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Russia: Adding to the Complex Entanglement of the Syrian Conflict

Russia: Adding to the Complex Entanglement of the Syrian Conflict

Kyle Hammalian
October 27, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

The Syrian Civil war has been raging onwards for over four years as of October 2015. The situation has only become more complex with the addition of another world power into the complex entanglement of allies and foreign backers – Russia. In September 2015, Russia began launching a series of airstrikes...

Step Right Up and Meet The Mets

Step Right Up and Meet The Mets

Evan Lazarus
October 27, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Sports

The New York Mets have been the talk of the school no less the United States. The newly crowned National League champions have made their way to baseball’s biggest stage, the World Series. After dismantling the Cubs in a series sweep, they will either take on the Kansas City Royals or the Toronto Blue...

Free As Can Be

Free As Can Be

Jackson Cianciulli
October 22, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Opinion, Opinion

Unbeknownst to the masses, this week is National Free Speech week, something frequently taken advantage of by American citizens. Every article, blog post, novel, bumper sticker expressing your political belief, piece of art, and Tweet ever composed, as different as they all may be, are all made possib...

Can You Survive on Mars?

Can You Survive on Mars?

Young Jeong
October 15, 2015
Filed under Current Events

If a global apocalypse were to take over the world today, where should we go? A possible answer to this question is: Mars. Our neighbor of approximately 54.6 million kilometers may be a potential sanctuary. Recently, officials and scientists from NASA have announced the discovery of what seems to...

Pope Francis’s Historic First Visit to the United States

Pope Francis’s Historic First Visit to the United States

Keren Karshenboym
October 13, 2015
Filed under Current Events, World News

Pope Francis’s historic first visit to the United States concluded this past Sunday, September 27th, when he left Philadelphia to go back home to Rome, Italy. His trip began Tuesday, September 22nd in Washington D.C. In D.C, his trip opened when President Obama greeted him at Joint Base Andrews. T...

Community Faces the Closure of Huge Markets

Community Faces the Closure of Huge Markets

Perri Cochin
October 12, 2015
Filed under Current Events

As the school year has begun, the word about the closure of local markets, A&P and Depiero’s Country Farm has spread and startled many. A&P is the home of a wide variety of produce. It also has a pharmacy, offers school supplies, a delicious bakery, outdoor supplies, and much more. A&P,...

The Refugee Crisis Explained

The Refugee Crisis Explained

Kyle Hammalian
October 12, 2015
Filed under Current Events

The European Union is facing the worst refugee crisis since World War II with an estimated 42,500 refugees arriving daily. Already, 19 million people have been forced out of their countries. Here is a rundown of the factors you should know to understand the Refugee Crisis. What is a refugee? According to the 1951 Refu...

TRAILBLAZER CONTEST: $20 GIFT CARD TO FOOD EVOLUTION

TRAILBLAZER CONTEST: $20 GIFT CARD TO FOOD EVOLUTION

Ms. Rome, Adviser
October 1, 2015
Filed under Current Events, School News

Want a free gift card to Food Evolution in Montvale? Complete the quiz HERE. The first student to answer all questions correctly will win a $20 gift card to Food Evolution. This contest requires you to read our most recent articles (on the moving carousel on the front page). *Contest is not avail...

Highlights of the Second Republican Debate

Michael Ruberto
September 24, 2015
Filed under Current Events

Wednesday September 16, 2015 marked the 2nd Republican Debate for the 2016 presidential nomination. This time around, the GOP alone is putting up 16 potential candidates, one of the largest numbers in recent elections. With so many candidates, things are bound to get a little confusing, especially...

Who You Should Vote for (or Pretend to Vote for) in the Presidential Election

Marley Scheld
September 15, 2015
Filed under Current Events, Humor, Opinion

With the presidential election coming up in November 2016, teenagers in America are asking many questions. Can Hillary Clinton become the first female president? What will my future in education look like? Is Donald Trump really running for president? But the main question, however, is: who will I...

Remembering September 11th

Staff
September 11, 2015
Filed under Current Events

Mrs. Lutz: “In our Literature of the Holocaust classes, we have been talking about the universe of obligation and the factors that either motivate or hinder a person from helping someone else. There are a plethora of stories that describe the "ordinary citizens" who sacrificed their lives in order...

From Ground Zero: Remembering 9/11

From Ground Zero: Remembering 9/11

Ms. Rome
September 11, 2015
Filed under Current Events

For teachers and administration, we remember exactly where we were when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001; some were on their way to work, others were just waking up. This teacher was in her eighth grade home economics class. The principal had made an announcement that “a plane...

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