Fall 2020

Lives That Speak

Musician and composer Kathryn Bostic on otherworldly downloads, cosmic dictation, musical divination, and other forms of celestial inspiration.

Anand Giridharadas ’99 on his big start in journalism at Horizon, his years as a foreign correspondent, and the nature of hatred and forgiveness.
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The Story of Us

A team of Sidwell Friends students are curating the definitive (global, smart, and intimate) narrative about teenage life during the pandemic.

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Striving for Equity

Equity at Sidwell Friends still has a long way to go, but the School will never stop working toward it.
 

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Department Articles

Striving for Equity
By Natalie Champ, Kristen Page, and Sacha Zimmerman

Equity at Sidwell Friends still has a long way to go, but the School will never stop working toward it.

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Fresh Ink
By Sacha Zimmerman

These recently published books from the Sidwell Friends community all have something in common: Whether in the highest levels of government or the deepest chambers of the heart, they are all about power.

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The Story of Us
By Kristen Page

A team of Sidwell Friends students are curating the definitive (global, smart, and intimate) narrative about teenage life during the pandemic.

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At Your Service
By Sacha Zimmerman

The Sidwell Friends School’s Medical Advisory Team rivals teams working at the city and state levels.

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On Campus News

Raising Their Voices

This year's 4th grade class takes a non-traditional path to their traditional fundraiser—reading audiobooks that can be shared by all.

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Even at Twilight, Optimism Endures

During a recent Conversation with Friends, journalist Anne Applebaum ’82 joined Elsa Walsh (P’ 94, ’15) to discuss “the seductive lure of authoritarianism,” current political disenchantment, and political polarization across the globe. 

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