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“Much ado about nothing”

“Much ado about nothing”

Anna Stevenson, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

Today, I noticed something very similar in everyone's conversations but unfortunately, it's not news. Generic garbage is spewed from the mouths of teenagers everyday, but with such large advancement in technology, scientific research, and communication that benefit from uses of such science and technology:...

The Oscars: Who Won, Who Cares, And Why I Don’t

The Oscars: Who Won, Who Cares, And Why I Don’t

Sam Falconer, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

The Oscars are considered the greatest Hollywood awards show of the year, featuring appearances from all of the biggest stars and celebrations of all aspects of the film industry. It sounds fantastic, right? Well... Does anyone remember the film The Artist? I doubt it. It won Best Picture during t...

Achieving a deficiency

Achieving a deficiency

Athena Quddus, Copy Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under campus life, Op-Ed, Showcase

With the pressures of college approaching and intensifying competition for spots in universities, more and more students are getting lost in the rat race to appear the most eligible. More often than not, students miss the bigger picture: there’s much more to life than “looking good” for college. As a freshman, I tried to join my first high school club; it seemed promising, and was one of...

Skinny the New Fat?

Skinny the New Fat?

Athena Quddus, Copy Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

In an American society in which the term 'fat' has received a negative connotation, the same is now true of that word's antonym: 'skinny.' As national media places increasing emphasis on body confidence, many people whom adolescents look to for guidance are taking things too far. Celebrities and...

“We have nothing to fear but fear itself”

“We have nothing to fear but fear itself”

Morgan Menin, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

Talk revolving around the Ebola outbreak in the United States has been skyrocketing on various social media websites, including Twitter and Facebook, with over 2 million posts containing the hash-tag "Ebola" alone. Television stations capitalized on the hype, unintentionally causing an Ebola panic ...

A drama double-take

A drama double-take

Sam Falconer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase

While I have seen many school plays, this was my first time seeing one at Cam High. So, I went into this production not knowing what to expect. I feared that something would go wrong or that the audience wouldn't laugh at the jokes, but I also felt excited to see all my friends and classmates showing...

Opinion: Cam High Students Need a New Dress Code

Opinion: Cam High Students Need a New Dress Code

Helena McCabe, Staff Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under campus life, Op-Ed, Showcase

With the scorching heat and rising temperatures at Cam High, the lengths of skirts, shorts, and even tops are shrinking. Beach wear seems to be the school uniform these days. Sundresses that barely cover the backside, bandeaus under sheer tops, and "booty shorts" seem to be in season all year round....

An Assault on the First Amendment

An Assault on the First Amendment

Staff Editorial

September 18, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, Showcase, the big picture

At Neshaminy High School, tensions are high and crisis is in the air, and a violation of Constitutional rights is at the heart of it all. After fighting a months-long battle with the school board, Tara Huber, adviser of the Pennsylvania high school newspaper The Playwickian, has been suspended on a two-day leave without pa...

Drama Department Delivers In Final Production

Drama Department Delivers In Final Production

Caleb Colon, Staff Writer

June 3, 2014


Filed under campus life, Features, Op-Ed

The drama department's unprecedented fourth production in a year opened to a welcoming and grateful audience. Four one-act plays were staged for three performances last weekend and any of the usual glitches seen in a student production were covered up by good and serious craftsmanship. All four plays...

In the End, Acceptance Wins

In the End, Acceptance Wins

Athena Quddus, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, the big picture

Since the dawn of time, humanity’s biggest obstacle has been discrimination. Intolerance throughout history has always built walls between different communities, whether it is for ethnicity, race, religion or sexuality. African Americans suffered victimization in the US for hundreds of years. Antisemitism...

This Is The…Beginning

This Is The…Beginning

Caleb Colon, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014


Filed under campus life, Op-Ed

API rallies, Homecoming, football games, Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter Break, Prom. Senior year came and went like a thief in the night. The chapter of high school in the book of your life is only a few words away from the turn of a new page. So before our Senior Scorps leave the nest, the Stinger...

Standardized Revision

Standardized Revision

Alexander Littaua, Social Media Editor

April 9, 2014


Filed under campus life, News, Op-Ed, the big picture

David Coleman, president of the College Board, announced that the SAT test will be undergoing major revisions starting in 2016, but students and counselors alike are questioning whether the changes will help future testers or bridge the gap between the increasing popularity of the ACT. Revisions include r...

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