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  • University of Pittsburgh: The college that has your back

    University of Pittsburgh: The college that has your back

    Nidhi Shah, Staff Writer

    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 real world. The University of Pittsburgh is a diverse school that acknowledges the difficulty of choosing a career. The University of...

    EVERY ACCOMPLISHMENT DESERVES AN AWARD: For her work in chemical engineering, Kendra LaValle (left) is awarded 2017 Co-op Student of the Year by U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering Gerald H. Holder (right) in February 2017.

    University of Pittsburgh

  • Why Widener

    Why Widener

    Max Simon, Staff Writer

    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 job. If that is the case, look to Chester, Pennsylvania for your college education at Widener University. Widener University...

    WHAT TO DO AT WIDENER: Widener's field house, found under the campus gym, has batting cages, basketball courts, and an indoor track for athletic training, as well as student use. The large training facility is one of many on-campus buildings where students can spend their free time.

    Rachel Simon

  • Shots fired at Cincinnati night club

    Shots fired at Cincinnati night club

    Jamie Cashman, Staff Writer

    April 5, 2017

    Multiple armed shooters at the Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio shot 16 people, leaving one club-goer dead. Responders received phone calls reporting shots fired with injuries after 1 a.m. on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Among the victims was 27-year-old O'Bryan Spikes, who emergency responders pronounced...

    SHOTS - ALCOHOL AND GUNS: Following multiple shots at the Cameo bar in Cincinnati, Ohio, police remove O'Bryan Spikes' body from inside. The shoot out claimed his life and left 15 others injured early Sunday morning on March 26, 2017.

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  • Rowan University: the best school for your future

    Rowan University: the best school for your future

    April 4, 2017

    Rowan University (RU) of Glassboro, New Jersey is best known for its business and engineering programs. Rowan is an excellent college that all New Jersey students should consider attending after high school. In the United States, RU is rated second in the Most Innovative Schools, 22nd in Engineering...

    BREAKING GROUND: To accommodate Rowan University's growing student population, an addition is added to its College of Engineering building, which should be finished during the 2016-17 school year. Henry Rowan, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Rowan University president Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, and Linda Rohrer all participated in the ground breaking ceremony on October 2, 2013.

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  • The best one hour drive: Cat and puppy rescue

    The best one hour drive: Cat and puppy rescue

    Nina O'Rourke, Staff Writer

    March 27, 2017

    Imagine spending an hour in the car with 11 puppies so they can find a home. During free weekends, my mother and I spend about two hours driving to get animals out of kill shelters to a foster or permanent home. On March 5, my mother, cousin, and I decided to drive 11 puppies from Mt. Holly to Newark,...

    LUNCH TIME: After an hour drive with the puppies, we stop for lunch time and Obi decides to pose for the camera. All the puppies are safe and are currently waiting for their forever home after my family and I gave them a helping hand.

    Nina O'Rourke

Monroe football: A change for the better

Monroe football: A change for the better

Mekhi Abbott, Staff Writer

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...

March 1, 2017No Comments

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...

Monroe marching band performs at Pearl Harbor

Monroe marching band performs at Pearl Harbor

January 19, 2017

When the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Committee invited the marching band to perform at the memorial parade, Monroe Township was honored to accept the invitation. We were selected to represent the whole...

Employed scholar or deployed soldier?

Employed scholar or deployed soldier?

Joseph Cicoria, Staff Writer

College can be a huge goal for people to follow in the future, but some have other goals that require work in the Army. The United States Armed Forces is not just a branch...

April 5, 2017No Comments

Getting certified to perform CPR in emergencies

Getting certified to perform CPR in emergencies

March 23, 2017

Stepping into a grey room of the Monmouth Township Library, I was greeted by the song, "Shape of you", by Ed Sheeran, a CPR dummy, and medical instructors who would help...

Visiting America’s capital

Visiting America’s capital

January 19, 2017

Feeling the fresh summer breeze coming in through my opened car window, I stare at the bright sky until a white tower — the Washington Monument — flashes into my vision,...

The use of the N-word in early literature and its impact on students V.S. its appropriateness for the era

The use of the N-word in early literature and its impact on students V.S. its appropriateness for the era

January 19, 2017

Controversy has been a brewing about the the reading curriculum and the involvement of the use of the N-word in certain early 19th and 20th century novels due to its derogatory...

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...

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle without tedious diets

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle without tedious diets

Kendall LoMauro, Staff Writer

Many teenagers in America look to diets such as Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, but what many don't know is that a diet can hurt more than it can help. A thought of going...

March 23, 2017No Comments

  • Teaching younger students about nutrition can help to prevent childhood obesity and benefit their overall lives February 16, 2017
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Xbox game pass will destroy the gaming industry

Xbox game pass will destroy the gaming industry

Max Simon, Staff Writer

Microsoft's newly announced game pass will act as a digital subscription service for its games, which will allow users to download over 100 games onto their Xbox (not all...

March 22, 2017No Comments

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