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The Mystery of Malaysia Flight 370

The Mystery of Malaysia Flight 370

Ariana Apostol-Dooley, Athletics' Co-Editor

April 1, 2014


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Since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on March 8th, a plethora of possible reasons for the disappearance of the flight have been suggested, from hijacking to catastrophe. When it disappeared, there were 7.5 hours of fuel left on the jet and a total of 227 passengers and 11 crew memb...

TVT Campus Moves to Anaheim

TVT Campus Moves to Anaheim

Kayla Taft

March 11, 2014


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Since 1991 when Irving Gelman founded TVT, our beloved school has rested on a hearty plot of land in the middle of beautiful Irvine, California. However, the prices of Irvine have caught up to us, and our campus will be moved to an equally spacious land plot in Anaheim. But don’t worry; we’re going...

Christie Administration Plagued with Scandal

Christie Administration Plagued with Scandal

Matthew Cohen

December 31, 2013


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Two major scandals have recently surfaced in New Jersey that accuse Republican Governor Chris Christie of exploiting his power for political retribution. The first scandal, known as “Bridgegate”, involves the closure of two toll lanes along the busiest bridge in the world, the George Washington Bridge....

Comparative Religions: Islam 101

Ariana Apostol-Dooley, Athletics' Co-Editor

December 9, 2013


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Nearly one in every 4 people are Muslim. One in every 514 people are Jewish.   Islam is an incredibly fast-growing religion. Christians make up approximately 33% of the world's population while Judaism makes up 0.02%. Muslims make up a solid 23%, roughly 1.5 billion people.  Clearly, Islam i...

What NOT to Say When You’re a Chief Executive Officer

What NOT to Say When You’re a Chief Executive Officer

Ariana Apostol-Dooley, Athletics' Co-Editor

December 9, 2013


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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks you're “dumb” for having a Facebook. Chick fil'A's Dan Cathy thinks you're “arrogant” and “prideful” if you don't believe in the traditional marriage arrangement. Mike Jeffries, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, only wants “attractive”, “cool” k...

What Finland Can Teach America About Education

What Finland Can Teach America About Education

Ronnie Hecht, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2013


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 American education reformers have been working for years to improve the school systems in the country. Many TVT students in fact choose to attend private school for its superior education in contrast to the competitive nature of public schools such as University High School. America should pride it...

Tefillah’s Reinvented Kosher Chorus

Tefillah’s Reinvented Kosher Chorus

Ronnie H., Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2013


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Tefillah traditions have come and gone in regular fashion throughout Tarbut V' Torah history. We’ve had the Jewish Music class lead casual, peppy songs with lots of music accompaniment. We’ve had men sing songs on their guitars while students read out the Torah portions of the week. We’ve even...

Thanksgivu-what?

Thanksgivu-what?

Yadin B., Entertainment Co-Editor

October 29, 2013


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It’s that time of year again when everyone is starting to get turkey and cranberry sauce out for a festive Thanksgiving dinner. This year, however, the routine is a bit different. This year, you are going to experience something that only happens once every 70,000 years!  It’s Thanksgivukkah! What is Thanksgivukkah? Th...

Tonsillectomy Leaves Girl Brain Dead

Tonsillectomy Leaves Girl Brain Dead

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

September 13, 2013


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On December 9th, 13 year old Jahi McMath from California went to Oakland Children’s Hospital to get her tonsils removed to relieve her sleep apnea. After the procedure was finished, she suffered some major complications. She began bleeding profusely and her mother began to panic. After the abnormal...

Two Former Fullerton Cops Acquitted of Charges in Death of Kelly Thomas

Two Former Fullerton Cops Acquitted of Charges in Death of Kelly Thomas

Ronnie H., Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2013


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On Monday night, two Fullerton ex-cops were found not guilty in the murder of a homeless, schizophrenic man. Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli, the former Fullerton cops, were accused of beating 37 year old Kelly Thomas on July 5, 2011 that ultimately led to his death five days later. Ramos, charged wi...

Israel Loses a Hero: Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Passes Away at Age 85

Ari Z., Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2013


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On January 11, 2014, Israel lost one of its most prominent leaders and celebrated heroes. Ariel Sharon, the 11th Prime Minister of Israel, served from March 7, 2001 until a medical condition rendered him unable to serve on April 14, 2006. He was succeeded by the Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and...

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