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Counterpoint

Profile photo of the new Castilleja interim head, Julia Eells
‘Double down on what we do well’: New interim head aims for stability after tumultuous year at Castilleja
By Ruby Dowling, Editor-in-Chief | May 3, 2024

In a wide-ranging interview with Counterpoint last month, Julia Eells said she plans to strengthen existing programs and bolster community relations at Castilleja while the school continues its search for a long-term head of school. The...

A review of Taylor Swifts new album, the Tortured Poets Department.
Taylor Swift's The Tortured Poets Department is lyrical but lacking
By Avery Neuner | June 8, 2024

With Castilleja’s Taylor-Swift-Tinted school year, Castilleja students have been highly anticipating Taylor Swift’s 11th album, "The Tortured Poet’s Department” (TTPD). I’m...

Killers of the Flower Moon: When runtime overstays its welcome
'Killers of the Flower Moon:' When runtime overstays its welcome
By Anat Goldstein, Columnist | June 4, 2024

“Killers of the Flower Moon,” directed by Martin Scorsese, tells the story of the Osage murders in the 1920s. The Osage are a mid-western...

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A review of Taylor Swifts new album, the Tortured Poets Department.
Taylor Swift's The Tortured Poets Department is lyrical but lacking
By Avery Neuner | June 8, 2024

With Castilleja’s Taylor-Swift-Tinted school year, Castilleja students have been highly anticipating Taylor Swift’s 11th album, "The Tortured...

Bridgette Charauss love for movies, music and Indiana Jones
Bridgette Charaus's love for movies, music and Indiana Jones
By Avery Neuner, Editor of Opinions | June 6, 2024

Bridgette Charaus is an AT US history teacher in the History Social-Science department who was new this semester. I thoroughly enjoyed discussing...

Photo of the Castilleja Lower Gym while it is empty
The Lower Gym effect
By Chloe Chiang, Staff Writer | May 3, 2024

With Upper School basketball and volleyball finished for the year, members of various teams have complained of side effects of practicing in...