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EDITORIAL: Do we need a law explaining the obvious?

April 3, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Respect: a sense of the worth of a person, or a personal quality or ability. By definition it seems simple, yet we hear about the consequences of bullying and hazing among children and young adults more and more frequently on the...

EDITORIAL: How the 2012-13 budget affects students

April 3, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again – the prospective budget for next year has been announced, and the general public has two months or so to mull it over before making a decision on it. However, thanks to a two percent tax cap set b...

The promblems of prom

Allie Lattini, Staff Writer

April 1, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Prom-it’s considered a rite of passage in high school. Girls and boys alike (okay, mostly girls) spend months preparing for the big night. Many high school students see prom as the highlight of their high school career--the o...

Rick Perry’s “Strong”

Rick Perry’s “Strong”

December 15, 2011

The 72 day marriage heard around the world: was it for love or for publicity?

Allie Giordano/Tom Strong-Grinsell

December 3, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Point: It was your typical Hollywood marriage for love with bad timing  Allie Giordano/Photo Editor On October 31 2011, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kris Humphries, her husband of only 72 days. The couple tied...

Ramblings of an angry NBA fan

Spencer Nord, Business Manager

November 6, 2011

Filed under Opinion

November 6, 2011 Lockout Day 129 Now it’s serious.  As the lockout continues to threaten the cancellation of the 2011-12 season, the owners remain steadfast in rejecting the 52-48 split in shared revenue requested by the pla...

Cuomo takes real steps towards economic recovery

Joe Zappa, Copy Editor

September 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

When Governor Andrew Cuomo took office in January he preached one message: unnecessary spending. Despite the astronomical tax hikes of recent years, New York State is facing bankruptcy, and Cuomo seeks to reverse the damage ...

Crackberry: Our generation’s cellphone addiction

Valentina Viscardi, Contributor

September 7, 2011

Filed under Opinion

“Text me later!” Oh the famous saying of every teenager known to man. Texting—it has become the most efficient way to communicate. Wasting five hours asking a friend if they want to go to the movies and using it when talking...

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