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  • Student Council Presidents Hopeful for Student Life Changes

    Student Council Presidents Hopeful for Student Life Changes

    Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

    May 15, 2017

    In a pivotal time for student life at Weber, The RamPage talked with Sophia Frankel, outgoing president of Student Council, and Daniel Stearns, incoming president, regarding their opinions on student life, events, Student Council, and their plans for the future.  •   •   •   •  ...

    2017-2018 Student Council Executive Board candidates. Incoming President Daniel Stearns is pictured third from the left. (The Weber School/Instagram)

  • Still Lives; A Photographic Exhibition

    Still Lives; A Photographic Exhibition

    Ayelet Bernstein, Arts and Culture Editor

    May 11, 2017

    Weber’s time honored tradition of students interviewing Jewish American Women and artistically portraying their lives, has gone off, once again, without a hitch. Since the year 2004, Weber students, taking this course, have been honored with the task to “identify and interview a Jewish woman 75 ...

    The Invitation, and "Still Life" event details.

    Barbara Rosenblit

  • Students Are Eager for Summer…Reading

    Students Are Eager for Summer…Reading

    Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

    May 11, 2017

    School is almost out, and it’s the time of year for students to choose their summer reading books. Every year, students wake up at the crack of dawn to wait in a massive line outside Mr. Bradford’s room, which is where they choose their books. This year, the line was as long as ever, but the opt...

    (From left to right) Students Jack Kaye, Jael Azani, and Eli Katz signing up for their summer reading books. (Photo by Tiffany Zonneveld)

  • Chechnya Targets Gay Men

    Chechnya Targets Gay Men

    Lucy Singer, Jewish Studies Editor

    May 11, 2017

    On April 1, 2017, an article on Chechnya’s violence towards gay men surfaced. The article told the world that Chechnya had detained at least 100 homosexual males ranging from ages sixteen to fifty in secret prisons where they were subject to beatings, electrocution, and other forms of abuse. The arr...

    Street view of major Chechen city, Gronzy. (Flickr)

  • Sixth District Runoff

    Sixth District Runoff

    Ayelet Bernstein, Arts and Culture Editor

    May 1, 2017

    And they’re off! The runoff campaign for Sixth District congressperson is in full swing. Jon Ossoff, Democratic candidate and overall underdog, came two percentage points shy of winning the congressional special election, receiving 48.6 percent of the vote, while Karen Handel, Republican candidate and purported sho...

    The Sixth District Runoff election is a Race between Republican candidate, Karen Handel, and Democratic candidate, Jon Ossoff. (Creative Commons and Flickr)

  • In-depth with Weber’s New Chief Financial Officer

    In-depth with Weber’s New Chief Financial Officer

    Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

    April 28, 2017

    In February, The Weber School modified their leadership team. Paul Ginburg, who previously managed school finances as chief operating officer, has been given the title of chief advancement officer to assist with fundraising and development. In addition, the school hired Vanessa Leibowitz as their firs...

    Vanessa Leibowitz, Weber’s new chief financial officer, and Paul Ginburg, chief advancement officer. (The Weber School)

  • Traffic On Our Mind

    Traffic On Our Mind

    The RamPage Staff

    April 27, 2017

    Editor’s note: This article is satirical and completely false.   Oh, how we love Atlanta traffic. Seriously. When most Atlantans are driving, they aren’t aware of an obscure, new speed limit and blinker rule now enforced by the Georgia Department of Transportation. Luckily, a post circu...

    Waze helps drivers find the fastest routes. This 15 mile trip would only take a little over an hour.

    Mattie Rosen/The RamPage

  • Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

    Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

    Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

    April 7, 2017

    The Weizmann Institute’s International Safe-Cracking Tournament is a unique competition. Unlike most conventional competitions, this competition revolves around safe-cracking, which is in the tournament’s name. In order to attend the competition, a team of 11th and 12th graders must create a unique saf...

    (From left to right) Ross Williams, Eric Lieberman, Levi Durham, Justin Cobb, and Becky Arbiv squatting in front of a International Physics Tournament sign with their Coca-Cola themed safe.

