Friar's Lantern

Malvern is a time to expand your comfort zone

Eric McLaughlin

May 29, 2018

It can be easy to stay within your “bubble” while at Malvern, but the moments you step out of that “bubble” are when you learn the most. Trust me. “Join as many new clubs as possible. Sign up for everything.” ...

Peter Nguyen

Eric McLaughlin

April 22, 2018

Senior can be found on any basketball court at Malvern, anytime. Standing at 5 feet 7 inches tall, senior Peter Nguyen does not look like someone who would have a passion for playing basketball. “I think I really started...

The gang goes to Villa

Eric McLaughlin

March 16, 2018

We survived—and noticed some remarkable differences between our schools. “Dan, I cannot do this,” I said panicking through my phone as I sat in my car parked in Villa Maria Academy’s parking lot. “This is gonna be so awkward. ...

Memorial walk held for victims of Florida shooting

Eric McLaughlin

March 14, 2018

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College preparation for greater diversity challenging, necessary

Eric McLaughlin

March 14, 2018

Is Malvern preparing its students for the diverse communities they will see in college and beyond? Many Malvern alumni experience an eye-opening experience when they walk on college campuses their freshman year. They are in br...

Addressing the security protocol on campus

Eric McLaughlin

January 31, 2018

ALiCE training is a good start, but there are some more changes that should be made to improve campus security. On October 23, 2014, two men walked onto Malvern’s campus with a loaded rifle. The school was put on lockdown, students sat ...

Catching up with ketchup

Catching up with ketchup

December 20, 2017

Technology keeps teens awake at night

Eric McLaughlin

December 20, 2017

Students at Malvern and at many other schools in America have one thing in common: they are tired. What is the role of technology in this similarity? “I am always tired,” senior Patrick Keenan said with a yawn. “I can’t remembe...

Malvern debuts new mascot

Malvern debuts new mascot

November 2, 2017

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