Reasons Why Confederate Monuments Should be Removed

Jessica LoPresti, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

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What are historical monuments; and should they be removed? Confederate historical monuments honor Confederate generals and soldiers during the Civil War, people who didn’t want to abolish slavery because they benefit from slave...

History Can Never be Forgotten

Nicholas Slamka, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

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History is something that is extremely important to study.  It teaches us about the beliefs,  lifestyles, cultures, and ideas of those who came before us, but most importantly to educate ourselves from the rights and wrongs of t...

Just How “Different” Are Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories?

Diane DeLosSantos '18, Commentary Editor

October 5, 2016

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Just how different are Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories? An interview I conducted with Instagram and Snapchat explained just that. "What are “stories”? What are they made up of?"   Instagram: "As you share mul...

The History Behind Contagious Yawning

Diane DeLosSantos '18, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

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Have you ever noticed that every time you yawn, two seconds later, a person nearby yawns, or when someone near you yawns, suddenly you yawn? Well, according to Discovery News, all animals with a backbone, in other words, all v...

Midterm Week….Is it really gone?

Diane DeLosSantos '18, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

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First off, what is/was Midterm Week?   Midterm Week was similar to the last week of school where you come into school, take your finals, regents and/or ap exams and then go home, but instead of finals, regents, and ...

Do You Want To Become Rich?

Diane DeLosSantos, Staff Writer

December 21, 2015

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I have one question for all of you, for all students, that is . . . Do you want to become rich? If you replied yes to this question, please continue reading. If not, sorry but this article won’t be of much use to you then. Co...

The Importance of a well-balanced Breakfast

Warren Collins, Jr. '19, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

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There is an expression that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is especially true when a person is growing and developing. Breakfast provides a student with the energy and nutrients that lead to increased concentr...

The Importance Of A Good Night’s Sleep

Olivia Mendelson '17, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

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Are high school students getting enough sleep?  Recent studies reveal that no, teenagers are not getting the 8-10 hours of rest needed each night.  In fact, only about 8% of high school students get sufficient amounts of sleep....

Michelle Obama and the Obesity Epidemic

Kayla Leonard '18, Staff Writer

July 27, 2015

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Michelle Obama feels that America’s obesity problem has been taken too far and wants to stop it. "As a parent -- not as first lady, as a parent -- I'm not going to sit and watch my kids eating right knowing that there are millions...

The Issue of Gay Rights

Katie Jean-Baptiste ‘18, Staff Writer

July 27, 2015

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The word "Gay" has been mentioned for centuries now and it's mainly a topic that people all know. In NRHS there are people who are gay and proud of who they are as well as some who are not ready to come out because they are afraid...