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Foreign Film in America

Foreign Film in America

Abbie Heller, Co-Editor in Chief November 17, 2021

Over the past few months, South Korean drama “Squid Game” on Netflix has flooded every social media platform, the 9 episode series becoming an instant hit. The story follows Gihun, a broke man in need...

College Essays: How much is too much?

College Essays: How much is too much?

Kristin Barrett, Opinion Editor November 16, 2021

As many seniors like myself pore over our college essays, checking for correct punctuation use and logical structure, we hope that we chose the most important part of the essay: the topic. The topic one...

Let’s help those with mental illness

Let’s help those with mental illness

Lauren Guise, guest columnist June 14, 2021

Social stigmas, such as those we can experience if we’re struggling with our mental health, can make a person feel alienated because of an underlying characteristic or quality that they possess. For...

The Fight for $15

The Fight for $15

Ella Cascone, Opinion Editor April 12, 2021

In February, New Jersey enacted a bill named “AB 15,” which will gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 by the year 2024. With this, the minimum wage for tipped employees will also increase to...

Student Predictions & Resolutions for 2021

Student Predictions & Resolutions for 2021

Ella Cascone, Opinion Editor January 12, 2021

2020 has been a year for the books -- the history books, that is. From the outbreak of COVID, altering life as we knew it, to the prominence of social movements and political tensions, the past twelve...

Opinion: Why Santa Should Retire

Opinion: Why Santa Should Retire

Kristin Barrett, Senior Writer December 22, 2020

Although I do not condone cancel culture or the abolishment of joy and holiday cheer, I do have qualms with the embodiment of Christmas, Santa Claus. I'm not saying old St. Nick should forever be wiped...

Sleep more, boost your grades

Sleep more, boost your grades

Brooke Novak, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Many students struggle with being able to get enough zzz’s--here’s how it may be impacting them Not getting enough sleep is one of the most common mistakes high school students make. It is recommended...

More classics, please!

More classics, please!

Kristin Barrett, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Before entering high school, I had the impression that, in English class, I would be met with Shakespearean romance, Hemingway’s prose, maybe even a Jane Austen novel. And the only reason I was aware...

South Students Speak on Virtual Learning

South Students Speak on Virtual Learning

Gabriella Cascone, Opinion Editor November 6, 2020

For students at Middletown High School South, March 13th, 2020 was the last time school felt “normal.” Even at that point, everyone was beginning to talk about the coronavirus, as they were told it...

Reassessing Souths School Lunch Options in an Era of Impossible Meat

Reassessing South’s School Lunch Options in an Era of Impossible Meat

Leili Grzybowski, Staff Writer January 5, 2020

Options of plant-based protein have been becoming increasingly accessible, both in location and price. Plant-based protein involves food engineers using plants to create a food that is similar in taste,...

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