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Opinion

People Like Us: David Byrne’s True Stories

Benjamin Burns, Senior David Byrne’s True Stories could have been a satire very easily. He could have looked down or made jokes about the fictional small town in Texas he built his first and only movie around. But he didn’t. He made an exceptional movie that does more than that. It may be built around […]

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The Tomcat

Ethan Horgan, Sophomore The Grumman F-14 was created during the cold war to combat soviet bombers and air-to-ship missiles. Two seats, twin engines, and swing-wing capabilities made this a revolutionary multi-role fighter that dominated against the Russian MiG-23 and SU-22. The F-14 was the predecessor of the f-4 phantom, which dominated the vietnam airspace. The […]

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Nuclear Fusion: A Breakthrough in Clean Energy

Katherine Twomey, Junior When people think about ways of generating energy, nuclear fusion likely isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But now, after a recent breakthrough by U.S. scientists at the National Ignition Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, nuclear fusion could eventually become a leading green energy source. Nuclear […]

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If We Were Villains: The Perfect ‘Dark Academia’ Book

Benji Boyd, Sophomore “You can justify anything if you do it poetically enough.” – M.L. Rio What is dark academia? An aesthetic centered around the moody and gothic aspects of academic study, dark academia celebrates literature, history, philosophy, and other studies through their darkest elements. It’s the gargoyles that keep watch over a college library; […]

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The Demon Core

Peter Sullivan, Sophomore It probably goes without saying, but nuclear cores are very dangerous. Even without being used to create deadly bombs that level cities, the cores themselves still pose a threat to anybody who comes close to one. As such, only trained scientists should be the ones to handle nuclear cores. And when they […]

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NASA’s Artemis I Mission Nears Completion

Michael Piper, Senior After nearly one month in space, NASA’s Orion capsule is set to splash down in the Pacific on December 11. Orion has flown out to and beyond the Moon as part of the Artemis 1 mission, which aimed to test the launch vehicle and spacecraft that will take the first astronauts to […]

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Ezra Reid, Sophomore Dogs are the most popular pets in the world, with 360 recognized breeds of dogs out there for you to get to know and love. Every dog is unique and there is a very wide variety to pick from. One species of dog in particular that stands out is the Cavalier King […]

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The Husky

Aislin Freedman, Junior Many people have heard of the Husky, and all their notorious shenanigans and cute howling, but how much do you actually know about the breed? Huskies are sweet and loving dogs, even if they are a bit headstrong at times. A few reasons why you should consider a husky in your next […]

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Your Computer, Under the Hood

Michael Piper, Senior You probably spend at least an hour a day on some kind of computer, be it a phone or laptop or desktop. But how well do you know your devices? Maybe all you do is browse the internet and social media, or maybe you are fluent with your operating system. You may […]

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Wake Up, it’s Fall

Mona Gelfgatt, Junior Ah, the smell of pumpkin pie coming from the kitchen. The view from your window of the leaves turning red. The apple cider brewing on the stove. The flannels and sweaters creeping their way out of the closet. You know what time it is? It’s fall! Now summer might have its warm […]

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