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Relax!

Relax!

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

June 12, 2019

Relax! School's almost over, and summer's coming. Stress is over, homework is over, school drama is over. Do some nice things for yourself. Go out with friends, hang out with family, take some alone time. It's time to recharge from life. School is stressful. But guess what? School will be over by...

Negligence for Veterans

Negligence for Veterans

Daniel Mutko, Reporter

June 1, 2019

With Memorial Day just passing this Monday May 27 many took the opportunity to remember those who served and many just used it as an excuse to barbeque and go to the beach. The Army tweeted out asking veterans as well as active duty soldiers how their service has impacted them. The responses were anythi...

Your feelings are valid

Your feelings are valid

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

May 8, 2019

"Oh, their problems are so much worse than mine." "My problems don't matter as much as everyone else's." "I have such a great life compared to others, so I should stop feeling so bad." Do you often find yourself saying these thing? Do you hear others saying this? When people do this, they are...

Class of 2019 should be able to decorate graduation caps to celebrate accomplishments, individuality

Class of 2019 should be able to decorate graduation caps to celebrate accomplishments, individuality

Savannah Aviles and Dia Benigno

April 10, 2019

To what degree does the student body have a stake in the events that celebrate their accomplishments? This is the question at hand when it comes to the debate over decorating graduation caps, something that Hammonton High School has not permitted in the past but should reconsider. Personalizing gra...

Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone: The damaging effects of secrets

Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone: The damaging effects of secrets

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Ever since we were little kids, we’ve learned to keep secrets and tell lies to people, such as parents, friends, and others. Most people will say people keep secrets to keep from getting in trouble, or becoming embarrassed.   However, secrets can damage you, and aren’t good to have. Acco...

Be selfish in a good way: care for yourself

Be selfish in a good way: care for yourself

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Okay, so it's not actually selfish. It's necessary. You have to care for yourself before you do for anyone else. Say you were drowning and you saw some one else drowning. Or course you'd wanna help them, but how could you, when you are too? You can't. It's like the same in a less-intense situation. &nb...

The importance of a support system

The importance of a support system

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 7, 2019

Everyone will go through something horrible in their life, and will need people to support them. Even something little, such as getting frustrated because you forgot to study for a test, or having a bad day in general, is a great reason for using your supports. Anyone can use a support system for any...

How animals help people

How animals help people

Marina Mazziotto, Reporter

April 7, 2019

Animals aren't just good for loving and taking care of. Animals can be helpful to people in a variety of dogs, such as police dogs who can find missing people, find bombs and drugs, and other things. There's also animals for the physically disabled that can guide blind people, alert deaf people, and...

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