Restricting Honor and Memory

Column By J1 Reporter Kathryn Stec Age puts restrictions on a lot of aspects in life. You can’t drive until you’re 16, you can’t vote until you’re 18, and you can’t drink until you’re 21. Most age restrictions are based on maturity and the knowledge you obtain as you get older, but the age restriction […]

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Money can’t buy happiness, but it can sure buy memories

Column by J1 Reporter Elizabeth Monzu I have been told since I was very young that being materialistic is bad and relying on comfort from physical possessions is not the way to go. People should depend on their intellect and moral compass more than just acquiring things. However, material things help people find joy and […]

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‘Don’t call me that disgusting word’

Column by J1 reporter Shannon Monahan My mom is a very open person about talking about her beliefs with me. She would always try to educate me and my siblings on various topics like abortion, racism, sexism, politics and more. She repeatedly told us that if we are truly interested in the topic, to do […]

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Wasting Time Can Be Prevented

Column By J1 Reporter Lucy Loughran Wasting time is an extremely common fear and occurrence for many people, especially high school students. When coming home from an eight hour or more school day, and then often going to an extracurricular activity or a job, arriving home and doing nothing sounds like an amazing plan.  At […]

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Annoying mistakes can have deadly driving consequences

Column by J1 Reporter Bailey Kollasch  My hands gripped the steering wheel until my knuckles turned white as I waited for my dad to settle in the seat beside me. “‘You ready to go?” he asked. I almost told him no with the fatal car crash scenes and death statistics fresh in my mind. If […]

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