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A Day to Remember: “Violence (Enough is Enough)” Review

Bridget Grenier, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Opinion, Reviews

Popular metal-rock band A Day to Remember had been featuring a countdown to midnight of December 21, 2012 on their website. A new song entitled “Violence (Enough is Enough),” as well as new tour dates and merchandise were...

Uniforms at HHS: A Good Idea

Ammy Pena, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

       Many high schools in our area require students to wear uniforms. This policy saves students and parents money and time. It improves self-esteem. It removes the temptation to wear inappropriate clothing. And it contributes to school safety. For all of these reas...

Keeping Your 2013 New Year Resolutions

Nicole Psota, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

Filed under Feature Stories, Opinion

New Year Resolutions have been a big part of the count down towards the New Year for many people.  However, I know for myself, I have trouble sticking to a resolution. So when the clock struck midnight on 2013 and you thought...

The Ethics of DNA Sequencing

Hector Castillo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

With the pervasiveness of technology growing at a relentless speed, many ethical questions may arise. One example of such controversial technology is DNA sequencing. Although it does have its advantages, there are also many concerns over its use. It is because of thes...

American Idol: New Season, New Judges, New Viewers

Michelle Pasquale, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Season 12 of American Idol is starting off the new year with a whole new set of judges.  Randy Jackson remains the only judge left from the original cast, and, personally, the show is just not as good as it was before all these...

The Vietnam War: Good or Bad?

Brittaney Marsico

January 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

            When people talk about the Vietnam War, they often can’t decide if the war was a good thing or a bad thing for America to become involved in. The controversy over the spread of communism, which is cove...

New Jersey Anti-Idling Law: Thinking Green

Olivia Meier, Community News Editor/Staff Writer

December 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In New Jersey, a law against idling has been in effect since May 2010 and is now being enforced strongly by all police officers and state authorities. Idling affects the environment and public health negatively, which is why...

Parent Portal Opens at Hawthorne High School

Jessica Terrizzi, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories, News, Opinion

The Hawthorne School District has opened the Parent Portal into PowerSchool, allowing parents to check their children’s schedules, grades, and attendance at any time on the computer. Not everyone in the school is in agreement,...

Drones Destroying the Middle East

William J. Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It is definitely not Superman. It’s a USA military drone—an unmanned spy plane capable of dropping bombs and firing missiles while its pilot is sitting far enough away to be not affected by the damage being caused. These “top s...

Michelle Obama’s Anti-Obesity Campaign: Is It Working?

Olivia Meier, Community News Editor

October 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In the mid-1800s, being overweight or even obese was a good thing; it was a sign that you were rich and had enough money to feed yourself. Nowadays,though, obesity is something that's not viewed as a good thing at all. Michelle...

Proud to Participate in National Banned Books Week

Leah Matari, Contributor

September 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

  Students at Hawthorne High School have joined the National Banned Books Week movement. This year the week runs from September 30 to October 6, and during that time, schools, libraries, and bookstores all over the country will hav...

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