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One injury changed everything

One injury changed everything

by Morgan Franz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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As the door to the classroom opens, students step inside as they listen to her. She helps them with the math problems. She is smart, kind, tough and funny. Teacher Stacie Gallo has been working at Glen Rock High School for 18 years. This year Gallo is teaching Algebra I collaborative, two classe...

From the land of war, to the land of the free

From the land of war, to the land of the free

by Alyssa Messikian, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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In the midst of a war-torn country, one family had to make a life or death decision for their own safety and future. For Elise Tossounian life in Beirut, Lebanon was paradise until the Lebanese Civil War began in 1975.  Their routine of work and school was disrupted as they had to deal with cons...

Fighting for feminism

Fighting for feminism

by Tara Lagattuta, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Feminism has been illustrated negatively and portrayed as angry women yelling at men for equal rights. However, sophomore Abby Stern created the Girl Up club this year to raise awareness and support for feminism. Stern says she was instilled with feminist morals ever since she was young because of...

Rochelle Randazzo and her incredible sauces

Rochelle Randazzo and her incredible sauces

by Rachel Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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There is something about consuming a home cooked meal that just makes people relax and enjoy the fleeting minutes of peace before returning to their hectic lives. So when Rochelle Randazzo placed the delectable pasta and fresh Alfredo sauce in front of my friend and I, we immediately felt amazing. ...

Life in Keda: the story of two years in the Peace Corps

Life in Keda: the story of two years in the Peace Corps

by Kobie Tsiang, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Tom Lyon wakes up and sees his own breath, frozen, to the top of his sleeping bag. Snow has piled high enough for about fifteen  New Jersey storms, and the town will spend approximately two weeks digging themselves out. After waking up, he takes his malaria pill, and goes to chop wood for the day w...

Family secrets

Family secrets

by Rebecca Podd, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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 Many families have their secrets, but math teacher Karen Buchar’s family was a secret itself for 25 years. Buchar has always known she was adopted. She grew up in Clifton with her adoptive parents and two adoptive sisters. She had been told her birth parents were dead, that they had both died in...

Biology major turned successful entrepreneur

Biology major turned successful entrepreneur

by Elizabeth Bonica, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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The 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre is the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history, leaving 32 dead and 17 wounded. All students were evacuated from the campus soon after and seniors ended their year with the grades they had, receiving their diplomas early with no formal celebration of their accomplishments....

Grabbing life by the horns

by Madelyn Willoughby, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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Nel Kerlen boarded a Holland-American Line boat at 26. Little did she know, this fateful voyage would not just permanently take her from one continent to another, she would also meet her future husband during the journey. With her daring and positive outlook she built a life, family, and career in G...

Asami Fujimoto’s life in three different countries

Asami Fujimoto’s life in three different countries

by Nah Lee, staff writer

January 30, 2018


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Asami Fujimoto is in New York, posing with her tea. She spent her early life in England and Japan and now living in Glen Rock. Asami Fujimoto who used to be a shy girl became stronger by learning how to adapt to the new environment after experiencing movements to the three different countries: England...

Life-saving junior lends a hand

Life-saving junior lends a hand

by Ian Stephenson, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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While most juniors complain of the stress that that particular year comes with, Glen Rock junior Andrew Sarna has some extra pressures. In addition to typical junior year stress, he also participates in three sports for the Panthers: football, track, and lacrosse, and volunteers as an EMT with the G...

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