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Hazardous train derailment continues to pose threats to the people of East Palestine, Ohio, even weeks after the catastrophe

by Gianna Vacari, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

The derailment of a train carrying toxic industrial chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, has posed a number of serious repercussions for residents of the small town. Shortly following the disaster which...

Turkey and Syria’s Recent Earthquakes

by Teddy Machera, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

Just earlier this month, tragedy struck when the neighboring countries of Turkey and Syria were impacted with highly destructive earthquakes. These earthquakes, which have lingered in their effect, have...

The woman who overcame it all

by Mia Benyamin, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

“A romanticist, an enabler and a student”; three words that perfectly describe a woman who has been through it all. She has suffered and she has prospered, yet she’s never allowed anybody to bring...

Why Ticketmaster’s monopoly on the ticketing industry hinders the joy of live entertainment

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2023

Scoring tickets to a high-demand concert has become one of the most stress-inducing and cutthroat processes for diehard fans. On top of being placed in a never-ending queue with thousands of people ahead...

Local Barnes & Noble closing after 28 years of service

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2023

For the past 28 years, the Barnes & Noble in Paramus, New Jersey has served countless customers and booklovers in the North Jersey area. Set to close in early March, Paramus and the surrounding area...

In defense of female fans: dismantling a double standard

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2022

The stadium is a full house, with thousands of fans packed in the seats of the establishment. The fans are all gathered here today for one driving reason—to fervently support their favorites, all while...

The cast of Puffs during curtain call. Christian Schwarzbeck (middle) played Wayne Hopkins, the main character in Puffs.

A look behind the curtain: GRHS’ production of “Puffs”

by Yethmie Goonatilleke and Cadia Warner November 29, 2022

This past week, the GRHS auditorium, formerly known as a place where students with absent teachers complete classwork, transformed into a school of witchcraft and wizardry. With the whimsical Harry Potter...

Arts Fest took place on the lawn outside of Borough Hall, with many tents scattered throughout the lawn.

Arts Fest brings day of art appreciation and live music to Glen Rock

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2022

Gathered on the lawn outside of Borough Hall, local artists, art appreciators, and Glen Rock citizens alike came together to take part in Arts Fest— an annual fair celebrating the arts and the role it...

‘The Batman’: Darkest Knight to Date

by Colin Magner April 27, 2022

Being one of the more anticipated movies of 2022, 'The Batman', directed by Matt Reeves, was nothing short of stunning. From usage of natural light to casting, this movie was truly a masterpiece in almost...

Oscars Best Picture Review: Which Were Truly Oscar Worthy?

by Louisa Billingsley, Social Media Manager April 27, 2022

The Oscars is the biggest night for film, celebrating the year's best movies. I'm not much of a cinephile myself, but I decided to watch every movie nominated for best picture to determine whether the...

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