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My farewell to The Purple Quill

May 14, 2020

I've been a three year veteran on The Purple Quill staff, and I've enjoyed each and every minute of it. I...

It goes too fast

It goes too fast

April 16, 2018

It's been a hell of a ride, Thanks for the memories Elder.

Lucas takes a ride on the panther

The end of an era

January 10, 2017

Time is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as, “the indefinite continued progress of existence and events...

Nino on top of my legendary car.

A farewell to Journalism

January 6, 2017

Over the course of my high school career there are many things that I will remember vividly and hold...

The pits hosts Colerain and ESPN in 2009 game.

A letter to the seniors

November 25, 2015

  My fellow seniors, I don't know about you guys, but each day here seems to be more and more...

End the war on women's body image

End the war on women’s body image

November 19, 2014

Over the past few years, women’s body images have become a subject of debate. Every day, millions of...

Response to “Gleeks”

Sean Feldman '14

September 14, 2014

An article recently published for the Purple Quill entitled “Gleeks” has presented some false information regarding the ways in which The Elder Glee Club was run in the 2013-2014 school year. As a former “try-hard” of the Elder Glee Club, I have deemed myself qualified to address these issues and to bring to the audience...

Letter about Henkel’s article


April 23, 2014

I heard a lot about Henkel's article before I even read it. People were very upset about it, and I was interested on getting my hands on the article. After a few days, I was finally able to read the infamous article. I read it once, twice, a few times. Some parts were awkward and I had to read it a few times to fully understand...

Letter from Nick Rackers

Letter from Nick Rackers

April 3, 2014

Mr. Rogers, As you must certainly know, Chris Henkel’s article “Stupidity prevails: a new tradition”...

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