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Don’t underestimate the significance of Galentine’s Day

Feb. 10, 2022 By Lexi Augustyniak Staff Writer The first thing that comes to mind when hearing about Galentine’s Day is Valentine’s Day. As the name implies, this is the occasion when women celebrate their female friendships.  Especially for girls without a si... More »

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Obi Toppin needs more minutes

Feb. 4, 2022 By Jolie Paz-Garcia Staff Writer Power forward Obi Toppin, who plays for the New York Knicks, is in his second National Basketball Association season. He has been playing well but is not getting the minutes he deserves because of teammate Julius R... More »

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‘Too much on our plate’: Students need longer lunches

Feb. 3, 2022 By Emily Melleno Editor Breakfast may be known as “the most important meal of the day,” but teenagers would beg to differ. Almost 60% of students sometimes skip breakfast, and 14% never eat this meal. Therefore, lunch is the first meal of the day ... More »

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Holocaust Remembrance Day reminds us that we must never forget

Jan. 27, 2022 By Tara Tiyaloglu Staff Writer Today marks the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, a former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp in Poland. This day, which is known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, honors the 6 mill... More »

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Too much screen time can lead to loneliness

Jan. 26, 2022 By Lexi Augustyniak Staff Writer Technology is a monster for mental health. There are many indicators that suggest technology does, in fact, make people feel more alone, with teenagers feeling the brunt of the impact. According to the American Ac... More »

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New Year’s resolutions are pretty pointless

Jan. 20, 2022 By Jude McElroy Editor New Year’s has come and gone, and you or someone you know probably made a resolution to ring in the new year. But was that resolution kept?  According to the health and wellness blog Discover Happy Habits, only 64% of peopl... More »

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Steph Curry claims his spot in NBA history

Jan. 18, 2022 By Jolie Paz-Garcia Staff Writer Steph Curry made history on Dec. 14, setting the all-time 3-point record of 2,977, surpassing Ray Allen’s record of 2,974. The Golden State Warrior did it in 789 games, which is 511 games fewer than Allen.  It is ... More »

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Time is running out to save the planet

Dec. 20, 2021 By Tara Tiyaloglu Staff Writer “Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming whether you like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg at the Climate Action Summit in 2019 Eighteen-year-old Swedish activist Gr... More »

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The testing this fall was tedious, but it was for good reason

Dec. 8, 2021 By Jude McElroy Editor This fall, students faced a series of tests. Sophomores and juniors took the PSAT on Oct. 13, all students took at least one Start Strong test between Oct. 18-20, and 9-11th graders took LinkIt! in late October or early Nove... More »

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TikTok is addictive, but I don’t mind one bit

Nov. 25, 2021 By Vanessa Guevara Staff Writer TikTok, which has become the 8th most popular social media app in the world, came out in 2016, but it only caught my attention about a year-and-a-half ago. Nowadays, I spend about three hours on TikTok every day, g... More »