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An Open Letter from AP Students

An Open Letter from AP Students

December 14, 2017

“I’m more intelligent than you,” said no AP student to a Regents-level student ever. Taking AP classes...

Error 404: The FCC Aims to Destroy The Internet As We Know It

Error 404: The FCC Aims to Destroy The Internet As We Know It

Quinton Rumpf, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go. So, what better way to ruin it than by b...

The Politics of Breakfast — or Anytime —

The Politics of Breakfast — or Anytime —

Kim Duong, Contributor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

So, TeamPancakes? or Team Waffles? A few weeks ago, Pat-Med Senior, Kevin Allen, tore Twitter apart by...

Is the new iPhone an eXceptional value?

Is the new iPhone an eXceptional value?

November 7, 2017

The annual release of Apple’s brand new smartphone is almost like a holiday to the entire world, as...

The Red & Black in the Big Apple

The Red & Black in the Big Apple

November 7, 2017

Opportunities are never something that should be taken granted of: they only come around once in a blue-moon...

Great Literature Can Still Ruffle Feathers

Great Literature Can Still Ruffle Feathers

Nicole Niemiec, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

From Scout’s ham costume to emotional trial of Tom Robinson, there are many reasons why every Amer...

How Can Theater Set You On A Path To Success?

How Can Theater Set You On A Path To Success?

Stella Rae Wilkins, Staff Writer/Co-Anchor (Raider TV)

October 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To some of you, the idea of taking a theater class may have never even crossed your mind. To others, y...

Columbus Day: A Day for Celebration or One to Forget?

Columbus Day: A Day for Celebration or One to Forget?

Amanda Coccia, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Lately there has been a lot of controversy over whether or not Columbus Day should be celebrated as a f...

#TakeaKnee or #TakeaStand

#TakeaKnee or #TakeaStand

September 26, 2017

You have heard it once and you will hear it again: there is nothing more American than baseball. Why...

Mixed Kids

Mixed Kids

September 13, 2017

The teenage years are a confusing time. Where do you fit in? Where do you belong? Who are you? This i...

How to Avoid October Burnout: Tips on Studying

How to Avoid October Burnout: Tips on Studying

September 2, 2017

At the start of every school year, a newfound confidence bubbles inside students. The combination of...

What’s On Your Mind?

What’s On Your Mind?

June 6, 2017

What interests fourth graders? If you asked me, I don’t think I’d be able to tell you, considering...

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