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September, 2012

  • 18 September

    Malvern remembers the first responders of 9/11

        Malvern recently had its annual 9/11 assembly in the morning to honor the men and women who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center eleven years ago. Amongst the honored guests in attendance were the first responders of Norriton Fire Company, representatives of the Fire Department …

  • 18 September

    Activities Fair features array of opportunities

    On September 12, the Upper School held their annual activities fair in the O’Neill Center. It is a time for the Upper School students to sign up for various activities ranging anywhere from Latin Club to Bowling Club to Yearbook to Theatre. This year, there were over 40 activities to choose from in …

  • 16 September

    A freshman’s perspective

    With the Class of 2016 settling in and the 2012 Brotherhood Ceremony occurring last week, The Friars Lantern decided to ask some questions to a young freshman who is new to campus. The student (who preferred to remain anonymous) provided insight and a nostalgic feeling of early days at Malvern. FL: We understand …

  • 7 September

    Mr. Luzi sails away

      All great things must come to end. For those who are unfamiliar with the inner secrets workings of Malvern Prep, Mr. Luzi has been a driving force in the Friar community as Malvern’s magnificent Director of Communications. His presence has marked each and every significant event on campus, always donning his trademark …

  • 7 September

    Oh I Wanna Dance with Somebody: Friar’s Lantern investigates the new Malvern Dance Crew

    In the words of T.I, “Alright, okay, I don’t dance, no way.” Well the reality of the situation is that you’re not T.I and whether it’s Prom, homecoming or some distant relative’s wedding, we all love to dance. Wouldn’t you like to impress all your friends and family members with …

  • 3 September

    Mr. Dougherty Returns as Judge, Jury, and Executioner

    (not really, but he is the new Dean of Students)   After an eight year hiatus, Mr. Dougherty returns to the all-important position as Malvern Prep’s Dean of Students. The Friar’s Lantern had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Dougherty (“Doc” as he is often called) and ask him …

April, 2012

  • 20 April

    Powerful Words on the Day of Silence

    Six years ago I was sitting at my desk playing cards with some classmates during indoor recess. Two of my other classmates came up to me while we were playing and asked me, in between giggles, if I was straight. In fifth grade, everyone tried to trick each other by …

  • 20 April

    Powerful words on Day of Silence

    Six years ago I was sitting at my desk playing cards with some classmates during indoor recess. Two of my other classmates came up to me while we were playing and asked me, in between giggles, if I was straight. In fifth grade, everyone tried to trick each other by …

March, 2012

  • 6 March

    An Interview With The New Head Of School

    Q & A with New Head of School of Malvern Prep Mr. Talbot For the next academic school year, Malvern Preparatory School will welcome Mr. Christian M. Talbot as our new Head of School. Prior to coming to Malvern, Mr. Talbot worked as the head of the English department at …

  • 5 March

    Immersion in a foreign culture

    To understand ourselves better, we need to have an understanding about the other populations that inhabit the earth. The best way to do this is not through google or a boring history class with a twenty pound textbook, but by immersing ourselves in other cultures. There are two methods to …

February, 2012

  • 29 February

    The War on Religion?

    Earlier this week, President Obama gave his first major campaign speech with the State of the Union Address. I do not want to use this article to knit pick everything the President said in his speech (youtube search “CATO State of the Union” and you will find a good video …

  • 1 February

    The 2012 March for Life

    All human beings are “created equal” and are endowed by their Creator with certain “unalienable rights”, among which is the right to life. These rights, taken from our Declaration of Independence, are being violated. About 70 Malvern students were able to take advantage of the opportunity to travel to Washington …

January, 2012

  • 29 January

    The Philly Car Show

    It’s that time of the year again (no, I am not referring to my annual mental breakdown) when dealerships of all different car brands haul in their newest models, and occasionally prototypes, to the Philadelphia Convention Center. This year the show is from January 28 to February 5, and features …

  • 3 January

    Top Five Christmas Gifts of 2011

    Yet another holiday season has passed, bringing families, friends and loved ones together to celebrate the the gift of giving. Despite the hard times with the economy, people managed to scrape together every last penny, in order to see the gleam in our eyes as we unwrapped what could possibly …