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GPA or Sleep Today: Staying Up Late has Negative Effects on Students

February 6, 2017 1:57pm | Ajay Nair

Wake up early. Go to school. Do work. Come back home late after school. Stay up late to finish a PAK. Wake up after not getting enough sleep. Go back to school. Repeat. One thing Kerr students do not get enough of is sleep. And […]

Engineering classes continue

November 10, 2015 8:59am |

Junior Engineer Student Kevin Murano connects the red and black electric wires to complete the circuit for his device in his Science and Engineering class. Now it is time for tedious testing to make sure the timing and functions are working properly. After some extensive […]

Finding their Roots: Lunar New Year celebrants rediscover family values and traditions

February 13, 2015 8:13am |

The bright red arch with its golden words proclaiming “Happy New Year” stands proudly at the entrance, greeting the steady trickle of temple attendees. On the other side of the gateway, multiple footsteps pound on the gray pavement even as the aggregation of voices reaches […]

Halloween brings back forgotten memories

October 23, 2014 9:00am |

Skeletons stalk the streets. Jack o’lanterns glow brightly in the darkness of the night. Bats circle about in the black sky. The neighborhood children hurry door-to-door asking for sweets and treats to celebrate one of the most memorable holidays of the year. Certain memories persist […]

Spring Fashion

April 23, 2014 9:06am |

Doing her time: Prisoners teach Bancroft life lessons

April 13, 2014 8:04am |

While tending the gardens and managing the home grown produce at the minimum security women’s prison, Margaret Bancroft bumped into a familiar face: her best friend’s aunt, who was a convicted murderer. “I totally introduced myself and she knew who I was just because she knew […]

Artists in the making: Persistence proves key in artists’ lives

April 10, 2014 5:39pm |

Standing in front of her dream college, New York University, and its supervisors, senior Krystal Uchem is about to begin her audition as part of the application process. Her hands could be shaky and sweaty, but instead she executes a calm and collected performance with every line […]

Kerr through the years

February 14, 2014 9:46am |

We’ve come a long way over the past 20 years—and these are some of our highlights. Click each event to learn more. And if you think we’ve missed something, help us make history—comment below with a description and/or a date so that we can add […]

GQ: What is your unique fall holiday tradition?

December 14, 2013 8:01am |

Students recall winter memories

December 13, 2013 6:10pm |

The winter sun casts thin rays of warmth, but there are already ripped wrappers scattered all over the floor. Four year old Vanessa Pereira wanted nothing to stand between her and her tricycle. But a knock on the door stopped her. “There was a woman and […]