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  • The Republican plan to replace Obamacare

    The Republican plan to replace Obamacare

    Joey Cicoria and Max Simon

    May 25, 2017

    The House of Representatives finally approved the American Health Care Act with a vote of 217-213, which President Donald Trump considers a replacement and repeal to Obamacare. The bill received no votes from democratic Representatives, and one can easily see why in the context of the plan. ...

    FEVERISH FEEDBACK: Protestors line up as representatives of the House exit the U.S. capitol building on Thursday, May 4, just after the American Health Care Act bill passes the first step. Men and women of all parties are upset with Republicans for creating a plan that is projected to leave 24 million without health insurance by 2026.

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  • Teen hops out of coffin at prom

    Teen hops out of coffin at prom

    Jamie Cashman, Staff Writer

    May 25, 2017

    High school teen Megan Flaherty in Pennsauken Township, N.J. arrived to her junior prom on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in a hearse and coffin, successfully astonishing her classmates and neighbors. Flaherty, 17, arrived to prom in a hearse driven by family friend Dennis McGee, who also slid the open prop...

    AN UNUSUAL ENTRANCE: Megan Flaherty posing for prom photos with her date, Stephen Caldwell. Flaherty took the alternative of arriving in an open coffin slid out of a hearse.

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  • New Orleans city officials take down Confederate-era Jefferson Davis Statue

    New Orleans city officials take down Confederate-era Jefferson Davis Statue

    Brenda Chavez, Staff Writer

    May 25, 2017

    Cheers and jeers were heard throughout the crowd of protesters that surrounded the Confederate-era statue of Jefferson Davis as it was taken down from its location in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 11, 2017. Early in the morning, city officials and workers wearing masks took down the 15-foot-high...

    A SEPARATED NATION: Waving controversial Confederate flags through the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana on May 11, 2017, angry protesters show their opposition against Mayor Mitch Landrieu's order of removing Confederate-era monuments such as the Jefferson Davis Statue and Liberty Peace Monument. Landrieu announced that all Confederate-era monuments must go due to the racism and hatred it symbolizes.

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  • Halsey’s journey from ‘Badlands’ to ‘hopeless fountain kingdom’

    Halsey’s journey from ‘Badlands’ to ‘hopeless fountain kingdom’

    Emily Conenna, Staff Writer

    May 25, 2017

    Popular musical artist Halsey has fans waiting impatiently with pure excitement as she announces the first installment of her upcoming tour following her new album release on June 2. Moving on from 2015 album "Badlands," she transitions over to her sophomore album "hopeless fountain kingdom." Two...

    IT'S NOW OR NEVER: Halsey performs "Now or Never" for the first time on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on May 5. Fallon had spoken of Halsey's album release date and her headlining tour this fall.

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  • Bill Nye does not save the world; he saves his career

    Bill Nye does not save the world; he saves his career

    Max Simon, Staff Writer

    May 15, 2017

    Finding a new show on Netflix is always difficult, but the process can be a little easier if there is an actor you may enjoy. However, do not think that "Bill Nye Saves the World" is worth your time because you loved watching him in your elementary science class. The first episode begins...

    NOT THE SCIENCE GUY YOU REMEMBER: Bill Nye first entered the lives of children in 1993 with his appearance in "Bill Nye the Science Guy," which is still shown to students in science classes all over the world. In an attempt to revitalize his image, he fails in providing an entertaining science show and instead pushes his personal agenda when he should be teaching viewers with an objective point of view.

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MTHS Footlights Club’s ‘9 to 5’ is a success

MTHS Footlights Club’s ‘9 to 5’ is a success

Olena Malich, Staff Writer

Monroe Township High School's drama club worked incredibly hard to bring the crazy and empowering story of "9 to 5" to life, spending a majority of their time ensuring...

May 5, 2017No Comments

Monroe football: A change for the better

Monroe football: A change for the better

March 1, 2017

Almost as soon as the 2016 Monroe Football season ended, the program began its preparations to improve on their lackluster previous season. The 2016 season was a disappointing one, as the football team...

Rolling out a new season

Rolling out a new season

February 24, 2017

The Monroe Township High School boys bowling team ended their season in seventh place out of 20 schools. Boys from all grades traveled all around central New Jersey to represent Monroe with the final...

Make marching band great again

Make marching band great again

February 24, 2017

Marching band is an exciting extracurricular activity with many positive effects, contradictory to its geeky stereotypes. After school activities, such as marching band, are great to mention on college...

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

Jamie Cashman, Staff Writer

The world's first motion-based and interactive 3D dark ride "Justice League: Battle for Metropolis" is coming to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. in June 2017. Construction...

May 15, 2017No Comments

The journey to Everest Base Camp

The journey to Everest Base Camp

May 5, 2017

It was a feeling of excitement and worry. We got on the mini plane from Kathmandu, Nepal to a small village called Lukla where we would start the trek to Mount Everest's base...

University of Pittsburgh: The college that has your back

University of Pittsburgh: The college that has your back

April 6, 2017

It is the prime time for many seniors in high school  to  apply and choose the college that will take them away from drama and towards the hustle and bustle of the rea...

Why Widener

Why Widener

April 5, 2017

Seniors have a huge choice to make before they finish high school, which will send students across the country, eager to start living independently and finding a well paying...

Testing drugs on animals is wrong and needs to stop

Testing drugs on animals is wrong and needs to stop

Tanvi Patel, Staff Writer

For years, scientists have been testing new drugs on animals to see if they are suitable for humans; however, the test results are not always accurate and cost a large amount...

March 22, 2017No Comments

Too much emphasis on SATs

Too much emphasis on SATs

February 16, 2017

Standardized testing has way too much value in dictating whether students get into colleges now-a-days. As you enter your junior year of high school, the intensifying pressure...

Travel ban denies reentrance for U.S. residents

Travel ban denies reentrance for U.S. residents

February 16, 2017

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump that prohibited the entrance of refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries was recently lifted after it...

250 dollars for a compliment

250 dollars for a compliment

February 16, 2017

Many students in high school are self-conscious about the clothes they wear in hopes of fitting in. However, the fascination with overpriced footwear by popular basketball...

Kimmel gets emotional over healthcare

Kimmel gets emotional over healthcare

Chloe Kathuria, Staff writer

A comedian's purpose is to make its audience cry of laughter, not of sadness. Contrary to that, late night talk show host, comedian, father, and host Jimmy Kimmel poured...

May 15, 2017No Comments

  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle without tedious diets March 23, 2017
  • Teaching younger students about nutrition can help to prevent childhood obesity and benefit their overall lives February 16, 2017
Facebook targeting students through advertisement

Facebook targeting students through advertisement

Nina O'Rourke, Staff Writer

Reports have found that Facebook and other social media websites are targeting insecure teenagers through advertisements. The allegation was revealed the morning of May 1...

May 15, 2017No Comments

  • Xbox game pass will destroy the gaming industry March 22, 2017
  • Psyched for the Switch March 17, 2017
Monroe Township High School's digital newspaper.
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