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Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

Red Sox predicted to win the World Series

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

It has been an extremely exciting start to the MLB playoffs so far, and only four teams are left.. Left in the ALCS is the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox. The Astros swept the Indians in the ALDS division 3-0. The Boston Red Sox are returning from an incredible series, where they beat the Y...

World series predictions

by Colin Boisits, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

It has been an extremely exciting start to the MLB playoffs so far, and we are now left with only 4 teams. In the ALCS the Houston Astros, who swept the Indians in the ALDS 3-0 are playing the Boston Red Sox who sent the New York Yankees back home in disbelief winning the series 3-1 and even winning...

3D-printed guns should be illegal

3D-printed guns should be illegal

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

3D printed guns are getting closer and closer to being open to the public. This summer, the State Department allowed Defense Distributed to release the blueprints for 3D printer guns online. Defense Distributed is a online organization ran by Cody Wilson, that develops digital weapon plans and blueprints,...

All high school students should take option

All high school students should take option

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

The Glen Rock High School Guidance Department describes the option course as “essential in helping students develop time management skills and providing access to teachers, guidance counselors... [and other resources]”. The course is applied as a class, so during the one period students can use the...

Why we should support Nike’s Colin Kaepernick advertisement

Why we should support Nike’s Colin Kaepernick advertisement

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers, decided to take kneel during the National Anthem before a game started in 2016. Kaepernick felt that taking a knee would be an appropriate way to protest ongoing racism towards black Americans. Since then, Kaepernick has been both support...

Why all grades should be able to go out for lunch

Why all grades should be able to go out for lunch

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

Each grade should be able to go out to lunch. The negatives that come with school lunch outweigh the positives. The school would benefit more if every grade was allowed to leave campus for lunch.The high school is less than one mile away from downtown Glen Rock, so there is no need to drive there. The...

How a high school student feels about Fat Noobs closing

How a high school student feels about Fat Noobs closing

by Alex Vicinanza, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion

Local late night “fat sandwich” shop, Fat Noobs, was forced to close down on August 25th. Fat Noobs was located in downtown Glen Rock, where Bagel Gourmet is currently located. While Bagel Gourmet is open during the day, Fat Noobs was open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. It started as a small business, b...

Snap-Raise benefits athletic teams and their fundraisers

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

June 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Fundraising for sports has become a way of life for many high school teams as well as travel and club sports teams. With either bake sales or by going door to door or even asking online, sports teams have raised hundreds of dollars by fundraising just so they can afford certain equipment. It seems lik...

Students athletes shouldn’t take gym class

by Ryan Hornish, Staff Writer

June 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Photo Credit: Ryan Hornish I believe that Student Athletes should not take Physical Education while they are in an athletic season. Per the Merriam Webster Dictionary, Physical Education (P.E.) is the instruction in the development and care of the body ranging from simple calisthenic exercises to a course o...

The Dark is Not Scary

by Sophie Molloy, Staff Writer

June 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

You take a deep breathe as you turn off the lights in your room. The sprint to your bed that follows to beat the unknown lurking in the dark, it being ready to grab you and pull you into the darkness.   Ideally, it is dark for 12 hours of the day and light for the other half.  We use this solar ...

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