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Dear Mr. President: Tweeting isn’t leading. Drop the phone. Drop the act.

Dear Mr. President: Tweeting isn’t leading. Drop the phone. Drop the act.

Morgan Grant, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It has been 100 days  with you as my President and my anxiety has reached a new level. As a student, soon heading off to college, I am appalled every time the television is turned on or a notification from social media pops up on my phone. As I am maturing and gain involvement in politics, I am s...

Don’t get towed—Be legit. Here’s how to get a parking permit.

Don’t get towed—Be legit.  Here’s how to get a parking permit.

Julia Sprague, Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

With the end of the school year approaching, it’s time to get your parking pass application. Not having a parking pass means having to park at the recs and make the walk each day--even in the freezing winter mornings.  The information below is what you need to know in order to get a parking pass...

Reflecting on One Boston Day

Reflecting on One Boston Day

Riley Walberg, News Editor

April 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Today, Saturday April 15, 2017, probably doesn't hold much significance to most people around the globe, besides its close proximity to Easter and Passover. But to those in America, specifically the New England area, today marks the fourth anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing. They say that...

Vote to expand the Rail Trail

Vote to expand the Rail Trail

Abigail Whitcomb, Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Needed extensions to the rail trail are up for vote this Tuesday, and the people of Londonderry should vote yes. Article #26 pertains to expanding the Londonderry Rail Trail, 3.2 miles of a paved trail, used for jogging, rollerblading, and biking; it’s a beautiful area located near North Element...

Wear red tomorrow to support “Day without Women”

Wear red tomorrow to support “Day without Women”

Ellie Goodpseed, Magazine Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Almost two months after I marched in the Women’s March on Washington, I will be again showing my support for women, minorities, and underrepresented people of this country by wearing red tomorrow, Wednesday March 8. The organizers of the Women’s March have organized a “Day Without Women”...

Accept the results of the election

Accept the results of the election

Zach Ford, Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

So a lot people are upset of about the results of the election and the inauguration. But are they handling it correctly? Since Trump’s election, people have been protesting in almost every major city in America. There have been the peaceful protests to try and get the electoral college to vo...

The week before finals should be a time to review, not to learn something new

Bella Ziolek, Health Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Finals week is in full swing, and with it comes students’ stress soaring through the roof, and their hours of sleep simultaneously dropping lower and lower. Final exams cover close to an entire semester’s worth of material, so if it took around five months to learn the material in the first place...

Don’t let college ruin your holidays

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, OPINION

It consumes your mind. You lay in bed when you’re supposed to be asleep and don't even bother watching Netflix. You toss. You turn.  And you can’t stop thinking about the same resonating thought. No, sugar plums aren’t dancing in your head. And the all-consuming thoughts aren’t based on St. ...

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Ellie Goodspeed, Magazine Chief

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, OPINION, Showcase

I know that much of senior year is about applying to and deciding where to go for college. As every waking moment — and many of my dreams/nightmares — are centered around college, it doesn’t help to be constantly asked by peers, family members and even random people I’ve just met about where I’...

Point-counterpoint: Fake or real? The ‘treedom’ to choose.

Point-counterpoint: Fake or real? The ‘treedom’ to choose.

Eric Brown and Bella Ziolek

December 23, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Why buy a real tree? by Eric Brown Since the dawn of mankind, humans have been celebrating Christmas around a Christmas tree. Traditionally people use real trees to set up inside and decorate. But due to the creation of metal during the Big Bang, and the creation of plastic in the 1800s, artif...

Why I need my headphones

Why I need my headphones

Alex Laverriere, Reporter

December 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

  The ticking of the clock, tapping of a pencil, and the chewing of the gum is enough to send somebody like me over the edge into a haze of rage. I suffer from a disorder that is called Misophonia, which is also known as “selective sound sensitivity syndrome.” According to Misophonia Association (http:...

Holiday spirit is holiday spirit is holiday spirit

Holiday spirit is holiday spirit is holiday spirit

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It’s a scene from your nightmares. You drop a quarter in the Salvation Army bin, and are confronted with a cheerful, “Happy Holidays!” How dare this stranger not know specifically which religious traditions you follow and say something so general! The audacity of this person to wish you good in...

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