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The Government Shutdown

The Government Shutdown

Maxwell O. Berry, Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

From December 22nd, 2018 till January 25th, 2019, the United States suffered the longest Shutdown in our country’s history. The shutdown was largely the result of a disagreement between the president, Donald Trump, and Congress, which recently became more Democrat meaning Congress’ majority party and ...

Harvard Lawsuit

Harvard Lawsuit

Ellie Glantz

February 8, 2019


Filed under Current Events

  Currently, there is a case filed against Harvard University’s acceptance policies in regards to discrimination against Asian-American applicants. This case in particular is so widely debated because it will not only expose Harvard of its application processes, something deemed as extremely p...

Brazil’s President Elect

Brazil’s President Elect

Maxwell O. Berry

January 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

This October, Brazil held general elections for the presidency of the country. Jair Bolsonaro, who previously represented Rio De Janeiro in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, won the election and is now the official president-elect of Brazil.   Jair Bolsonaro was born on the 21st of March, 1955, in São Paul...

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Should College Applications Require a Letter of Recommendation?

Ava G

October 26, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Lions' Den, Shul & State

The college admissions process can be an arduous experience for many high schoolers looking to further their education. There are various elements that go into a college application: application forms, fees, a high school final transcript, admission test scores, essays, auditions, portfolios, intervie...

Does Music therapy work?

Does Music therapy work?

Sophia Brener

October 26, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Medicine is changing and improving every day. One of the newest and most innovative techniques that are used today is Music Therapy. Which has been an ongoing occurrence since the beginning of humanity?  Music therapy is the development of how music is able to connect people's mind and health to fee...

California General Elections

California General Elections

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

It’s almost November which means campaigning and advertising for proposed legislation have begun.   In regards to the Senate, incumbent Dianne Feinstein is being challenged by Kevin De Leon, both Democrats. De Leon has built up a lot of support from various groups such as the “Californi...

Who is Brett Kavanaugh

Who is Brett Kavanaugh

Ellie G

October 26, 2018


Filed under Current Events

An established rule placed in the Constitution Article II, Section 2, Clause 2, states that the President of the United States is permitted to appoint public officials, including Supreme Court Justices. With the new term beginning in the Supreme court, along with a vacant seat due to Justice Anthony Ken...

Fortnite, The Newest Addiction

Fortnite, The Newest Addiction

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Late 2017 Fortnite came out and took the world by storm. Fortnite was an instant hit and the gaming industry has never seen rapid growth like this.   To understand why Fortnite took off you need to first examine the context that allows a game to take off on the same scale. Fortnite came out wh...

Cosby Changing The Story

Cosby Changing The Story

Gaby T

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events

The Me-Too movement, the revolution for change in exposing perpetrators and giving a community for victims of rape and sexual assault all across the world. After almost two years and one mistrial, Bill Cosby was charged as guilty on all counts. More than 60 women accused him on counts of rape and sexua...

The Maverick

The Maverick

Maxwell B.

September 21, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29th, 1936 in Coco Solo, Panama, an ex United States naval base on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. McCain was born into a military family, and by the time college came around John McCain enrolled in the United States Naval Academy.   In 1967,...

Peaceful Protests Turned to Riot

Ally N.

September 21, 2018


Filed under Current Events

As the Middle East crisis continues to worsen, citizens of several countries are worried about what will happen to their citizens and rights as their immigration levels continue to rise. On August 28, 2018, citizens posed a peaceful anti-immigration protest in Chemnitz, Germany quickly rose to a viole...

Listen Now Before it’s Too Late

Listen Now Before it’s Too Late

Ellie G

September 21, 2018


Filed under Current Events

The earth’s environment is the one factor that under assumptions of many has always been immobile. An indestructible element in all of our lives supporting and nurturing all of its inhabitants.    During the 1760’s-1840’s our world experienced such an increase in manufacturing advancements t...

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