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I Got 95 Problems and AP Euro is Now One

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
I Got 95 Problems and AP Euro is Now One

It’s a cutthroat society we exist in today. Compelled by the constant, ubiquitous presence of college, we push ourselves past our limits and keep on going. And it’s exhausting. We can complain about stress all we’d like, but that won’t get us into our dream school. Thus, we fill our schedule with every AP under […]

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Beyond the 13 Reasons: Why We All Need to Change

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Beyond the 13 Reasons:  Why We All Need to Change

Since its Netflix release in March, 13 Reasons Why has taken the media by storm, teeming in both praise and criticism, compliment and controversy. This comes as a surprise to nobody, being that it tackles the hugely current yet incredibly difficult issues of bullying, teenage suicide, and the effects they have on an entire community. […]

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Why We Should Care About the French Election

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments

On May 7, 2017, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate, over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. This election, however, was a very different election than any other in recent memory. Since the 1950s France has been led either by the socialist party or the center-right party, but with the previous socialist president having an […]

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A Year in Review: What 2016 brought us in the world of sports

| 12/09/2016 | 0 Comments

I’d have to say, this is definitely my favorite time of the year. It’s not only because of all the lights we see on houses that illuminate the premature darkness of winter, or the general good feeling we get as our week off for holidays and relaxation comes nearer. This is the time of year […]

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Hills West Baseball Season comes to a Close

| 05/25/2016 | 0 Comments

The Hills West Baseball team is just the latest of the school teams to make a playoff appearance. After obtaining a 13-10 regular season record, however, the team was unable to make it past the third round of the Suffolk AA Playoffs. Their season came to an end after a defeat against No. 6 ranked […]

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Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim: The Cold Shouldered Dynasty

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments
Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim: The Cold Shouldered Dynasty

The Oxford Dictionary defines dominance as having power and/or influence over others. There is no other word that better describes the Half Hollow Hills Varsity Swim Team over the past ten years. One only needs to look at a single number to comprehend how long the team has been reigning, and that number is 10. 10 is […]

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Enough is Enough

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments

America’s supposedly red, white, and blue flag has supported no other color but white since the country’s founding. This has been illustrated most recently by this year’s Academy Award nominations, which, once again, failed to represent people of color and other minorities. One year ago, I wrote an article entitled “Earning Equality: Let America Be […]

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The Love Machine

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments
The Love Machine

As the cold of winter sets in while red-and-white heart-shaped decorations adorn storefronts and front lawns alike, we are suddenly reminded that Valentine’s Day is upon us. However, the simple sentiment that comes along with the special day has long been overshadowed by the pressures that several industries who benefit from the holiday have put […]

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