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Missing What We Took for Granted

Hannah Maida

March 27, 2020

No school. Doesn’t that sound nice? We all thought it would be until we had to live it. I know most students dread waking up at 7 a.m. to go to school; I definitely did. But I am now wishing I could go back so I can see all ...

Quarantine: The New Normal

Aidan Dyer

March 26, 2020

This quarantine didn't mean much to me at first. I figured that I would just get to do all of my work at home.  It started to become real to me about three days after school was cancelled when my friend's father broke up a g...

Living Life On Pause

Gigi Petti

March 25, 2020

As is obvious, schools, businesses, and all non-essential services have been shut down for the foreseeable future due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the globe and crippling the healthcare systems of even the most modern...

The Symbiotic Relationship Between the Coronavirus and Carbon Emissions

Abigail Bermeo

March 25, 2020

On a regular basis, when there isn’t a global pandemic taking place, the world is focused on other things such as crime rates, curing cancer, or gun control. One of the main issues that was sweeping the media “pre-corona” w...

Reflections on Isolation

Arthea Valderrama

March 25, 2020

As a daughter of parents who both work in the healthcare system, this virus has disrupted normal family life and our regular routine. It has been extremely stressful, due to the increased possibility of my parents catching COVID-19...

Why Do We Brag About AP Participation?

Michael Sluck

March 2, 2020

If you go to the Verona High School web page, one of the first things you’ll notice is a headline that says, “Verona High School Recognized as #2 High School in New Jersey by College Board.” If you look a little further in...

Limiting AP Offerings at VHS

Michael Sluck

March 2, 2020

Why do students take AP classes? The Fairviewer conducted a survey earlier in the year, in which we gave students a list of options, and asked them to choose all that applied to why they chose to take AP classes. Out of our 119...

The Downside of HW-Free Weekends

Michael Sluck

January 23, 2020

“Look… how would you make sure everyone in the world was well fed?’ She demanded.  "Me? Oh, well, I suppose I… I suppose you’d have to think about the prevalent political systems, and the proper division and cul...

Be Careful Whom You Censor; You Could Be Next

Aidan Dyer

December 13, 2019

Free speech. What is it? Put simply, it is the right to think what you want and express those thoughts in any way you want, regardless of what your neighbor thinks about your opinions. Free speech is a good idea and a right so f...

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