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A DEI Interview with Sherese Eaglin (Class of 2021)

A DEI Interview with Sherese Eaglin (Class of 2021)
In early November, we met with Sherese Eaglin to discuss her experiences as a Black student on campus, her involvement with the DEI initiative, and her views on Mitty’s student culture. On campus, Sherese is a Black Student Union leader and a volunteer on the DEI student committee. Sherese is a member of the class of 2021.
November 13, 2020
In early November, we met with Sherese Eaglin to discuss her experiences as a Black student on campus, her involvement with the DEI initiative, and her views on Mitty’s student culture.

Then and Now: The Marginalization of Indigenous Peoples

For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, Amplifier, Nia Tero and IllumiNative launched a new large-scale public art campaign to elevate Indigenous land stewardship.
For centuries, indigenous people have been wrongfully displaced and decimated by European encroachment, disease, and forced assimilation. The atrocities of colonization and genocide have uprooted indigenous civilizations, leaving lasting impressions on today’s native peoples. 
November 11, 2020
For centuries, indigenous people have been wrongfully displaced and decimated by European encroachment, disease, and forced assimilation. The atrocities of colonization and genocide have uprooted indigenous civilizations, leaving lasting impressions on today’s native peoples. 

An Unprecedented Crisis

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The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the severe mental health crisis American doctors face.
November 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the severe mental health crisis American doctors face.

Always a Monarch: The Value of Alumni Coaches

Mackenzie Savage, Class of 2016
November 10, 2020
Many student athletes at Mitty have been lucky enough to work with program alumni, whether it be on Zoom or on the field. Training with alumni gives student athletes a chance to learn something new and develop a deeper love for the program as a whole. 

Vermillion

Vermillion
November 9, 2020

The Queen’s Gambit: Dominating Chess One King at a Time

The Queen's Gambit: Dominating Chess One King at a Time
November 9, 2020
Pawn to Queen 4. Pawn to Queen 5. Pawn to Queen’s Bishop 4. Pawn takes pawn. Knights and rooks dance around checkered squares while black and white battle it out, vying for control over the center of the board. It’s silent, except for the faint ticking of the clock, as tension rises between the two players. And viewers are on the edge of their seats for everyone’s favorite sport… chess?

Future

Future
October 16, 2020

MAP in the Era of COVID-19

From the Youth Climate Strike to the GenUP March for Education, MAP was a powerful force in advocating at the local, state, and federal levels. Despite the pandemic, MAP continues to forge ahead, pushing for change in a time where it is so critically needed.
October 15, 2020
Despite the underlying sense of stagnation in our daily lives, one group continues to seek change in a time when change feels faraway: our school’s student-led advocacy team, MAP, or the Mitty Advocacy Project.

A DEI Interview with Erica Johnson (Class of 2017)

A DEI Interview with Erica Johnson (Class of 2017)
Over the summer, Erica Johnson was at the forefront of the social media campaign #ExposeMitty, advocating for reform on the Mitty campus to better serve students of color and address various problems that past Black and Latinx students faced. We spoke to her about her time at Mitty, the summer’s outpouring, and her perspective on the DEI initiative Mitty launched to address concerns expressed. Johnson was a member of the Class of 2017.
October 10, 2020
Erica Johnson, Class of 2017, touches upon her time at Mitty, the summer’s outpouring, and her perspective on the DEI initiative Mitty launched to address alumni concerns.

Outdoor Workouts Beginning on Campus

Outdoor Workouts Beginning on Campus
October 2, 2020
Coach Nichols and the other Monarch coaches are working hard to create workouts around a number of challenges, and have so far been able to implement exercises that help athletes build their aerobic capacity.

Presidential Election at Risk Due to USPS Changes

Mailboxes like these were removed from neighborhoods in recent, large-scale changes to the USPS.
September 30, 2020
The effectiveness of mail-in voting is a controversial issue among both Republican and Democratic parties.

Finding Creativity During COVID

Finding Creativity During COVID
September 30, 2020

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