Governor Chris Christie funding policy not fair

Kenise Brown, News Editor

December 8, 2016

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New Jersey State Governor Chris Christie has proposed a school funding policy called the “Fairness Formula,” but it is not fair at all. Under the proposal, every school in The State of New Jersey will be given the same amo...

The American people are to blame for Trump

Christopher Alvarenga, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

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The American people must do better in picking our presidential candidates. Early on the morning of November 9, Donald J. Trump was officially announced as the winner of the presidency. Most of the world and America is in shock...

School should have more preparation for SAT

Kenise Brown

June 2, 2016

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Students who took the Scholastic Aptitude Test March 5 saw a very different test from years past. The essay is now optional, the vocabulary is more about using context clues than knowing definitions, there are only four answer choi...

Increase non-lethal gear for police officers, special units

Frederick Favor

June 2, 2016

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It is a serious problem when someone dies for no reason. Many incidents of police brutality have resulted in the deaths of unarmed victims in recent years. Nationally, “there were 990 fatal police-involved shootings, of an average of 19...

Parent involvement in school matters

Kendra Brown

June 2, 2016

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The school’s parent-teacher organization is in need of parent commitment for the benefit of the school and the students. “The first meetings start with about five percent of all parents, maybe 20 came. Now we have a core ...

Reaching out can change a teen’s life

Paola Maldonado

June 2, 2016

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Depression is a medical condition in which people feel sad, hopeless and alone. Unfortunately, many kids in high school feel depressed because they are in a stage where they are going through personal changes. Some students start...

Staff Editorial

Staff

June 1, 2016

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When bringing the word gentrification to the attention of those interviewed by The Student Voice, they often seemed very confused. Many people we spoke to had no idea that the West Side of Jersey City is in the process of being...

Citi Bikes does not help those who need them

Ji'Asia Anderson

December 10, 2015

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The Citi Bikes that many residents and tourists use in New York City have come to Jersey City. In order to use the bike system, people have to sign up for an annual membership that cost $149. This bike system is good, but it sh...

Don’t let religion affect your job

Ji'Asia Anderson

December 10, 2015

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Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, put her beliefs before her job in September and refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple. She was sent to jail and released after five days for not complying with the legalization ...

New uniforms give students more options

Alexis Gadsden

December 10, 2015

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Wearing the same thing everyday is challenging enough for students, but wearing clothes that are also uncomfortable is even worse. In previous years students would buy uniforms from the school website and not be able to wear ...

Students not setting standards high enough

Mahkiya Gresham and Isabel Rodriguez

December 10, 2015

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Because of the strong influence New Jersey City University has in our school, many students either attend that college or lean toward their very common second choice, Hudson County Community College. Going to these schools is...

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