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Brain Injuries Inspiration For New Movie

Daniel Storck, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

Concussions are a serious injury caused by a traumatic blow to the head. This MTBI (mild traumatic brain injury) is becoming much more common. The number of U.S. cases has soared to over 3 million. I’ve even had one myself! Wit...

More ‘Truth’ About The Honest Truth

Violette Terjanian, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart is a novel written about a 12 year old boy named Mark who has a dream.  In general, Mark is a normal boy.  His best friend is a girl named Jessie and he has a dog named Beau.  But there is one ...

Patricia McCormick’s Sold is a Look Into the Dark World of Human Trafficking

Ava Nemec, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

Lakshmi, a thirteen year old girl, lives in country with her Ama, baby brother, and stepfather. Everyone in her little village has a tin roof, that is except for Lakshmi, whose stepfather spends everyday gambling and not work...

The Blood of Olympus…Is It Really The End?

Abigail Feingold, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan, released October 7th, 2014, is the final book in the Heroes of Olympus series, the sequel series to Percy Jackson and the Olympians. This much anticipated novel held many surprises for readers,...

The Truth Behind Standardized Tests

Eli Shermet, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2014

Are you sitting there, pencil in hand, staring at the packet in front of you and wondering, “Why do I have to do this silly exam?” Guess what? You shouldn’t have to! Standardized tests are an inaccurate way of assessing...

The Endless Debate About Homework

Shira Sterling, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2014

And the Award For Having the Most Homework Goes To... “I’m handing out homework and it’s due tomorrow.” Those are the last words a kid wants to hear after a long and exhausting school day. Every day, students carry hom...

Should Eighth Graders Be Given More Leniency in the Morning?

Nico Ferrara, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2014

It’s an early 7:45 in the morning, I walk into school and go through my normal routine. I take off my coat, say "Hi" to Joe the front desk guy, and walk smoothly over to my locker.   Thirty seconds later, as I reach for the...

Console Wars: PS4 vs. XBox One? Which one should you get?

Zach Blatter, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014

This summer, everybody is going nuts because of what Sony and Microsoft  unveiled, the PS4 and the XBox One.  Many who have experienced either or both new consoles have their own preferences and opinions as to which one's better...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat…A Review

Abby Feingold, Staff Writer

December 16, 2013

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was terrific! Not only were the songs and the dance numbers entertaining, they also were perfectly done and showed complete talent. One song called “Go, Go, Go, Joseph” was very ca...