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Sunday, August 25, 2019

What is the True Meaning of Success?

By Kevin Cameron Throughout my educational career and mainly since the start of this school year, the words success or successful have been the topic of many family conversations. I am constantly told that I...

The Importance of Sign Language

The desire of students to learn sign language increases every year. It can be assumed that this is because more students are expressing interest in being able to communicate with others who are disabled....

An Inside Look of Puerto Rico

By Jose R. Vazquez-Villate Puerto Rico or the so called  “island of enchantment,” is a place of rich history and culture, where the beaches are as blue as the sky and the summer weather is...

Social Media is Ruining Our Social Skills

By Emily Halpern Is social media even social? When you think about it, it couldn’t be more antisocial. Time spent curled up behind a smartphone, not talking to anyone, while scrolling and posting our way...

What’s All the Buzz About “Juul”?

By Jonathan Gomes Light weight, highly portable, and extremely addictive are just a few ways to describe the new fad amongst today’s youth known as the “Juul”. The 4-inch by 1-centimeter e-cigarette is sweeping college...

Maybe School Uniforms Aren’t So Bad After All

By Eric Dykes In today’s society, we are encouraged every day to exercise our freedom of self-expression and to simply be ourselves. For this reason, many do not agree with the idea of forcing kindergarten through...

Is Social Media Affecting Our Communication Skills?

By Emilie Despres Have you ever been at a restaurant and noticed everyone sitting at the table engrossed in their phones? The table is silent with everyone’s faces glowing from the apps and social media outlets they cannot seem to escape. Using...

Why is There a Stigma Associated with Mental Health in Today’s Society?

By Catherine Ward Mental health is being discussed more than ever before. In fact, many of the top political debates in our country stem back to it, such as gun control and health care. In addition, resources for mental health are readily available. Hotlines are heavily...

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