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Leah Jeffries transcends the racist backlash

Reanne James , Senior Reporter May 23, 2022

Disney+ has announced that Annabeth Chase is going to be played by Leah Jeffries, a 12-year-old Black girl,  in the upcoming adaptation of the beloved novel, Percy Jackson and The Olympians, and white...

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Depp v. Heard case captivates the public

Leah Kulmann, Senior Reporter April 29, 2022

Because of the release of Amber Heard’s Op-Ed in which she spoke out about her experiences with sexual violence, Heard’s ex-husband, Johnny Depp, is suing Heard for three counts of defamation: her...

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Naugatuck’s graffiti artist arrested

Sarah Redente, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Naugatuck's very own graffitist, Christian Manouse (25), was caught red-handed just near the end of February.  In November of 2021, police began to investigate numerous tags, which were noticed after...

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Fourteen year old boy falls from an amusement park ride

Emma Curtiss, Senior Reporter April 25, 2022

On March 24th, fourteen-year-old Tyre Sampson fell more than 50 meters to his death on the Orlando Free Fall ride located at ICON Park. Investigators have since revealed that the safety sensors had been...

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Brittney Griner arrested at Russian airport

Shravani Daptardar, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Brittney Griner, a two time Olympic gold medalist and seven-time Women’s National Basketball All-Star with the Phoenix Mercury basketball team, has been detained in Russia for weeks. Customs officials...

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Honoring Women: CNN’s Clarissa Ward

Matt Kilmer, Senior Reporter March 29, 2022

People tend to underestimate, underappreciate, and mock the jobs of journalists on a daily basis. That is why now, more than ever, we need to acknowledge and commend journalists for their bravery and willingness...

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS

Britney Amankwah, Managing Editor March 16, 2022

Amid Black History Month and shortly before Women's History Month, on February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history...

Fire takes lives in Bronx towers

Fire takes lives in Bronx towers

Emma Curtiss, Senior Reporter February 23, 2022

On Sunday, the Twin Parks Towers located in the Bronx filled with smoke and the ensuing fire ended the lives of 17 individuals the cause remains unknown.  The identities of the individuals have not...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies

Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies

Briennah Bragg, Staff Reporter February 7, 2022

On December 26th of 2021, South Africa and the world lost a powerhouse of a man, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. After years of fighting for liberation and serving those around him, Tutu may finally be at rest....

Bridgeport Ct womans murder hits close to home

Bridgeport Ct woman’s murder hits close to home

Reanne James, Senior Reporter February 7, 2022

On Sunday, December 12th, 2021, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Lauren Smith-Fields was found in her apartment unresponsive, and would, later, pass away. Her death was first reported to police by an older...

Saying good bye to Betty White

Saying good bye to Betty White

Britney Amankwah, Managing Editor February 7, 2022

On New Year’s Eve, Betty White, a beloved pioneer of early television, died of a stroke eighteen days before her hundredth birthday, leaving the country devastated. With a career spanning over seven...

Honoring Cesar Chavez

Honoring Cesar Chavez

Aby Fiddler, Senior Reporter February 7, 2022

This month, we celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, which is when people from Latin and Hispanic descent can celebrate their roots and culture by cooking special foods and decorating their homes...

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