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6 Days After Students Staged School Walkouts Against Gun Violence, There’s Been Another School Shooting

6 Days After Students Staged School Walkouts Against Gun Violence, There’s Been Another School Shooting

Noor Majid, Web Developer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, News, Opinion

A student opened fire at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland on the morning of Tuesday, March 20, critically injuring two other students before he was confronted by a school resource officer, according to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the officer and gun...

Students Say #ENOUGH in MHS Solidarity Walk Out

Students Say #ENOUGH in MHS Solidarity Walk Out

Asiana Flordelis, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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On March 14, students in schools all around the nation, including our very own Manchester High School, participated in an organized walkout to draw attention to the rising gun violence issues and school shootings in America. Last month,  17 lives were lost in a shooting at a high school in Parkland,...

Were #MeToo, Time’s Up Really Prominent at the Oscars?

Were #MeToo, Time’s Up Really Prominent at the Oscars?

Noor Majid, Web Developer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Opinion

The 90th Oscars Ceremony, which took place at the Dolby Theater last Sunday (March 4), thankfully avoided a fiasco such as last year’s Best Picture award mixup -- in which Hollywood-dreamscape La La Land was mistakenly announced as winner before Moonlight swept in as the rightful victor. However, the 2018 awards ceremony celebrating the past year in film was not entirely free of awkward moments...

Should Novels Like “To Kill a Mockingbird” Be Censored in Schools?

Should Novels Like “To Kill a Mockingbird” Be Censored in Schools?

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, News, Opinion

Notable classic novels To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men seem to have become a literary staple for most American public schools. Students across the nation, most typically eighth and ninth graders, have read, analyzed, and discussed these books in order to gain a deeper insight into the politica...

“The Silence Breakers” — TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

“The Silence Breakers” —  TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Opinion

When Taylor Swift countersued DJ David Mueller in her -- now infamous -- sexual assault case for a grand total of $1, she made a statement for the history books. Her testimony alone was one to remember, with hard-hitting lines including “I’m being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a p...

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinion, Sports

“Is it the end of an era? Is it the end of America?” croons Elizabeth Grant, better known under her stage name, Lana Del Rey, in her sultry and languid song, “When the World Was at War, We Kept Dancing.” New York-born Del Rey is no stranger to controversial, and sometimes downright uncomf...

Opinion: Fraternities make college campuses more dangerous, especially for women

Opinion: Fraternities make college campuses more dangerous, especially for women

Elizabeth Turley, Managing Digital Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

Warning: This article contains mentions of topics that may be upsetting to some readers, including death, hazing, alcohol abuse, and sexual assault/rape. If reading about these subjects will affect you negatively, please return to our homepage to select a different article. Eighteen Penn State stude...

Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookies

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Opinion

Girl Scout Cookies, a food that excites people year round. The organization of Girl Scouts itself is built off of courage, confidence and character, all coming together to try and make the world a better place. The girl scout cookies themselves are used to not only fill the stomachs of people everywhe...

“If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It”: The Magic of Disney

“If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It”: The Magic of Disney

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

You have probably experienced one of two reactions when asked the question, “If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?” Either you know right away that you would chose Beyonce because, well, she’s Beyonce or you sit and ponder who has had a big influence on your life or who would ...

Math Midterms

Lucy Colletti, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Even for those who consider themselves “mathematicians,” math midterms seem to be quite a struggle to pass. It is common for highschool students to fail their math exams. A 65% on a midterm is usually something to smile about. So, why is that? Because a lot of students are not interested in the subject, it ...

Opinion: In Defense of “The Bachelor”

Opinion: In Defense of “The Bachelor”

Sheridan Meek, News Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Carousel, Movies & TV, Opinion

I am addicted to The Bachelor. Not the man himself, although he’s not so bad, but rather the show. Before you say anything, yes I understand that it is probably all fake. Yes, I understand that it is probably the stupidest way in existence to find “love.” Yes, I know the statistics of failed m...