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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


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


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


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


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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