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Netflix Moves Out Front of Media Industry Competitors

Kyle Dixon, Senior Editor

October 10, 2018


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Just over a decade ago, Netflix was no more than a DVD delivery service. Although it was successful in that venture, it was nowhere near the billion-dollar company it is today. Netflix continues to grow and expand its reach through its original content and easy to access video streaming, and the company...

Internet Censorship is Damaging Our Culture

Avery Klatsky, Senior Editor

October 10, 2018


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In early August, several major technology outlets (namely Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Vimeo) banned conspiracy theorist and face of Infowars, Alex Jones. Jones, as well as several of Infowars’ podcast episodes, social media accounts and articles were banned because they violated the platf...

For Your Sake, Don’t Make Steak

Cami Peck, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


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There have been many disputes between health experts and doctors alike about which diet is optimal for human health. It is hard to label one as “optimal” when there are so many out there. However, of all of the diets one could choose from, a plant based diet is the best one to follow in order to...

Reusable Bags Are A Better Choice For Earth

Juliette Uncovsky, Associate Editor

September 25, 2018


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When you are at the checkout in the grocery store, do you use plastic, paper or your own reusable bags? Whatever bag you use, impacts yourself, your community and the planet we call our home. Plastic bags should be eliminated from all stores to ensure less pollution and to promote a more sustainable ...

The Case in Favor of Popsicles Over Ice Cream

Cami Peck, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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  Imagine, it is a bright summer day and the sun feels just hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement. What could possibly be better than a nice, cold popsicle to cool you down? The answer is: nothing. Popsicles are the superior cold summer treat.            The greatest thing about popsicles is tha...

The Case in Favor of Ice Cream Over Popsicles

Noah Karesh, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Ice cream is a cold and sweet treat that comes in different shapes, sizes and flavors. Whether enjoying it with friends or while binge watching Netflix, it has become one of the most popular and delicious desserts in the world. Beginning in 5th BC, ...

A Case in Favor of Protecting Second Amendment Rights

Avery Klatsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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The AR-15, also known as the Armalite rifle, is quickly making headline news across the nation. In light of recent shootings across the US, there have been several pushes across the country to pass legislation to make the Armalite Rifle illegal in the United States. However, this idea is illogical and puts...

Educating Students About Political Issues to Increase Political Efficacy

Jiayi Zhu, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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From gun control to tax reform to LGBTQ rights, our nation is politically divided, arguably, more than it has been during any other period in American history. With the charged political atmosphere, the role of teachers as mentors to their students has become a sensitive topic of debate. Many teachers ...

Ban Assault Weapons Now #NeverAgain

Bryce Jones

March 27, 2018


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High school students today have witnessed seven out of the ten deadliest shootings in the history of the United States. Their formative years have been filled with carnage and it has created a generation that has become desensitized to such horrors. Yet, this is the same generation of young Americans w...

Nationwide Walkouts Spark Need for Reform

Gina Quatrino, Production Editor

March 27, 2018


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On Feb. 14, a massive school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 students and staff members dead. This massacre replaced the infamous Columbine shooting of 1999, knocking it out of the top 10 worst shootings in modern United States history. Arguably con...

The Perks of Binge Watching

Jiayi Zhu, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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There is nothing quite like the feeling of sinking into your sofa and curling up with a bag of junk food as you turn on the television to see the episodes of your most anticipated TV shows lined up neatly, ready to be devoured. You have waited weeks, but it is all worth it because the reward is the un...

Blockchain for Humanity

Ava O'Reilly, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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Humanitarian efforts come into play across the world to help people in the most beneficial way possible. Over the past year, an idea sparked to life concerning how one resource could be used to deliver aid to people in need and help refugees through one database.  Blockchain could be that resource. Satoshi...

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