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[Nov. 2016 Features] Stuffed with Love empowers youth

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann ’19   A child suffering cancer receives a plush, stuffed dog dressed in a pink skirt alongside a beautiful ‘get well’ note, and it makes her day. Suddenly, the pain she is feeling is somewhat relieved. Somebody is thinking of her. Kidz Give Back is a non-profit organi...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Here’s to Harambe: the gorilla, the myth, the legend *a satire

October 11, 2016

By Jason Streiter '17 It’s been five months,  two days, 12 hours, 3 minutes and 2.5 seconds since Harambe the gorilla was murdered in cold blood at the Cincinnati Zoo. When a three-year-old child passed over three different fences and fell into Harambe’s habitat, Harambe’s idiotic handlers de...

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Despite its bland title, Love is packed with passion and punch. The show is a 10 episode Netflix original produced by Judd Apatow --best known for Knocked Up and This Is 40-- and spouses Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin. Together, the team brings truth, humor and a fresh look at the reality of modern love. ...

The Psychology Behind High School Relationships

Jen Gouchoe, Web Features Editor

March 31, 2016

First love tends to hit high schoolers with a newfound intensity that they often aren’t prepared to handle. One anonymous junior girl experienced what she thought was first love as a freshman when she started dating a sophomore boy. What was initially fun and flirty quickly developed into something...

Pet Instagrams are becoming the new “fad”

Pet Instagrams are becoming the new “fad”

Blake Rubin, Features Web Editor

March 22, 2016

Get ready to have your heart skip a beat as you double tap on Instagram for the adorable pet accounts taking Instagram by storm. One dog new to the scene, is Rosie Haroun, Annie Haroun ‘16’s little pup, and her bio reads, “Miniature Schnauzer- Yes I am a bearded lady.” Her Instagram was c...

Valentine’s Day evolves throughout the years

Valentine’s Day evolves throughout the years

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

On the top shelf of each third grader’s cubby, colorfully designed shoe boxes overflow with pink lollipops and boxes of Sweethearts, while the rest of the classroom is engulfed in a frenzy of sugar-rushed chattering and card exchanging. Meanwhile, at 70 North Ave., a senior casually prints “Feb....

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

The day of love, flowers, teddy bears, and all things chocolate is right around the corner. Yep, you guessed it, it’s Valentine’s Day. Some people roll their eyes at the overstuffed shelves at CVS; the cheesy messages inscripted on every candy bar along with the overwhelming amount of stuffed...

Dear Ella

Dear Ella

Sophie De Bruijn, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

While it is surreal that today is my graduation day, what is even more astonishing to me is that next year you will be a freshman at Staples. In a couple of months, you’ll put on an outfit that you agonized over (not yet realizing the daunting fact that there will be 720 more outfits to plan before...

Hendel’s Sister

Hendel’s Sister

Talia Hendel, Web Sports Editor

June 20, 2014

It started in Long Lots Elementary School, where in Sept. of 2003, I involuntarily received the nickname “Hendel’s Sister” by my second grade brother’s friends. From kindergarten to third grade, I grew accustomed to hearing “Hey, it’s Hendel’s sister, hi Hendel’s sister!” to which...

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

March 25, 2011

The most important thing you need to realize about Rebecca Black’s “Friday” is that it’s not the song you love to hate as much as it’s the song you hate to love. Admit it, you’ve gone to YouTube ten, twenty, thirty times, claiming that the song is lame, but you know every lyric, don’t you? Face it, you can’t get it o...

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