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‘Casablanca’ Film Review

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Throughout “quarantine,” my family and I have been rotating who gets to pick what movie or show we watch each night. Although not every choice has been universally liked by all four of us, it has been...

Facing the stress of high school

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

At 7:15 on December 14, Emma stepped into Ridgewood High School, and tried to calm down. In between heads, she caught glimpses of her friends further up in line. It’s just a test, Emma told herself....

Conducting experiments in high school

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer March 18, 2020

Lower the drinking age to 18

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

At Penn State University on Oct. 19 a senior in high school died presumably due to excessive drinking. He was attending an off-campus house party allegedly occupied by Chi Phi fraternity members, which...

A high school runner’s commitment to being the best

by Allison Kerper, Staff Writer October 15, 2019

The official fires his starting pistol and Bryce Fisher takes off. Nerves fade as his feet start to hit the ground in a rhythm he knows well.  He is familiar with each curve as he rounds the track during...

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