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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 ...

Local man destroys two-party system by being annoying on Facebook

Local man destroys two-party system by being annoying on Facebook

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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FACEBOOK COMMENTS SECTION — An unidentified Libertarian who asked to be referred to only by his username, Supreme Meme Man, absolutely demolished the Two-Party System on Friday when he shared an anti-taxation meme from the East Tennessee Libertarian Party meme page. This assault on the norms of ou...

Madonna burns some bridges in her fiery speech

Madonna burns some bridges in her fiery speech

Olivea Hubbard, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
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On January 21, 2017, only one day after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, a Women’s March took place. 673 marches happened worldwide, and in Washington, D.C, Madonna made quite the unforgettable speech. The speech started off pretty basic, with her saying things such as, “good did not win ...

Annual pro-life demonstration occurred on January 27th

Annual pro-life demonstration occurred on January 27th

Samantha Sbat, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
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  The 44th annual March for Life, the world's largest annual pro-life demonstration will be held on January 27, 2017 in Washington D.C. Tens of thousands of Americans are set to travel from across the nation for this dignified protest to promote the beautiful dignity of human life which leads...

Is it okay to punch Nazis?

Is it okay to punch Nazis?

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
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Yes. In light of “Alt-Right” leader Richard Spencer getting physically assaulted by a member of the Anti-Fascist, or AntiFa, during an interview in Washington on Friday the Internet has become a debating ground for this single question: Is it okay to punch a Nazi? Yes it is — in the opinion ...

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