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Lateness policy prompts more questions than answers

Lateness policy prompts more questions than answers

Olivia Purvis, Bella Mortellite, Camryn Craig, Kaya Ingemi, and Paige Souder

October 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

It’s 7:31 and you just race into homeroom. Your teacher tells you to go to the office because your one minute late. You get a detention. Seems unfair right? In Hammonton, the policy for lateness before 8:27 is an office detention. Anything past 8:27 is a detention and mark for half day absent. If a stu...

Seniors offer advice to freshmen

Seniors offer advice to freshmen

Mackenzie Cappuccio and Hope Friddell

October 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Videos

The advice that seniors have to give is a mix of the serious and the not-so-serious.

Graduation: A Reflection on the Journey

Graduation: A Reflection on the Journey

Kate Brothman, Reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Never did I think time would fly by so fast. As an underclassman, senior year was just a distant thought. Now there are only a few days until I graduate, until we are all dressed in our caps and gowns. A few days until all four years of hard work pays off.A few days until our lives truly start. High...

When Pro-Woman doesn’t mean Anti-Man: Intersectional Feminism

When Pro-Woman doesn’t mean Anti-Man: Intersectional Feminism

Yanelle Nieves, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Intersectional feminism goes far beyond any mainstream media feminism that Amy Schumer and Taylor Swift are always preaching about. It does not aim just for men=women, but rather scratches farther beneath the surface and recognizes the struggles that all minorities have to go through. As USA Today...

Omnibus: A Band-Aid

Omnibus: A Band-Aid

Jeffrey Clouser, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Omnibus. One word that no one knows the meaning of nor really asks about. More importantly, what is the meaning of this word, and how does it affect you? An Omnibus or Omnibus Bill, is a piece of legislature that is filled with smaller appropriation bills that authorize the use of, in this case fe...

Don’t allow insecurity to weigh you down

Don’t allow insecurity to weigh you down

Megan Walker, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Uncategorized

Do you ever feel inferior to others? Does it seem as if others are “better” looking? About 90% of teenagers face insecurity due to the shape of their figure. Others were sick of certain people constantly putting themselves down, this was when the phrase “body positivity” was brought about...

Microaggressions belittle and discriminate

Microaggressions belittle and discriminate

Yanelle Nieves, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Perspectives

What exactly is microaggression? According to Psychology Today, microaggressions are “the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons, based solely upon thei...

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