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You can’t rely on Mommy forever, you know

Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Op-Ed

  I was sitting in health class, a lone senior, when two women came in and introduced themselves as part of the school’s counseling service. Counseling service? I thought we already had counselors, but apparently...

Fox News Sensationalizes Dissolution of Club

Sapna Nath and Ramya Rao

October 15, 2014

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By Sapna Nath and Ramya Rao, Co-Editors-in-Chief The title of the Fox News article posted last Monday was the first indicator to us of a sensationalist and somewhat false reporting of a recent club dissolution at Ward Melv...

The Race to Ace

Rachael Mayrose, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014

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It is no secret that Ward Melville houses many intellectually gifted students. Each morning the “award winning Ward Melville Players” announce the names of students who have been recognized for their academic achievements....

Evolution: Too Quick or Too Slow?

Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor

April 10, 2014

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Too often, our perception of evolution seems to be a romanticized version of “Oh, a couple hundred of million years ago there were the fish, dinosaurs, amphibians, and reptiles- then the mammals came, and from then us humans...

The Multi-Cultural Struggle for First Generation Americans

Ryan Fan, Sports Editor

April 7, 2014

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As you walk the hallways of Ward Melville, you'll notice something that many students take for granted: the wide, assortment of diverse cultures blended into one. In a sense, Ward Melville's diversity bears a striking resemblance ...

The Hunted

March 10, 2014

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By Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor The Sochi Olympics have ended just recently, and with it the world’s focus on Russia. The fact that the 2014 Winter Olympics was to take place in Russia caused much public outcry and criticism—one...

Thirteen Going on Thirty

December 21, 2013

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By Corey Emery, Staff Writer As teenagers, we all try to cherish and make the most of the small amount of time we have left before we must go to college and eventually enter the real world, but this time passes far too quickly....

The Internet

Corey Emery, Staff Writer

December 8, 2013

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Many people, including myself, cannot imagine living without computers, technology, and the Internet. The latter has opened up numerous horizons to the average American for access to information, videos, friends, and so on. The...

Nelson Mandela: An Inspiration to the World

Kriti Jindal, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

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  “I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself” - Nelson Mandela On December 5th 2013, the world lost one of the most revolutionary leaders of our time, Nelson Mandela.  Mandela was an innovative thinker....

How We Talk: More Important Than What We Talk About?

Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor

November 30, 2013

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We’ve all seen it. Someone expresses an opinion online—and then is promptly shot down because of their wording. They might’ve said, “Proud 2b feminist! #feminism” but instead of their message getting through, their use...

Computer Science and College

Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor

November 30, 2013

Filed under Op-Ed

The harried, debt-ridden college student working as a barista in Starbucks: we’ve seen this scene often enough. Unfortunately, many of these waiters, servers, or clerks are actually graduate students or people with a degree....

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