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Why Prom at Space Odyssey is a good thing

Why Prom at Space Odyssey is a good thing

by Ben Solomon, Multimedia Manager

December 12, 2017


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Space. The final frontier, or is it? The Senior class will soon vote on what the venue for its senior prom will be. The original plan was for it to be held at Space Odyssey, but it was met with backlash as people felt it was not formal enough and that it was more suited from something like a bar/ba...

Why I don’t want my Senior Prom at The Space Odyssey

Why I don’t want my Senior Prom at The Space Odyssey

by Unsigned Opinion

December 11, 2017


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The Senior Prom. It’s the big one we all look forward to since we first enter high school. Previously, the formality of Glen Rock’s school dances have always progressed by grade in regards to venue and dress code. Sophomore Semi in the courtyard. Junior Prom at Macaluso’s. Senior Prom at The...

Why it’s ok that we’re wearing red at graduation

Why it’s ok that we’re wearing red at graduation

by Unsigned Op-Ed

December 7, 2017


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I am a cisgender female. I identify as female. I'm okay with wearing a red cap and gown to graduation if I know it makes people feel comfortable and feel free to be themselves at graduation. While technically white is one of the school colors, I believe it is fair to say it is not the most dominant....

Why I want to wear white at my graduation

Why I want to wear white at my graduation

by Christine Nappi, Copy Editor

December 6, 2017


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At graduation this June, the tradition of boys wearing red and girls wearing white will be broken, for all students will be wearing a red cap and gown. Girls wearing white has been a tradition ever since the first class graduating class of 1959, and many students are enraged that it's changing. T...

Why we hate freshmen

Why we hate freshmen

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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Every year, students are spoken to about kindness and friendship amongst the grades and how the incoming freshmen need to be treated with both of them instead of constant alienation. This is despite a fact that we all know: freshmen are lame. As much as we can talk about how “freshman hate” is hazing a...

‘Get Out’ to compete as a comedy at the Golden Globes

‘Get Out’ to compete as a comedy at the Golden Globes

by Isis Kirkland, Twitter Manager

November 27, 2017


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“Get Out” is a satirical thriller that came out early 2017. It quickly became a favorite amongst audiences, appearing all over social media and is cleaning up at the box office. The movie, directed by Jordan Peele, is currently in the running to be nominated for Best Comedy or Musical in the 2018...

Chinese (and Japanese and Korean and Indian) and Asian Culture Club

Chinese (and Japanese and Korean and Indian) and Asian Culture Club

by The Glen Echo Editorial Board

November 24, 2017


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Asian Club recently changed their name to Chinese and Asian Culture Club in accordance with the school administration. According to Principal John Arlotta the name change was decided in the interest to further develop the Chinese language program. In contrast, the Spanish, French and Latin language...

Misappropriating “American”

Misappropriating “American”

by The Glen Echo Editorial Board

November 23, 2017


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The Census Bureau reports that there are at least 350 languages spoken in the United States, but according to a Cliffside Park High School teacher, we should all be speaking “American.” In a video recorded by a student, the English teacher was heard saying that “the men and women are fightin...

Jenner jacks designs from black business PluggedNYC

Jenner jacks designs from black business PluggedNYC

by Isis Kirkland, Staff Writer

June 22, 2017


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Kylie Jenner has been in some hot water recently, due to accusations of her stealing designs from a smaller company called PluggedNYC. PluggedNYC sells its merchandise through the store ASOS. When Kylie released her new line of camo clothing, people took to Twitter to point out the similarities betwe...

Year-end stress

Year-end stress

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


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When June hits in Glen Rock High School, students are especially frantic. Teachers pile up assignments like no other time of the year. With finals coming up, there are massive study guides, final projects and much more that students need to do. Finals are very stressful. The study guides that you need to com...

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