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Wyckoff Economy Shop gives back to local schools

Wyckoff Economy Shop gives back to local schools

by Kaitlin Stansel, Social Media Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase

As the butterfly pin was removed from a thick bed of plastic beads, tarnished metals, and dulled jewels, its glistening gems reflected the light in such a way that caught even a distracted eye. The alluring bijou was thoughtlessly placed on the freshly shined glass counter top. The broach sat patiently ...

Those without senioritis

Those without senioritis

by Ryan Stolz, Sports Editor

May 9, 2016


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It is a strange predicament when the writer of the story finds himself at the epicenter of his topic, like standing in the eye of the hurricane and watching the gyre of winds swirl around it. Yet, as a senior journalist graduating this June, I move through the rites of passage familiar to those befor...

Glen Rock reporter anchors Emmy-nominated program

Glen Rock reporter anchors Emmy-nominated program

by Lilia Wood, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


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The Japanese government doesn’t want anyone to know the story that Glen Rock resident Minnie Roh has told in her Emmy-nominated story.   It has denied its involvement, claimed that the women were ‘volunteers,’ and attempted to remove passages from American textbooks. The Japanese governm...

Quinn tackles diabetes

Quinn tackles diabetes

by Sophie Ferreri, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


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The suede couch seemed to swallow up 11-year old Michael Quinn as he napped. The living room, an assortment of warm-toned colors, had a doorless divide into the kitchen. Michael’s mother, standing a few feet away from Michael, brushed away pizza bagel crumbs from the counter.

Giving the gift of gold

Giving the gift of gold

by Christina Howie, Copy Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Student Life

The air of the Boston Children’s Hospital corridor is thick with the odor of bleach and sterilized equipment.  The muffled sound of the televisions from the different rooms resonates throughout the hallway: soap operas, cartoons and current events being discussed on ABC News. The slate grey and...

A bettor fantasy

A bettor fantasy

by Lee Hasselman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports

Names in the following article have been altered to protect the identities of the people described. It’s 8:30 on Sunday night: millions of eyes stare at television sets and witness some of America’s best athletes competing in Sunday Night Football. While thousands of people flock to stadiums and...

Glen Rock: A Retrospective

Glen Rock: A Retrospective

by Julia Rooney, Multimedia Manager

April 28, 2016


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The air was thick and hot and the sun was just about to retire for the day. The clear sky was filled with fireworks, almost as if it were the fourth of July.

The girl who twirls

The girl who twirls

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


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“Girls ready?” the judge asks the five girls wearing black leotard dresses. The girls stand in the center of an open gym, watched by groups of people in the audience.  Mandy Rosengren, one of the baton twirlers, was feeling slightly nervous as she waited for the silence to fill.  She could feel ...

Curtains close on Teacher Talent Show

Curtains close on Teacher Talent Show

by Julia Blando, Senior Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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  Since Glen Rock High School was opened in the 1950s, talent shows, presentations, assemblies, and other school events have taken place here for both the middle school and high school: the stage. Hidden behind the deep red curtains are shadows of the memories. Footprints in the history of th...

NDE Rad Jams and Good Vibes: Building a Community

NDE Rad Jams and Good Vibes: Building a Community

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor

April 6, 2016


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About a hundred heads gather in a small, hot venue. It is the basement of a building in Montclair, New Jersey, that houses a fancy French restaurant on the first floor and apartments above that. There is no sign that tells people they have arrived at The Meatlocker—just a small sign with a down arrow...

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