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Freedom of Religion is Not Freedom to Discriminate

Nate LaPointe, Featured Writer

June 8, 2018

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As Americans, we like to think of our country as a bastion of freedom, spreading democracy and liberty all around the globe, fighting for the rights of all people. After all, we pledge our allegiance to a republic ‘with lib...

Charter School Threatens Future of Public Education

Alyssa Blair, News Editor

June 8, 2018

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On March 27, the acting commissioner of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts, accepted an application for the Hampden Charter School of Science (HCSS) to open a branch on the property of the Ro...

Looking for the True Purpose of Life

Samantha Grunden, Opinions Editor

June 8, 2018

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We spend 18% of our lives in a classroom for 30+ hours a week, only to decide to either continue spending 10% more of our lives in a classroom or go to work. Some might even say to find something you enjoy doing for the rest of...

LGBTQ+ Misconceptions Explained

Brianna DuMont, Reporter

June 1, 2018

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For those who don’t identify within the LGBTQ+ community, the terms used by community members can seem confusing and are often misinterpreted. Whether this be because of society's views of the community or a lack of education, the misus...

Importance of trades often overlooked in education

Brianna DuMont, Reporter

May 15, 2018

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A trade is defined as “an occupation requiring manual or mechanical skill” by Merriam-Webster, and yet it is often looked down upon as an easy route to take if you can’t make it through college. However, trades are an imp...

Stereotypes of Our Generation

Mikayla Kudron, Reporter

April 3, 2018

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If asked to describe the Millennial generation in one word, what would you say? Irresponsible? Immature? Innovated? Millennials is a term used to describe anyone born between 1980 and 1994, but the guidelines are fuzzy: some ...

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