Author: madison-morris

Opinion
World

Common Misconceptions About Climate Change and Extinction

Each day, we are inundated with news from different sources. Sometimes, it is hard to know what to believe–especially concerning such a highly debated topic as climate change. As a volunteer at the New England Aquarium, I see firsthand from the public how much misinformation there is about climate change and extinction. In order to […]

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April 2019/20

Unpopular Opinion: This Snowstorm Really Isn’t That Bad

Listen. We understand that our current superintendent is relatively new and only here for a few more months, but this is getting ridiculous. It’s now our eighteenth snow day in a row, and there still has not been one flake! We’ve now lost Good Friday, Easter, and April Vacation over this so-called “blizzard.” This is […]

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February 2019/20

“I Knew Chalamet Would Be the Perfect E-boy,” Says Adam Sandler About New Tik Tok-Inspired Rom-Com

According to an inside source, Adam Sandler will be returning to Marblehead this coming spring to direct a romantic comedy starring Timothée Chalamet and Emma Stone. The movie follows the budding romance between a popular Tik Tok creator and his adoring fan. Chalamet takes on the role of Forest, an “E-boy” who gained his fame […]

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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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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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June 2018/19
School

A Year in Review: The Junior Perspective

We made it. Junior year is officially over… almost. Here is what we’ve done so far this year: taken the PSAT, SAT/ACT, and AP tests, asked for teacher recommendations, made resumes, applied to jobs, pulled all-nighters to study for tests (looking at you, physics), procrastinated way too much (and regretted it later), drastically reduced the […]

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Opinion
World

The Dangers of Plastic

We all know that littering is bad for the environment, but many people do not realize the devastation being caused by plastic bags floating around the ocean. When plastic is left on beaches or is carried by runoff water into the ocean, it becomes a threat to the lives of shorebirds and many ocean species. […]

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World

A Hidden Cause of Climate Change

What’s on your plate? For many Americans, that answer is some type of meat. The average American consumer ate an estimated 222.2 pounds of red meat and poultry in 2018, the highest amount in recorded history. This seemingly harmless meal is causing a bit more damage than we may have originally thought. What impact does […]

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Opinion
Sports
World

Focus on the Real Victims, Not Robert Kraft

On Friday, February 22nd, the owner of the Patriots, Robert Kraft, was charged with two counts of solicitation of prostitution. These events occurred at Orchids of Asia Day Spa, a massage spa in Jupiter, Florida. The charges were made after the uncovering of a human sex trafficking ring linked to illegal sex work in several […]

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February
General Interest
Opinion

So Climate Change Might Be Real After All

Each year, the number of sea turtles dwindles. Worldwide, six out of the seven species of sea turtles are listed as threatened or endangered. Sea turtles are one of the many animals whose populations are suffering due to the warming of the earth. When CO2 levels rise, the atmosphere heats up, warming the entire globe. […]

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