Articles by: Nolan Ellsworth
Nolan Ellsworth, alias Sweaterman, is a co-founder of the Procrastinator, and was the Managing Editor and head cartoonist from 2011 to 2013. He is now attending Middlebury College.

by / on February 1, 2012 at 5:38 pm

2011 in Retrospect

So what happened in 2011?  It’s like when you get home from school and your mom asks what happened that day.  You’re like, “Nothing.”  She’s like, “A whole day and nothing happened?  Something must have happened.”  You’re like, “Nope, not really… oh, wait, there was that… no, never mind.”  A […]

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GSA Lunch, A Moveable Feast
by / on January 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm

GSA Lunch, A Moveable Feast

  Lunch: not a class, but arguably the best part of the school day.  Often, something discussed with friends at lunch is much more exciting than anything a teacher said. Actually that’s true pretty much all the time. But where does one eat lunch?  The Lunch Spot is a crucial […]

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Music and Theatre
by / on December 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm

Music and Theatre

Why doesn’t GSA music work with GSA theater?  When the Jazz Band played a medley from Annie at assembly a while ago, I was thinking how great it would have been if they had played for Anything Goes.  If we have this spectacular music program, why don’t they take advantage […]

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The Scarlet Letter Musical
by / on December 20, 2011 at 5:17 pm

The Scarlet Letter Musical

The juniors in Mr. Kaz’s AP English class are currently reading The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. This award-winning musical was a Broadway hit back in the 60’s, and it is a perfect demonstration of American theatrical sensibilities, much like The […]

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News Flash: The Na-Nas in Hey Jude never actually have to end.  Ever.
by / on December 7, 2011 at 6:22 pm

News Flash: The Na-Nas in Hey Jude never actually have to end. Ever.

Until Truman Forbes unplugs the sound system.   For those of you who missed last Friday’s Talent Show, or who were standing way in the back because there weren’t enough chairs and you couldn’t really tell what was going on, here is a brief description of the finale: the self-proclaimed […]

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Mrs. Greene
by / on June 4, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Mrs. Greene

At GSA, Mrs. Greene’s name is almost synonymous with the word art.  Her frizzy haired, paint-spotted smock, pencil-behind-the-ear appearance, and her bubbly personality are familiar to anyone who has ever stepped within a half-mile radius of the art room.  She runs deep in the DNA of the school, having worked […]

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Superheroes Today
by / on June 4, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Superheroes Today

Over the centuries, there’s always been one thing that’s fascinated humanity.  Superheroes.   Since Ancient Greece, people with extraordinary powers have captivated young minds.  In America, they have flourished for generations.  For example, Batman has been around since 1939, first in comic books, then radio shows, and today he swoops […]

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