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Darlington School's Online Student News Source

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Darlington School's Online Student News Source

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Ethan Pender

Ethan Pender, Editor-in-Chief, Student Publications

Ethan has been at Darlington since 2002. He enjoys geography, politics, history, current events, and everything American. He is excited to be Editor-in-Chief of Student Publications.

All content by Ethan Pender
Front and back designs of the Turn Your Back on Hate T-shirts

Protesters Turn Away from Hate

April 22, 2016

Romans will turn their backs to hate in silent protest of a white-rights rally this Saturday. The National Socialist Movement and at least nine other white-pride groups will hold a solidarity rally...

Barnes Elected Student Body President

Barnes Elected Student Body President

April 18, 2016

In the April 13 and 14 runoff for 2016-2017 Student Body President, junior Carson Barnes defeated opponent Herren Burgess to win the presidency. In a decisive victory, Barnes garnered 62.7 percent...

Student Body Presidential Debate

April 12, 2016

On April 12, juniors Carson Barnes and Herren Burgess squared off for a debate before the April 13-14 runoff election. Burgess won a plurality of the vote with 39.5 percent, but did not reach the required...

Student Body Presidential Election Heads to a Runoff

Student Body Presidential Election Heads to a Runoff

April 12, 2016

With the poll closing at 10:20 a.m. on April 12, no candidate captured 40 percent of the vote. Therefore, the top two candidates, juniors Carson Barnes and Herren Burgess, will face off in a runoff...

Prefect Announcements

April 12, 2016

During assembly on April 11, the current head day and residential prefects announced their successors for the 2016-2017 school year. Cooper: Nora Winkler - Day Prefect, Bernadette Ebri - Residential...

Student Body Presidential Candidate Speeches

April 12, 2016

During assembly on April 11, juniors Carson Barnes, Herren Burgess, Bernadette Ebri, Nicholas Jones and Emily Orr addressed ninth, tenth and eleventh grades to present themselves as candidates to succeed...

Meeting Matt Lauer

March 17, 2016

On Thursday, March 17, members of TheDarNews attended a live taping of NBC's Today Show, where they received access inside the studio and a meet-and-greet with anchor Matt Lauer. "When I shook his...

Senior Speech: Luke Johnson

Senior Speech: Luke Johnson

February 22, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Luke Johnson’s speech in assembly on Feb. 22, 2016

Election 2016 - Iowa: Winners and Losers

Election 2016 – Iowa: Winners and Losers

February 3, 2016

To the chagrin of Trump Train riders everywhere, Texas Senator Ted Cruz pulled out a strong, first-place victory in the Republican Iowa Caucus on Monday, Feb. 1. Also, on the Democratic side, former Secretary...

Senior Speech: Adam Tarrant

[Video] Senior Speech: Adam Tarrant

February 1, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Adam Tarrant's speech in assembly on Feb. 1, 2016. As you can see I am part of the winter musical, which all of you should come...

Senior Speech: Emily Robertson

Senior Speech: Emily Robertson

January 25, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Emily Robertson's speech in assembly on Jan. 25, 2016. Hi, friends! I’m really excited because for the next several minutes,...

RUMPUS HQ: Official Scoreboard

RUMPUS HQ: Official Scoreboard

January 15, 2016

The Darlingtonian is RUMPUS Headquarters, where you will find the official scoreboard (created by Alexander Roberts) and coverage for RUMPUS 2016 --> Only on the Darlingtonian. Check out our Twitter,...

Senior Speech: Ethan Pender

Senior Speech: Ethan Pender

January 5, 2016

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Ethan Pender’s speech in assembly on Jan. 5, 2016. After 14 years at this school, never have I felt the rapid approach of time...

Dawson Horah

Senior Speech: Dawson Horah

December 7, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Dawson Horah’s speech in assembly on Dec. 7, 2015.

Brookie Wallace

Senior Speech: Brookie Wallace

November 2, 2015

Click above to check out our ThingLink, an interactive look at senior Brookie Wallace’s speech in assembly on Nov. 2, 2015. Today I am going to tell you guys why I am here. Not why I am standing...

Darlingtonian Political Debate: Sami dePass & Charlie Shorey

October 16, 2015

The Darlingtonian hosted a political debate between Gender Equality Club Co-Founder Sami dePass and Young Republicans President Charlie Shorey on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The data resulted from a poll...

Ryan Ward

[Photo] Senior Spotlight: Ryan Ward

September 9, 2015

Ryan Ward

Courtney Sabino

[Photo] Senior Spotlight: Courtney Sabino

August 27, 2015

Courtney Sabino

Selena Chen draws a camera.

Senior Spotlight: Selena Chen

August 26, 2015

Do you value your successes or failures more? Why? "Failures, because for everything, I'm a perfectionist. So, nothing is perfectly successful to me so I always focus on failures and that helps me,...

A tree lies overturned beside Silver Lake.

Storm Damage

August 25, 2015

Darlington School and Rome, Ga. experienced a brief storm on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Residents observed frequent lightning and wind. A gallery of storm damage at Darlington appears below.

RUMPUS 2016 events no longer planned by prefects, faculty takes charge

RUMPUS 2016 events no longer planned by prefects, faculty takes charge

August 17, 2015

The organization of RUMPUS 2016's activities are about to see a major change. "Instead of having the prefects plan and facilitate all the RUMPUS activities, we are going to use faculty members," said...

Mrs. Forgette, Emily, me, and Matthew (The Squad) about to enter the Jet Bridge to the airplane at Hartsfield-Jackson

#MNSTL15

June 26, 2015

"Go, go, go, go, to journalism camp. Go, go, go, go, don't tell me you can't. Go, go, go, go, where it's all about. Go, go, go, go, to MediaNow"...  Yes, this is a real song! If you don't...

The message posted on the Growls front door Dec. 11

Foolishness in the Growl

December 11, 2014

Ok, so, let's talk about the recent series of stupid events that have ruined going into the growl for everyone else. See the gallery at the bottom of the story for evidence of the destruction. Background: John...

Best Dressed: Jack Tunnell and Charlotte Boyd

Senior Superlatives

November 20, 2014

To many students, especially seniors, superlatives are a must-have for any quality yearbook. They add a level of personal appeal to the book which gives it a charming quality. With every great...

Bekaert fire from the Huffman

Fire on Darlington Drive, Campus in Soft-Lockdown

November 19, 2014

Wednesday, Nov 19 Darlington School was placed under a soft lockdown today due to a fire at the Bekaert Plant, only about 1.1 miles away. According to the Rome News Tribune, "the fire started at...

Ethan Penders Senate Election Predictions 2014

Ethan Pender’s Senate Election Predictions 2014

October 31, 2014
Ethan Pender predicts Republicans will retake the Senate after November's midterm elections.
Tea with Ethan and Amber #1

Tea with Ethan and Amber #1

October 8, 2014

Usually, I jump at the opportunity to support student government, but with the House Senate, I am very disappointed. Communication is simply a trainwreck. The student body normally will not know about...

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