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Affordable Care Act: An Analysis of the Arguments

Affordable Care Act: An Analysis of the Arguments

Amanda Mazzeo, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013


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On March 10, 2013, President Barack Obama put the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, into law.  The Affordable Care Act has more than a thousand pages of improvements to health insurance and healthcare in order to cut healthcare spending and to give Americans health care and insurance...

National Food Standards for School Lunch Lower than Fast Food

National Food Standards for School Lunch Lower than Fast Food

Thalia Nieves, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013


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Which has higher standards: school lunch or McDonald's? According to a 2009 article by USA Today, the answer may be surprising: McDonald's. In the article "Schools could learn lessons on food safety" published 2009, writers Elizabeth Weise and Peter Eisler assert that fast food standards for meat...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

November 18, 2013


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The weather has gotten colder, the leaves have changed color, and even a few flurries of snow have been spotted. This is the great time of the year that we know as Thanksgiving. "Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It's a nice transition between Halloween and Christmas" said freshman Samantha Haley. As...

Applying to College

November 14, 2013


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Dress Code Dilemmas

Dress Code Dilemmas

Marissa Gabriele and Alexandra Akers

November 13, 2013


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Misunderstanding. Misperception. Miscommunication. These three words all apply to the same thing: the Hammonton High School dress code. But why is this? Every student receives a handbook with a bulleted list of things they can and cannot wear. The administration has the same copy, passed on from the...

NSA: National Security Agency or No Seclusion Agency?

NSA: National Security Agency or No Seclusion Agency?

Leonard Habinowski, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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With the overwhelming omnipresence of social media and the obsession over posting and tweeting personal information, privacy seems to have been put on the back burners, but a new pot is boiling up.  Recent controversies with the National Security Agency have sparked a fire on the topic of privacy, ...

The College Visit Experience

The College Visit Experience

Allison Somogy, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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For any seniors looking into going to college, it is essential that they visit prospective schools. In early November, I visited Montclair State University, East Stroudsburg University, and Rutger's New Brunswick. Both are schools that I am sending applications to. To set up a visit you simply...

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