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Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

Students sing praises of Coffeehouse 42

by Dylaney Sabino, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 130 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, News, Showcase

Whether it was striking a chord, reciting a verse, or hitting a high note, Coffeehouse 42 was packed with all kinds of talented musicians, writers, singers and all around performers. Held twice a year, Coffeehouse is an acoustic event organized by the literary arts magazine Mobius, which is advised...

Track team crowned league champions for third year straight

Track team crowned league champions for third year straight

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017 • 57 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

It’s not the first or second time they’ve achieved this goal. The Glen Rock High School track team has now been crowned League Champions three years in a row. The team left school early at 1:30 p.m. to go to Emerson High School for the NJIC League Championships on May 2. They competed against teams ...

Efforts to stop smoking in school are not efficient

Efforts to stop smoking in school are not efficient

by Lillie Daschil, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017 • 95 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, bathrooms in the upstairs and downstairs science wing of the high school have been locked in response to students smoking in the bathrooms. This is an inconvenience to many students and teachers. Many classes are near these bathrooms and it is extremely obnoxious to have to walk twice the distance...

Is Earth Day worth celebrating or wasteful?

Is Earth Day worth celebrating or wasteful?

by Janice Lee, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017 • 47 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On April 22, 2017, people all over the world celebrated the 47th anniversary of Earth Day. It was started in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson to honor Earth’s sustainability and encourage protecting the habitat of this planet. It looks like the Earth is always in clean condition with all those bright everg...

Gay rights? More like human rights.

Gay rights? More like human rights.

by Diarra Smith, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017 • 56 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 Prom. One of the most exciting and memorable nights for some, yet for others not so much. In March 2016, two gay students attending French Settlement High School in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, were told that they were not welcome at their school's annual Senior Prom. They were casually waiting in ...

Community service should be promoted more prominently

by Luke Brangaccio, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017 • 24 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

After the many controversies of this school year, the Administration should focus on how to keep the student body on the right track and spend more time on productive activities. Whether it be minimum wage jobs, academic programs over the summer, or anything in between, students should be offered mor...

Pick a better day for Junior Prom

Pick a better day for Junior Prom

by Githmie Goonatilleke, Copy Editor
May 4, 2017 • 68 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Opinion, Showcase

The first week of June holds two important events for many high school students: Junior Prom and the SAT. The two events are scheduled back to back with Junior Prom on June 2 and the SAT on June 3. This conflict in scheduling is disadvantageous to students, as teenagers will have to wake up early af...

In the spotlight

In the spotlight

by James Boisits, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017 • 106 views
Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, In-Depth, Showcase, Sports

A Mistake to Remember With Glen Rock leading the Hawthorne Bears 54-39 on January 21, 2016 in one of the final games in the basketball team’s season, one Glen Rock player sat on the bench, begging to go in.With only a minute and 30 seconds left and Glen Rock holding a commanding lead, Sergio Galv...

The cost of censorship

The cost of censorship

by Chloe Siohan, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017 • 105 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Ann Coulter, a conservative activist, was scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley in late April, but was cancelled by the university over safety concerns (students threatened her with acts of violence). Bernie Sanders, an independent candidate who ran in the 2016 presidential election defended her rig...

What’s the problem with Hannah Baker?

What’s the problem with Hannah Baker?

by Jenny DeStefano, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017 • 91 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Netflix’s newest original series, 13 Reasons Why, has not ceased to entertain its viewers. Though the newbie cast and intense scenes made for incredible binge-viewing content, it has also wrongfully catalyzed dismay and outrage among parents, school boards, and even Australia’s mental health servic...

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