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Cosmetic Surgery- A Way to Promote Beauty or Destroy it?

Cosmetic Surgery- A Way to Promote Beauty or Destroy it?

Sarah Ragab, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Cosmetic surgery is a $10.1 billion dollar business and women make up 91% of these patients. Cosmetic surgery is a growing problem driven by media’s definition of beauty and the strong urge to “fit in.” This wouldn’t be such a big problem if our society didn’t have nearly unattainable sta...

Senior Musings: Buckle Up Freshmen

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Matthew McGrath, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

Well, I just looked at the calendar and realized that it is almost April, which means that my time at Middletown South is rapidly approaching an end. Reminiscing upon my experience as an Eagle, I acknowledge that there have been some good times as well as some bad times (but mostly good times, I assure...

New Sports Fan

New Sports Fan

Sean Cuddihy, News Editor

February 17, 2017

As someone who hates sports and has only been to football games for marching band and club fundraisers, I never thought I would find myself at a basketball game. One Friday night, however, I found myself being dragged to the game by peer pressure from my friends. I am not against the school; I just do...

Valentine’s Pay?

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Luke Adelhoch, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

By Luke Adelhoch Valentine’s Day is coming fast and plenty of romantics are looking forward to their day. But is Valentine’s Day actually worth anything? It has been a polarizing “issue” for years, although thankfully it usually never stirs much controversy. Despite this, it still makes for...

Fake News

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Danny Marrone, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

  A free press is a paramount component of any flourishing democracy; it is only by the dissemination of factual information that a nation’s electorate can remain informed and subsequently perform its civic duties. Those of you who have paid any attention to mainstream news outlets in the ...

Photo-Controversy

Photo-Controversy

Matthew McGrath, Sports Editor

December 21, 2016

On Monday December 19th, 2016, editors at The New York Times decided to publish a rather controversial image on the publication’s home page, upsetting a variety of frequent subscribers. The published photograph featured a gunman dressed in suit and tie, standing beside a deceased Russian ambassador who...

Pipeline Prosperity

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Matthew McGrath, Sports Editor

December 16, 2016

Is disrupting the progression of a nation worth protecting outdated cultural values? In June of 2014, the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.7 billion underground oil pathway stretching approximately 1,170 miles from North Dakota to Illinois, was announced. Recently, protests led by Native Americans of the Standing...

Give Credit Where it’s Due: Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Kara Gillmann, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2016

Give Credit Where it’s Due: Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The second monday in October has long been recognized as Columbus Day, in recognition of the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus who was responsible for discovering “the New World.” It has been a federal holiday sin...

Whales Belong in the Wild

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Zaria Cofer, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

How would you enjoy being trapped in a bathtub sized tank alone, and being forced to perform in front of thousands of people, often several times every day?  We all love marine life like dolphins and orca whales.  They are majestic, beautiful, and absolutely captivating to watch in the wild, so it rea...

Gratuitous Edgy Overdone

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Luke Adelhoch, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

  Many people enjoy the rush of fear, but if you’re easily scared, you may just want a generally dark story to experience. Well, maybe you would if modern entertainment could tell the difference between a dark, mature story and an edgy, juvenile mess. Before criticizing edge, it is important to ...

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