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Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

Silence is Action: Gay Straight Alliance holds Day of Silence

by Patricia Whyte, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017 • 78 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

Two of the top three reasons students said they were most often bullied at school were actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender expression, according to From Teasing to Torment: School Climate in America, a 2005 report by the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network and Harris Interactive. The Gay St...

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

by Michelle DeMaria
April 6, 2017 • 79 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Opinion, Showcase

Redbubble stickers are decorating laptops by storm. A trend is emerging, as more and more students embellish their laptops in a collage-like fashion. These high-quality stickers are to your laptop as "Emojis" are to your text messages: they get your point across in a colorful way. Straight out of Melbourn...

Writing through the journey

Writing through the journey

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017 • 307 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase

After long, arduous hours of interviews, travelling, transcribing tapes and composing a story, The Miracle of St. Anthony was finally published. After receiving his book in the mail, author Adrian Wojnarowski flipped through the pages of his very own book in awe. His devotion, his dedication, and his own ...

Torn from the game

Torn from the game

by Jordan Carr, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017 • 224 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

It was just a rec game. The lights were white and bright overhead, making halos of reflection on the floor. Red mats were around the walls to protect players from injury. The ref blew the whistle sharply. Aidan whipped a quick pass to his teammate who took a jump shot from the outside. Aidan pumped his fist...

Same name, different games

Same name, different games

by Julia Rooney, Managing Editor
March 29, 2017 • 205 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

Senior defender Mary Geen committed, on August 20, to play Division III soccer for The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA. Eleven days later, Mary Kate Horton committed to The University of Scranton’s Division III lacrosse team. Introduced to the sport by her mother's suggestion, Horton...

How Katrina changed the way we view Mardi Gras

How Katrina changed the way we view Mardi Gras

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017 • 92 views
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It’s been 12 years since the disaster that was classified as the “worst hurricane in American history” by Weather.com, and the city of New Orleans still hasn’t recovered completely. The solution to keeping Hurricane Katrina’s downtrodden spirits at bay? Mardi Gras. Hurricane Katrina, which hit ...

Environmental classes procure cockroaches for study of biomes

Environmental classes procure cockroaches for study of biomes

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 30 views
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Environmental teacher Heather McDermott has introduced her classes to Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, a new addition to the department's growing animal population. McDermott hopes to use the cockroaches to aid her teaching of biomes and how the animals interact with their surroundings. The use of li...

Robotics team reflects on meritorious season before States

Robotics team reflects on meritorious season before States

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
February 22, 2017 • 96 views
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Team 8902 has seen its ups and its downs in its three years, yet it never gave up on the team and on the robot, and this enthusiasm and teamwork has propelled them to the state tournament. This year saw a lot of early change for the team: a new coach, new student administrators, and even a name change...

Running into the spring season

Running into the spring season

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017 • 77 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Showcase, Sports

The runners are at the starting line, feeling nervous, jogging in place. One minute later, “bam!” The gun sounds, and the runners take the first few strides of their highly anticipated spring season. The spring track team had its first meeting on Jan. 30, 2017, when a discussion of the syllabus ...

Students respond to Trump’s executive travel ban

Students respond to Trump’s executive travel ban

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017 • 75 views
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order that created extreme vetting measures and detention for both green card holders reentering the country and visitors from seven countries, while totally cutting off the country to Syrian refugees. President Trump’s executive order applies to Iraq, Libya...

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