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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

October 31, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Clubs, Opinion, Showcase

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

October 24, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion

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...

Why we hate freshmen

Why we hate freshmen

by Ann Butler, Staff Writer

June 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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...

Year-end stress

Year-end stress

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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...

Insects in the school

Insects in the school

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Recently, in the girl's bathroom next to the cafeteria an ant was found on the toilet seat. This is extremely disgusting and poses the question of how clean the school really is. I have found ants all over the school, along with many other students. Whether it is in the bathroom, in my locker, on d...

Cookie cutter kids

Cookie cutter kids

by Daisy Tahan, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I am sick of people not having their own personalities and not possessing the ability to stand up for themselves and make their own choices. This is a recurring issue throughout our school and throughout society as a whole. In my grade, this particularly stands out as a problem in groups of girls...

Judgement zone

Judgement zone

by Nicole Settlow, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

She walks into school with her navy blue raggedy sweatpants ripped at her ankles; her oversized black sweatshirt reaches her knees. She takes off her sweatshirt, and her shirt is filled with bleach stains. Her hair is thrown up into a bun, hair sticking out everywhere. People stare, whisper, and wond...

Reckless driving is not wreckless driving

Reckless driving is not wreckless driving

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There’s always something you should remember when driving: Driving is a privilege not a right. However, accidents still occur often, due to reckless driving. Accidents on highways, like Route 4, are especially frequent. People are taking advantage of their driving privileges and are causing injuries and de...

Broadway showcases spectacular new musical, ‘Anastasia’

Broadway showcases spectacular new musical, ‘Anastasia’

by Katherine Hikin, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

If I could travel through time, I would, without a doubt, go back to the night I saw the brand new musical Anastasia, which opened on Broadway on April 24. The musical’s simple, yet breathtaking scenery and costumes, along with the phenomenal voices and skills of the actors and actresses, are worth...

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