• Excuses Not Allowed

    Excuses Not Allowed

    Tiffany ortiz

    April 4, 2018

    Tiffany Ortiz Excuses Not Allowed               Whether you have a bad case of the flu or a terrible cold that will not go away, the State of New Jersey decided that schools should no longer accept doctor excuse notes as valid absences from school. According to the State of New J...

  • Reevaluating School Safety Measures

    Reevaluating School Safety Measures

    Jenna Ariza

    April 4, 2018

    Jenna Ariza Reevaluating School Safety Measures The process of emergency procedures are precautions taken in order to ensure the safety of students and staff in the school. The question is, do all of the students and staff consider the school to be safe enough? Considering the recent inciden...

    Students evacuate the school during a practice drill while teachers lock their doors.

    Jenna Ariza

  • Social Media Affects You, Here’s Why

    Social Media Affects You, Here’s Why

    Jenna Ariza

    April 4, 2018

    Jenna Ariza Social Media Affects You, Here’s Why How much time do you spend on social media? According to the Washington Post,  if you are within the ages of 15-18, you may spend an average of “just under 8 hours.” Oxford Dictionaries defined social media as: “websites and applicat...

    A sophomore student logs into a trending social media app, Snapchat, during her lunch period.

    Jenna Ariza/Ronald Gajilan

  • Shavon: Still present, still missed

    Shavon: Still present, still missed

    Safa Mostafa, Staff Reporter

    June 20, 2017

    They say death opens your eyes and wakes you up to life. That’s how I felt after Shavon Hill-Williams left us a year ago. You realize who’s there for you. Then you realize who was never there for you. Immediately after her death, I knew it was going to be worse than a breakup or a heartbrea...

    Illustration by Kawall Hanomanjie and Hector Lopez

  • Sexual assault a serious issue in college

    Sexual assault a serious issue in college

    Bukola Adeleye and Kenise Brown

    June 20, 2017

    About 20 percent of women and 6.25 percent of men are sexually assaulted in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In May 2014, 55 universities were announced as being under federal investigation by the Department of Justice for their handling of sexual assault cases. As o...

    A sign posted to raise awareness about rape on a college campus. Twenty percent of women and 6.25 percent of men are sexually assaulted in college. Photo by Wolfram Burner, via Flickr.com, used with permission

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