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  • Time’s Up

    Time’s Up

    Madison Twomey, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2018

    What is Time’s Up? Time’s Up is a movement created on January 1, 2018 protesting sexual harassment in the workplace. It was founded in response to the #metoo movement and the sexual harassment cases in Hollywood that have recently been brought to light, as well as a letter written by the Alianz...

  • The Torrey Shop is here!

    The Torrey Shop is here!

    Yuqi Yang, Co Editor-in-Chief

    March 12, 2018

    The Torrey Spirit Shop is your one-stop online store for all your favorite Country Day gears. I had the pleasure to ask Mrs. Laws and Mrs. Twomey - who put together this amazing website - some questions, the answers to which many of you are dying to know. So let’s get to it!   Yuqi: P...

  • Support Kids For All

    Support Kids For All

    Julia Day, Guest Writer

    February 12, 2018

    This past summer, during my annual visit to China, I was inspired to start my non-profit organization: Support Kids For All. If you have ever been to China, you may have experienced the massive number of street vendors who try to convince you to buy their products. One of these vendors stood out to m...

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation adding tomorrows through music

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation adding tomorrows through music

    Rachel Ruggera, Staff Writer

    February 11, 2018

    A group of seven Country Day musicians performed at the Breath of Life Gala for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, or the CFF in order to fund research and improve treatment and support for CF patients. San Diego hosts this gala every year to raise money and hold an auction for prospective donors to their...

  • Government shutdown: How no one wanted it and yet it happened

    Government shutdown: How no one wanted it and yet it happened

    Jacob Kaplan, Co-Editor in Chief

    January 30, 2018

    The United States of America, as the most powerful global hegemony on the planet today, and possibly in the world’s history, has seemed to come to a grinding stop. Or at least the federal government has. Our nation, which was founded by immigrants, has never been one to solve issues in the most eff...

  • Netflix Watchlist: January 2018

    Netflix Watchlist: January 2018

    Shannon Twomey, Staff Writer

    January 28, 2018

    The beginning of the year has come and it is time to start a new show. Winter is the best time to snuggle up with a good TV series. On Netflix, there are many shows to recommend for this time. Netflix has a variety shows to watch to fit your mood; comedy, drama, thriller, etc.   F.R.I.E.N.D....

  • Keep calm and travel on

    Keep calm and travel on

    Kathryn Mills, Staff Writer

    January 28, 2018

    London is the place to go for traveling because of the great food and the amazing places. There are tons of shops, theatres, soccer games, beautiful gardens, and of course very good restaurants. The London Eye is one of the most scenic sites in all of London. While the line may be long to get on t...

  • The Gallery is here!

    The Gallery is here!

    Yuqi Yang, Editor-in-Chief

    January 28, 2018

    Calling all Country Day artists! At last, your wish for a new gallery space has been granted - and it is officially launching this year (the exact date is still unknown at this point). As the student chief-editor of The Gallery website, I am beyond thrilled to introduce you to La Jolla Country Day’s...

  • Language program here at Country Day: adding languages?

    Language program here at Country Day: adding languages?

    Sara Forsey, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    Adding more languages to the school curriculum can be beneficial to the whole student body. Right now we have three languages on campus: Spanish, French, and Mandarin. These are the main languages that English speaker would typically learn throughout their education. There needs to be a program that enri...

  • What you need to know about rock climbing

    What you need to know about rock climbing

    Thomas Semprez, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2018

    What is rock climbing?  The name really says it all; basically it’s an activity that requires one to climb up, down, or across a natural rock formation or an artificial climbing wall. Rock climbing is rapidly increasing in popularity globally and is especially growing across the United States. In fa...

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Tiger cub smuggled into the US

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Why is Hamilton so popular?

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Keep calm and travel on
Myths that people think are true but actually aren’t

Myths that people think are true but actually aren’t

January 19, 2018

Concerts coming to San Diego

Concerts coming to San Diego

January 19, 2018

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January 19, 2018

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation adding tomorrows through music
Broadway comes to San Diego

Broadway comes to San Diego

November 15, 2017

Art is not just something to look at

Art is not just something to look at

June 7, 2017

Country Day musicians on the road for Calabasas Music Festival

Country Day musicians on the road for Calabasas Music Festival

April 20, 2017

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