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Texas Calls Its Execution the Process: The Golden Standard

Isabel Gomez

May 13, 2014


Filed under News

A topic that is extremely controversial in today’s society is the death penalty. Two weeks ago, a man in Oklahoma was executed using a three part drug that was supposed to shut down different parts of the body. It left a convicted murder writhing and moaning before he died of cardiac arrest. This type of...

Cell Phone Search Debate Continues

Jamie King

May 8, 2014


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In the era of smartphones, the Supreme Court recently heard two cases that could change what it means to perform an “unreasonable search and seizure”. Smartphones carry so much information that the court is trying to decide if it is fair game to use them to gain evidence. Many of the justices...

Teacher’s Rally

Tiffany Terlizzi

May 6, 2014


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  Teachers stand outside the school in attempt to make a statement about their nonexistent contract.   On April 2, 2014, teachers of Mendham and Central stood out on the hills near the field and in the gravel lot near the f-wing. Signs were held, music was played, and talks were read. The issu...

Pennsylvania Slasher

Isabel Gomez

May 1, 2014


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On April 9th, 2014, a Pennsylvania teen rampaged through his high school with two kitchen knives, about 8 to 10 inches long, stabbing anyone that got in his way. It began around 7:15 am and the situation under control by 7:40 pm when the vice principal tackled the teen and the fire alarm was pulled i...

Troubling Tragedy in Korea Gains National Attention

Nicholas Cise

April 30, 2014


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Carrying over 476 passengers, a South Korean Ferry ship sank on April 16th, 2014 and has claimed the lives of more than 200 passengers. Even with the devastating number of confirmed deaths, unfortunately, the death toll continues to rise as diving teams work relentlessly to recover the remains of...

South Korea Ferry Disaster

Austin DiLullo

April 30, 2014


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For those who are unaware of this event, a South Korean ferry capsized in the yellow sea off the coast of South Korea. It capsized on the  16th of April, 2014.  According to reports, the ferry was on a trip from Incheon to the island of Jeju when the ship suddenly began to list, and then it quickly c...

Celebrating the Boston Marathon

Jamie King

April 25, 2014


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One year has passed since two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The 118th Boston Marathon was held on Monday, April 21st. The message this year was clear: Boston is back and stronger than ever. The Boston Athletic Association reported that 35,671 people registered to run...

Another Tragic Day at Fort Hood

Rebecca Weippert

April 11, 2014


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  Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014, was a sad day for America. An Iraq War veteran, who was being treated for a mental illness, killed 3 fellow servicemen and injured 16 after open fire at the home of America’s Armored Corps in Fort Hood, Texas. The lonestar state, unfortunately, has fell victim to many shoot...

Blockbuster Closing Remaining Stores

Isabel Gomez

March 12, 2014


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In early November, the company that introduced America to many stay at home movie nights announced that it will be closing its remaining 300 United States stores. By March 2014, you will not be able to find a Blockbuster anywhere in the United States. Also, it’s mail in DVD service, which was Net...

what the State of the Union Address Means for the Country

Jamie King

March 12, 2014


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On Tuesday, January 28th, President Obama took over primetime television to deliver the State of the Union Address for 2014. He touched on a few main subjects, talking about the changes he wants to make and progress he hopes to see. Though not emphasized in his speech an overhaul of the nation’s im...

Who’s to say we have a delay?

Nicholas Cise

March 12, 2014


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During this current winter climate, it is usually inevitable for a seasonal school district to experience some cause of delay or closing due to inclement weather. Recent decisions regarding the closing and/or delaying of classes has created a sudden controversy amongst West Morris Central Students. Once...

Rest in Peace

Nicholas Cise

March 12, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

After receiving information from related affiliates, it became apparent that James Avery, Sitcoms “Uncle Phil”, had passed away on January 6th 2014. He was sixty-eight years old.   Shocked by the beloved character’s death, many West Morris Central students spoke out in respect for the ho...

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