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A Tale of Two Cookies: An Investigative Exposé

A Tale of Two Cookies: An Investigative Exposé

by Jillian Rotondaro, Kelly Streaser, and Anna Lis
October 19, 2012 • 1,002 views
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

It’s tough to come across a student in our school who isn’t entirely infatuated with the cafeteria’s cookies: soft, chocolatey, and warm. This year we have been blessed with fifth period lunch. So, although we’re practically eating at the crack of dawn (11 o’clock in the morning), the cookies...

Smoke and Mirrors: Avoiding the Pitfalls of High School Social Life

Smoke and Mirrors: Avoiding the Pitfalls of High School Social Life

by Andrew Brennan, News Editor
October 18, 2012 • 950 views
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

I have not imbibed alcoholic beverages, smoked, or used drugs while in high school. I’m neither here to preach nor praise myself, but rather just to reflect on my experiences, hopefully to the benefit of underclassmen. My high school experience has been fulfilling but also one that hasn’t been...

A surprise winner?

A surprise winner?

by Trevor LaVine, Staff Writer
October 5, 2012 • 557 views
Filed under Opinion

Last night was the first presidential debate for the 2012 election. The two main candidates, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, met in Colorado to discuss their viewpoints of various topics of contention. Not surprisingly, the number one issue was the economy. Nearly the entire debate was spent on tax plans,...

School & Stress: A Tale of Homework, Sports, and College Admissions

School & Stress: A Tale of Homework, Sports, and College Admissions

by Kelly Streaser, Advertising Manager
October 5, 2012 • 713 views
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Imagine this: It’s half way through your lunch period, and your turkey sandwich remains untouched. You haven’t eaten anything yet, because you’re finishing the English homework that you couldn’t do last night. You didn’t get home until 8:00 because your team had an away game, and then you had...

China’s Island Legerdemain

China’s Island Legerdemain

by Alexander Dragona, Staff Writer
October 4, 2012 • 482 views
Filed under Opinion

The Diaoyu Islands play a big role in fishing land, shipping ports and possible oil deposits to Japan. Japan had spent about 10 years surveying these 8 Islands; then, on January 14th 1895, claimed them as their own Diaoyu Islands. This had never been a problem with China until the issue of unclaim...

Glen Rock HS: Fielding a Winner

Glen Rock HS: Fielding a Winner

by Kelly Streaser, Advertising Manager
September 27, 2012 • 642 views
Filed under Opinion

          It is the early spring at Glen Rock High School. So far, April showers have not brought May flowers, just more rain. All outdoor Games are cancelled for the day, and unless this rain stops right now, they won’t happen tomorrow either. Once the field dries up (probably weeks later) i...

Broken? Commenting on the new athletic fields and student injuries

Broken? Commenting on the new athletic fields and student injuries

by Daniel Stein, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2012 • 526 views
Filed under Opinion

According to the NFL’s Injury and Safety Panel, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur 88 percent more frequently in games played on synthetic turf than in games played on grass. Despite this critical medical concern, the Glen Rock Board of Education approved a plan to revamp the school’s...

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