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Decoding Brett Kavanaugh hearing verdict

Decoding Brett Kavanaugh hearing verdict

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS

When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist in Northern California,  accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, his likely approval became uncertain. The accusation came in the middle of a tumultuous shift in American society, where sexual assault...

Brian’s Fantasy Breakdown: Week 8

Brian’s Fantasy Breakdown: Week 8

Brian Brener, Online Columnist

October 26, 2018


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Buy Low Marlon Mack Despite preseason hype revolving around Jordan Wilkins in the Colts’ backfield, Mack is starting to prove himself as their main running back. Since Mack’s return from injury in week 6, he has 31 rushes, which is more than the rest of their backfield in that span combined. ...

This month with Bix

This month with Bix

David Bix, Online Columnist

October 19, 2018


Filed under Column, REVIEWS

This Month With Bix Music of the Month (September/October 2018): Carter V, On the Rvn, and More Summer’s over and school’s here. Late night bonfires, days at the beach, and sleeping in have been replaced by Fall sports and the everyday stress of school. Music has changed in the same way....

Confronting food delivery habits

Confronting food delivery habits

William Lyman, Features Editor

October 1, 2018


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There is a certain pride in being able to order outside food and brag about it to others, whether intentionally or not.

Write About It

Yeukai Zimbwa, Front Editor

September 28, 2018


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As a middle schooler, I began journaling as a way to consciously reflect on my day. Throughout the years, however, the act of writing has become more to me than putting pen to paper. Journaling is not just a part of my day to day life; it's my catharsis, it allows me to process my emotions in a health...

Bix’s Picks: Best of Summer and Mac Miller

Bix’s Picks: Best of Summer and Mac Miller

David Bix, Online Columnist

September 22, 2018


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Column 1: Best Songs of the Summer   Note: Not all of these songs were released this summer, but they are a mix great listens during the season. Bix’s Recommended Playlist:   Wouldn’t Leave by Kanye West   Pure emotion, Kanye portrays vulnerability of a seeming god-like...

Brian’s Fantasy Breakdown: Week 1

Brian’s Fantasy Breakdown: Week 1

Brian Brener, Columnist

September 17, 2018


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Underhyped Chris Hogan Despite his background being in Lacrosse, Chris Hogan is bound for a big year as he enters his third year with Bill Bellichek and the New England Patriots. With Brandin Cooks in Los Angeles and Julian Edelman suspended the first four games, Hogan is bound to be Tom Bra...

Trump, Sinclair Broadcasting, and the dangerous power of media conglomerates

Trump, Sinclair Broadcasting, and the dangerous power of media conglomerates

Drew Rosenblum, News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

Now I’m sure many readers are wondering what the quote from above is. Many have probably heard of the Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s supposedly controversial message, which some pundits are calling dangerous to our democracy. The quote above is the entire message that Sinclair Broadcasting Group pla...

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Jai Kademani, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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In recent years, the conversation surrounding college players has been expanding, and amid the current NCAA FBI investigation, this debate has only grown larger. College athletes have been playing without pay for years, but is it time for change? Not only would paying players paint the NCAA in a mor...

Zach’s Guide to March Madness

Zach Marmet, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Just like every other year, this year I started off March without having watched a single game of college basketball. I don’t plan or do any sort of serious research for March Madness. If you asked me, I probably couldn’t tell you a single player on most of the teams in the tournament. But that’s...

Isaac’s Input: The Power of a Sports Fan

Isaac Gittleman, Online Editor

March 16, 2018


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When Chloe Kim, a 17 year old American snowboarder, dominated competition in the halfpipe at the recent Pyeongchang olympics, I sat on my couch proud and inspired. I have very little in common other than age and home country, but felt connected through a sense of patriotism nonetheless. Nationalism has a ...

Journalism contributes to idolization of school shooters

Journalism contributes to idolization of school shooters

Drew Rosenblum, News Editor

March 14, 2018


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There’s a serious issue with school shootings in America, and part of that stems from an ancillary subject no one is talking about. Aside from the gun control debate, there is a serious problem with the journalism covering it. Every shooting sets off a clickstorm of searches of the shooters’ name and...

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