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Integrity Deflates more than the Ball

Integrity Deflates more than the Ball

By Jack Oman, Reporter

October 6, 2015

When does cheating become acceptable? According to the Judge Berman if you have enough Superbowl rings it is okay for you to manipulate the game of football. On September 3rd, 2015 around 1 p.m., Judge Richard Berman overruled Tom Brady's suspension. This makes one question the integrity of the league...

Glastonbury Approves New Park

By Sean Neary, Reporter

October 5, 2015

South Glastonbury of Connecticut is currently in the process of building a new park. This park strives to provide year-round enjoyment and recreation for all ages. Arbor Acres, the brand-new field development in South Glastonbury, is a soon-to-thrive area of recreation for ages 1-101. Springing from...

Miles on Your Wallet

By Sean P. Meehan, Reporter

October 5, 2015

Last February, Governor Dannel Malloy proposed a controversial tax known as the Mileage Tax in order to pay for his 100 billion dollar transportation plan. The transportation plan is meant to improve Connecticut railroads such as the New Haven, Springfield, and Hartford lines also Connecticut bussing...

Win Worlds or Go Home

By Andrew Taylor, Reporter

October 2, 2015

Sixteen of the top teams around the world will fight for the title of the 2015 League of Legends World Champion. These teams will not just be competing for a priceless title; they will also be competing for the $2,000,000 in the prize pool and the Summoner’s Cup. This battle for the Summoner’s Cup...

The New MacBook: Too Much Hype?

The New MacBook: Too Much Hype?

By Evan Rigsby and Andrew Cammisa

April 16, 2015

Earlier this March Apple recently released its newest addition to the MacBook family. Sporting a new design and build, The New MacBook made its debut. Not only does this version have a new and sleek design, but it only has two ports! This was a new radical approach in The New MacBook that captured critics’...

The Apple Watch: Float or Sink?

The Apple Watch: Float or Sink?

By Evan Rigsby and Andrew Cammisa

April 15, 2015

The newest addition to the tech world.

The Quest for the Golden College

The Quest for the Golden College

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

February 26, 2015

A helpful guide for that perfect school.

Video Game Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby

Video Game Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

January 24, 2015

With the recent release of the Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, both fans new and old are ecstatic. Pokémon went back to Hoenn region of their original third generation games of Ruby and Sapphire, originally released in 2002. Nintendo made sure these games weren't just remakes. To start, Pokémon...

Ice, snow, accidents! Winter Driving 2015

Ice, snow, accidents! Winter Driving 2015

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

January 20, 2015

With January approaching, the real winter season is upon us. As snow levels increase, so do the the risks of car accidents. In addition comes rain, ice, and hail to make matters worse. Winters conditions are some of the worst for drivers young and old and can lead to death and injury. Here are some quick...

Xavier Green Lights Costa Rica Science Trip

Xavier Green Lights Costa Rica Science Trip

By Kyle St. George, Adviser

November 18, 2014

Xavier High School has given the green and will be hosting a science trip to Costa Rica this year. Scheduled to occur from June 22nd to June 30th, participants will be primarily engaged in leather back sea turtle surveys on the shores of the Caribbean. Additional activities include rain forest fauna...

Why Consider Adoption?

Why Consider Adoption?

By Jonathan Farrell, Senior Reporter

November 17, 2014

Shaggy was born into a litter of 5 puppies in Middletown, CT. Both his mother and father were strays. Since he was puppy, he had to fight other dogs in order to feed himself. Life was cold and harsh. After being caught and brought to the pound, there he stayed, with many other dogs, locked in small cages. This...

Ebola: A Concern For Connecticut Students?

Ebola: A Concern For Connecticut Students?

By Craig Millard, Reporter

October 30, 2014

Could Ebola possibly be the harbinger of man kind? Is it as big of a deal as many people make it out to be? For a Connecticut student, Ebola is not a big deal. It is just some virus going on in some random countries in Africa and now in Texas. But who cares right? Most students here won't be going to...

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