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‘Gram or sham: Is Instagram worth it?

‘Gram or sham: Is Instagram worth it?

January 15, 2020

Instagram is fun. Click below to see why. Instagram is dumb. Click below to see why. ...

It was the best of times…no wait, it was the worst of times: Senior year sucks

It was the best of times…no wait, it was the worst of times: Senior year sucks

January 8, 2020

The clock strikes 7:20 a.m. and the morning bell sounds for the very first period of your senior year. As if on cue, you pull up to main lot with your s...

New Year, same old habits

New Year, same old habits

January 6, 2020

New Year's resolutions are probably one of the most short-lived moments in anyone's life. The simple promise of reading more or cutting down on sugar n...

Dogs vs. Cats: The battle of the beasts in photos

Dogs vs. Cats: The battle of the beasts in photos

Jacob Tonelli

December 13, 2019

Cats have always gotten an unusually bad rap among non-cat owners, especially dog purists. I’m sure you’ve heard it all before from a snot-nosed...

If this is love, then why does it hurt?

If this is love, then why does it hurt?

Taylor Palmer

December 4, 2019

Being in love and being manipulated are two different things that people can mix up. If someone is willing to hurt you emotionally, verbally or physi...

The royal pain: your guide to escaping the kings

The royal pain: your guide to escaping the kings

Sean Cavanaugh, Executive Features Editor

November 26, 2019

The Kings. A Londonderry driver’s biggest fear. The series of cruel roundabouts, deadly dead ends, and fatal streets that lead to the deepest, darkest...

Frosty the Snowman, stay in December

Frosty the Snowman, stay in December

November 25, 2019

The crisp and chilling wind floods the outdoors and a light dusting of snow starts to come down on the streets. The smell of peppermint and hot chocolate...

Gratitude is defined by attitude: dietary needs and the holidays

Gratitude is defined by attitude: dietary needs and the holidays

Courtney Clark, Opinions Editor

November 22, 2019

I sit down at the extended table surrounded by close relatives. Everyone, including me, is talking about how hungry they are and how they can’t wait t...

Unpopular Opinions: Dunkin’ Donuts isn’t as good as everyone says it is

Unpopular Opinions: Dunkin’ Donuts isn’t as good as everyone says it is

November 21, 2019

For some students, school is the only reason they wake up before 10 a.m. All the early mornings after long nights require an energy boost, one in ...

Identity is not an insult

Identity is not an insult

November 20, 2019

People are gay. Get over it.  Sadly, students who are in the LGBTQ+ community can often be the target of insults or even physical threats. This need...

Instagram is fun: here’s why

Erin Carlson, Photographer

November 14, 2019

It’s the end of the day and you finally finished your English paper and math homework. Now what? Do you go to bed without checking your phone? Or do you lay there and scroll through Instagram for a bit to look at funny memes and see if anyone posted anything interesting? I go to Instagram like many kids my age.   Hear me out: I know Instagram is a complete waste of time, but you can...

Instagram is dumb: here’s why

Marissa McKay, Online Chief

November 14, 2019

I’m one of a small group of teenagers these days who have never had an Instagram account. While all of my friends spend hours taking, editing, and obsessing over their Insta-worthy pictures and scrolling through their feeds filled with picturesque, jealousy-inducing idealities, I have no interest in any of it. All of it has just always seemed superficial and stupid to m...

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