by JohnCarl McGrady, editor in chief While nothing is finalized, leadership in the school administration has suggested that the most likely course of action for the high school this September will be a delayed start in the middle of the month and a so-called “hybrid model” that will combine remote learning and face-to-face instruction. Heading … Continue reading Nantucket schools to follow hybrid model
By Natalie Mack, contributing writer Hello, again virtual Veritas viewers. Happy August! I hope that after reading the previous section of Natalie’s Nature corner, you enjoyed a walk at Dionis beach or Garner Farm! Just a reminder that the following places you will read about are pet-friendly, so bring along your furry friend! Please keep … Continue reading Natalie’s Nature Corner #2
by JohnCarl McGrady, editor in chief Introduction This is part two of a two part series exploring race in adaptations of fantasy works. While this piece can stand alone, it is complimented by the first part here. When we left off, I had just explained the realities of historical racism in fantasy. For a quick … Continue reading Adapting fantasy with racist elements
By Samuel Hofford, contributing writer Now that COVID-19 has taken over, just the idea of applying to or attending college seems distant to some. The near future of the college admissions process looks very foggy and unclear. Many universities are facing the issue of whether or not students are going to return the following year, … Continue reading Colleges switch to test optional amidst coronavirus pandemic
Link to the quiz! Sometimes when adapting a book into a movie or TV show, the creative team decides to change a characters race. Often, these changes lead to a more white cast, a process called white-washing. Occasionally, they actually lead to a more diverse cast, as white characters are changed to be racially diverse … Continue reading What’s your view on race changes in media?