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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
By: Daisy Amaya, Reporter • January 31, 2024

Jeffery Epstein was an infamous wealthy man who used his charisma to get money and power to lure young girls into his home, jet and island to sexually abuse them with his associates. But what is even worse, is how he got away with it for so long. About Jeffery Epstein...

Artificial intelligence is often considered new technology, but the idea has been around since the 1950s. Premature AI systems were used to perform tasks such as playing chess and solving math problems.
AI attacks on the rise
September 12, 2023
2023 was definitely a year of interesting fashion comebacks. Some people chose the 80s, some the 90s, but a major comeback was 2000 and 2010s fashion.
2023's fashion encompasses lots of throwbacks
By: Lily Borek, Editor • January 26, 2024

2023 was definitely a year of interesting fashion comebacks. Some people chose the 80s, some the 90s, but a major comeback was 2000 and 2010's fashion. Low rise, baby tees, cargo pants and Uggs have been seen in almost every clothing store. Stores like Urban Outfitters have a wide variety of clothes from different decades of fashion. They are mostly known for their low rise...

Thanksgiving table with stuffing and turkey. Setting the mood with candles and acorns.
How to plan a Friendsgiving
November 27, 2023
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According to ABC 7, both quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes and Brock Purdy, were both in elementary school the last time an NFL team won consecutive Super Bowls.
Chiefs top 49ers to secure second straight Super Bowl
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • February 14, 2024

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs topped the 49ers by a score of 25-22 in Super Bowl 58. This win makes them the first team to go back to back since the 2004/2005 Patriots. It is Kansas City's 3rd win in 5 years, officially...

Embracing the kiddie table
Embracing the kiddie table
By: Joe Okoroagu, Reporter • December 20, 2023

In every family gathering or event, there comes a time when children and teens alike are faced with the bittersweet reality of graduating from the kiddie table. Some people...

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

February 23, 1986-Wade Boggs receives the richest amount awarded by an arbitration case
February 23, 1986-Wade Boggs receives the richest amount awarded by an arbitration case
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • February 23, 2024

Although he lost his arbitration case, the third baseman received 1.35 million dollars. He had initially sought 1.85 million dollars but arbitrator...

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.

MovieMania, Episode 3: Inside the Life of an AMC Worker
By: Joe Sanfilippo May 25, 2023

Today on MovieMania I will discuss with Matt Ryan the business of working a movie theater. We talk about the impact COVID had on movies, various...

MovieMania Podcast: Episode 2: And the Oscar goes to…
By: Joe Sanfilippo January 18, 2023

Joe and JP discuss their picks for the Golden Globes and Academy Awards. They also discuss some of the best movies and performances of the year....

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The white house has multiple buttresses of pillars in each corner of its walls. 
Word of the Day: 02/20/2024
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • February 20, 2024

Word of the Day: Buttress noun Definition: a structure built against a wall in order to support or strengthen it. Sentence: The white house has multiple buttresses...

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The Red Seas turbid waters made it difficult for the fisherman to get across.
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Product review: bubble tea at Gong cha
By: Tiffany Sajow, Reporter • January 29, 2024

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Dyson air wrap dupe
Dyson air wrap dupe
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, editor • February 22, 2024

In 2023 the hair dryer Dyson Supersonic was very popular, but what is The Dyson Supersonic its a hair dryer is engineered to protect hair from extreme heat damage, with fast...

The 2022-2023 Broadway season had an attendance of 12.3 million people and grossed nearly $1.6 billion.

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Broadway presents a year of surprises
By: Alyssa Cifelli, Reporter • January 30, 2024

Since being shut down due to Covid-19, 2022-2023 was the first full season on Broadway. With this came the debut of many new shows and revivals of stories that have been loved...

Just 6% of the 12,000 American JOurnalist included in a Pew Research analysis earlier this year identified as Black.
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February 15, 2024

When broadcast jounrmalist Bryant Gumbel joined NBC's Today show in 1981, he became the first Black person to headline a network morning show.

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Why Vacation?
By: Tiffany Sajow, Reporter • January 31, 2024

Down south they will use thier iron pans and wooden pots. Traditional Louisianan jambalaya does not follow state sanitary codes.
February 22, 2024 -- In Louisiana, jambalaya is above the law!
February 22, 2024

Apparently jambalaya does not have to follow state health codes. Eat at your own risk!

Bruno Mars is actually named Peter Hernandez.
Bruno Mars is actually named Peter Hernandez.
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, editor • February 19, 2024

He took the name Bruno after the famous wrestler Bruno Sammartino, who he resembled in appearance, according to his father. And the surname Mars...

Girl holding a warm cup of coffee.
Hot chocolate stirs up cultural difference awareness
By: Jaden Dominguez, Reporter • January 8, 2024

Hot chocolate is a popular beverage made from melted chocolate or cocoa powder, combined with either heated water or milk is hot chocolate. People often consume hot chocolate...

February 24, 1868- Andrew Johnson impeached
February 24, 1868- Andrew Johnson impeached
By: Lily Borek, Editor • February 24, 2024

On this day in 1868, the 17 president of the United States, Andrew Johnson was impeached.

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