Day: October 7, 2019

October 2019/20
Opinion

Climate Change: How to Act

From September 20th to 27th, over seven million people from around the world participated in the Global Climate Strike for climate action. During the largest climate strike in history, participants were able to spread awareness about the current climate crisis and demand action from world leaders. In Boston, thousands gathered in City Hall Plaza to […]

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October 2019/20
School

MHS Math Team Wins First Meet of the Year

The first math meet of the year was a great success. Not only did we win, but we did so by a significant margin. The meet was hosted at Marblehead High School, and high scorers include Daniel Farfel and Ben Winocour, both of whom are in the Junior Class. At Math Team meets, the teams […]

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October 2019/20
School

Environmental Initiatives at MHS

Towards the end of September, news about the climate strike dominated the news. While some students from Marblehead High School attended, many were not able to go. With an issue as broad as the climate crisis, it can be difficult to find ways to incite change, especially if you cannot participate in larger community events. […]

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Local
October 2019/20
Opinion

MCAS is a Mess

As many current juniors remember, last year’s English MCAS was special, to say the least. An entire essay prompt was voided because it was racist–after everyone had already worked hard on their responses. The question asked us to write from the perspective of an openly racist character and explain what the character thought when meeting […]

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October 2019/20
World

What is the “Vape Disease,” and What Does It Mean for Generation-Z?

By now, everybody has heard about the new, inexplicable “vaping disease.”  Over 1,000 cases have been reported in 48 states and one U.S. territory, and eighteen deaths have been confirmed. Medical professionals are unsure of what specifically is causing this rapidly-spreading infection, but they have tested hypotheses regarding vitamin-E acetate buildup and the possible dangers […]

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October 2019/20
Opinion
World

Greta’s Prize

In August of 2018, Greta Thunberg protested outside of the Swedish Parliament holding a sign saying: “School strike for climate.” In May 2019, she was on the cover of TIME, and she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Thunberg drew further attention to herself and her cause in September of this year when she […]

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