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Vote Nick Halden: One student’s message concerning social networking

Vote Nick Halden: One student’s message concerning social networking

December 6, 2011


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We need to start being more careful. Now that the student legislative elections are over, I think it is time to set the record straight: There is no Nick Halden. I was the one who hung up the “Vote Nick Halden” signs, and I also created his Facebook profile. Here is a little background. At the beginning of t...

Sports > Academics?

Sports > Academics?

November 22, 2011


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The team gathered for a meeting. I stood up and looked them in the eye. “Guys, I have to apologize. I will be missing one practice a month to work on The Sagamore,” I said. “I know I am letting you down and am sincerely sorry if you lose out because of my absence.” Apologize?  Because I have a...

Steve Jobs’ legacy affects all

Steve Jobs’ legacy affects all

October 29, 2011


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Take a look at your phone, MP3 player or computer. Steve Jobs affected what you are using to browse Facebook, watch the cat videos on YouTube and read news articles on thesagonline.com. You may hate Apple for its extremely overpriced computers, mob of worshipping fanboys and Apple owners of an elitist nature...

Students upset over busy counselors

October 22, 2011


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Pushing past the cluttered crowd in the hallway, I realized that half of the people overflow from lines to their guidance counselors’ offices. After being elbowed back and forth like a ping-pong ball, I grew aggravated. What the heck is going on with this year’s guidance department? Students and t...

Unfinished business: Reflecting on Bin Laden’s legacy of terror

Unfinished business: Reflecting on Bin Laden’s legacy of terror

May 30, 2011


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September 11, 2001: the darkest day in American history, one that brought the nation together in silence. Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked and flew two planes into the World Trade Center buildings, another into the Pentagon and yet another into a field in Pennsylvania. According to a Fox Ne...

The pressing plea for plentiful paper

The pressing plea for plentiful paper

May 4, 2011


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  In 2008, at their 50th reunion, the Class of 1958 donated $10,000 to the high school. The school intends to buy flat-screen monitors with the money for the purpose of eliminating info-time. While I do believe that info-time is a complete waste of time, I do not think that the money should be spent in such a way. There is a more pressing issue that needs to be addressed. Paper goods! Yes, pa...

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