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In 1888, the brand Mum was credited to be the first deodorant brand to contain ingredients that effectively killed odor-producing bacteria. Switching deodorant brands every six months help prevent your body from developing resistance from the product.
Switching to aluminum free deodorant can improve your health
By: Zanyiah Rivers, reporter • April 12, 2024

There's a debate on whether or not it's safe to use aluminum free deodorant or aluminum deodorant. According to Healthline "The American cancer society notes that there's no scientific evidence that using antiperspirants causes or worsens breast cancer. But some...

Purchased by Jeffrey Epstein in 1998, Little St. James is a private island in the US Virgin Islands. The property was nicknamed Little St. Jeff.
Jeffery Epstein Unfolded
January 31, 2024
Going to prom with friends or your significant other is a big milestone for your relationship.
Is having a prom date necessary?
By: Lily Borek, Editor • May 23, 2024

Teenagers who go to prom feel the need to have a date. If you don't have a date, it is seen as a way of "nobody likes you." This is not necessarily the case. It is a very stressful time for teens and they want to make the best out of it. Relationship problems can also get in the way and add on to the previous stress. Finding dresses and tuxedos is a whole other problem, but bringing...

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If interested in joining a pickleball team or playing, The Woodbridge Community Center pickleball courts. See the flier and their website for more information.
Pickleball: the fast-growing sport sweeping the nation
By: Shane Litterer, reporter • April 24, 2024

Pickleball, a sport that blends elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, has been steadily gaining popularity across the United States and beyond. Originating in the mid-20th century, this engaging and accessible...

Listing some of the classes a senior can take, student Jaden Espiritu presents his senior class schedule. The schedule is filled with many AP and duel enrollment courses.
Toxic rank environment needs to end
By: Jaden Espiritu, Reporter • April 12, 2024

Colonia High School students are being limited to what classes they can take. Teachers and guidance counselors believe that the level course a student takes can affect their...

Embracing the kiddie table
Embracing the kiddie table
December 20, 2023
Colonia Boys' Basketball 2023-2024
Colonia vs. Middle Township boys' basketball 2024
By: Dylan Maltez, Reporter • February 20, 2024

May 21st, 1996-Ken Griffey Jr becomes 8th youngest player to hit 200 home runs
May 21st, 1996-Ken Griffey Jr becomes 8th youngest player to hit 200 home runs
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • May 21, 2024

Hall of Fame slugger, Ken Griffey Jr hit his 200th homer in a game against the Boston Red Sox. Griffey was outstanding throughout the game, going...

Topping the Charts: Episode 1: Trending headlines of '24
By: Sofia Sokolow, Reporter • February 2, 2024

In this episode we are talking about Judge Deobra Redden, Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Kanye West along with his new wife Bianca Censori.

Araoluwas first birthday photo shoot. Smiling as her family tries to get her attention on the camera.
Should we celebrate first birthday parties? 
By: Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Reporter • May 2, 2024

People celebrate birthdays every day, acknowledging life's milestones and bringing loved ones together to enjoy the occasion. They provide an...

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Blake Lively is suited for the city, rather than an agrarian one. 
Word of the Day 05/07/2024
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • May 15, 2024
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Colonia, NJ
5:30 am8:14 pm EDT
Feels like: 66°F
Wind: 3mph S
Humidity: 83%
Pressure: 29.85"Hg
UV index: 0
79°F / 64°F
81°F / 64°F
72°F / 66°F

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Foodie review: Birria Kitchen's tacos
By: Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Reporter • April 24, 2024

Product review: bubble tea at Gong cha
By: Tiffany Sajow, Reporter • January 29, 2024

Goodbye . . . Hello (Starting Semester 2)
February 6, 2024

Valentine's Day Interviews 2023
By: Declaration Staff April 17, 2023

Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations, Seniors! You did it!Everyone else, have a great summer!
African Amercian Journalist: Ida B. Wells
African Amercian Journalist: Ida B. Wells
By: Cristian Alvarez, Reporter • March 7, 2024

Nails are one of the most sensitive parts of the body. But not many people realize how much harm you could be doing to your hands and nails by using UV driers.
Harmful side-effects of UV lights in nail salons
By: Bridget Lavelle, Reporter • May 3, 2024

One way of pampering yourself is a manicure. Treat yourself to something solely for the purpose of looks, design, creative expression, etc. When getting your nails done, it's...

Fireworks and Rollerblades album cover
Celebrating music with "Fireworks and Rollerblades" by Benson Boone
By: Arianna Angel, Club Reporter • May 1, 2024

On April 5, 2024, former American Idol contestant Benson Boone released his freshman album, “Fireworks and Rollerblades.”  Boone's Previous Work Even without the album...

Driving to the basket, Colonias Frank Lehmann looks to score between Luke Fresco (21) and Ryan Granito (5) of St. Joes.
Fun Fact 3/21/24
March 21, 2024

Statistically the most unproductive month in the US is March because of NBA basketball.

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Single cover for graces uninhibitedly.
grace on her newest release, "uninhibitedly"
By: Arianna Angel, Reporter • March 25, 2024

As we begin to reach late March and April is just around the corner, we at the music corner in the Declaration have decided upon a new special...

Be careful on the roads, pay attention to the road while driving.
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By: Jada Powell, Editor • May 23, 2024

It is illegal to drive blindfolded in Alabama.

You better give your donkey a proper sleeping place. Fun facts, donkeys can sleep standing for a while.
May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024
Sorry if you wanted a unicorn, have to stick with the basics here in Vermont.
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There are so many stories around about people leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to pursue a career in the arts
There are so many stories around about people leaving their 9 to 5 jobs to pursue a career in the arts
March 29, 2024

Cows prefer slow music
Cows prefer slow music
March 28, 2024
Paneras Home style Chicken Noodle Soup
Tasteful Menu Items at Clark Panera
By: Makena Mellito, Reporter • April 25, 2024

As soon as you enter Panera in Clark, New Jersey you are greeted with a decently sized waiting area. After you order there are lots of places to sit and wait like booths,...

May 23, 1911- New York Public Library Dedicated
May 23, 1911- New York Public Library Dedicated
By: Lily Borek, Editor • May 23, 2024

On this day in 1911, the New York Public Library was dedicated.

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