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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...

President Trump’s Bold Decision

February 1, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events

On December 6, just before Hanukkah, the holiday commemorating the Jewish rededication of the first temple, President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and set in motion plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This decision was shocking to all as it reversed...

Erykah Badu Backlash

Erykah Badu Backlash

Gaby T

February 1, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The supposed free-spirited and peaceful Erykah Badu on January 23, had an interview with Vulture to talk about her upcoming work and her perception of Hip-Hop and changes to the industry. During the interview she spoke on her appreciation of artist XXXTenacion’s work even though he is not considere...

The American Dream is Dead

The American Dream is Dead

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The American Dream is Dead 48% of millennials believe that the American Dream is dead, but millennials are the ones who killed it. (http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/12/10/millennials-48-think-american-dream-dead/) One of the greatest things that our beautiful country was founded on is the “American...

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