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Let’s talk about sexism: senior organizes educational seminars

Let’s talk about sexism: senior organizes educational seminars

By Camerynn Hawke

November 5, 2017


Filed under Award-Winning Stories, Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

Principal Alan Goodwin allowed senior Rabhya Mehrotra to plan seminars designed to cover how sexism, harassment and assault affect all genders. The seminars aimed to increase awareness of everyday actions that most people don’t realize are sexist.

Speech and Debate team hosts political panel fundraiser

Speech and Debate team hosts political panel fundraiser

By Jeremy Wenick

October 26, 2017


Filed under Media, News, School, Showcase

Six journalists and political professionals participated in a panel regarding Trump’s administration and the world of politics Oct. 24 in the auditorium. Speech and Debate team speech captain Valerie Akinyoyenu introduced the panel, held as a fundraiser for the Speech and Debate team, and team president Elisa McCartin and vice president Camille Caldera co-moderated.

Local dog adoption agencies offer fostering programs

Local dog adoption agencies offer fostering programs

By Julia McGowan and Anjali Jha

October 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

Instead of staying at the pound or an adoption agency, foster pets spend time in a temporary home before they’re given a permanent one. Agencies vet families through a background check, home visit and vet recommendation—if they have previously owned a pet—and then place the pets with the families.

Cycle 1 Print Edition Preview

Cycle 1 Print Edition Preview

By Ava Chenok

October 9, 2017


Filed under Media, Showcase, Videos

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Claims that fidget toys help ADHD students spark debate

Claims that fidget toys help ADHD students spark debate

By Thomas Mande

June 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Media, Showcase, Videos

The fidget spinner is the latest and most popular addition to a growing fidget toy industry, which also includes fidget cubes and thinking putty. The toys’ rise in popularity has sparked controversy over claims from marketers that the toys provide a solution to attention deficit disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Autism.