World

Impeachment: An Update

Soon after midnight on December 16th, the House Judiciary Committee released a 650-page report detailing the charges that accuse President Trump of betraying the United States. He is specifically accused of “abusing his high office to enlist a foreign power in corrupting democratic elections.” This refers to his alleged quid pro quo with the President […]

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Opinion
World

Adults Mocking Teens and Children in the Media isn’t New, But it is Wrong

President Donald Trump’s recent tweet about teenage climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, has sparked a lot of criticism and outrage, but it’s not the first time an adult in a position of power has targeted a minor in the media. The sixteen-year-old, who is a passionate and powerful environmentalist, was declared Time’s Person of the […]

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General Interest
Opinion

Happy Holidays from Me and My Apathy

Open scene. I’m cutting the plastic netting from a newly christened Christmas tree with a cheese knife. I’m using a short, stubby cheese knife because I want to reduce the likelihood of my getting stabbed, or stabbing my sister. If I stabbed my sister, even two weeks in advance, it would probably ruin Christmas.  But […]

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General Interest

Hanukkah Through the Ages

Hanukkah dates back more than 2000 years to 156 BCE. It is a celebration of both the hard-fought battle between the Syrians and the Jews and the repairing of the temple which had been previously ransacked by the invaders. The Hanukkah story focuses on two significant people: Judas Maccabeus, the leader of the Jewish army, […]

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December 2019/20
Opinion

This is what Democracy Looks Like!

On Friday, the 6th of December, students from all over Massachusetts gathered in Copley Square in Boston to push for a Green New Deal. Most of the strikers skipped school to attend the protest, however, because there was a professional development day at MHS, students from Marblehead were able to attend without missing the school […]

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World

Naval Base in Pensacola Hit by Active Shooter

Last Friday, a naval base in Pensacola, Florida was ravaged by an active shooter, leaving four dead. The 21-year-old shooter, Second Lieutenant Mohammed Alshamrani of the Royal Saudi Air Force, was receiving training in the United States. This is a common practice–currently, there are more than 5,000 international students from 153 countries receiving military training […]

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December 2019/20
General Interest

AIDS Awareness Month in America

December brings many things, such as holiday joy, snow, family, and togetherness. However, it also brings awareness to the disease of HIV. This is the virus that can lead to AIDS. December 1 is World AIDS Day, and the whole month is dedicated to the remembrance of those killed as a result of AIDS, as […]

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School

MHS Students Participate in ADL Training

Every two years, Marblehead High School and Team Harmony host the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) peer training program, which began in Boston in 1985. Team Harmony is a club that works to promote diversity and combat bias at MHS. Over 60 million people worldwide have been trained as a part of this program, and over 200 […]

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December 2019/20
General Interest
Opinion

Veganism: Should You Do It?

Veganism encompasses not only food choices, but also what one does and does not choose to wear or buy new at a store. Vegans are committed to living a life that does not intentionally harm animals or the environment. So no, one partaking in this movement does not buy new leather boots or wool socks. […]

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December 2019/20
Opinion
School

The Senior Parking Lot: A War Zone

It’s 2:29 pm on a Wednesday afternoon, and I have one goal: get to the parking lot and out to the street as quickly as possible. I race to get into my car and get in the line to exit the senior parking lot. During my walk through the parking lot, I dodge countless cars […]

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