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A man of many roles: the legacy of Charlton Heston

Alexander Carmenaty, Business Manager

January 29, 2019

Filed under Editorial, News

On April 5, 2008, the admirable Charlton Heston passed away at the age of 84. During a 60 year career as an experienced actor, Heston starred in almost 100 movies. He performed many roles which defined our popular culture, pl...

Mega Millions Craze hits Long Island

Ryan Pagano, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Filed under Features, News

This past October, lottery fever was struck throughout the country as the Mega Millions jackpot was up to a whopping $1.6 billion. Many Americans flocked to their local supermarkets and convenience stores to get their hands on a ...

Mayor Jeff Pravato, Candidate for New York Senate

Alexander Carmenaty, Business Manager

October 8, 2018

Filed under News

Jeffrey Pravato, the mayor of Massapequa Park, is running for the New York State Senate. Mayor Pravato will face incumbent Senator John Brooks. The mayor is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform party l...

The highlights of gaming’s biggest convention

Billy Boye, Online Manager

October 8, 2018

Filed under A&E, News

Video games are a media that has been steadily rising over the past four decades. Starting all the way back in the days of Magnavox Odyssey and Atari, we now have advanced consoles such as the Playstation 4 and the Nintendo Switch. ...

NAHS Donates For The Holidays

Andrew Beck, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Looking for a new activity to get involved in? The National Art Honors Society, run by art teacher Mrs. Gale Domingo, may be just the club for you. It includes lots of interactive big art projects and events in which its members...

MHS students decorate the halls for SAFE Halloween

Nino Baghashvili, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

What would make dozens of people wait in the pouring rain? Candy, of course. On October 29, Massapequa High School was transformed into a wonderland for the kids for the annual Safe Halloween. Families walked through the halls...

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires bring devastation

Michael Riggi, Managing Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under News

Even as three major hurricanes, one devastating earthquake, and massive wildfires plague North America in the span of only a few weeks, the worst is yet to come. With such considerable devastation due to these various natural...

Stem cell research remains contentious issue in twenty-first century

Alexandra Doulos, Copy Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under News

Science fiction became reality when Dolly the sheep was cloned and survived in 1996, sparking controversy and moral and scientific debate.  The cloning of an animal opened a discussion regarding the possibility of cloning humans...

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