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A Brief History of Memorial Day

Nicholas Silva, Editor-in-Chief | May 30, 2019

Memorial Day is a national holiday which commemorates the men and women who have died while serving in the military. It is recognized on the last Monday in May, and in addition to its ceremonial purpose, it is seen as the unofficial start of summer. Memorial Day owes its existence to the Civil War. In the late 1860’s, townspeople began to hold self-contained ceremonies remembering their fallen...

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The Safest Hospitals in Massachussetts

mahkayla perrin, staff writer | May 17, 2019

About 48 percent of hospitals in Massachusetts were awarded with an “A” rating, which puts Massachusetts in fourth place for the best healthcare in the nation. Avoidable medical errors and infections in hospitals continues to be the leading cause of death in the US. Here is a list with some hospitals across MA that have an “A” rating.   Baystate Franklin Hospital This hospital has...

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Veganism is a Sham

Abigail McCoy, Secretary | April 24, 2019

Veganism is defined as the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in dieting. While many people have claimed health benefits from this “lifestyle” or diet, the fact of the matter is that in no way is long term veganism healthy for you. If you plan on living a life based on nutrient-dense food, then meat and other animal products are needed. People claim that going...

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Is Pineapple on Pizza Acceptable?

Claudia Tegtman, Staff Writer | April 12, 2019

Is pineapple on pizza really so bad? Many people turn their noses away because of how commonly accepted it is to simply hate the dish and its strange toppings. There is a much more simple reason than many would expect to why people willingly eat pineapple on pizza. A student who wished to remain anonymous states that, “It’s the most disgusting pizza I’ve ever heard of. I don’t think vegetables...

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – A Theory

Nicholas Silva, Editor -in- Chief | October 24, 2019

The final trailer for the final film in the Skywalker Saga has debuted, and with it arrived a massive amount of information, including the Emperor and a clearer look at the fleet of superlaser-equipped Imperial Class Star Destroyers. Now, with all of these literal Star Destroyers appearing in the trailer, a major room for innovation has been revealed, and -some might argue- demanded. Both Episode...

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The (Eternal?) Journey of Star Citizen

Nicholas Silva, Editor in Chief | June 19, 2019

Star Citizen is an infamous title amongst many forward (or past) seeking gamers. It is, at its core, a multiplayer space exploration game. Its goal is to offer a simulation-like experience, letting the player live out a fictional life inside of a persistent universe. In a way, it’s kind of like the Oasis from Ready Player One, just on the PC instead of VR, and without all of the nerdy references...

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