Articles by Shay Hempeck

Gross-Whitaker returns from a semester abroad in China

Gross-Whitaker returns from a semester abroad in China

February 7, 2017 | in Campus

Junior year: challenging classes, looming standardized tests, college pressures…the list never ends. For junior Kate Gross-Whitaker, these expectations fueled a fire to leave the country. Gross-Whitaker spent her fall semester abroad in Beijing, China... Read More

Cold hard cash: money doesn’t  grow on trees

Cold hard cash: money doesn’t grow on trees

December 21, 2016 | in A Closer Look

$atisfaction rises within as you approach the shop counter with a fresh pair of sneakers boxed and tucked under your arm. Focus becomes difficult as you imagine the joy of fitting the shoes on... Read More

AP Art students help with after school program

AP Art students help with after school program

November 29, 2016 | in Arts

Paint spilling everywhere. Food scattered around the floor. Kids wrestling on the ground. Sounds like a scene of utter chaos, doesn’t it? Not for AP Art seniors Kate Abel and Molly Szczech. Abel and... Read More

New Piper Cafe rule separates lines by grade level

New Piper Cafe rule separates lines by grade level

November 1, 2016 | in Campus

For years, students have battled for spots in line at Food Service, with many becoming frustrated by the lack of respect and patience among their peers. To find a solution to this difficult situation,... Read More

Our thriving community deserves a downtown

Our thriving community deserves a downtown

October 13, 2016 | in Opinions

Piedmont is a town sought after by many, for the great schools, excellent city services, beautiful parks, and community programs; but what is it missing? A thriving downtown that offers residents services that they... Read More