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Thanksgiving means food favorites for many

Thanksgiving means food favorites for many

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 25, 2015


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With the arrival of Thanksgiving, one of the many things people are grateful for is food--specifically, the food that often is featured in a Thanksgiving meal. Junior Adriana Choi said, “My favorite thing to eat on Thanksgiving is pumpkin cheesecake. The reason I like it is simple. I like to eat i...

Animal companionship strengthens health benefits

Animal companionship strengthens health benefits

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Features Editor

November 20, 2015


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Having a relationship with an animal is an experience like no other. More than just an affectionate companion, a furry friend is beneficial to many aspects of a pet owner’s life. Studies show that animals can have advantageous effects on owners’ health. Animals, including dogs, cats and pig...

Superstitions linked to culture and traditions

Superstitions linked to culture and traditions

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 11, 2015


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Do not open an umbrella indoors. Do not break a mirror. Do not walk beneath a ladder. Do not walk over a person lying down. These are classic superstitions that people believe bring bad luck. Superstitions, however, go beyond bad luck. People believe that superstitions are bad omens of events to com...

Flipped classes puts learning in students’ hands

Flipped classes puts learning in students’ hands

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 10, 2015


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Imagine sitting down to start your homework, only to find out the homework is something you have never seen before, something your teacher has never taught you. This is the classroom technique of flipped classes. Except, it’s not quite so raw. Flipped classes feature a teacher assigning wo...

Women’s roles grow in previous male-dominated fields

Women’s roles grow in previous male-dominated fields

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Features editor

November 10, 2015


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Although the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have been male-dominated for a long time, women are beginning to make inroads and a definite influence on scientific advancement. According to TIME magazine, Margaret Hamilton, who is still alive today, led the Massachusetts Ins...

Recent rise of shark attacks demands greater precaution

Recent rise of shark attacks demands greater precaution

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 6, 2015


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Recently, a handful of shark attacks has spooked many beachgoers into staying away from the water, but there are some ways to avoid becoming shark bait. According to “The Kids’ How To Do (Almost) Everything Guide,” the first tip is to swim in a group. Sharks are much more likely to attack a lon...

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