The Scroll

Even—Especially—When They Are Uncomfortable

Manav Midha '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives

An educated person is someone who humbly acknowledges that they do not have all of the answers. Two educated persons may vehemently disagree with each other, but they both understand that they cannot let their discourse descend...

College Essay: Nellie Shih

Nellie Shih '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives, uncategorized

Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities...

Common App Essay: The Pie-Cutter Chronicles

Sydney Baker '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives

  The secret to cutting the perfect pizza slice is to put the blade down and commit – the worst thing you can do is stop halfway through or try to go back over it a second time. I spent most of my summer cutting pizzas...

Common Application Essay: Kayla Boaz

Kayla Boaz '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives, uncategorized

They say there are three things one should never discuss in polite company: money, religion, and politics. I, however, have discovered mental illness to be the fourth forbidden topic. There is an undeniable stigma that silences...

Political Behavior versus Economic Reality

Neil Badlani '20

May 3, 2019

Filed under Home, Perspectives

The purpose of this article is to describe what happens when political behavior collides with economic reality, as illustrated in one area where the government is taking steps – tariffs – and another in which debate among...

Simon Lazarus Jr. Human Relations Award Essay

Manav Midha '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives

Names of people in this essay have been deliberately removed to preserve anonymity. -MDM She and I met on a rainy and cold Sunday afternoon. We were at a session of the tutoring and mentoring program I founded. She was marr...

Indian-American Students in America: A Personal History

Manav Midha '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives

These words were originally presented before the Warren County Educational Service Center on February 25th, 2019. Part of the speech can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41i4PY2_ufE&t=645s). Thank you, Dr. Sehi, Pam, and the entire Warren County Educational Service Center for this opp...

CCDX Week Review

CCDX Week Review

May 3, 2019

Man and Nature

Man and Nature

May 3, 2019

Common Application Essay : Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor '19

May 3, 2019

Filed under Perspectives

During the past summer I worked at the Cincinnati Nature Center for 8 weeks, managing a collection of people who I believe to be the best teachers in the world; children. Through-out these eight weeks I encountered every camp...