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Logan Paul scandal brings light to Japanese forest of death

Logan Paul scandal brings light to Japanese forest of death

Jeni Leonardo and Megan Walker

January 19, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Such a small island yet behind it lies a deep dark forest, where over hundreds of people per year have been found dead because they have decided they take their own life. Where is this place? Located in north of Japan close to Mt. Fuji is Aokigahara or as it well known all over the world the infamous...

Transphobia needs to stop

Transphobia needs to stop

Alexis Rubin, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

To be transphobic is to have an intense dislike of or prejudice against transsexual or transgender people. In a 2016 study, it was found that 1.4 million adults identified themselves as transgender or transsexual. People often mistaken these two terms, although there is one major difference. The diffe...

Gender Bias Dress Code

Gender Bias Dress Code

Nikoli Iuliucci, Evan Mars, and Lexi Maldonado

November 30, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

Dress Code: a hassle to students, but is it a hassle to mainly one group of students? The current dress code, as it appears in the school handbook, identifies eleven general categories of clothing guidelines. Out of those 11 categories, three appear to be gender specific to girls: Skirts/Skorts Dre...

Clique Survival Guide

Clique Survival Guide

Alexis Rubin, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

Whether you are a student in elementary school, middle school, or high school, or even at your workplace, the dreaded cliques are going to follow you everywhere. The popular girls who flip their hair out of their faces and do not apologize when they hit you in the face with their luscious locks, the ...

Critics, haters can motivate athletes to succeed

Critics, haters can motivate athletes to succeed

Smokey Cirillo, Reporter

November 17, 2017


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Last week, times for the Blue Devil football were tough. Going into Friday night’s game against Central, the team had six out of the last seven games. Needless to say, the team was in need to motivation. Some of it came from within, but some of it came from unlikely outside sources. Every t...

Bathroom Blues

Bathroom Blues

Anthony DeRosa, Nick Dogostino, and Brett Beebe

November 7, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

Almost everyone  in their high school career has had a bathroom problem. For example, little Johnny has 4th period lunch and puts to much Texas Pete Hot sauce on his Chicken Patty and pounds down two chocolate milks. The next period he has US History and about 25 minutes into the period, he feels i...

Gun Control: A Reality Check

Gun Control: A Reality Check

Jeni Leonardo, Reporter

October 16, 2017


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273. That’s how many mass shooting took place in the United States in 2017 and they are many more to come if nothing is change, when it comes to the gun control law. A mass shooting is known as an incident involving multiple victim of firearms-related violence, also another unofficial meaning is w...

One Flag: Many Meanings

Jess Watts and Sofia Ramirez

May 26, 2017


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Art shows typically are events of celebration and admiration. Creating art is a multi-faceted process in which inspiration comes from a variety of places: the artists themselves, nature, their environment, their culture.  In America, where the culture is both vibrant and diverse, images that one gr...

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