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#MeToo is a phenomenon

#MeToo is a phenomenon

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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Following the Harvey Weinstein case, a current online trend known as #MeToo, started by actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter, is sweeping the nation as thousands of people are coming forward to discuss the issue of sexual harassment. The motif of the hashtag is to express sexual harassment as a worldwide pr...

The new ADA bill of 2017 causes more harm than good

The new ADA bill of 2017 causes more harm than good

Nadage Beausejour, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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July 26th marked the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was signed by George H.W. Bush in 1990. It has been repeatedly attacked ever since, with the most recent attack introduced by Texas congressman Ted Poe (R). What comes with this new bill is a long, unneeded, discouraging ...

Some Halloween costumes are inappropriate

Some Halloween costumes are inappropriate

Sollange Pinto, Editor

October 26, 2017


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Halloween is the one time of year when anyone can be anything or anyone else. We can become our dreams. Until, of course, someone always has to ruin the party. So, Halloween is fun but there’s always that one costume at the party that makes everyone uncomfortable - that throws the whole feng...

New show “Big Mouth” causes controversy

New show “Big Mouth” causes controversy

Carol Ann Gladstone, Editor

October 26, 2017


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On September 29 2017, Netflix dropped the new animated original animated show “Big Mouth.” Everyone quickly hopped onto their devices to watch the show “Big Mouth” and - of course - it offended people and caused controversy. The animated series takes viewers on the journey of young teens go...

A different opinion on an established issue

A different opinion on an established issue

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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  On July 14, 2015, Ta-nehisi Coates released his book, Between the World and Me, a rather pessimistic recollection of the racist reality of our world. Coates’s book was intended for his son, explaining to him the history of slavery, segregation, and racism, and how they still continue to play ...

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.

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 ...

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