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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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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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Emily Dickinson – A Biography

 By: Katie Jenkins, Junior Born December 10, in 1830, Emily Dickinson was the middle child and oldest daughter of Lavinia Norcross Dickinson and Edward Dickinson.  She is known to many as the greatest American poet, with many of her poems well known to all.     She was born in the house known as “The Homestead” but […]

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The Benefits of Walking

By: Sofia Bottari, Freshman  Walking is on track to being the most effective “wonder drug” we have. Former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden is  confident that walking is a reliable medicine. While walking increases weight loss and fitness, it decreases depression and anxiety as well. Through this simple […]

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CODA Movie Review

 By: Benji Boyd, Freshman Did anyone actually watch the Oscars? Or did we all just witness the oddest celebrity moment since Bernie wore those gloves and call it a night? Well, if you did stick around, you might recall that the winner of Best Picture was the movie CODA, the story of a hearing girl […]

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Uplifting

The Ultimate AP Lit Study Guide

“Sometimes books are read for hundreds of years, but when we read it today, we see that maybe this isn’t what we thought it was,” says Mr. Moloney. “I really want students to become a part of this conversation and say, ‘Well does this book have something to give to us, to society?’”

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Series Review: Shadow and Bone

The actors take Bardugo’s words and make them reality. Not only that, but they are diverse, moving away from the stereotype of every character being a white heterosexual male.

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History Bounding: A Hobby for the Ages

Growing up, we’re taught that corsets are oppressive torture devices, and that aristocratic fashions were designed by men out of spite. In reality, extreme female fashions such as large skirts, protective hat pins, (please google this one) and elongated bonnets allowed women to reclaim physical space.

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To Time Travel or Not to Time Travel

After all of these issues become apparent, it is no surprise if someone begins wondering whether or not time travel is even worth it?

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Album Review: Oddisee’s Odd Tape

Each song is different from the last, which keeps the album from becoming stale.

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