By the Editors ’19 The Crystal community is generally known for being left-leaning. On a cultural level, Crystal students and student organizations strive for diversity, inclusivity, and celebration of different identities and […]
66 Questions Disclaimer
By the Editors ’19 The Questions with Seniors video series is undoubtedly one of Gryphon Gazette’s most popular features. Published weekly, our Vogue-style interviews are filmed on one-take rambles across the upper […]
66 Questions with Tess B.
“That’s So Crystal”
By Sarina D. ’19 A few weeks ago, I was sitting in the commons, half working on my college applications and half scrolling through conspiracy theories on Quora Digest, when I happened […]
An Interview with the Freshman Volleyball Team
By Chloe N. ’22 When it comes to being a freshman at Crystal, life is tough. Add up a math quiz on Thursday, a biology test on Wednesday, and an English paper […]
A Never-ending Recovery: A Firsthand Experience of Continuing Sports Throughout Injuries
By Marlena B. ’20 Throughout my entire life, I’ve always considered myself to be a healthy and strong individual; I exercise, eat healthily, leave time for myself to relax and just generally […]
The Pressures of College: An Opinion
By Caitlin R. ’20 It seems since entering high school, the word “college” is constantly being thrown around. Whether it be complaining about our parents’ expectations for us to go to Ivy […]
Fall Play 2018 Preview
By Sarina D. ’19 The Crystal stage is constantly transforming. In the last few years, our incredible directors, actors, and Crü members have transported our stage into a 20th-century factory, an imaginary […]
By: Sarina D. (’19)
Most of you are probably familiar with the story of the Princess of the Pea, but what you may not have known is that it was turned into a two-act comical, heartwarming, and vibrant musical entitled Once Upon a Mattress. This semester, Crystal students have taken on the fairy tale for their spring musical.
The Parkland Shooting, the Crystal Community’s Response
By: Sarina D. (’20)
February 14th, 2018 will go down as the most memorable Valentine’s Day in American history – and not for its record chocolate and flower sales. Our nation will mark every Valentine’s day from now as another year passed since one of the most devastating and large-scale school shootings in our country’s history. It will mark another year passed since 19-year- old Nikolas Cruz hopped in an Uber on a warm Florida morning, headed to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and pulled out an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle to execute what would be one of the most infamous school shootings in global history. And most importantly, it will mark another year passed since seventeen families were robbed of their loved ones, and since seventeen students and faculty members were suddenly robbed of their lives and futures in the midst of a regular school day.