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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

| 03/22/2016 | 0 Comments
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

“We are at war,” was the only thing French prime minister, Manuel Vallas, had to say in response to the heartbreaking attacks in Brussels, the capital city of Belgium. At approximately 8 a.m. local time on March 22nd, time seemed to stand still as two explosions went off in the Brussels Airport, killing 14 and injuring […]

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Winners of Senior Superlatives!

| 03/16/2016 | 0 Comments
Winners of Senior Superlatives!

Finally, the senior superlatives! The time has come where all of the seniors have the privilege of voting for their peers of who they believe is most deserving of the title. The winners for superlatives for the class of 2016 are: Best Dressed: Emily Orlando and Josh DeJesus Cutest Couple: Drew Rosenzweig and Renee Pino […]

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If You See Something, Say Something

| 03/16/2016 | 0 Comments
If You See Something, Say Something

On Wednesday, March 16th at 10:43 a.m., my sister and I received a text message from our close friend that read, “I love you both so much.” At first glance, this may have appeared simply to be a universal statement of friendship and gratitude. However, when sent with no context and left with no reply, […]

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Zika Virus Threatens Health of United States Citizens

| 03/08/2016 | 0 Comments
Zika Virus Threatens Health of United States Citizens

In 1947, in the forests of Uganda, a virus was discovered that was responsible for the infection of millions of people throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. This past May, the virus swept Brazil, leaking into the Western Hemisphere. Named after the forest in which it was found, the Zika virus now threatens to infiltrate the United […]

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Long Waited Solution to Chipotle E-Coli Outbreak

| 03/07/2016 | 0 Comments
Long Waited Solution to Chipotle E-Coli Outbreak

One of Dix Hills’s main hotspots is currently under strict watch. It’s mostly known as a prominent and trendy hangout spot for its convenient fast food. Recently, it was struck with a virus, E-coli. Have you guessed the place yet? Chipotle has been favored and popular for the past five years. Many consistently feel a strong desire […]

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Hoverboards: A Gift or a Gamble?

| 02/25/2016 | 0 Comments
Hoverboards: A Gift or a Gamble?

New York had one of the warmest winters in decades so, naturally, hoverboards seemed like the perfect Christmas gift; people could use these self-balancing scooters (contrary to their name they do not hover) in the streets or inside their house. However, this gift must now be packaged with precaution. Hoverboards pose a danger of bursting into flames, […]

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2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record

| 01/15/2016 | 0 Comments
2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record

December, a month that engenders snow-filled streets, frigid temperatures, and snowman building, among other winter activities, is everything but this year. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day saw no snow and no cold; there was no need for hot chocolate, firewood, jackets, or gloves for playing in the snow. In December alone, more than 2600 record […]

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Au Revoir to the Senior Trip

| 12/04/2015 | 0 Comments
Au Revoir to the Senior Trip

Short of a week after ISIS attacked Paris, France, the seniors of Hills West began to worry about the status of their annual Europe trips. Over the past years, seniors enrolled in a foreign language class have been invited to partake in a class trip overseas. With the option of visiting either Spain or France […]

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