General Interest

General Interest
Opinion

A New Perspective, A New World

We all have the capability to create new things, but we give into our fear of failure and look at our devices all day, and our ideas shrivel up and fall apart.

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Local

Exploring the North Shore

Hiking is an activity that I have recently discovered due to the nation-wide lockdown. For the past two months, my family and I have explored a new area of Massachusetts each weekend. With the newfound time because of the school closure and quarantine, many have been enjoying the outdoors and the warmer spring weather. Here […]

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Opinion

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Book Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chobsky was an insightful and impactful book, but I cannot say I enjoyed reading it. The story is told all in letters that Charlie, the protagonist, writes to an anonymous friend. The letters are more like journal entries for Charlie and have a therapeutic effect.  He starts […]

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Opinion

The Silver Lining

The recent coronavirus pandemic shines a light on just how many things we all take for granted. Because we have had to limit contact with people outside our homes, we have lost many of the things we once considered normal. Instead of trips to the grocery store, we are opting instead to use companies like […]

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General Interest

The Spinosaurus: A Feature

Since its initial discovery, people have theorized and debated about the habitat and lifestyle of the spinosaurus. Recently the spinosaurus was discovered to have specific adaptations that confirm the theory of it being an aquatic dinosaur. In Morocco, a fossil of a spinosaurus tail was discovered, and it showed that the spinosaurus possessed a paddle-like […]

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Opinion

The Enchanted Christmas Tree

A week ago on a cool night, I was standing outside of my house, looking across the street at my neighbor’s window. I found myself looking at something that was, shockingly, the most normal thing I’ve seen in a long time. Before me stood a brightly lit Christmas tree. A myriad of colors sprinkled against […]

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Pen Pal Writing from a High School Student’s Perspective

With everything going on in the world right now, it is important that we stay connected. Mrs. Billings’ English classes have paired up with Ms. Gora’s first grade class to be pen pals. Over 40 of Mrs. Billings’ students volunteered to write to a first grade friend. Students can write about school, family, sports, hobbies, […]

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Opinion
World

The Future of Our Languages

As the world becomes more open to gender identity, many countries are adopting this social movement through changes in their languages. In English, non-gender conforming people use pronouns like “they” and “them.” Since English does not assign gender to these words, they are a perfect fit for people who don’t want to present themselves as […]

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Opinion

How to Spice Up Your Quarantine

While this might seem like the time to grab a bag of chips for lunch and call it a day, being stuck at home is actually a great opportunity to expand your culinary skills. Right now, most of us don’t have to stick to a tight schedule and have more time to cook a meal, […]

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World

The Good Side of This Story

If you ever feel inclined to disagree with someone, now would be a very easy time to do so. Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, there is no shortage of differences of opinion: when should the country reopen, how best should we allocate limited resources, how many feet of separation is acceptable… the list goes on.  If, […]

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