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The “Samohighlights” cast and crew pose in front of their show’s backdrop, proud of having aired their first episode.

Samo Film Presents: SamoHIGHLIGHTS

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

When you think of CityTV, you might imagine a continuous live stream of dull city council meetings, interrupted by a few black and white infomercials. Nevertheless, the Samo film department is working to expand the channel’s audience by adding a show of its own, “Samohighlights,” to the Saturday morning routine... Read More


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AWARDS: Dean of Students Catherine Baxter describes the trophies that have been stored in the display cases.
Photo by Emma Kohut

Into the Archives

Published on November 22nd, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

With a pull of a string, a bare lightbulb sheds rays of yellow light on the thick film of dust that lines the two shelved walls. The light illuminates a room in Samo’s cafeteria that is ... Read More


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A day in the life of a cadet

A Day in the Life of a Cadet

Published on October 11th, 2013 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

Most Samo students would cringe at the thought of having to wake up everyday at 6:00 a.m., turning the lights out at 10:00 p.m. and having less than two hours of free time, yet one Viking not only experienced this but learned from it. As a junior, Samuel Clark (’14) spent a year at the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California, an experience not many can relate to... Read More


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The History of Homecoming: How We’ve Changed

Published on October 10th, 2013 | by Benjamin Ross

It’s 1965 and Samo’s students are glimmering with school pride at the Homecoming dance. Girls are shining in their newly purchased chiffon dresses and holding the hands of their suit-clad, cologne-drenched dates. The students’ minds are ... Read More


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The Darkroom

Published on September 19th, 2013 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

The darkroom is a place for artists to get lost — while penetrating the darkness, one tentative step after the other, it’s easy for thoughts to wander. While your average Joe may walk into the small, ... Read More


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Building the Never Built

Published on September 19th, 2013 | by Francesca Billington

When Claudia Kincaid from “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler” ran away from home, she slept at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a rebellion from her parents and a desire to be ... Read More


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Player to Watch: Matthew Cianfrone

Player to Watch: Matthew Cianfrone

Published on September 17th, 2013 | by Joseph Staraci

We see them covered in green during our homecoming pep rallies, but for key player and captain of varsity boys’ water polo, Matt Cianfrone (’14), this season’s goal is to bring nothing but gold. “At this ... Read More


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Teenage Drinking

Published on May 10th, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

The only thing you should be drinking is apple juice Claire Goldberg Staff Writer Memory loss, car crashes, alcohol poisoning, fines that can amount to thousands of dollars and death. These are all very regular, very ... Read More


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Published on May 9th, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

Elizabeth Mebane Staff Writer   From jolly winter evenings spent inventing gumdrop adorned gingerbread men to sporadic desires for a plate of warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies, baking has long been a comfort for children and ... Read More


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Behind the Mic

Published on May 9th, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

Chase Wohrle and Brooke Weiss Sports Editor and Staff Writer    Ben: With a look of white Jewish boy meets laid-back rapper, Ben Brady (’14) exudes an aura of free spirit and carefreeness. He puts his unique ... Read More


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