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Why the MLB and its Owners Do Not Respect Their Fans

Why the MLB and its Owners Do Not Respect Their Fans

by James Stewart, Sports Beat Manager May 25, 2022

America’s pastime has been a crucial part of American culture over the past several decades, but as times continue to change, Major League Baseball and its owners have been reluctant to make any type...

Lottery-bound NBA Chet Holmgren celebrating after another victory on the court.

NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Lottery Only

by Ethan Diamond, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Houston Rockets: Chet Holmgren, C, Gonzaga Holmgren is unlike any NBA prospect we’ve ever seen. The Gonzaga big man is essentially a guarantee to be off the board by the second or third pick and...

Student-run ASL group breaks common club practice

by Romy Timem, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Soe Behar, founder and president of the new ASL group, paves the path for student run GRHS clubs and interest groups. On Oct. 4, 2021, the first of many ASL group meetings took place in the Glen Rock High...

Since its release, Squid Game has grabbed the attention of worldwide audiences, becoming the most watched Netflix series.

‘Squid Game:’ Netflix’s hit show portrays the horrors of economic class warfare

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

If it seems like the sudden demand for green tracksuits or the revival of Dalgona, a popular South Korean street food, sprang up out of nowhere — you can thank “Squid Game” — Netflix’s recent...

The Queens Gambit delivers pleasing cinematography throughout the series, as depicted in this still moments before protagonist Beth Harmon and competitor Benny Watts play chess at the US Open.

‘The Queen’s Gambit:’ transforming the mundane into a cinematic wonder

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) March 9, 2021

Watching a televised chess match seems quite dull at first thought — two players glued to their chairs doing nothing but moving delicately crafted wooden pieces with precision across a checkered board....

NBA Summer League game being played at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, United States.

NBA needs to go back to ‘The Bubble’ if they want a safe and fair season

by Rob Zamparelli, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

If the NBA wants to have a fair and safe season they must go back to the bubble format that was very successful from last season. Even though the NBA has tough restrictions on the players on what they...

Escalante, a familiar face around Glen Rock High School as a gym teacher, has taken over Mr. Pepes position as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal.

Former gym teacher takes over as Acting Middle School Assistant Principal

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) February 8, 2021

For those who know Mr. Michael Escalante, you probably recognize him as the teacher leading “Tabata” — the famed gym class warm-up featuring short bursts of intense exercise followed by a period...

Above is a water fountain closed off due to the pandemic.

Students face challenge with limited water access in school during pandemic

by Rob Zamparelli, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2021

The cafeteria is one place where most students go everyday. However, this year the cafeteria is much different than previous years. The cafeteria is open during lunch for those who do not wish to leave...

Bitcoin is back, is it here to stay?

Bitcoin is back, is it here to stay?

by Kevin Lederer, Social Media Manager (Facebook) December 23, 2020

Amidst a time of such uncertainty, one thing is certain - the price of the popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is showing no signs of slowing down. What seemed to be a dead fad has now surpassed all-time...

While the photo above shows Krapels in the snow, she began as the K-12 English Supervisor in July.

Glen Rock welcomes new English supervisor, Mrs. Krapels

by Justin DeStaso, Sports Beat Manager December 2, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Glen Rock Public Schools have a new English supervisor, Shari Krapels. However, growing up, education was never something she planned on pursuing. After graduating from...

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