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Fun fact about the Jersey shore: Due to sand deposits from northern beaches, Wildwood beaches grow by 10-20 feet per year.
New Jersey shores curfews placed onto teens
By: Makena Mellito, Reporter • June 12, 2024

After the events at Seaside Heights during Memorial Day Weekend, over 20 New Jersey beach towns have enforced new curfews for people under the age of 17. Even beaches that have not had these issues are also beginning to enforce these newfound curfews. Non-Curfew Towns There...

Offering yoga as a high school elective could improve students overall
Offering yoga as a high school elective could improve students overall
By: Zanyiah Rivers, Reporter • June 16, 2024

Did you know yoga benefits the mind, body, and soul promoting overall well-being and self-discovery? Introducing yoga as a physical activity for the gym could help provide students with numerous benefits that contribute to their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here are some compelling reasons to consider it: Benefits for physical health Enhanced Flexibility and...

Recent Sports Scores
Clark does not need coffee to be motivated and moxie for his race.
How to get recruited for college athletics
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • June 14, 2024

Throughout high school, many student-athletes all across the world go through the process of how to get recruited to college athletics. Whether it is Division I, Division II or Division III athletics, thousands...

The Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) mission is to prevent vehicle-related-crashes. Are these signs helping or causing more crashes?
Funny highway signs in NJ cause distractions
By: Jada Powell, Editor • June 14, 2024

On the highway there have been signs informing people to pay attention to their driving, reminding them to wear a seat belt, or to not drive under the influence. These signs...

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

June 7th, 1978- Washington Bullets win the NBA Finals
June 7th, 1978- Washington Bullets win the NBA Finals
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • June 7, 2024

The Washington Bullets(now known as the Wizards), won the series in 7 games over the Seattle Supersonics(Now known as the Oklahoma City Thunder)....

Girl Talk: Episode 1: Shopping addictions
By: Gabryelle Chouloute, Daniella Albuquerque, and Jada Powell June 12, 2024

Cultural Beauty: Episode 1: hair types and routines
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Zanyiah Rivers, and Faith Ruth May 30, 2024

(Left) I started Acctutane in July of 2023, as you can see my acne was severe. (Right) Seven months later, I was coming to an end of my journey.
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Accutane may be the only cure for acne
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • June 5, 2024

Acne is a common factor that many teens, young adults and even adults deal with. According to the Amercian Academy of Dermatology Association,"...

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Gossiping was the main theme of Gossip Girl. 
Word of the Day 06/06/2024
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • June 11, 2024
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Boys' Volleyball season behind the scenes
By: Oreofeoluwa I. Gidado, Reporter • June 17, 2024

Crumbl cookie review
By: Cristian Alvarez, Reporter • June 17, 2024

Goodbye . . . Hello (Starting Semester 2)
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Valentine's Day Interviews 2023
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Countdown to Graduation
Congratulations, Seniors! You did it!Everyone else, have a great summer!
Natalie Keyssar is a documentary photographer based in Brooklyn, New York.
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By: Aurora Mena Barrios, editor • May 30, 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...

The Whos Tommy Revival is Sensational
The Who's Tommy Revival is Sensational
By: Joao Julca, Reporter • May 30, 2024

The Who’s "Tommy" is a British Rock Opera created by Pete Townshend and The Who’s. Originally created in 1969 as a concept album it was later made into an odd experimental...

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...

It is important to take care of your property. You can get fined for an unkept lawn.
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By: Jada Powell, Editor • June 18, 2024

In Acworth, Georgia all citizens must own a rake.

They do not want you having fun on Sundays it seems.
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June 17, 2024
If you look into it, there are many different words that English speaking Europeans use rather than in America.
June 14, 2024
June 14, 2024
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
When ordering at La Chula Tex-Mex & House 157, you will be able to experience Carribean, Mexican, Nigerian, and more. The chicken tacos comes with a colorful array vegetables & guacamole.
Local Nearby Grubs Worth Your Money
By: Faith Ruth, Reporter • May 28, 2024

La Chula Tex-Mex Rahway NJ Want to visit a Local Grub nearby? La Chula Tex-Mex promises a vibrant and flavorful dining experience, but its offerings proved to be a mixed...

May 25, 1977- Star Wars Opens in Theaters
May 25, 1977- "Star Wars" Opens in Theaters
By: Lily Borek, Editor • May 25, 2024

On this day in 1977, the famous movie "Star Wars" opens in theaters.

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