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The Declaration

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The Declaration

From landlines to texting, society has discovered quicker and more efficient ways to communicate. GIFs or emojis have recently been an easy way to express opinion or emotion by simply inputting an image. Before typing that angry break-up paragraph consider; Can a GIF work better than words?
Can a GIF work better than words?
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • October 15, 2021

From landlines to texting, society has discovered quicker and more efficient ways to communicate. GIFs or emojis have recently been an easy way to express opinion or emotion by simply inputting an image. Before typing that angry break-up paragraph consider "Can a GIF work better than words?" What are GIFS? A GIF or graphical interchange format is...

Knowing the laws of karma
Knowing the laws of karma
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • October 13, 2021

You might have heard of the laws of the universe, but knowing the laws of karma are equally as important. Karma is a natural law and can be known as the “currency of life.” Being mindful of how the universe and karma works can have a significant impact on your views and mindset. An individual creates their own destiny through their own thoughts, actions, and words, creating...

Holiday movie trivia
By: Roopi Notra, reporter • December 21, 2020

Snow storm update
By: Christia Assa, Managing Editor • December 18, 2020

Reporting on remote learning instead of a snow day
By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief • December 16, 2020

Halloween Interviews
By: Niko DaSilva, Reporter • October 30, 2020

Snow storm aftermath
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • January 20, 2020

How to clean your sneakers
By: Niko DaSilva, Reporter • June 14, 2021

How to paint on glass
By: Roopindar Notra, reporter • May 26, 2021

How to make Ket Lime Pie
By: Olivia Bryant, reporter • May 26, 2021

How to braid hair
By: Lauren Dugan, Reporter • May 26, 2021

Watch out because the boys are back
Aaron Rodgers’ future with the Packers left unclear

Aaron Rodgers’ future with the Packers left unclear

June 15, 2021

Chess is shown to be a strategic sport

Chess is shown to be a strategic sport

June 15, 2021

2020-2021 boys’ tennis season end on a “perfect” note, 17-0

2020-2021 boys’ tennis season end on a “perfect” note, 17-0

June 14, 2021

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Teens should cherish their youth, social media says otherwise
“New normal” and its impact on the 2021-2022 school year

“New normal” and its impact on the 2021-2022 school year

June 15, 2021

Saying goodbye to the past four years

Saying goodbye to the past four years

June 15, 2021

The Palestinian situation needs resolution

The Palestinian situation needs resolution

June 15, 2021

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A view of Citi Field. the view from the inside is stunning and connot be replicated from a TV Screen.
Shared Experience: going to a ballpark during a pandemic
By: Colin Thompson, Reporter • June 15, 2021

Going to a baseball game is one of the best things you could ever do. But because of Covid-19, that great pastime was stripped away from us for...

My grandmother embellished my sweater with roses and butterflies. 
Embellish
By: Katherine Albuquerque, Reporter • October 15, 2021

Definition (verb) To make (something) more appealing or attractive with fanciful or decorative details. Sentence My grandmother embellished my sweater with roses and butterflies.

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What to wear is always an issue.
Trendy and affordable: what’s shaking the fashion world now
By: Dylan DaCunha, Reporter • June 17, 2021

Although current circumstances limit our ability to go out, you can still look incredible this fall season, and for an affordable price too. From clothes and accessories,...

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The word teach comes from Old English, and has been  used in English since the 9th century. Teacher dates from the late 13th century.
McCoy is a teacher and a role model
By: Haley O, reporter • May 7, 2021

Colonia High School, a school that promotes nothing but character, commitment, and community, is an environment that allows students to learn....

Legendary talk show host Larry King dies at 87
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Behind the scenes of Spaceballs
Behind the scenes of The Matrix

Behind the scenes of The Matrix

October 7, 2021

Behind the scenes of Joker

Behind the scenes of Joker

October 6, 2021

Behind the scenes of Unbreakable

Behind the scenes of Unbreakable

October 5, 2021

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Beyond the Ponytail: Episode 4
By: Emily Spillar, Co-Editor-In-Chief • March 29, 2021

"Women in the Military" - Women’s History Month, Women in the Military, Interview with Lindsey Melki.

Nothing but net podcast episode 5
By: Matthew Mendives, Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 19, 2021

Host Matthew Mendives interviews Amir Saddeh on the first half of the season.

“Sour” by Olivia Rodrigo has finally arrived, it couldn’t be more sweet
“Sour” by Olivia Rodrigo has finally arrived, it couldn’t be more sweet
By: Arianna Angel, Club Reporter • June 14, 2021

May 21st, being a popular release date for multiple artists, happened to be one of the best for one in particular. Record-Breaking Olivia Rodrigo takes first with a sweep...

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10 activities to do in quarantine
By: Christia Assa, Managing Editor • January 25, 2021

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October 12 – That’s so fetch

October 11 – Thinking with the heart and the head

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Banana bread is very good for your heart, which is all because of the bananas in them! Bananas are high in potassium, which regulates blood pressure and normalizes the hearts function.
How to make banana bread
By: Haley O’Neill, Reporter • June 11, 2021

Introduction From traditional recipes to ones found online, many recipes for making banana bread vary. Banana bread, an almost cake-like sweet can make your mouth water instantly--that...

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress singer, and model.
Quote of the day- Marilyn Monroe
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • June 11, 2021

“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as...

AP Style Guide: Punctuation, Capitalization, and SEO Score
By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor • December 4, 2020
Using Covid- 19 terms properly
By: Alexa Leviten, Managing Editor & Public Relations • December 4, 2020
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