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Harvard University reveals their racist selection method for prospective students

Harvard University reveals their racist selection method for prospective students

Jillian Potter, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


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It’s the time of year when we will begin to select and apply for college, yet Harvard has not made themselves out to be the best university after exposing they were exposed that they judge application SAT scores based on their own racism and sexism. A dean at Harvard University states that students of African-Ame...

Who is protecting our police officers?

Who is protecting our police officers?

Justin Dinis, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


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Terrence Carraway (52), a 30-year-old veteran of the Florence Police Department, was shot and killed in South Carolina during a standoff that had begun hours earlier on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Among him were six other injured law enforcement officers, Travis Scott (34), Brian Hart (40), Scott Wi...

IHOb? Really? Who thought this was a good idea?

IHOb? Really? Who thought this was a good idea?

Matthew Polek, Senior Reporter

June 12, 2018


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International House of Pan- Nope. Not anymore. IHOP has changed its name to IHOb, well at least temporarily. When first announced many speculated, the b would stand for breakfast, some even thought brunch, but they were all wrong. It stands for burgers! A place known for its breakfast, and more spec...

Naugatuck High School should bring back visible school IDs

Naugatuck High School should bring back visible school IDs

Victor Cardoso, Senior Reporter

June 11, 2018


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Today, many schools are looking for a way to boost their security. Across the United States, due to recent events, members of a school’s community are looking for a way to make the school environment safer. Whether it’s arming teachers, changing the gun laws for stricter access, or hiring more guards, ...

Is it time to legalize marijuana in Connecticut?

Is it time to legalize marijuana in Connecticut?

Kelly Dwyer, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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The legalization of marijuana has passed in a lot of states, including Colorado and Washington D.C, two of the first states to legalize marijuana. Connecticut needs to follow suit. Seeing as in other New England states governments have chosen to allow people to purchase and use marijuana, Connecticut...

Barr deserved to be fired

Barr deserved to be fired

Jade Langlois, Editor

June 1, 2018


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The show “Roseanne” was recently canceled after the hit star, Roseanne Barr, sent a racist tweet. "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC said in a statement released to the press. Barr tweeted the nig...

Incel begins to strike fear

Incel begins to strike fear

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


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The online movement known as “incel” is lighting up social media following the recent Toronto van attack of April 23rd. Incel, short for involuntary celibacy, is an online hate group that revolves around topics involving blatant sexism and violence toward women. Members of Incel are often caugh...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Mental Health Awareness Month, also referred to as "Mental Health Month,” has been observed in May in the United States since 1949. The issue of mental health illness has always been a private and contained conversation,but the topic has become more prolific in recent years. Globally, more than 30...

States can permit sports gambling

States can permit sports gambling

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


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The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 14th that the national ban on sports betting is no longer. New Jersey brought the case in July of 2017 is expected to be the first state to take advantage of this ruling, allowing sports betting in Atlantic City and at its racetracks. The Profess...

Boy killed by leopard in Uganda

Boy killed by leopard in Uganda

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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The three-year-old son of a park ranger has been snatched and eaten by a leopard at a safari park in Uganda two weeks ago. The toddler was being looked after by a nanny in unfenced staff quarters at a safari lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park The leopard snatched the three-year-old, who has not...

ADA to be amended

ADA to be amended

Hypatia Day and Noah Lydon, Staff Writers

May 3, 2018


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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990 and was signed into law by President  George H.W Bush. The disabled community  represents anywhere from one in four to one in five people currently living in the United States and is one of the biggest, yet overlooked minority g...

A public letter to the San Diego community ignores the truth about SeaWorld

A public letter to the San Diego community ignores the truth about SeaWorld

Glorianese Ortiz, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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A “Letter to the Editor” published in The San Diego Union-Tribune offers a controversial request of its readers in “San Diegans should step up for SeaWorld,” by Lori Weisberg.   The letter urged locals to save the business from its plummeting attendance.“Come on people. If you like SeaWorld...

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