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  • “Wonder Woman” breaks records

    “Wonder Woman” breaks records

    Chloe Kathuria, Staff writer

    June 14, 2017

    Gal Gadot demolished gender stereotypes as she boldly took the spotlight as Diana Prince in DC's new movie "Wonder Woman," the first female-driven superhero movie to hit theaters since 2004's "Catwoman." More than half - 52 percent - of the film's audience in its opening weekend were female, a significant...

    BREAKING RECORDS AND BREAKING HEARTS: Gal Gadot's character, Diana Prince, boldly moves away from her companion Steve Trevor to fight the soldiers and bad guys all on her own.

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  • Orlando man opens fire at former workplace

    Orlando man opens fire at former workplace

    Jamie Cashman, Staff Writer

    June 14, 2017

    John Robert Neumann Jr., 45, shot and killed five Fiamma Inc. employees before shooting himself on Monday, June 5, 2017 in Orlando, F.L. Neumann was a former employee of Fiamma Inc., but was fired in April 2017. Active shooting began at 8:03 a.m., and police arrived on the scene two minutes later....

    POLICE ON THE SCENE: For the investigation of a shooting in Orlando, F.L. at Fiamma Inc., Orange County Police and its K-9 unit secure the surrounding area on the morning of Monday, June 5, 2017. Five people were pronounced dead on scene, including the shooter, John R. Neumann, Jr., and one man was pronounced dead at the hospital, totaling five homicides and one suicide.

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  • Phil Murphy vs. Kim Guadagno

    Phil Murphy vs. Kim Guadagno

    Max Simon, Staff Writer

    June 14, 2017

    Political nominations in New Jersey took place on June 6 to replace all seats in legislation, but more importantly, to succeed governor Chris Christie. Out of 11 contenders, Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno have surpassed their competition and earned their places as governor elects. Murphy received...

    REPUBLICAN RALLY: Kim Guadagno announces that she will be running for governor in front of a large crowd of supporters on January 17, 2017 in Keansburg, New Jersey. In her speech, she detailed her plan to lower taxes and fund public schools.

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  • Celebrating pride month

    Celebrating pride month

    Nina O'Rourke, Staff Writer

    June 12, 2017

    Kicking off the month of June, gay pride celebrations started on Thursday, June 1 with different festival events all month. Pride Month was created to support the LGBT community. Events are held to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New York City on June 28, 1969. Most historians...

    MARCHING FOR ACCEPTANCE: Israelis and visitors walk with each other at the Gay Pride Parade in Tel Aviv Israel Friday, June 9, 2017. Around 200,000 individuals from the LGBTQ group in Israel attended the yearly gay pride parade.

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  • Bhangrafest 2k17: A fun success

    Bhangrafest 2k17: A fun success

    Tanvi Patel, Staff Writer

    June 8, 2017

    Monroe Township High School spurred with excitement and laughter on Friday, May 19 as over 300 students came to dance, socialize, and enjoy Indian culture. This year's Bhangrafest 2k17 exceeded all expectations as students danced the night away. The Bhangrafest was put together by the dedicated Mult...

    DANCING THE NIGHT AWAY: Talented students perform beautiful and entertaining cultural dances to start off the Bhangrafest celebration on Friday, May 19.

Girls lacrosse wins Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament

Girls lacrosse wins Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament

Kendall LoMauro, Staff Writer

Monroe's girls lacrosse team, led by Coach Carly Welsh, won the Greater Middlesex Conference tournament with a 15-8 victory over Old Bridge High School on May 15, 2017. Monroe...

June 8, 2017No Comments

Monroe DECA makes history with seven first place finishers

Monroe DECA makes history with seven first place finishers

June 8, 2017

Monroe DECA was honored at the Monroe Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 10 for having seven first place students advance to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). Principal...

Senior night for MTHS varsity team ends in a loss

Senior night for MTHS varsity team ends in a loss

May 25, 2017

While many may have hoped the Monroe varsity baseball team's senior night would have ended in victory, the team ended up losing 2-5 to Allentown. Monroe has not been winning every game, but has been consistently...

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

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

May 5, 2017

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 that their shows were perfect....

A look into Cornell University’s graduation

A look into Cornell University’s graduation

Jamie Cashman, Staff Writer

For the 6,000 students receiving diplomas from Cornell University in 2017, the Memorial day weekend - May 26 through May 28 - was one of the most important three days of their...

June 8, 2017No Comments

Starland Stars: Mayday Parade

Starland Stars: Mayday Parade

June 6, 2017

Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, N.J. rarely sees a quiet night, and Friday, May 12, 2017 was no exception. Rock band Mayday Parade put on a 19-song concert for the night's...

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

New ride coming to Great Adventure in June

May 15, 2017

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...

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...

Video games should be treated as art

Video games should be treated as art

Max Simon, Staff Writer

For centuries, philosophers and other critical thinkers have questioned what can truly be defined as art. In the 21st century, many discredit video games as just another...

June 8, 2017No Comments

Redefining ‘healthy’ in America

Redefining ‘healthy’ in America

June 6, 2017

A new study suggests that Americans are failing to make healthy food choices due to the conflicting ideas of what "healthy" really means. NPR, along with Truven Health...

Silly lawsuits trend in America

Silly lawsuits trend in America

June 6, 2017

It seems that ever since Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, a court case concerning Stella Liebeck suing the fast food chain after receiving severe burns from their scalding...

Testing drugs on animals is wrong and needs to stop

Testing drugs on animals is wrong and needs to stop

March 22, 2017

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...

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, 2017 • Comments closed

  • 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
Apple’s sales rotting with new competition

Apple’s sales rotting with new competition

Mekhi Abbott, Staff Writer

With the recent and upcoming releases of the Sony XPeria Z5, Samsung Jelly and Galaxy S8, along with the reemergence of Blackberry, Apple may be in for a run for their...

May 25, 2017 • Comments closed

  • Facebook targeting students through advertisement May 15, 2017
  • Xbox game pass will destroy the gaming industry March 22, 2017
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