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We should have more Foreign Language classes

We should have more Foreign Language classes

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2018

With over 7,000 languages spoken all over the world, it’s almost unrealistic that our school’s World Language department is made up of only four. While Glen Rock currently offers classes in Spanish, Latin, French and Mandarin Chinese, it would be more beneficial for the school to introduce more...

Understanding eating disorders

by Githmie Goonatillekeg, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018

*The name of the student involved has been changed to protect their identity* Sarah Mullins is crouched down on the floor of her closet and has never felt more alone in her life. The plan to lock herself in the cramped, cold space was one of many in an attempt to stop herself from eating. Although...

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by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

There are over 56,000 new cases of thyroid cancer diagnosed cancer each year in the U.S., and 12 million people right now have a thyroid disease or cancer and are completely unaware. And every year, 2,000 people will die because they didn’t know. This leaves anxiety to be had, questions to be answered....

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by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Thyroid cancers and conditions have become more common in the previous decades. There are genes that have been associated with the disease, but the exact cause is unknown. All doctors know is that these conditions are passed down from blood relatives to other blood relatives. Dr. Sarfraz Zaidi is...

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by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Dowell was also diagnosed and treated for papillary thyroid cancer between the summer and early fall of 2009. Dowell’s cancer was discovered after a routine physical when a nurse noticed something unusual and recommended that she received an ultrasound. While receiving an ultrasound, Dowell was...

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by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Barbara Kopyta had been suffering from thyroid issues ever since she had her children, her youngest, Matt, born in 2000. None of her issues had been severe enough for her to seek treatment. Kopyta was more than aware of her symptoms, being that hypothyroidism runs in her family. But as far as papillary...

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by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

There are many different types of thyroid conditions and cancers that can affect a person. The most common of these conditions are hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. These diseases manifest and affect each person differently. Although hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism sound very much alike, they...

A lurking sickness

by Lizzy Bonica, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

An estimated 12 million people in the United States are sick right now and don’t even know it. They are sick with something that can’t be seen from the outside. It’s a sickness that comes in many different forms. It’s a monster that haunts each person differently. In many cases, they’ve...

The reason

A parent reads an article about Governor Phil Murphys promises to the state of New Jersey including the end to the PARCC test.

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

When Governor Christie changed the NJASK to the PARCC, he had the best intentions for students. He and other state legislators felt that the NJASK was too easy and wasn't challenging students enough. However, The PARCC itself may not be around in a year or two depending on if the State Board of Education...

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