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Fighting the flu

Fighting the flu

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer
February 22 • 23 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Health, Showcase, Student Life

Though influenza symptoms can be detected year-round all throughout the country, the peak month of flu virus activity is February. The flu is an infectious disease with symptoms ranging from fatigue to high fevers. The severity of the flu depends on each person but it can be picked up on the same wa...

Requesting more gluten free options in the cafeteria

Requesting more gluten free options in the cafeteria

by Olivia Traphagen, senior staff writer
February 3 • 70 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Health, Showcase, Student Life

For all the gluten-free high school and middle school students, the cafeteria doesn’t really have much to offer. There is a variety of food choices for the non gluten free kids--some may forget that a percentage of the school may be gluten-free, as well. What even is gluten? What is celiac disease,...

These face masks are bananas

These face masks are bananas

by Alethea Jadick, News Manager
January 20 • 110 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Fashion, Health, Showcase

The stress of midterms and harsh cold winds may thrash at our skin, but we can turn to household items to help maintain healthy skin. With every passing day there seems to be a new facial trend that sends everyone running to the mall, their wallets open to spend far too much on facial products. For students...

Following her own path at beauty school

Following her own path at beauty school

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
October 17 • 647 views
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For the rest of high school, junior Frankie Fontana is going to have a lot of makeup work. Not because of missing assignments, but rather the fact that she’ll be attending beauty school to become a cosmetologist. For the next two years, at Roman Academy of Beauty Culture Fontana spends her afternoons,...

A blast from the past: is 80’s fashion coming back in style?

by Julia Rooney, Staff Writer
May 18 • 670 views
Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Mini-skirts, crop-tops, parachute pants and jumpsuits; your outfit may be more similar to your mom’s teenage style then you thought. Articles of clothing popular in the 1980’s are being worn as statement pieces today. “I guess some of my outfits relate to the 80’s, I wear headbands,”...

Polishing off the winter

by Killeen McDonald, Staff Writer
January 23 • 487 views
Filed under Fashion, Student Life

The best way to polish off an outfit is the perfect manicure. The earthy tones of the fall have come and gone, and winter trends have set in. The best colors to lean towards this winter season are very dark or very light shades. Neutral tones and deep colors are always a good choice. Essie’s...

Plain and patterned popular pants

Plain and patterned popular pants

by Olivia Lorenzo, Staff Writer
December 3 • 558 views
Filed under Fashion

As Julia Blando, a freshman student, walks through the hallways she sees a clique of girls. More than half of those girls are wearing leggings. Why does it seem like everyone is wearing leggings? Leggings are out of control; everywhere Blando looks she sees more girls wearing them. Leggings are trending,...

Style Inspiration- Victoria Messikian

Style Inspiration- Victoria Messikian

by Hailey Nirenberg, Staff Writer
May 28 • 883 views
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Summer is just around the corner, and, for sophomore Victoria Messikian, that means shifting her closet to her stylish summer wardrobe. Victoria only has three stores in her mind when she has to fill her closet with summer clothes. “I love Zara’s. It’s literally the best store; I get everything...

Threading a new look

Threading a new look

by Lee Maitner, Staff Writer
April 23 • 2,574 views
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GLEN ROCK, N.J. – Arachnophobia: fear of spiders. Claustrophobia: fear of small spaces. Social Phobia: fear of being judged by others. All of these are common terrors, quietly eating at students throughout their lives. Within a school loaded with stereotypes and specific ways of ‘fitting in,’...

Fashioning her own path

Fashioning her own path

by Tori Rusko, Staff Writer
April 7 • 1,286 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Fashion, In-Depth, Student Life

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The walk was refreshing. Passing the same tree made the city seem more ‘earthy.’ There was the Starbucks she would walk into every day before her classes. It was a small café, and it was always super packed no matter what time of day. She said it was confusing, why would...