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Making Use of Senioritis

Jordan Bronson

March 22, 2012

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Some seniors seem to be experiencing “senioritis” with varying symptoms ranging from not wanting to do homework, class work, or both, to not even wanting to be in school in general. While some of these symptoms have present...

A Technology Free Week?

Lynn Keating

March 2, 2012

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I challenge you to turn off the cellphone, unplug the television, disconnect the internet, and remove the rest of the technological devices you use in your daily life for an entire day. “Going offline is similar to quitting...

Relying On Product Reviews Might Be a Mistake

John Motley

February 28, 2012

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Online shopping.  We all do it, whether it’s for the convenience, wide range of products, free shipping, or that one item that’s “only available online.”  Projections say that by the year 2015, over $280 billion in retail...

Why You Shouldn’t Want to Be a Barbie Girl

Jackie Noyes

February 28, 2012

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Who would ever expect that a 12-inch-tall plastic doll could create world-wide controversy? Mattel, the makers of Barbie, sure didn’t. Barbie was first created in 1959. From the time she was created to today, Barbie has taken...

Life From the Left Side

Caroline Fernandez

February 15, 2012

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At first glance, they seem like ordinary people. They walk among us every day, going about their business like any average citizen. But there is one thing that separates them from the majority of humans: they are left-handed. “Lefties”...

Technology for Schooling is Future

Gabrielle Discafani

February 15, 2012

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Looking around, it seems as if everyone has a new iPhone™ or Kindle™ e-reader in hand. They proudly flaunt their devices in class to the point where teachers threaten to confiscate them.  However, there are rare moments when...

Traditional Midterms May Be a Thing of the Past

Dayna DellaValle

February 9, 2012

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Are traditional midterms going to be a thing of the past? If so, history teacher Christine Sepcie and English teacher Stacey Smith may be considered trend setters. This year Dr. Smith and Mrs. Sepcie decided to give their students...

There’s an App for That

Darian Melchione

February 3, 2012

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You wake and check the weather on your iPhone - that’s one app. During breakfast you browse Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram- three more apps. On the way to school, you listen to your Pandora - another app.  At school, you p...

Supreme Court Defense of Video Games Causes Controversy

Caroline Fernandez

February 2, 2012

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Is a video game centered on raping women acceptable to sell? Is it constitutional to ban it? Will it cause someone playing the game to act it out in the real world? These questions and controversy surrounding the sexualized...

Watch What You Say

Dan Banks

February 2, 2012

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Did you know that VHS can press charges on you for calling a classmate hot? Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sexual harassment in schools is illegal. The Equal Rights Advocates define sexual harassment as...

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