It’s Complicated.

Before we begin, it has been brought to my attention that I’m generalizing “Asian Americans.” ...

Debate of the Issue: Scary Movies or Comedies?

Scary Movies (ONeill): Comedy movies are becoming the go-to flicks in our society, and while I am al...

Should Belmont Hill Change Its Schedule For Better Student Sleep?

Every morning, Belmont Hill students are painfully reminded of their lack of sleep as they groggily ...

Belmont Hill Needs to Crack Down on Mass Mediocrity of Clubs

In November 2017, Seth Israel ‘18 and I wrote an opinion piece on extracurriculars at Belmont Hill...

Moral Dilemma #2: The Status of Ex-Convicts in Society

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, “An estimated 5.1% of all people in the United Stat...