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Thankful For Thanksgiving: Tips

Thankful For Thanksgiving: Tips

Perri Cochin
November 25, 2015
Filed under Current Events

As we witness the start of the leaves falling off the trees, and smell the beautiful autumn aroma, it is time to get prepared for the favorite holiday of many, known as Thanksgiving. Many are already getting ready for this year’s Thanksgiving feast, which is on Thursday, November 26. Thanksgiving...

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Max Miller
November 24, 2015
Filed under Current Events

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means it’s time to start thinking about what you are thankful for. If you ask people about Thanksgiving, odds are they will tell you all about the food, mostly the turkey, and how it is a time of giving thanks. Most people also believe they know the full...

Vigilance Over Fear

Vigilance Over Fear

Kyle Hammalian
November 24, 2015
Filed under Current Events

In light of the recent terror attacks in Paris, the suspected bombing of the Russian jetliner, the hostage crisis in Mali, and the increased security measures being taken around the world, it may seem like we have something to fear. It is important to realize, though, that fear is not an adequate reaction. As...

UFO in Los Angeles: Conspiracy Theories

UFO in Los Angeles: Conspiracy Theories

Alexandra Truszkowska
November 20, 2015
Filed under A&E, Current Events

Last Saturday, in Los Angeles CA, possibly the biggest meme was created when a mysterious “UFO” was spotted flying over the city. When residents saw the light, many panicked, taking photos, videos, and even some calling the local police. One lucky You Tuber, Julien Solomita, recorded the occurrence...

Peace For Paris

Peace For Paris

Max Miller
November 18, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

Last Friday 129 people were killed, and 352 others were wounded in gunfire and blasts in the French capital while France and Germany were playing for the World Champions soccer title. Shots rang out from AK-47s fired by assailants strapped with suicide bombs. It was the night France stood still. The ent...

The Republican Candidates Face Off in the Fourth Republican Debate

The Republican Candidates Face Off in the Fourth Republican Debate

Dylan Barron
November 17, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

On Tuesday November 10, 2015, the presidential Republican candidates faced off for their fourth debate in Milwaukee. It was an eventful night, where the candidates debated foreign policies, minimum wage, and even the other candidates. Chris Christie was bumped down to the kiddie debate at 7:00, leaving...

In Defense of Religion and Prayer in Times of Crisis

In Defense of Religion and Prayer in Times of Crisis

Olivia Bulzomi
November 16, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Opinion, Opinion, World News

The following is an Opinion-Editorial. In response to the attacks in Paris on Friday, people of all religions and backgrounds are offering their prayers to those who were, and will be, affected. Religion has been a safe haven for millions of people for thousands of years. People have looked to the...

Prayer Is Not Enough

Prayer Is Not Enough

Zachary Broadman
November 16, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Opinion, Opinion, World News

The following is an Opinion-Editorial. On Friday night, eight men armed with automatic rifles and strapped with explosives made a series of coordinated attacks on the city of Paris. The attacks killed 129 people and injured 352 more. Members of ISIS used social media to claim responsibility for the...

Michelle Obama Starts a New Campaign with #62milliongirls

Michelle Obama Starts a New Campaign with #62milliongirls

Dylan Barron
November 13, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park, Michelle Obama announced a new campaign that aims to provide girls around the world with an education. With this campaign in mind, Michelle Obama created a hash tag, 62milliongirls, encouraging people...

What Time Is It?

What Time Is It?

Cate Heverin
November 12, 2015
Filed under Current Events

Every year, Americans and several other countries turn their clocks back in October and forward in March. Why is it that every year, all American states except for Arizona and Hawaii, turn their clocks back? In fact, most western countries turn their clocks back. The answer is simple, the fact that people...

The Value of Summer Reading: A Teacher’s Perspective

The Value of Summer Reading: A Teacher’s Perspective

Micaela Mongelli
November 4, 2015
Filed under Current Events, School News

If you asked any high school student, they would most likely deny the value of summer reading. The last thing kids want to worry about during their time off is finishing 400 pages of a book they didn’t even choose to read. It’s tedious, demanding, and sometimes, plain old boring. However, there ...

Woodcliff Lake – Elections Today!

Woodcliff Lake – Elections Today!

Camila Paladini
November 3, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

With Election Day being tomorrow, I decided to give you the run through for one mayor candidate and two council candidates for Woodcliff Lake Council. Carlos Rendo, Angela Hazes, and Kristy Herrington are three very driven people who all share a similar goal: to make Woodcliff lake a better place. They...

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