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Seniors react to National College Decision Day

May 1, 2022 By Ana Gonzales Staff Writer For seniors all over the United States, the first day in May, which is known as National College Decision Day, recognizes the single biggest decision of their lives. Senior Emma Rodrigues, who will be attending the Flor... More »

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Deaf History Month brings attention to invisible disability

April 5, 2022 By Sarah Rose Sammarone Staff Writer Deaf History Month is celebrated from March 13 through April 15 every year. The purpose of this month is to recognize and celebrate the Deaf community’s accomplishments and recognize the struggles hearing impa... More »

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4 films to stream on Netflix during Women’s History Month

March 10, 2022 By Vanessa Guevara Staff Writer This piece is part of The Lighthouse’s four-part collection celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 and Women’s History Month.  “The Crown” (2016) chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy). T... More »

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10 books to celebrate Women’s History Month

March 9, 2022 By Sienna Delvalle Staff Writer This piece is part of The Lighthouse’s four-part collection celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 and Women’s History Month.  “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl” (1947) is the account of a Jewish girl, A... More »

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10 tips for selecting electives

March 6, 2022 By Ana Gonzales Staff Writer Identify your interests. By identifying your likes and dislikes, you can sign up for classes that you enjoy and will do well in.  Strengthen your transcript. College admissions officers want to see that you’ve earned ... More »

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Students in Medical Club explore careers in health care

Feb. 12, 2022 By Jessica Cerrito Staff Writer Ever since she was a little girl, junior Ana Gonzales, who is also a member of The Lighthouse staff, has aspired to become a surgeon. She wants to be an innovator and help as many people as she can.  To prepare her... More »

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10 gifts to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 9, 2022 By Vanessa Guevara Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is a great occasion for couples to express their affection with greetings and gifts. In fact, according to the National Retail Foundation, Americans are expected to spend $23.9 billion on Valentine’s... More »

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Students and faculty share their New Year’s Resolutions

Jan. 7, 2022 By Shalina DeLaCruz Staff Writer As the new year is approaching, students and staff share their New Year’s Resolutions: Mutassim Abdelrahman, junior “Work as hard as I can to get my drivers license”  Bartu Akar, freshman “Get better at the current... More »