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Your Deadline to Save the Planet is only about 11 Years Away

Isabelle Samudio, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2018

Have you noticed how the trees aren’t changing color? How only at the final stretch of autumn has the world cooled down? This will not be an isolated incident of 2018 - a mere shock and then back to our regularly scheduled prog...

Is this as Addictive as Drugs?

Sarah Benkovic, Reporter

October 18, 2018

How many hours a day do you spend on your phone? Even I admit to spending a lot of time on my phone. Various studies show that phone addiction is almost as addictive as drugs and alcohol. Teens and even adults get anxious or ...

Cross Beltagh and Adopt a Dog from Bideawee

Elizabeth Katz, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Do you often fantasize about finding a lifelong companion? The pet-buying craze has been around for years. Someone looking for a pet thinks, “I want the cutest dog on the market.” So hopeful pet owner goes to a pet shop an...

The Unsolved Murder of JonBenét Ramsey Haunts Us 22 Years Later

Bianca Falco, Viewpoints Editor

October 16, 2018

After a Christmas night in 1996 things would never be the same for the family and Boulder, Colorado neighborhood of JonBenét Ramsey. The anguish would last over two decades and continues today. Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenét...

Our Future May Be As Dark as Coal, Study Finds

Jenna Miller, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2018

Coal is forever-ingrained in the minds of many as having a negative connotation - after all, there’s the saying that the naughty little boys and girls get coal in their stockings on Christmas. However, the negative connotati...

Starbucks Brewing Coffee in Italy

Gianna Barberio, Reporter

October 11, 2018

In early September, Starbucks opened its first store in Italy and many Italians are not happy about it. Before the opening, a Facebook poll was taken asking if Italians would like a Starbucks to open up in Italy. The poll feat...

China Violates Human Rights

Jenna Loew, News Editor

October 11, 2018

Many Muslims residing in China are currently facing an epidemic. Uyghurs, the Muslim, Turkic-speaking minority in China, are being forced into re-education camps. As a Communist country, human rights violations like these have been...

Bare Feet in School: Taboo or Good for You?

Jenna Miller, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2018

When members of Wantagh High School’s girls’ swim team roamed the halls in their “statement-making” outfits on the day of the pep rally, it was not their pink and orange tie-dyed shirts that captured the attention of their...

Peperation- The Annual Tradition

Grace Anne McKenna, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2018

It was the 3rd week of school, the weekend before Homecoming 2018, and 9 senior girls were crowded around a white table decked out with shirts and water buckets. As some would say, this was the calm before the storm. Within...

Homework- Harmful or Helpful?

Julia Enella, Reporter

October 2, 2018

Students dread attending school for seven hours a day. They wake up and count the hours until they will be home. Lots of students have after school activities as well and do not return home until sometimes 7 p.m. They have to...


Nicole Hooker, Viewpoints Editor

October 2, 2018

“It is estimated that Americans use a whopping 500 million straws per day,” Robyn Albritton, wrote It's amazing how an object that is only used for 10 minutes can cause a problem that will last...

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