The Fog Typography Vote

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on May 29, 2008 - 08:23 PM

Looking at The Fog website one day, I wondered, being the typography lover that I am: should I be using left-aligned type, or justified type, like in the columns on a newspaper?

I thought about it, and decided that since I designed The Fog for user-created content, why shouldn't you have a right to decide?

Submit your vote now by clicking on your preferred option below.

Should The Fog use left-aligned or justified type?

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Student Senate Candidate Interviews 2008

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Apr 29, 2008 - 01:21 PM

From here you can access the full interview of each candidate. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order by the position they are running for. Enjoy!

Presidential Candidates:

Olivia Bronson (interviewed by Teddy Wing)
Frances Cameron (interviewed by Teddy Wing)
Kayla Conti (interviewed by Max Meyers)
Aki Gormezano (interviewed by Teddy Wing)
Brennan Pickman-Thoon (interviewed by Forest Kerstetter)
Eli Smith (interviewed by Max Chanowitz)

Vice Presidential Candidates:

Mickey Capper (interviewed by Max Meyers)
Allie Doyle (interviewed by Teddy Wing)
Luke Frisher (interviewed by Max Chanowitz)
Josh Hornthal (interviewed by Forest Kerstetter)
Alanah Joseph (interviewed by Teddy Wing)
Adrian St. Francis

Spirit Captain Candidates:

Matt Gibbs and Teddy Barger
Eli Van Wing and Taylor Kinney (interviewed by Forest Kerstetter)

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Send Your Minicourse Articles

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Mar 02, 2008 - 11:42 PM

Well, minicourse has just ended, and now you can submit articles about your minicourse experience to The Fog. Pictures may say a thousand words, but what better way to tell other students how you spent your week than using actual words?

Tell us what you did on one day, or on every day. Write about anything that was even remotely meaningful to you during the week. Whether or not you had fun on minicourse, tell us what happened and we’ll be sure to publish it here on The Fog.

Once you’ve finished writing your article, submit it along with your name and email address by clicking the Contact link on the left.

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One Act Festival Caption Contest

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Nov 22, 2007 - 01:07 AM

Fill in captions for The Fog’s selection of One Act Festival photos, taken by Julian Jensen. See page 3 of the pdf download version. Submit your caption ideas by clicking HERE (04.21.2008 the Caption Contest has been closed. Thank you for participating!).

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Writer Application

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Sep 14, 2007 - 11:26 AM

* Update: the writer application has now been fixed. Please click here to apply to become a writer for The Fog.

It has come to my attention that the application to become a writer for The Fog is currently inactive. This problem should be rectified by between 4:30p and 7:30p this evening. Sorry for the interruption, and thank you for your patience.

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The Fog News

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Sep 12, 2007 - 11:42 PM

This column is currently dedicated to news articles relating to The Fog and what’s going on at The Fog offices. For now, you can read about The Fog’s release by opening the article to the left of this one, or by clicking here.

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Student Senate Candidate Interview 2008: Allie Doyle (Vice President)

Written by Teddy Wing | Posted on Apr 29, 2008 - 06:49 PM

What is important to you at Marin Academy?

For me personally, over the last couple of years I’ve been involved in a lot of clubs, so I think that’s really important to me. I really want to bring together the grades more. I know in high school, typically people separate into different cliques. So I think with more school picnics, or other events like that, I think we could bring people together more.

I’m also really interested in having the student body get more involved in the community, and I think we could do that with fun activities or fundraisers. We could bring up the school spirit and the sense of fun while we show the community that we care.

Are there any other reasons why you’ve decided to run for Vice President?

I really love this school, and I want to give back. There have been elections, and I’ve always wanted to run, but there has always been some part of me that thought ‘you don’t know the people well enough’, or ‘you don’t know the school well enough’. Now, though, with a new Head of school coming in at MA, I think it’s also the perfect opportunity for me to run.

What would you be able to bring to the job of Vice President?

I think in the past couple of years, I’ve had a lot of leadership experience at MA. Even though I haven’t been involved in the Senate, I’ve been the co-leader of Peace and Justice this year (after being a member for two years), helped start the Model U.N. club, which I am now leading, and also tried to help revamp the dance program. So while I don’t have experience in the Senate, I feel like I’ve really showed that I care about the school in other ways.

I’m one of those people that tries everything, so I’ve experienced basically all parts of MA. I’ve been on sports teams, I’ve been in the visual arts, I’ve been in dance, I was in a school play, and I go to a lot of the events. So I think I have a pretty good idea of the different types of kids at MA, and the different opportunities in general.

You mentioned wanting to try to get the community more involved. Are there any other changes that we can expect from you if you are elected?

Well, I have some ideas. I’m interested in getting the student body involved in the community. For example, at the beginning of each year, the student body could vote on a different organization or non-profit that we could help support throughout the year. We could to it with a 24-hour dance-a-thon, or with bake sales. I think it would be really good to not have it limited to one club, but instead to make it a school-wide effort.

Another thing I want is more fun at MA. When I came freshman year, the vibe was very different. One of the ways that we could have more fun is with a school Field Day, where we all have three-legged races, or tug-of-war. Good natured things like that.

What distinguishes you from the other candidates?

I think it comes down to the fact that I do have a lot of leadership experience already, and I have been really involved in the school community since I was a freshman. You have to be really dedicated to this school, but at the same time, you need to have a fun side, and be able to laugh. Also, I know that I would work well with any of the people who could be elected as President, and I think I could really be able to listen to this school and to what it needs.

Teddy Wing can be reached at



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