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Girl Rising

By Liam Coyle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Last week, I was lucky enough too attend the state theater's showing of 'Girl Rising'. 'Girl Rising' is a beautiful movie about girls in parts of the world where they are not  valued as people, but more like property or objects. 'Girl Rising' tells the story of nine girls from nine different countries...

Graffiti Art: The Truth

Graffiti Art: The Truth

By Nicklas Natale, Reporter

November 3, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Graffit, or street art, is a unique form of expression that serves as an outlet to many kids living on the streets. Highly controversial regarding the canvases used, buildings, subways, and city walls, graffiti art is as artistic as it is revolutionary. Graffiti art is a universal language, it breaks...

“I have Ebola”

By Nicole Parhizgari, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As we all know by now, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) has become a  major threat here in the United States. For anyone who spends their time browsing the internet (which is technically everyone), it shouldn't come as a surprise that people are currently in the process of trying to come up with the funniest...

The “GamerGate” Debacle

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

October 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion

A fierce battle among the gaming community has developed questioning journalistic integrity, but the issue is more complex than it may appear.

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Shoes: They Are Life

By Blake Martin, Reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Shoes are so much more than just an article to separate your feet from the ground. They are truly an expression of who you are. Personality, taste, nature, they give a unique glimpse of your character and fashion tastes. Whether classy and chic or wild and wacky, there is a pair of shoes for every personality...

Wondering from Education’s Essence- The Faults in Our Education System

By Nicklas Natale, Reporter

October 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The United States education system is failing specific groups in the schooling system and is suppressing innate talents of curious teenagers. To be blunt, the education system has evident faults that needs to be addressed. Public schools and the administrators are losing sight of the aims of education...

Netflix: What You’re Watching

Netflix: What You’re Watching

By Natalie Schlenker, Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

"After finishing each episode, the comedy leaves you wanting more. After finishing a season, the story line makes you wish it was longer. After finishing the series, it leaves you with a sense of nostalgia and makes you want to watch it all over again," said Donato Cipponeri, a dedicated Netflix user,...

Let Them Sleep

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

For thousands of teens around the country, being tired is not simply a state of being: it's a way of life. In recent years, however, a movement known as the Start School Later movement has sparked intense debate over the starting time for schools around the country. Many are pushing for schools to start...

Boys and Volleyball???

By Kristina Zuroff, Reporter

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As some of the PE classes have started into their volleyball units along with the girls' volleyball team in full swing, the boys have started to wonder. Can I play on a team too? The answer is yes. Boys volleyball is so amazing because of the constant fast paced blocks, digs, and hard hits. The only...

Upworthy Website Review

Upworthy Website Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Website Editor

September 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I usually only scroll through Facebook to message old friends or as a last resort on a lazy Saturday. However, though Facebook, I was able to stumble upon Upworthy, a website that allows guest curators to share what they feel is meaningful and important. It is far from unbiased, but no matter what your...

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