The Red & Black

Younger generations are moving away from traditional cable tv and toward streaming services that offer  a wide selection of television and movies on demand.

Why Cable TV is Dying

September 21, 2020

Cable TV has been around since the mid twentieth century and has only evolved over time. Back then, only a handful of channels were available to a limited amo...

Smartphones have been a gateway to information for years now. Is it successful?

The Smartphone: An Extension of The Human Mind

January 13, 2020

We are Generation Z. We are interconnected by little devices in our pockets. With the ability to communicate with people all over the world, it isn’t ...

As Disney acquires more and more are they becoming too big for their own good?

Disney: The most magical…monopoly?

January 6, 2020

When one thinks of the Walt Disney Company, images of Cinderella’s castle, Mickey Mouse, and feelings of overwhelming nostalgia may wash over you. Pe...

Scrunchies are just one of the many popular 80s trends making their way back into mainstream fashion.

The 80s are Back!

December 12, 2019

2019 has been the year of scrunchies, thick heeled sneakers, Bohemian Rhapsody, and more. As we take part in these pop culture trends, I’m surely no...

Brush up on your stats as the NBA season begins!

NBA Season is Underway

November 26, 2019

Basketball season has officially started and has already had a huge impact on the world today. Many great recollections have been made so far this seas...

Get to watch those favorite shows from years ago. But -- it's only available on your phone or computer through the app.

Disney+ is Bringing Back All of the Memories

November 20, 2019

This new app is only a few days old and already has over one million users and for anyone who does not have this app, they are still raving about it. Alon...

The Other Piece of the College Application Quest

Visiting what I hope to be my future home in September.

Abigail Yoches, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Applying for college is a constant labyrinth of letters of recommendation, essays, and test scores that every high school senior endures if they plan on ...

Are Snakes as Scary as People Think?

A harmless baby ball python minding his business.

Jayde Iannone, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

You walk into a pet store and see a snake, what is your initial reaction? Many people would be scared and quickly walk away from the reptile section. Why...

NFC & AFC New York teams the NY Giants and the NY Jets.

Repeat in the Super Bowl?

October 17, 2019

Football season is now starting to reach its peak in the year. Fall is here, the Thanksgiving games are in a month, it’s an exciting time to be an NFL f...

Is class ranking one tradition PMHS would part with? Do the pros outweigh the cons when it comes to mental health?

An Unhealthy Competition

October 16, 2019

Do you know your class rank? Students fill their schedules with AP classes and honors classes just to have a better class ranking. Most times, they aren’t...

Funny Weather We’re Having…

Seasons aren't changing slowly - one day it's near 90 degrees in October and before you know, it's 60 degrees the following morning.

Chloe Lesson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

I’m not the first to say I’ve gotten sick due to the drastic changes in temperature these past few weeks. I’ve learned that this is due to our reduced...

How beneficial is interplanetary colonization? It has been a dream of many with advanced technology to accomplish the task.

Should humans colonize other planets?

October 8, 2019

“In terms of people going to Mars, I think this is potentially something that could be accomplished in about 10 years, maybe sooner, maybe 9 years.”...

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