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A Glimpse into Being Chronically Ill During a Pandemic

An illustration of a coughing, unmasked woman in a crowd of masked people.
Sarah Garcia, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

Towards the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the large amount of uncertainty and misinformation floating around about the novel coronavirus, there was a general mindset that this virus would...

The College Admissions Crisis

A college-exam prep class at Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, MD. -Alex Brandon/AP
Evelyn Oravez, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

As students progress through high school, many are thinking about senior year and college admissions. In many cases, getting into a good college is the key to a successful career, which makes the admissions...

Saying Goodbye to Keeping up with the Kardashians

Hannah Gould, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2020

After nearly 13 years of TV, Keeping up with the Kardashians has cancelled any further production of their show after their upcoming 2021 season.   For years, the Kardashians have been a household...

Cleveland Cacophony: The First Presidential Debate

President Donald Trump (left) and former Vice President Joseph Biden (right) squared off with each other and at times Fox News moderator Chris Wallace (center) in a chaotic, messy debate which saw a continuous stream of interruptions, juvenile insults, and accusations of lying. Photo credits; AP Photo/Patrick Semansky.
Vincent Jiang October 2, 2020

By all accounts, the first presidential debate of the 2020 election at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, September 29 was a chaotic, unwatchable mess. Over the course of the scheduled...

What Will Seniors Miss the Most About Long Valley?

Downtown Long Valley. Photo courtesy of the New York Times.
Kyra Conover, Features Editor May 19, 2020

One of the hardest parts about leaving for college is leaving your hometown behind. Long Valley is full of places that hold special memories for each and every senior. We took a poll of favorite places...

Did You Pack Everything?

Did You Pack Everything?
Sydney Stanilious, Co Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2020

As the school year winds down, students, teachers, and parents begin to reflect on what has happened over the course of the year, and the seniors graduating begin to think more about what lies ahead. For...

To the Freshman…

To the Freshman...
Michael Vanko, Sports Editor May 18, 2020

If you're an incoming freshman reading this, welcome to the West Morris Central community! If you're not an incoming freshman, you know the drill by now. Many consider your high school days the “best...

Maintain You, Class of 2020

Maintain You, Class of 2020
Tiffany Blanchard, Layout Editor May 18, 2020

As the class of 2020 approaches their new phase of life, some students are concerned about self-sufficiency while away at college. Students have the opportunity to create their own meals and schedules...

Why Removing Instagram Likes is a Step in the Right Direction

Why Removing Instagram Likes is a Step in the Right Direction
Grace O'Meara February 12, 2020

Instagram’s decision to get rid of a visible like count has come with a good share of controversy. The bold move was released as a trial to a few select countries in mid-November and became worldwide...

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Brexit Saga Winds Down

Elizabeth Tower, usually referred to simply as
Vincent Jiang February 10, 2020

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM—The sordid four-year national drama that saw three brutal elections and felled two Prime Ministers has finally come to an end, as Brexit—the United Kingdom’s exit from the...

Neither Safe Nor Sorry: the Soleimani Airstrike

Iranian General Qasim Soleimani, pictured here in 2016, was recently killed by a US airstrike in Baghdad, sparking an international crisis that caused many to liken it to 1914. Photo credits: Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP.
Vincent Jiang January 27, 2020

BAGHDAD, IRAQ—Qasem Soleimani, the right-hand man of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and a brutal general with the blood of hundreds on his hands, is dead, struck by an American airstrike. But did...

The War on Homeless

The War on Homeless
Nolan Myler, Staff Writer January 22, 2020

The war between the homeless population of our country and the selfish, power hungry government has been an ongoing fight, and there is yet to have been a reasonable compromise. There is a stigma that...

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