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In Memoriam: George Floyd

In Memoriam: George Floyd

Claudia Caruso, Staff Writer

June 12, 2020

With much careful thought, I have decided to leave political views out of this particular article in order to avoid controversies. Occupying every social media platform are posts, videos, photos, and influencers projecting personal views and opinions on the chaotic and hurt-filled world we live in. W...

What We’re Watching in Quarantine: Keeping it Interesting While Social Distancing

What We’re Watching in Quarantine:  Keeping it Interesting While Social Distancing

Katherine Nikolau, Editor

May 22, 2020

In a time where direct contact with the outside world is limited, it can be comforting for those dealing with quarantine to disappear into imaginary worlds. Some have been catching up on reading. Others have been snuggling with family, rewatching old movies. For the most part however, binging TV series...

The Benefits of Your Mother’s Closet

The Benefits of Your Mother's Closet

Becca Carr and Claudia Caruso

May 12, 2020

      Overalls: Overalls were always essential to my life considering that in almost every childhood picture I was wearing overalls or a dress (there was no in-between).  As I went through elementary school, wearing overalls every day was no longer socially acceptable and I had to part ways with my belo...

How to Find Your Personal Style

How to Find Your Personal Style

Becca Carr and Claudia Caruso

May 12, 2020

  1. Find an Inspiration: One of the easiest ways to pinpoint your style is to find an inspiration for what you want your closet to resemble. Whether it be a person, a store, or even a movie, finding at least one concrete figure is a great way to start realizing what you adore in a look. Then ask...

Development of the Novel Coronavirus


William Chacon, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

The Coronavirus started in Wuhan, China in December, and ever since the numbers all over the world have skyrocketed. How did this global pandemic spread so quickly? In early research, scientists thought this virus had spread from a seafood market which was proven not to be true. Now scientists kno...

Miss Americana: An In-Depth Look at Taylor Swift

Courtesy of Netflix

Grace Norris

February 27, 2020

Netflix recently produced a documentary about Taylor Swift in which she describes what she has been doing for the year that she was out of the public eye. The documentary dives into her past: when she first started out as a musician, how she grew as a musician, and the challenges and problems she has...

Knives Out: Whodunit at the Theater

Knives Out Poster at AMC Marlton 8

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Near the climax of Rian Johnson's murder-mystery movie Knives Out, private detective Benoit Blanc, as portrayed by Daniel Craig, describes the ongoing case with a confusing anecdote concerning donuts. This quote summarizes perfectly what Knives Out is like: convoluted at times, but consistently origin...

Ok, Boomer

Ok, Boomer

Katherine Nikolau, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

For as long as teens and Millennials can remember, the older generation, often referred to as Baby Boomers, has consistently demonstrated a dislike for some of the values that the younger generation holds dear. While America’s youth tends to embrace new ideas, technology, and an acceptance of all types ...

New Jersey Keeps Pushing the Minimum to a Maximum

Protesting for an increase in wages

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

February 8, 2020

The State of New Jersey has planned to increase its minimum wage. A true roller coaster ride, the amount has now increased from $8.85 an hour to $10 an hour and will continue this pattern of systemic increase until 2024, where it will stop at $15 an hour.  Some of the public approve of this change wh...

Cherokee Football: Revenge Tour 2019

Cherokee gets ready to take the field against North Brunswick in the playoffs.

Celeste Yeany and Joshua Guirguis, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

The 2019 Cherokee football season this year was truly a “revenge tour,” a term coined by the student section Instagram @chs.studentsection2020. Last season, Cherokee Football struggled. They had only two wins in the regular season. Following last year’s lackluster season, spirits for the upcomin...

TikTok vs. Vine

February 7, 2020

Today, with over 33 million downloads, TikTok has gained extreme popularity with young people across the world. TikTok which was formerly known as is a video sharing service that allows users to create 15 to 60-second videos with music or make up their own original content. Users can also use sou...

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