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Time in Comparison

Time in Comparison

Jillian Maloney, Student Journalist February 19, 2024

People have always told me how they wish they had a twin growing up. I used to be jealous of those who do not have a twin. I love my sister Johnna, but the situations we go through together...

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Perspective: Jules Cullinane, Campus Fashion Icon

Jo Pearse, Staff Writer February 17, 2024

All eyes stuck to Jules Cullinane as they stood there, laughing without a care. Adorned with vibrant red lipstick and dramatic red eye shadow surrounding their brown eyes like ruby encrusted rings....

How Education Has Affected The Wonders of Reading

Ryan Canney, Staff Editor February 6, 2024

    When I think about the first time I ever experienced literature, I think of joy, peace, and a remembrance of a simpler time. I think of my imagination striving, it was like I was...

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Not dead yet: Is “The Golden Bachelor” the reality dating show we’ve been waiting for?

Alicia Brennan, Co-Editor in Chief October 22, 2023

“To hear her say the things she just did, makes me think back to the last time that someone looked at me like that and said those things to me. The last time that happened was with my wife of 43 years....

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon

TV Review: The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon

Nathan Crane, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

As of today, the finale of the newest Walking Dead spinoff, The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, has come out. I have been following this series since it started and have enjoyed it more than the other Walking...

Westfield State University: Does Turning Point USA Have a Place Here?

Westfield State University: Does Turning Point USA Have a Place Here?

Maddy Hall September 26, 2023

WESTFIELD-Some Westfield State students attempted in the spring semester to create a chapter of Turning Point, a controversial conservative political organization, on campus, but other students...

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Diversify Your Taste in Films 

Jeremy Johnson May 5, 2023
Films, like most pieces of art, are an amazing form of expression. When you go to the theaters and pay for overpriced popcorn to watch a movie, no matter how big or small it is in scale, you are viewing hundreds of different ideas and concepts that were sprung from its creators. However, for American audiences, we clearly give more attention to big spectacles and long spanning franchises... One of the biggest reasons for exploring more diverse films is to experience interesting ways of filmmaking that simply are not being shown in Hollywood cinema.
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We Need More Pre-Med Resources at Westfield State

Erik Bass May 3, 2023

Are you thinking about being pre med or are currently premed? I came to Westfield as a biology major on the pre-med track and felt confused on the overall premed process. Although the faculty are all amazing,...

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What Else Will Be Silenced? Critical Race Theory in Schools

Storm Moore April 26, 2023

You may have read news articles or seen videos with headlines similar to  “Florida board votes to ban critical race theory from state classrooms” or “New Florida bill would ban feeling of discomfort...

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Curriculum Censorship: What your School isn’t Teaching You

Siobhan Keane, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

Does your student attend an American public school? Chances are they are being lied to and deceived. Lawmakers and Educational Directors are withholding information from students all across the United...

Take A Hike: The Best Hiking & Nature Spots in MA

Take A Hike: The Best Hiking & Nature Spots in MA

Margaret Ahearn, Staff Writer April 24, 2023

Originally posted on my personal blog  *note- these parks are all located in the eastern/southeastern part of the state* As spring continues into summer, warmer weather calls for the outdoors....

If you know the signs to look for, it becomes clear that the Earth itself is breathing.

What can YOU do to better our planet?

Kylie Woekel, Staff Writer April 18, 2023

Climate change is fiercely coming our way, you have the power to make a change. These are some of the ways you can help : Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Reusing products saves money and prevents creating...

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