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Opinion: Toddlers and Tiaras

Alexandrea Soden, Editor & Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

Beauty pageants in the United States are a common hobby for teenage girls and young women.  Throughout the past few years, they have become even more common for children as young as two-years-old. TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras...

Opinion: Decision-Making Help–Electives

Natalie Fondeur, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When we were grammar school students, we all looked at high school as the place where people go from looking up to the "big kids" to being "one of the "big kids." The title "young adult" would be given to us as we walked through...

Opinion: On the Uniformity Debate

Nick Hewa, Editor & Staff Writer

October 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Over the course of the 2013 summer break, the North Arlington School Board voted to take up a measure designating a uniform for all public school students in the district to attend classes in. Since the final approval of the policy ...

Surveillance Cameras are Everywhere

Dominique Zampella, Staff Writer

May 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Today, you can find many surveillance cameras almost everywhere you go. They observe people and what they do throughout their day. Hours of video footage can help law enforcement catch more criminals and make the community safer....

Online Shopping with Tax?!

Ahram Jeong, Staff Writer

May 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

For a long time, everyone has been shopping online with no tax when purchasing products. However, the senate will be voting on the Marketplace Fairness Act legislation to help states force online retailers to collect sales taxes...

Opinion: Kindle/Nook vs. Paperback

Jaimie Maza, Staff Writer

April 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In our new generation technology has grown in more ways that most people never thought possible. A new piece of technology for reading is the Kindle or the Nook. It is an electronic way to download and read books. Is it better...

Social Networks

Jaimie Maza, Staff Writer

March 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

How have social networks changed and influenced teenagers around the world? The internet has a strong influence on most teenagers whether it’s through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Future generations are learning...

Opinion: 2012 Music Review

Mike Stringham, Editor & Staff Writer

January 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In 2012, music once again took over the mainstream world. Many new artists have emerged this past year, few were good and lots of poor musicians. On MTV.com it lists 'Call Me Maybe' by Carly Rae Jepsen as the #1 song of 2012....

Opinion: Saying “Happy Holidays” not “Merry Christmas”

Dominique Zampella, Staff Writer

December 19, 2012

Filed under Opinion

People all throughout the United States of America have different ethnicities, cultural and religious beliefs and, of course, values.  The United States is known for having a melting pot society. People have come to this country...

Opinion: True Meaning of Christmas

Jaimie Maza, Staff Writer

December 19, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The most wonderful time of year they call it. Christmas lights are put up, trees are being decorated and kids are sending their lists to Santa. It can either be one of the best holidays or one of the worst. The good aspects of...

Opinion: Can’t say Merry Christmas in Public!

Ahram Jeong, Staff Writer

December 19, 2012

Filed under Opinion

For many ages, people have said “Merry Christmas” without any problems in public. However, now we can't say Merry Christmas in public to friends, teachers, working partners, or anyone else around. Supposedly, saying “Merry Ch...

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