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California Oil Spill: Whos to Blame?

California Oil Spill: Who’s to Blame?

Lauren Allocca, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

At 2:30 AM on Saturday, October 2nd, an alarm went off in an Amplify Energy Corp. company control room alerting of a drop in pressure in one of their pipes, which is a major indication of an oil leak....

Ath(LET)e Me Have an Extra Free Period

Ath(LET)e Me Have an Extra Free Period

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

Here at West Morris Central, about 68% of the student body is involved in sports. When a student is going to school and playing a sport, life for that student becomes extremely busy. They wake up, attend...

Why Won’t Disney Commit to LGBTQ+ Representation?

Why Won’t Disney Commit to LGBTQ+ Representation?

Miles North October 22, 2021

Leading up to the release of Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker in 2019, director JJ Abrams hinted in an interview with Variety that the movie would include LGBTQ+ characters. As more information...

4-Day School Week: Yay or Yay!

4-Day School Week: Yay or Yay!

Maddie Lamb, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Across the United States, hundreds of school districts are implementing a 4-day school week. “Currently, 25 states have at least one district using a four-day school week, numbering at least 550 districts...

The Official Movie Poster for the Film.

Dear Evan Hansen, You’re Way Too Old. Sincerely, Me

Sebastian Gutkin, Co Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2021

The entertainment industry has grown vastly within the past two decades. Representation in both film and television has become a prominent topic of discussion in telling the stories of different races,...

Greys Anatomy is arguably one of the biggest offenders, currently totaling 18 seasons.

The Era of Neverending Television

Evelyn Oravez, Co Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2021

Law and Order: SVU. Grey’s Anatomy. NCIS. What do all of these TV shows have in common? Aside from being staples of American pop culture, these three shows currently have 15 or more seasons, and two...

Baseball fans celebrate a win by their favorite team. (Photo by Kevin Sullivan/Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images)

COVID: Why It’s Time to Return to Life Before the Pandemic

Zoey Wang, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

On January 21, 2020, a resident of Washington state tests positive for COVID-19. It is the first reported case in North America. Within two weeks, the US declares the virus a public health emergency. California...

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What in the Yee-Haw is Going On With Texas’s New Abortion Ban?

Caroline Miller, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

Texas has been fighting a self-sustained battle against abortion and the pro-choice movement for decades. Finally, it seems that their 87th legislature has victoriously enacted its most restrictive state-wide...

Saying Goodbye to Asynchronous Mondays: A Double-Edged Sword

Saying Goodbye to Asynchronous Mondays: A Double-Edged Sword

Lily McMeen, Staff writer April 27, 2021

Mr. Rymer issued an announcement and teachers have spottily mentioned something we all dreaded to hear: the removal of asynchronous Mondays. For the last few months, we were given a day to do whatever...

The Chipotle in Chester Brings Mixed Reviews

The Chipotle in Chester Brings Mixed Reviews

Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Earlier in the year, a new Chipotle location was established in downtown Chester. Since its inception, I’ve been twice, and both times I had different experiences. The first time was lovely: food arrived...

A Stop Asian Hate rally in Boston this March.

The Model Minority Myth, and It’s Effect on the Current Racial Climate

Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Recently, the news has been awash with stories about violence against Asian-Americans. From the Bay Area attacks on Asian-American elders during Lunar New Year to the recent shooting in Atlanta, anti-Asian...

Citi Field at night time with lights on

From “No Way!” to “Every Game!” — My Baseball Story

Basil Iacampo, Director of Web Services + Staff Writer February 26, 2021
Sports weren't my thing for the longest time. Yet by realizing just how different playing and watching a sport are, I was able to fall in love with baseball. This is my story!
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