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NYE Ball Drops for Freedom of the Press

Alexis Santoro, Editor-In-Chief

January 9, 2019

This New Years’ Eve, 11 journalists were invited to take the stage in Times Square to press the crystal button and initiate the descent of the NYE ball. The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment decided to officially dedicate this year’s famous New Years’ Eve ball drop to the Committee...

NYE Cleanup in New York City

NYE Cleanup in New York City

Brooke Simmons, Writer

January 9, 2019

     New Year’s Eve in New York City is one of the best parties of the year according to some, but the New York Sanitation Department has different opinions. Entering the new year, sanitation workers in NYC were faced with an estimated 56 tons of debris to clean up after the clock struck mid...

K-Pop Stars… More like K-Pop Slaves: The Dark Side of K-Pop

K-Pop Stars… More like K-Pop Slaves: The Dark Side of K-Pop

Isaac Holt, Writer

October 3, 2018

The rise of Korean-pop has taken over the world, but there is a dark side to this global industry. These groups have huge followings all around the world and it may seem like sunshine and rainbows, but there is a dark side to this popular South Korean music industry. According to the Korea Foundation,...

It’s “Their Time”

It’s “Their Time”

David Bayha, Writer

October 2, 2018

The Saint John Vianney Girls’ Soccer team defeated the Matawan Huskies 2-0 at home on Sept. 26. Both goals were netted by senior Jada Trotta, in the 3rd minute and 69th minute respectively. Trotta was assisted by her teammates Abigail Cieri and Natalya Spinks, scoring two head balls to lead the vict...

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Generational Differences in the 9/11 Museum Experience

Alexis Santoro and Editor-in-Chief, Current News Editor

September 11, 2018

Walking through the “In Memoriam” exhibit in the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, the faces of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terrorist attack line the walls. Young adults, not old enough to remember the attack,  look up at the faces surrounding them from every direction. For others,...

Why Hollywood is Wearing Black

Why Hollywood is Wearing Black

Kristen Hunt, Writer

January 16, 2018

If you were one of the 20 million people who watched the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 8, you were most likely moved by the message spread amongst the female and even male celebrities who made an appearance. Almost every attendee wore black to the event, at first throwing viewers for a loop while...

The Fight for Net Neutrality

The Fight for Net Neutrality

Alyssa Hickman, Writer

January 16, 2018

An ongoing issue that has recently come to light is the issue of Net Neutrality. It is the principle that prohibits internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T from speeding up, slowing down, or blocking any content in which they want people to use. In 2015, the Obama administration...

Tesla’s Big Announcements

Tesla’s Big Announcements

Brendan Grospin, Writer

December 6, 2017

On Nov. 16, 2017, Tesla unveiled their new truck and sports car. The car company has never made a truck before, making this release even more notable. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, announced that the new vehicle could go from zero to sixty miles per hour in five seconds. Additionally, since Tesla’s c...

Black Friday Mania

Black Friday Mania

Alexandra Delahunt, Writer

December 6, 2017

Black Friday, the day notorious for thousands of people fighting over who can get the best deals, only hours after saying how thankful they were for everything in their lives. Although online shopping on Cyber Monday has cut the crowds significantly, some say that the thrill of hitting the stores and...

Hope and Help for Children with Cancer

Hope and Help for Children with Cancer

Alexis Santoro, Managing Editor, Current News Editor

November 30, 2017

On Nov. 4, the Ashley Lauren Foundation, an organization that provides support for children with cancer and their families, held their annual Fall Harvest Party at Yellow Brook Farms in Colts Neck, NJ. The event is a time for families with similar struggles to come together and enjoy quality time with the...

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