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Mourning over Brazilian Soccer Team’s Death

Mourning over Brazilian Soccer Team’s Death

Daniel B., Middle School Co-editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Current Events

71 people were killed in a plane crash early in the morning of November 30th in Columbia. The pilot of LAMIA Flight 2933 has confirmed the cause of the plane crash that killed 71 out of 77 people: it was the lack of fuel. The fuel could have been cut off from a leak, internal icing, or the crew and pumps an...

Death of Shimon Peres

Death of Shimon Peres

Daniel B., Middle School Co-editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

On September 28th 2016, people were enjoying a sunny Wednesday afternoon when some sad news appeared on the T.V., Shimon Peres had suffered a massive stroke two weeks ago and his health had just gone for the worse. The doctors said that originally he was doing alright but during the past few days, i...

When Breath Becomes Air, An Autobiography By Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air, An Autobiography By Paul Kalanithi

Adam C., Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Culture

This bestselling book in the United States begins with a surgeon examining a set of images from a CT scan. His trained eye takes in how the tumors which are dispersed across the lungs, how the spine is deformed, how one lobe of the liver has been obliterated. Most interestingly however, the one thing...

Remembering Those We Have Lost in Grey’s Anatomy

Remembering Those We Have Lost in Grey’s Anatomy

Hannah F., Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

We are gathered here today to remember those who we have lost throughout the seasons of Grey’s Anatomy. Grey’s Anatomy has taken us on a 12 season adventure full of laughs, tears, and jaw dropping moments, but let's take a look at some of these great characters we loved and have lost. George O’Malley:...

Remembering Bob Simon, “60 Minutes Man”

Remembering Bob Simon, “60 Minutes Man”

Kaitlyn T.

March 10, 2015


Filed under Middle School

Bob Simon was born on May 29, 1941 and died suddenly on February 11, 2015 at age 73. He also happened to be a man who was very proud of his Jewish identity. He attended Brandeis University and graduated with a degree in history. After college, he married a woman named Francoise and had their daughter,...

Choosing To Die: Brittany Maynard’s Story

Choosing To Die: Brittany Maynard’s Story

Emily R., Entertainment Co-Editor

December 4, 2014


Filed under Shul & State

 Maynard    Brittany Maynard, a 29 year old with stage 4 glioblastoma, chose to end her life on November 1, 2014. She left behind her mother, step father, husband, and dog.   She had been having headaches and was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer on New Years Day. Her tumor was very larg...

Remembering a Fashion Icon: Oscar de la Renta

Remembering a Fashion Icon: Oscar de la Renta

Emily R.

October 22, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

Oscar de la Renta, one of the world's most legendary fashion designers, died last week at age 82. Mr. de la Renta was known for dressing celebrities, politicians and fashionable women all around the world. Most recently, he designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress just last month. He became well known i...

Remembering Comedy Legends

Remembering Comedy Legends

Emily R, Entertainment Co-Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment & Technology

The world recently lost two of America’s most beloved and most trailblazing comedians: Joan Rivers and Robin Williams. Their unexpected deaths occurred within a month of each other and shocked the world and their millions of fans as Hollywoods circle of comedic greats got a little smaller.     Robin...

Tonsillectomy Leaves Girl Brain Dead

Tonsillectomy Leaves Girl Brain Dead

Emily Rosen, Entertainment Co-Editor

September 13, 2013


Filed under Shul & State

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...

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