Presidential Debate: is one option truly better than the other?

Katarzyna Pirog, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

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On November 9, 2016, our country will know who its new president will be. So far we have had the chance to witness all three presidential debates between businessman Donald Trump (Republican Party) and Secretary Hillary Clinton (...

CV days: Why increasing cardio is worth it

Katarzyna Pirog, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

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This school year the Lake Park’s West Campus Gym Department came up with a new idea called CV days. The teachers want to improve the pacer scores of their students and by giving more opportunities to increase activity in gym. W...

Why CV days may be doing more harm than good

Antoinette Lobello, Perspective Editor

September 22, 2016

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While wanting to get pacer scores up and increasing the health of students is a great idea, the way the West Campus gym department is doing them is not. CV days aren’t truly helpful to students who are actually trying to become...

Pokemon craze has embarrassed lots of players. But it’s done some good too

Antoinette Lobello, Perspective Editor

September 16, 2016

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Pokemon Go is a smartphone game that has spread across the world. Pretty much everyone and their mother knows someone who plays Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go is an Augmented Reality game that takes the fictional pokemon and brings ...

School dress codes inequable, cause for concern

Kayah Hornik, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

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Thighs, shoulders, and midriffs are just a couple body parts that females are told to cover up nowadays. Why? Well it’s because they’re considered a learning distraction in schools. Long shirts, sweaters, cardigans, and jeans...

No, Deadpool is not kid-friendly. Why do you even have to ask?

Juliet Furlong, Perspective Editor

March 3, 2016

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Many parents, after viewing Deadpool with their young children have complained that the crudely comedic movie is  inappropriate for young children. One knee-jerk reaction to such a complaint is usually “Why did you bring yo...

Fear and the Media

L Martin, Staff Editor

April 23, 2015

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If one were to continuously watch the news, they would think that every second of every hour of every day, someone in the world was dying. Although this is true, they would believe it was due to planes mysteriously disappearing;...

History might be history in schools

Antoinette Lobello, Staff Editor

April 23, 2015

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The history of time -- or the history of the US that is -- has been told to every student ever since Kindergarten with the lovely rhyme about Columbus, the ocean blue, and 1492. But something is wrong with the way history is taught...

Lack of young voters a disturbing reality

Erin Bottino, Staff Editor

December 5, 2014

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Voting. It’s a part of life that, while sometimes annoying, is a necessary evil. The democratic process is taught to Americans at an early age, and it has been used to decide everything from what to eat for dinner to who the...

Great critics of America in history

October 24, 2014

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Charles Dickens was particularly disgusted with America's tobacco habit, and vented about it while in Washington D.C. He labeled our nation's capital "the head-quarters of tobacco-tinctured saliva,"

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