    Ms. Sairina Merino Tsui

  • Activating AIPAC

    Activating AIPAC

    Reagan Freeman

    April 6, 2017

    The annual Policy Conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) recently took place in Washington, D.C from March 26 through March 28. There, through AIPAC’s mission “to strengthen, protect, and promote the U.S.-Israel relationships in ways that enhance the security of the Uni...

    Students, Micah Barich, Shannan Berzack, Lior Granath, Rose Karlin, Sarah Lewyn, David Medof, Eli Meyers, Jenna Rubin, Steven Rubin, Becca Simonoff, and Will Stanwick at AIPAC

    What's Up Weber

  • What’s Up With WhatsApp?

    What’s Up With WhatsApp?

    Harris Helberg, Editor-in-Chief

    April 6, 2017

    In December of 2015, the mass shooting in San Bernardino sparked conversations about the priority of security and privacy versus the United States government’s access to personal devices.  In this case, the government was asking Apple to create a backdoor to unlock the shooter’s iPhone to reveal me...

Dear Weber; A Reflection from The RamPage Senior Staff

Billboard Music Awards Predictions

Max Winkler, Co-Marketing Manager
May 11, 2017

A Southpaw’s Perspective

Sloane Warner, Co-Marketing Manager
May 11, 2017

Still Lives; A Photographic Exhibition

Ayelet Bernstein, Arts and Culture Editor
May 11, 2017

News

Student Council Presidents Hopeful for Student Life Changes

Student Council Presidents Hopeful for Student Life Changes

Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

In a pivotal time for student life at Weber, The RamPage talked with Sophia Frankel, outgoing president of Student Council, and Daniel Stearns, incoming president, regarding their opinions on student life, even...

May 15, 2017

Still Lives; A Photographic Exhibition

Still Lives; A Photographic Exhibition

Ayelet Bernstein, Arts and Culture Editor

Weber’s time honored tradition of students interviewing Jewish American Women and artistically portraying their lives, has gone off, once again, without a hitch. Since the year 2004, Weber students, ...

May 11, 2017

Students Are Eager for Summer…Reading

Students Are Eager for Summer…Reading

Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

School is almost out, and it’s the time of year for students to choose their summer reading books. Every year, students wake up at the crack of dawn to wait in a massive line outside Mr. Bradford’s room, which is...

May 11, 2017

  • Chechnya Targets Gay Men May 11, 2017
  • Sixth District Runoff May 1, 2017
  • In-depth with Weber’s New Chief Financial Officer April 28, 2017

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Sports

How Much is an NFL Draft Pick Worth?

How Much is an NFL Draft Pick Worth?

Brandon Sherman, Sports Editor

With the NFL Draft approaching, one might wonder how much a draft pick is worth. How much could someone buy one for? Who could a person trade for one? Once a year all the...

April 27, 2017

Braves’ New SunTrust Park Brings New Development Along with Traffic Concerns

Braves’ New SunTrust Park Brings New Development Along with Traffic Concerns

Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

Those living in Northwest Atlanta around the intersection of I-285 and I-75 might have been concerned about the traffic before the first game at SunTrust Park, the Atla...

April 6, 2017

  • Weber Soccer: A Preview of Something Special April 6, 2017
  • March Madness: Teacher Bracket March 24, 2017
  • Atlanta United: The Future of MLS? March 23, 2017

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Opinion

Dear Weber; A Reflection from The RamPage Senior Staff

Dear Weber; A Reflection from The RamPage Senior Staff

Ayelet Bernstein, Andrew Freedman, Harris Helberg, and Mattie Rosen

Dear Ninth Grade Ayelet, Don’t worry, things are looking up! You’ll get the hang of this whole high school level class thing, and join the National Honors Society. Ma...

May 15, 2017

A Southpaw’s Perspective

A Southpaw’s Perspective

Sloane Warner, Co-Marketing Manager

When I mention that I am left-handed in conversation, some people only think of the disadvantages of being a lefty.  I generally get a negative response.  However, like many ...

May 11, 2017

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The Weber School's Online Student Newspaper
The Weber School's Online Student Newspaper