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Greek Easter shares many traditions

Dino Frentzas, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2016

Filed under Community, News

Easter in Greek is known as ‘Pascha’, which is translated to the Hebrew word for ‘Passover’. Pascha is one of the biggest holidays for the Greek populace, especially in Greece and Cyprus. Senior Andrea Christoforou said, “Ea...

Flint suffers water crisis

Megan Casey, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2016

Filed under Clubs, Community, News, School

Green Grens is currently working toward raising awareness on the harmful effects the people of Flint, Michigan, are experiencing after their drinking water supply changed in 2014. This change to Flint River water did not inclu...

SAT change angers students

February 19, 2016

Filed under Community, News

Since the beginning of junior high we’ve all been preparing for one thing: the ACT, the ultimate college admissions test in this part of the country. Every year, juniors across the district stress and pour hours into studying...

Paris attacks

Liam McCarthy, Sectional Editor

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News

With good there is bad, with life there is death, with accomplishment there is downfall, and with Paris there is tragedy. On November 13, multiple terrorist attacks happened all around the city of Paris. Over one hundred live...

Cuban embassy reopens

Evan Hatfield, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News

On July 20, a bitter period in the history of the United States’ international relations came to a close, as the Cuban embassy in Washington D.C. reopened, along with the U.S. embassy in Havana, for the first time since 1961. T...

Threat of ISIS

Megan Casey, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News

Once again, the world faces the threat of an Islamic militant group known as ISIS. This year the group has been carrying out and inspiring countless terror attacks throughout the world in order to spread their Salafist ideology and ...

Gay marriage legalization

Megan Casey, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News

This year gay rights advocates were handed their biggest victory when the Supreme Court ruled that states could not ban same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court came upon this decision after having found the bans on same-sex marr...

Syrian immigration

Evan Hatfield, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News

While migration from the Middle East into Europe and beyond has been somewhat of an issue over the past decade, the migrants became a major talking point this year, not just in the many European states taking them in, but also ...

Stand Out Moments in Professional Sports

Sean Cherry and Dino Frentzas

December 18, 2015

Filed under Community, In-Depth, News, Sports

Football: Football in 2015 was so intriguing that not all big stories were on the football field. During Super Bowl week, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were accused of using deflated balls against the Indianapolis Colts ...

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