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Thumbs Up: Panama Papers

Thumbs Up: Panama Papers

Nathan Smernoff, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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The Panama papers data leak makes wikileaks look like an ant. 143 politicians, including 12 national leaders have had their secret tax evasion tactics across seas revealed. Vladimir Putin and his close friend moved two billion from a Russian state bank to an offshore account. Prime minister of Ic...

UConn vs. The Field

UConn vs. The Field

Jamison Amerine, Sports Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Last night, The UConn women’s basketball team won their fourth straight NCAA title defeating the Syracuse Orange 82 to 51, their sixth in the past eight seasons. In that span, coach Geno Auriemma has led his girls to four undefeated seasons and a one loss season in 2015. Talk about dominance. ...

The Insufficient Education System

The Insufficient Education System

Payton Whittaker, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


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Being only a sophomore in high school, I know next to nothing about college aside from the fact that there are parties every weekend, you can wear pajamas to classes, and there is so much homework you’re literally drowning in it. College gives you a clear path to the rest of your life. That last sentence...

Thumbs Down: Bomb and School Shooting Threats

Thumbs Down: Bomb and School Shooting Threats

David Hoyt, Opinions Editor

April 6, 2016


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On Sunday, April 3rd, The Colony High school received an online threat of a school shooting, one of many in an epidemic of bomb threats and school shooting threats that have been sweeping the nation this past year. Across the US, schools have been receiving threats like this, which has caused quite a commotion...

The Hindrance That Comes With Being Homeless

The Hindrance That Comes With Being Homeless

Maddie Ebanks, Bekah Pinedo, and Kelsey Hudgins

April 1, 2016


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There is something dirty about the word homeless that turns people off. What are some things that come to mind? Mentally disabled, dis-honest, helpless, burdens, lazy. However, we have to ask the question, are these negative connotations true and what proof do we have? What gives people the right and just...

Battling Senioritis

Battling Senioritis

Bayley Bogus, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2016


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After lasting almost four years in high school, it’s a relief to say the middle of second semester is finally upon us. I realize many seniors walked into this year with no intent to try and no real motivation moving them forward. I promise you, I can relate. However, grades are not finalized after juni...

The Flip Side of Immigration: A Student’s Story

The Flip Side of Immigration: A Student’s Story

Alyssa Gruehn, Managing Editor

March 28, 2016


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In the wise words of Cher Horowitz, “May I please remind you it does not say R.S.V.P. on the Statue of Liberty”. That’s exactly what Marcelo Rodriguez’s family had been counting on when making the decision to move to a completely different country. Junior Rodriguez moved to the United Sta...

Using the G-Word

Using the G-Word

David Hoyt, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2016


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Secretary of State John Kerry said on March 17 that the United States has determined that ISIS’s actions against Christians, Yazidis and other minority groups in the Middle East is a genocide. Now, really? It’s been a year and a half since ISIS started making headlines for taking over large...

The Illegal Immigration Issues

The Illegal Immigration Issues

Bayley Bogus, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2016


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It comes as no surprise as to why the immigration issue brings such controversy. Should they or should they not be allowed here illegally, even the term illegal alien is denounced offensive; I’m confused as to why. Living in this country without proper documentation is considered illegal. Alien is define...

The Truth Behind Planned Parenthood

The Truth Behind Planned Parenthood

Jamison Amerine and Bryan Ramirez

March 15, 2016


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During the midst of this 2016 political madness, one big issue has taken the main stage in Dallas. The Supreme Court is set to rule on the restrictions of abortion in the state of Texas this week, where a law implemented in 2013 stated all abortion procedures be done in clinics with surgical-like equipment. ...

Thumbs Up: Death of a Bachelor

Thumbs Up: Death of a Bachelor

Susie Sutherland, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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We all remember being in middle school, jamming to our favorite “emo” songs on the radio. “Sugar We’re Goin Down” by Fall Out Boy, “American Idiot” by Green Day, and especially the creepy circus-themed song “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” by Panic! At The Disco. When asked if they r...

Myths of Being a Vegetarian

Myths of Being a Vegetarian

Bayley Bogus, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2016


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“How can you live without eating meat?” It’s actually quite an easy feat. Since my conversion to vegetarianism, I’ve realized the ignorance of most people towards this subject. There are many common misconceptions about what being a vegetarian truly entails, so here are five myths deb...

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