General Interest

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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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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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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Culture
General Interest

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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Culture
General Interest
Opinion

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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Culture
General Interest
Opinion

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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Culture
General Interest

Pantone’s Colors of 2021

These selections are supposed to set the stage for the new year, and it seems like in these unpredictable times, even Pantone is confused. Therefore they figured they might as well put happy, sunshine and sad, pavement colors on their roster, so all the bases are covered for how 2021 might turn out.

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General Interest
Opinion
Uplifting

Five Tips to Love What You Do

My boss does this unusual thing occasionally, where he asks me if I enjoy what I do, and if I am happy in my position. While I was initially taken aback by this question, I have answered yes, 100%, every time without fail because since my start date in August up until this moment, I feel that I am learning.

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