General Interest
Opinion

Take a Hike

By: Mona Gelfgatt, Sophomore Whether it’s a staycation or a vacation, get out of bed and take a hike. Spring is springing. The birds are chirping, the sun is rising, and trees are finally blooming. Why stay in bed when that’s what you do every day? The best way to get out there and get […]

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Breaking
Culture
General Interest

Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard

By: Miranda Connolly, Senior Johnny Depp first met Amber Heard in 2009. They were both filming for The Rum Diary. Little did Johnny Depp and Amber Heard know that in 13 years they would be in the middle of a defamation trial being broadcasted to the entire United States. The movie was released in theaters […]

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Local
School

Acapalooza at MHS

By: Ila Bumagin, Sophomore  Friday night concerts are the best, and last Friday’s Acapalooza was no exception. Marblehead High School’s a cappella groups were joined by Northeastern’s Nor’easters and Salem High School’s Witch Pitch?. If you don’t know MHS’s singers, there are two auditioned groups, Luminescence (which I’m in) and the Jewel Tones, along with […]

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Politics
School

Preparing to Vote in College

By: Alexis Earp, Senior Admission letters are received. Enrollment fees are paid. Students pack their belongings and move to a new place to continue their education. With all of the stress and excitement that comes with starting college, many students will forget about other important milestones that often coincide with the beginning of their post-secondary […]

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Creative
Uplifting

A Declaration of Love

By: Anya Kane, Freshman The breeze lifts her hair off her shoulders, the blonde bob twisting and turning in the summer air. The sweet smell of sunflowers and forget-me-nots fill my senses. She raises her arms to smell a towering sunflower. Sunflowers, adoration. Zinnias, everlasting love.  She smiles, and not even the sun could match […]

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Culture
Opinion

Lessons in Greek Mythology: Hubris

By: Aislin Freedman, Sophomore  If you read, hear, or learn about almost any Greek myth, then you may have realized that there tends to be a pattern in the themes, or messages, of the stories. This common theme revolves around one word – hubris, and why you should stay away from it. To quote Percy […]

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Coronavirus
General Interest

Shelter Overload

By: Katie Jenkins, Junior According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (ASPCA), about 44% of all American households own dogs, and an overall estimated 78 million dogs are owned in the US.  This seems like a lot of dogs, and it is, yet there are still about 70 million homeless […]

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Breaking
General Interest
Politics

Brooklyn NY Subway Shooting

By: Talia Schwartz, Junior  On Tuesday, April 12, 62-year-old Frank R. James opened fire in Brooklyn, NY on a subway, shooting 13 individuals while injuring 10 others. James was arrested 24 hours later after calling a police line and revealing his location in Manhattan. According to investigators, James, wearing a gas mask, threw two smoke […]

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Creative
Opinion

Inventing Anna: 21st Century Con

 By: Miranda Connolly, Senior Anna Delvey was in the spotlight of New York. She was a rising socialite with dreams of starting her own social club, the Anna Delvy Foundation. All she needed was a small loan of 40 million dollars. However, Anna Delvey doesn’t exist. Instead, there is Anna Sorokin, who was born in […]

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Breaking
General Interest

SLS Undergoing Final Test Before Launch

By: Michael Piper, Junior Starting on April 1st, NASA’s SLS, or Space Launch System, began its final and biggest test before it launches the Artemis 1 mission. This test, called the Wet Dress Rehearsal, is the final checkout of a fully integrated rocket and all the systems that enable a launch – including the ground […]

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