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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
Healthy lifestyle habits for teens and adults
Healthy lifestyle habits for teens and adults
By: Aurora Mena Barrios, editor • April 23, 2024

Developing positive lifestyle habits is crucial in today's fast-paced world filled with busy schedules and constant digital distractions.   These habits not only enhance physical health but also boost mental sharpness, emotional balance, and overall vitality.   Let's now delve into six essential practices that form the basis of a holistic lifestyle. Nutritious eating Optimal...

Application from Shoprite careers tab. Applications have become more accessible on stores websites.
Finding a job as a teen
February 27, 2024
Recent Sports Scores
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

April 24, 2004- Chargers select Eli Manning with the number 1 overall pick
April 24, 2004- Chargers select Eli Manning with the number 1 overall pick
By: Dylan Miller, Editor • April 24, 2024

In the 2004 draft, Ole Miss quarterback, Eli Manning was the consensus number 1 overall pick. The pick was held by the Chargers coming off of...

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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On Good Friday, there are always two masses to make sure everyone is able to attend.
Word of the Day 03/29/2024
By: Daniella Albuquerque, Editor-in-chief • March 29, 2024

Word of the Day: Good Friday noun Definition: the Friday before Easter observed in churches as the anniversary of the crucifixion of Christ and in some states of the...

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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

Walking into prom, one can see the various colors, styles, shapes, and cuts to the dresses. Some dresses can be simple, whereas others can be over-the-top.
Guide to dress shopping this prom season
By: Faith Ruth, Reporter • April 15, 2024

With prom and Cotillion season only 3 months away it's officially time to start considering your prom dress and coordination. Teenage girls might make reservations for dress...

A theater sits empty.
Why Hollywood hides musicals
By: Joao Julca, Reporter • April 15, 2024

The Birth of Movie Musicals Movie musicals are by no means anything new. The first movie musical was “The Jazz Singer” released nearly a hundred years ago in 1927. More...

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...

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
Some signs at the Ugly Dumpling location in Edison stand out from other decorations. The signs show different cartoon images of some of the food presented at the location.
Ugly Dumpling and its dumplings won't disappoint
By: Jaden Espiritu, Reporter • April 22, 2024

April 24, 1800- Library of Congress established
April 24, 1800- Library of Congress established
By: Lily Borek, Editor • April 24, 2024

On this day in 1800, President John Adams approved legislation to have $5,000 to purchase books necessary for Congress.

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