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O Corpo Cai No Chão

O Corpo Cai No Chão

Victor Cardoso, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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“Bala perdida” is a common phrase in Brazil, which means stray bullet. It’s when someone shoots a gun and the bullet flies and does not hit the desired target. In Brazil, many people die from stray bullets. Gun violence in the country of Brazil is a serious problem and it affects all citiz...

Funding for Planned Parenthood in jeopardy

Funding for Planned Parenthood in jeopardy

Jillian Ginty, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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For exactly 100 years as of October 2016, Planned Parenthood's services have included tests and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases, breast examines, affordable contraception, pap tests, abortion services, etc. However, the new administration is planning to deny their right to governmental fun...

College athletes want pay for play

College athletes want pay for play

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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The best college athletes are going to school for free. A free college education is something many dream of and would love to have, yet so many athletes in college complain about it, because they want even more money. For years college athletes have argued that they should be paid, while receiving a 50,0...

The faultiness of neutrality in political journalism

The faultiness of neutrality in political journalism

Christian Nandoum, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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Democrats and Republicans are not equals--neither in policy, nor governance, nor in rhetoric--because--the banishment of an entire world religion, the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrant families, the militarization of the police, the perception of the criminality of African-Americans and Latino...

Many women fear that Trump will attack abortion

Many women fear that Trump will attack abortion

Sollange Pinto, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


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Abortion is one of many controversial ideas our country has.  One reason abortion is so controversial is, according to the National Review, the 14th amendment states that we cannot deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.  Due to it being an amendment it is quite...

The sins of the music industry are many

The sins of the music industry are many

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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Imagine taking raw clay into your hands and trying to shape it into a beautiful vase over the course of a long and fatiguing year. As the year ends and your vase is coming together nicely, a man in a suit approaches you and tells you he that likes your vase. “I want to make you and your creation known...

Millennials kill golf

Jared Aponte, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


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Golf, the sport of kings and America’s one true pastime, is a noble sport that originated in 15th century Scotland and was only introduced to America during the turn of the 20th century when two bored Scotsmen dug a hole in an orchard and used it as golfing hole instead of working their shifts. Eve...

Civic Study: should high schools start later in the morning?

Civic Study: should high schools start later in the morning?

Kerstin Eitapence, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


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Feeling tired, cranky, and “out of it” in the mornings? Does it last at least half the day before you feel any better? This can easily be from a lack of sleep. Being a high school student with 6 hours of academic work, and then hours of after school job or athletic work it can really take a toll ...

The despair of a future voter

The despair of a future voter

Pedro DeSouza, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Op-ed

Today's politics are filled with drama and constant conflicts among the presidential candidates, but recently it's been getting a little out of hand and just simply unprofessional. The most recent example of this has been between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. The arguments between these men are not even...

Should teachers be armed in the classroom?

Brianna Durante

March 21, 2016


Filed under Op-ed, Uncategorized

Is the answer to the gun problem in this nation to add more guns?  Some people think so. After multiple tragic school shootings since the Columbine High School shooting in 1999, including the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, many Americans believe that arming school teachers with guns may b...

Bittersweet Senior Year

Bittersweet Senior Year

Brianna Durante and Kailey Gelada, Staff Writers

January 22, 2016


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It is bittersweet.  Now as seniors, we have many emotions about leaving high school next year.   Before we know it, we’ll be going our separate ways and high school will be a memory.  However, there were many things about high school that we will take with us for the rest of our lives. Ac...

The Falling Man of 9/11

The Falling Man of 9/11

Pedro DeSouza, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015


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What are your emotions when you see this picture? This iconic picture of an anonymous man falling to his death invokes many strong emotions for those who experienced live the events of 9/11.  But for others, who are younger, this picture is simply an artifact of history. I showed the picture of t...

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