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Choose Prom

Choose Prom

by Christine Nappi, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017 • 38 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Prom is the night everyone’s been waiting for. Dresses, tuxes, corsages, dancing, each and every aspect of Prom creates an unforgettable evening for all. Yet some are choosing to ditch this unforgettable evening and attend the Governors Ball Music Festival instead. Better known as “Gov Ball,” the music f...

13 Reasons Why misrepresents suicide and bullying

13 Reasons Why misrepresents suicide and bullying

by Jordan Carr, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017 • 76 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Created into a hit show from a best selling book, 13 Reasons Why was released on Netflix on March 31 as a Netflix Original Series. This one-season-show consists of thirteen gruesome episodes, each revolving around a different “tape” about thirteen different people. The fictional show is based on th...

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

Redbubble stickers popping up everywhere

by Michelle DeMaria
April 6, 2017 • 78 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, Opinion, Showcase

Redbubble stickers are decorating laptops by storm. A trend is emerging, as more and more students embellish their laptops in a collage-like fashion. These high-quality stickers are to your laptop as "Emojis" are to your text messages: they get your point across in a colorful way. Straight out of Melbourn...

Trump Tweets and the controversy behind them

Trump Tweets and the controversy behind them

by Ben Solomon, Senior Staff Writer
January 30, 2017 • 136 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

Presidential elect Donald J. Trump has raised a fair amount of controversy, much of which stems from his Twitter account. These are some of the most controversial Trump tweets: 1 With the nation tearing itself apart trying to find any dirt about what went on during the election, Donald Trump decided to put ...

Pit Bullies?

Pit Bullies?

by Daisy Tahan, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017 • 118 views
Filed under Opinion

Around 1.2 million dogs are killed every year. 40% of those dogs are pit bulls. But why are so many people afraid of certain dogs just because of their breed? The answer to that question will change depending on who you ask. Some people believe that certain types of dogs (such as pit bulls) are born...

Running the track during a sporting event

Running the track during a sporting event

by Olivia Traphagen
June 8, 2016 • 346 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

Running the track during a sporting event should be allowed. Though lacrosse balls can be dangerous, the person running the track should be held accountable if he or she gets hurt, not the player who threw the ball. A runner should be allowed to run the track at any time -- the turf field and t...

Uber convenient rides shuttle students safely

Uber convenient rides shuttle students safely

by Lee Hasselmann and Jason Messenbrink
May 4, 2016 • 433 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Glen Rock High School students have started to utilize a new mode of transportation around town and elsewhere: Uber. Mostly used for quick, inexpensive rides, Uber has been used by many Glen Rock students as an alternative form of transportation. “I think it's really useful and it's a good w...

Music in class: helpful or distraction

Music in class: helpful or distraction

by Olivia Lorenzo, Senior Staff Writer
April 26, 2016 • 478 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Student Life

Everyday, cell phones become more and more common in the everyday classroom. They can be used as a learning tool or as a distraction for certain students. In an average classroom, one can find a handful of students with headphones in their ears listening to music. Some teachers allow the use of cell ...

DIY ethics and mainstream success

DIY ethics and mainstream success

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor
April 25, 2016 • 254 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

The terms “DIY (Do It Yourself)” and “mainstream” are rarely used in the same sentence. Many DIY musicians and bands do not see mainstream success, so these terms almost never go hand and hand. Some DIY bands get lucky and are signed to a major record label or a “gateway label,” whic...

Considering a new form of journalism

by Beth Keefe, Multimedia Manager
January 22, 2016 • 324 views
Filed under Opinion

As journalism expands, newspapers and magazines have become second to the new fad of internet based information; much of today’s news can be found with just a click of a button. In October 2014, a podcast titled Serial was released following the murder of an 18-year-old girl, Hae Min Lee and the ...

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