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We have a problem with forgiveness

We have a problem with forgiveness

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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With rampant violent crimes happening in our country, forgiveness should not be so easily granted. I strongly believe that despite your religious views it is not okay for someone to take an innocent life. When people forgive a person for committing a horrible act upon someone and they forgive them, ...

The untold story of black conservatism

The untold story of black conservatism

Christian Nanadoum, Copy Editor

October 6, 2017


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Black conservatism exists, and black conservatism should not be disregarded in American society.

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It’s okay to take a knee

It’s okay to take a knee

Sollange Pinto, School News Editor

October 6, 2017


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Many people would say take a stand in the case of oppression,  or in this case, take the knee. According to NBCnews , Jerry Jones and Dallas cowboys took a knee in protest to Trump's irrational comments about their silent protest. Trump and his hothead put the NFL on the spot while showing their protest against r...

These sports protests are out of hand

These sports protests are out of hand

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


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The protests started in 2016 when Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the playing of the national anthem before a preseason game. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said Kaepernick in an exclusive interview with...

Athletes should insist on Breen Field maintenance

Carlos Gonzaga, Staff Contributor

May 31, 2017


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Breen’s Field is used for sports and activities. The field on High Street in Naugatuck has been long used for youth sports. However, it has been falling into disrepair and has not been receiving the necessary maintenance. It is the job of the town to maintain the town’s parks and recreation f...

Student aims to improve police and community relationship

Student aims to improve police and community relationship

Felicia Ojeda, Staff Contributor

May 26, 2017


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In cities across America citizen and police officers struggle with strained relationships, especially considering the rash of police brutality and violence on American streets being covered by the media in the last few years. High school students have been trying to make small changes in their areas in...

Planned Parenthood faces defunding

Planned Parenthood faces defunding

Brenna Yeager, Staff Contributor

May 24, 2017


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Planned Parenthood is one of the nation's leading providers of quality and affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as being the nation's largest provider of sex education. Planned Parenthood operates more than 650 health centers throughout the United States, and provides an ...

Torturing the tortured souls

Torturing the tortured souls

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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These days it seems the epitome of Internet humor is posting ironic memes about having crippling depression while battling fidget spinners like BeyBlades and while, yes, occasionally these jokes are funny, most times they are just toxic and depressing. And no, not in the “funny meme” way, in the ...

Thirteen reasons why and why not

Thirteen reasons why and why not

Sollange Pinto, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


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13 Reasons Why is originally a novel by Jay Asher, which has been turned into a Netflix sensation co-produced by Disney star Selena Gomez about a traumatic back story of the suicide of Hannah Baker a high school student who left behind 13 tapes indicating why she committed suicide and blaming her pee...

Democrats and Republicans reach mutual agreement to shoot the American public in the foot instead of each other

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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Despite the complete stalemate and eventual overturn of the last attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, the Republicans are trying again and this time the Democrats are trying a new defense strategy: hugging it out. Despite the massive amount of harm this bill has been projected to cause to 24...

“Yeah, This Sucks,” Says Local Optimist

“Yeah, This Sucks,” Says Local Optimist

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


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Lee Young, the resident self-love enthusiast and “good vibes” promoter, has reportedly put down her sage and come out her meditation chamber to say “This… is like, totally not good dude.” “Yeah, this sucks,” she told us last Friday. “Our beautiful Mother Planet is being killed by corp...

“13 Reasons Why” and its morality are questioned

“13 Reasons Why” and its morality are questioned

Jillian Ginty, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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The brand new Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” is blowing up in the media-- but not all for the right reasons.   Based off Jay Asher’s 2007 novel of the same title, the show was co-produced by pop star Selena Gomez and her mother Mandy Teefey. It has received both tons of acclaim and ...

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