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More days off should be given to students for their mental health

Khrystyna Stets, Broadcast Coordinator

November 14, 2019

Students are pressed with the difficulties of being full-time students, having an outside life, a job, sports, and social life. Lives for teens are jam-packed throughout the week, and it just never feels like enough time. That’s...

Lack of education leads to opioid crisis

Sydney Bigelow, Copy & Design Chief

November 1, 2019

Small towns of Connecticut have seen a rise in citizens abusing painkillers and relievers, known as opioids. These drugs, which have multiple impacts to health, have been used frequently in towns suffering from poverty due to...

Jack Hughes disappoints, not ready for NHL

Sydney Bigelow, Copy & Design Chief

October 19, 2019

Jack Hughes, a standout high school player and first overall pick, has struggled to adjust at the professional level. At the start of the 2019 season, despite all of the talk, Hughes‘s performance shows he is not ready for the N...

Which one is right for you-- The bar graph shows the differences between the SAT and ACT tests. Some
students opt to take the ACT after the state-mandated SAT.

SAT vs ACT

September 19, 2019

Women need to rise up

Megan Jackie, Contributor

May 31, 2019

201: actors, politicians, CEOs, comedians, producers, dancers. 201: Bill O’Reilly, Harvey Weinstein, Morgan Freeman, Ray Rice. 201 people have been brought down by the #MeToo movement towards the end of 2018,  and the numb...

Standardized tests fail to measure true aptitude

Joyce Fang, Contributor

May 31, 2019

In 2018, 2,136,539 high school students spent three hours bent over a desk, slaving over endless multiple-choice questions on the most influential test of their student careers - the SAT. And every year the SAT has been administered...

Phones create zombie culture

Pierce Landry, Contributor

May 30, 2019

In 1968, director George A. Romero revolutionized the horror and zombie movie genre with his film The Night of the Living Dead, and almost everyday I feel as though I’m in one of his films at lunch, everyone hunched over and looking a...

Wake up and see the man-made debris

Akshitha Viswanathan, Contributor

May 29, 2019

The earth is all around us so why can’t we see the state our planet’s in? There’s a bubble around us, shielding us from reality. In other countries, and even in some cities here, the surrounding bodies of water are toxic....

Animal abuse deserves harsher punishment

Pamela Qiao, Contributor

May 29, 2019

Animals are being taken for granted and abused every year. A million animals are mistreated across the world and are not noticed until it is too late. According to the National Humane Society, “The shocking number of animal cruel...

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