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March Madness for Dummies

March Madness for Dummies

Isaac Gittleman and Josh Power

March 19, 2016


Filed under Comedy, SPORTS

Every year you hear about March Madness, this basketball tournament where people can win tons of money. But you figure that only people who watch basketball can win. If your bar mitzvah money just ran out and you’re pushing for a little reimbursement here are some options on how to approach March Madnes...

MARCH HEADLINES

MARCH HEADLINES

Maya Chadda, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under Comedy

Skill Quiz Retakes: A Future Me Problem Senior forgets to gets tardy pass from Ms. Henken; just tempting fate at this point Student takes out loan to buy food from a vending machine Dan Trockman breaks laptop over knee after getting yet another email from a student asking how to backup their comp...

Trump’s Appeal

Trump’s Appeal

Willy Verneris, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

Trump’s road to the nomination is one to keep an eye on.

The media is too harsh―even on celebrities

The media is too harsh―even on celebrities

March 18, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

Comedy at the expense of others negatively influences young minds.

“Varsity-Smarsity”

“Varsity-Smarsity”

Hazel DeHarpporte, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SPORTS

Sometimes JV can be the perfect fit.

YOU’VE GOT TO BE FORKING KIDDING

YOU’VE GOT TO BE FORKING KIDDING

Bella Burke & Martha Lucas, Staff Writers

March 10, 2016


Filed under Comedy

Let’s be real, we’ve all heard about the fork incident. Students are infuriated because there are never enough forks in the lunchroom, forcing them to scarf down their pad thai with their grimy fingers. Health hazard? Yes. Just a guess: over half of the school has contributed to this horrifying sh...

The Art of Creativity

The Art of Creativity

C.C. Lucas, Managing Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE, OPINIONS, STUDENT LIFE

Students are losing touch with their imagination

Assassins game comes under fire

Assassins game comes under fire

Zachary Marmet, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

It’s December 21st, 2015 and four Lakeville students are rooted in the middle of a car chase, desperate for a kill in the hopes of advancing in the Assassins ranks. Nerf guns are locked and loaded in the backseat. None of the boys are wearing seatbelts and the driver has his mind set on winning. It’s a r...

Oregon protest sparks confusion

Louis Cosentino, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS

The group Citizens for Constitutional Freedom, lead by Ammon Bundy, took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon on January 2nd. Although they were armed, they remained somewhat peaceful and had surprisingly not drawn any major law enforcement presence for the first few weeks of the occu...

A slippery slope

A slippery slope

Maya Chadda, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Comedy

I started the day as I usually do sleeping through my alarm clock, skipping breakfast, and riding with my carpool to school. I walk through the parking lot, and on to the steep slope that leads to the cross walk. I feel the ground sliding beneath me, slowly slipping, down, down, down to my inevitable...

Re-defining discourse

Maxine Whitely and John Miller, Editor-in-Chief and Business Manager

December 3, 2015


Filed under OPINIONS

In the wake of national unrest about race relations on college campuses, discussions of the subject have naturally permeated into high schools, too. Uncomfortable, necessary conversations have graced our world through online mediums and face-to-face interactions. Our administration even felt it necessary ...

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