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More People Should Become CPR Certified

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Imagine this: Derek, an active teenager, had been swimming all day with his friends at the local pool. Now relaxing on the pool deck, Derek suddenly becomes unresponsive with no pulse or signs of breathing. Luckily, his friends alerted nearby lifeguards, and Derek was able to be revived. Somethi...

Models are Influencing the Teen Body Image

Models are Influencing the Teen Body Image

Molly Glus, Reporter

November 3, 2016

With red eyes and blotchy cheeks she stands, looking in the mirror. The words fat, ugly, and not good enough whirl through her head like a cyclone. She sinks to the floor, longing and praying that one day she will look like the model on the cover of the monthly issue of Vogue; finally looking like the...

Why Saving America From Donald Trump is All Too Necessary

Why Saving America From Donald Trump is All Too Necessary

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

October 21, 2016

Donald Trump is not fit for either the office he seeks, the party he represents, or the women he speaks to. Donald Trump, a 70 year old real-estate mogul, presumed billionaire, and Republican nominee, has quite the opinion. This 2016 election season has been interesting to watch to say the least. W...

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Social Media: What’s the Point?

Molly Glus, Copy Editor

September 28, 2016

Snapchat. Twitter. Instagram. Kik. Facebook. Ask.fm. Tinder. These are only a few names of the apps that have taken over the lives of this generation. Athletic. Attractive. Funny. Smart. Social. Perfect body. Interesting life. No flaws. It’s what is expected nowadays, to be the “perfect” teen...

Misconceptions of the “F” Word: Feminism

July 12, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea How do you define feminism? Dominance over men or perhaps feminazis? If you believe that this movement consists of matriarchy and misandry, think again. Over time, the term “feminazi,” defined as a radical feminist, has developed negative stereotypes on the political, soci...

Marijuana: Medicine or more?

Marijuana: Medicine or more?

June 19, 2016

By: Mason Benovy Over 40 years ago, the US Congress placed marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substance Act, defining it as [a drug] with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse, but soon, that could all be changing. On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed the...

I Am Valid: A Look Into Mental Illness

June 12, 2016

By: Rachael Schirato They can’t know. Imagine jolting awake, quickly realizing it’s just another nightmare depicting your worst fear. But that’s pointless now; it already came true. The day you left class shaking, breathless, and on the brink of tears, started the downward spiral of trea...

Schools Should Not Hold Tradition Higher than Acceptance

Schools Should Not Hold Tradition Higher than Acceptance

June 5, 2016

By: Cara McErlean When teenagers envision prom, they often imagine a perfect night filled with music, shining lights, and good friends. They might imagine a room full of corsages, beautiful dresses, and dapper suits. But few teenagers could ever imagine being kicked out. On May 6, 2016, junior A...

Guest Editorial: Defeating Depression

May 26, 2016

By: Hannah Wilcox, Journalism I student Today here I am; after three years ago I was told that I am diagnosed with depression. My initial thought was tell me something I don’t know. I had already fallen into that deep pit of darkness. And was stuck there for an ongoing time. With everything that...

Top Ten Disney Movies

Top Ten Disney Movies

May 25, 2016

By: Jenny Kim and Lexie Corcoran “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all,” The Emperor of China said from the movie, "Mulan." This famous quote comes from the heartwarming and action-filled movie "Mulan." "Mulan" has become one of the most inspiring movies of...

Being Moral Without God

May 17, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross Religion may or may not make up who you are. According to the Guardian, religion in the U.S. is changing. From 2007 to 2014, the number of people who follow any kind of Christian religion decreased while Non-Christian faiths and unaffiliated religions increased. Although the practi...

Transgender Bathroom Debate Is About Discrimination

Transgender Bathroom Debate Is About Discrimination

April 24, 2016

By: Adeena Syed Of all the things to debate about, one would never think that a bathroom would be one of them. For years, the LGBT, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender, community has endured discrimination and blatant hatred from people. Lately, it seems that one of the most controversial topics con...

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