A “Social Dilemma” at Marian

BY J1 Reporter Gianna Salerno Most people would not knowingly sign up for a social media account if they knew that the companies behind the apps and websites were actually advertising them. What began as simply sharing a picture with friends, or a fun way to connect with others, has turned into a multi-billion dollar […]

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The dark side of Halloween sexualizes women

AnnaDailey The month of October is full of searching online and in stores to find the best Halloween costume. While this is supposed to be a fun, lighthearted activity, the deeper issue of the sexualization of women is revealed while looking up at a wall of corsets, short dresses and tight spandex shorts. Women’s Halloween […]

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How can 2020 get any worse? With the zombie apocalypse, of course

GaeaKaan The year of 2020 has to be the most ridiculous year in history. If someone were to come up and ask me to summarize the year in one word I would simply describe it as ‘scary.’  Not the slasher kind of scary, where Ghost Face is going to give you a call, asking you […]

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Bilingual students exhibit expertise of language mastery

AnnaKidder Anastasia Wewel Vetnamese is a language I was born into. I really don’t remember a time when I didn’t speak it,”  Wewel said. “When I was little, my mom was a stay-at-home mom. Since her first language was Vietnamese, she brought it into the household and spoke it with my siblings and I.” Wewel […]

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Humanities Scholars Program seniors begin capstone projects

AnnaDailey For the first time ever, 12 seniors at Marian will participate in the Humanities Scholars Program (HSP). “To me, the humanities are the subjects that connect us to other human beings,” HSP senior Elaina Carleton said. Some disciplines of the humanities include philosophy, art, music, history and identity. “Whether it’s halfway across the world […]

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