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Years of Cheating and Drug Use Should Lead to Ban from Ballot

Sam Allery, Reporter

January 10, 2017


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Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens could follow in the footsteps of Joe Jackson and Pete Rose - in both good ways and bad. Those footsteps include being disgraced by the Major League Baseball (MLB), but on the other hand, being one of the best players of a generation. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are...

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Benefits of Technology in a School Setting

Molly Glus, Copy Editor

December 19, 2016


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Technology. A term defined by Merriam Webster as, “a manner of accomplishing a task using technical processes, methods, or knowledge.” This term, however, means much more to teenagers, for it allows them to fully express themselves and to meet new people across the world. With school being a daily...

Superhero Movies: Winners and Losers

Superhero Movies: Winners and Losers

Sam Allery, Reporter

December 8, 2016


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From Harley Quinn to Deadpool and Doctor Strange to Batman, 2016 featured some of the greatest successes and failures of the superhero genre’s history. This year had six superhero movies, two from every major superhero universe. Fox, Warner Bros., and Disney all took big risks in their movies in 20...

More People Should Become CPR Certified

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 10, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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