Op-Ed: Cigarettes Should Be Illegal

Jack Cavailoi and Justin Bifolco

January 29, 2019

Have you ever been out in a public area and have someone blow a cloud of smoke directly in your face? Have you ever been in your car driving next to someone and see them throw their cigarette out of their window, littering the...

The Office vs. Parks and Recreation

Colleen White, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

There’s a question that’s on every TV lover’s mind. Which sitcom is better, The Office or Parks and Recreation? Both shows are iconic and have hilarious dialogue but, *drum roll* Parks and Recreation is the better show. ...

Chinese Censorship

Frank Vereline, Editor

January 28, 2019

This past summer, I took a thirteen hour journey across the world, to land in a nation with day and night cycle completely reversed from the one I had grown used to. In other words, I took a nine day trip to China with the Mand...

Should Cellphones be Allowed in School?

Kayla Timmerman, Editor

January 28, 2019

The question that continues to be debated throughout schools around the world: Should cellphones be allowed in school? Ask most students and you will receive one response; however, ask most teachers and you will receive another. T...

Op-Ed: No More Homework!

Escarlet Tavarez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Students should not have homework because they already do enough work in school throughout the day. Although others may disagree and say it’s beneficial because it gives teachers an idea of what students already know or need t...

Op-Ed: #NeverAgain is Happening Again

Savanna Spadalik, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

307. That’s how many shootings there have been in 311 days in 2018. Gun violence has been the new upcoming topic of discussion in today’s society. Many argue whether the National Rifle Association (NRA) should have strong...

Kids: Not Yet Olympians!

Riley Preiss, Editor

January 25, 2019

In 2018 it seems like a necessity for kids to be as involved as possible. From as young as kindergarten, children are signed up for a slew of activities, and sometimes by as young as third grade, they are already categorized as...

Op-Ed: The Border

Kiersten Hacker, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Imagine embarking on a journey to freedom, walking on a path of hope, only to be pushed back by the very people who are supposed represent the deeply desired feeling. This is every day, this is reality, for refugees and immig...

Screen Damage

Anna Decker, Co-editor-in-chief

January 25, 2019

The television program 60 minutes is a popular broadcast on the CBS network and is watched by millions of people throughout the U.S. The news program is centered around the reporters and their personal investigations on various t...

Dalers Win Big

Jack Cavaioli, Editor

January 17, 2019

On January 3rd, 2019 the Massapequa Chiefs traveled to Farmingdale High School to face their cross-town rival, the Dalers. Coach Pastier and the Dalers were coming off a convincing win against Floral Park six days earlier, and a fe...

Disney’s Faded Imagination

Jenna Monteagudo, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Disney. If someone asked me what the most exciting thing was in our childhoods, I would say Disney, and I think we can all agree with that. Remember finding out that a new movie was being made and counting down the days to watch i...

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