“Sweet” 16?

“Sweet” 16?

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


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Growing up is something all of us have wanted to do since we were little kids, and now that we are in that period of our lives, our opportunities are endless. When you finally blow out the sixteen candles on your birthday cake, everything changes for you. You get to run off to the DMV and get that...

Why Airpods Are a Waste of Money, Time, and Tech

Why Airpods Are a Waste of Money, Time, and Tech

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


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With the new iPhone 7 coming out, there is a lot of controversy over the omission of the headphone jack. But has anyone stopped to really think about Apple's replacement, the Airpods? In short, the Airpods look like you took a normal pair of Apple earbuds and cut the cord off of them and connected...

Mets’ Tim Tebow Gamble Bound to Fail

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


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Try what you want, New York Mets. It’s not going to happen. Tim Tebow will never make it to the spotlight of Citi Field. ESPN writer Adam Rubin notes that Tebow signed a minor-league contract with New York’s National League ball club, and the quarterback-turned-baseball player will report to ...

Behind the Scenes of Senior Year

Behind the Scenes of Senior Year

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


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Hello, Juniors (or lost Freshman/Sophomores that have stumbled onto this in prepubescent confusion), let me give you a peek into what you have to look forward to during your Senior Year. On your first day of Senior Year you'll feel the nerves and excitement of every year as you prepare for what's...

Edward Snowden should be pardoned

Edward Snowden should be pardoned

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


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It is of no doubt that Edward Snowden, former National Security Agency contractor, profoundly impacted the domestic and international community in disclosing private NSA documents to the press in 2013, revealing a mass surveillance program on the civilian populace of the United States. Despite doing...

It’s your duty as an American to care about politics

It’s your duty as an American to care about politics

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


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I know that because it's the end of the school year no one wants to hear about politics, but here's why you should care and why you should (or shouldn't) vote. The majority of us juniors (and soon to be seniors) are or will be eligible to vote this coming November. Now, some of you might think that...

Look alive America, Trump is actually winning

Look alive America, Trump is actually winning

June 2, 2016


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I remember when I first heard that Donald Trump was running for president. I, along with many others I'm sure, thought it was a huge joke and laughed it off. Now as November 8th draws closer and closer however, Trump is doing scarily well in his campaign to decide the fate of our nation. That is a...

A letter to the junior class

A letter to the junior class

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


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If you think about it, high school really isn’t that bad. To clarify, not every part of the educational experience is likable.  Between essays, exams, and extracurriculars, the amount of sleep I get per night hasn’t surpassed five hours since eighth grade.  Sometimes, I, like every other student...

Is Sanders line “Excuse me I’m talking” sexist?

Is Sanders line “Excuse me I’m talking” sexist?

Lucas Ryan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


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During the Democratic debate last Sunday night, Clinton interrupted Sanders mid-sentence, and he responded by saying "Excuse me, I'm talking." and then proceeded to finish his sentence. This is twice that things he has said have been blown completely out of proportion, once for him saying this and...

Cam Newton receives plenty of criticisms after Super Bowl loss

Cam Newton receives plenty of criticisms after Super Bowl loss

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016


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After Super Bowl 50 left hundreds of millions of viewers with plenty to talk about, most football fans reacted in many different ways to the big game's two biggest players: Peyton Manning and Cam Newton. The Denver Broncos' and Carolina Panthers' respective quarterbacks did not play extensively well...

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