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Isaiah McCall
Isaiah McCall, is a 17  year old senior at Colonia high school.  This is his second year writing for the declaration but hasn't written since Freshmen year. English has always been his favorite subject since he loves to write. Isaiah has been working  for Woodbridge township for almost two years now after school. His favorite movie is Martin Scorsese's 'The Departed" and his favorite television show is Breaking Bad.

Isaiah McCall, Fall editor & writer

Jan 25, 2015
Trivia Crack, Here and gone? (Story/Media)
Jan 22, 2015
Atrophy (n) – A decrease in size or wasting away or progressive decline (Story)
Jan 15, 2015
Beverage (n) – a drink, especially one other than water. (Story)
Jan 13, 2015
Palatable (adj) – (of food or drink) pleasant to taste. (Story)
Jan 12, 2015
Political (adj) – of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country. (Story)
Jan 09, 2015
Fabulous (adj) – extraordinary, especially extraordinarily large (Story)
Jan 08, 2015
Dogma (n) – Prevailing code, tenet or doctrine. (Story)
Jan 07, 2015
Spat (n) – a quarrel about petty points (Story)
Jan 06, 2015
ombudsman (n) – a government official who investigates complaints made by individuals against public officials (Story)
Jan 05, 2015
Fallible (adj) – liable to be erroneous (Story)
Jan 02, 2015
Rubricate (v) – to mark or color with red. (Story)
Jan 01, 2015
Fissile (adj) – capable of being split or divided in the direction of the grain or along natural planes of cleavage (Story)
Dec 31, 2014
Elate (v) – make (someone) ecstatically happy (Story)
Dec 30, 2014
Unnatural (adj) – contrary to the ordinary course of nature; abnormal. (Story)
Dec 29, 2014
Candor (n) – Openness or frankness (Story)
Dec 26, 2014
Anime (n) – a style of Japanese film and television animation, typically aimed at adults as well as children. (Story)
Dec 25, 2014
Christmas (n) – the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ’s birth, held on December 25 in the Western Church. (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
2014: a tech year (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
Exquisite (adj) – extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate. (Story)
Dec 23, 2014
Lethargic (adj) – affected by lethargy; sluggish and apathetic. (Story)
Dec 22, 2014
Psychiatry (n) – a dread of dirt or filth. (Story)
Dec 19, 2014
Syncretic (adj) – characterized or brought about by a combination of different forms of belief or practice (Story)
Dec 17, 2014
Ergonomic (adj) – a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely (Story)
Dec 16, 2014
What’s up at the Evergreen. (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2014
Pirouette (n) – an act of spinning on one foot, typically with the raised foot touching the knee of the supporting leg. (Story)
Dec 15, 2014
Monotonous (adj) – dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest. (Story)
Dec 12, 2014
Flapdoodle (n) – nonsense (Story)
Dec 11, 2014
Allege (v) – to assert without proof or before proving (Story)
Dec 10, 2014
Navigator (n) – a person who directs the route or course of a ship, aircraft, or other form of transportation (Story)
Dec 09, 2014
mellifluous (adj) – having a smooth rich flow (Story)
Dec 08, 2014
Arbitrate (v) – To settle differences between two or more parties; to mediate. (Story)
Dec 05, 2014
Officious (adj) – interfering; offering unwanted advice (Story)
Dec 04, 2014
Predispose (v) -make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Haggard (adj) – wild in appearance (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Solander (n) – a protective box made in the form of a book, for holding such items as botanical specimens, maps, and color plates. (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
penultimate (adj) – occurring immediately before the last one : next to the last (Story)
Nov 25, 2014
Why you should take TAPS your senior year (Story)
Nov 25, 2014
Translator (n) – a person who translates from one language into another (Story)
Nov 24, 2014
Bland (adj) – lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting. (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
Cursory (adj) – hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed. (Story)
Nov 20, 2014
Unnatural (adj) – contrary to the ordinary course of nature; abnormal (Story)
Nov 19, 2014
Substantial (adj) – of considerable importance, size, or worth. (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Is Black Friday actually worth it? (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Saga (n) – a long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval prose narrative in Old Norse or Old Icelandic. (Story)
Nov 17, 2014
Exodus (n) – a mass departure of people, especially emigrants. (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Kismet (n) – destiny; fate. (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Personification (n) – the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Logistics (adj) – managing the details of an operation (Story)
Nov 07, 2014
Abate (v) – (of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative) become less intense or widespread. (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Edification (n) – the instruction or improvement of a person morally or intellectually. (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Pious (adj) – devoutly religious (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
Voracious (adj) – wanting or devouring great quantities of food (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
What makes a good commercial? (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Copious (adj) – abundant in supply or quantity. (Story)
Oct 31, 2014
Sinister (adj) – giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen. (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Anticipate (v) – regard as probable; expect or predict. (Story)
Oct 29, 2014
Abnormal (adj) – deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying. (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Uncanny (adj) – strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way. (Story)
Oct 27, 2014
Zany (adj) – amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic. (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Administrator (n) – a person responsible for running a business (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Giberish (n) – unintelligible or meaningless speech (Story)
Oct 17, 2014
Loitering (v) – stand or wait around idly or without apparent purpose. (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
Ancillary (adj) – providing necessary support to the primary activities. (Story)
Oct 14, 2014
Maniacal (adj) – affected with or suggestive of madness (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
Defunct (adj)- no longer existing or functioning. (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
Circumvent (v) – find a way around (an obstacle). (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Baleful (adj) – threatening harm; menacing. (Story)
Oct 07, 2014
Aesthetic (adj) – concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. (Story)
Oct 06, 2014
Malice (n) – the intention or desire to do evil; ill will. (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
Jaunt (n) – a short excursion or journey for pleasure. (Story)
Oct 02, 2014
Elocution (n) – the skill of clear and expressive speech, art of public speaking. (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Ready or not here comes IOS 8 (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Intrepid (adj) – fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect). (Story)
Sep 30, 2014
Renegade (n) – a person who deserts and betrays an organization, country, or set of principles. (Story)
Sep 29, 2014
Astonishing (Adj) – extremely surprising or impressive; amazing. (Story)
Sep 24, 2014
Gregarious (Adj) – (of a person) fond of company; sociable. (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
Mutilate (v) – inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on. (Story)
Sep 22, 2014
Veal (n) – the flesh of a calf, used as food. (Story)
Sep 19, 2014
Euphoria (n) – a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness. (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Colonia Girls Soccer kicks off the season on new turf field. (Story)
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