Monthly Archives: December 2017

Standardized Testing: Killing the Future, One Student at a Time

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Tests like the ACT or the SAT are known for their length and difficulty world-wide. The main purpose of these tests are to show colleges your academic capabilities in the form of a numeric value. These tests force you to think about more abstract math problems and how to solve them. Students need to think […]

Presidential Election Leaves Honduras in Chaos

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Burning tires is one of the many forms of protests that Hondurans have utilized to express their opinions.
Photo Credit: Alejandro Reyes

What started as protests against the Honduran government not releasing the presidential election results, held 2 weeks ago, have turned into acts of violence endangering the lives of many Honduran citizens. Streets have been trashed, bridges and toll booths burned, and stores broken into and robbed. Soldiers attempted to stop crowds with tear gas and […]

Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail

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Edison’s boys’ soccer team made it to the 2017-2018 division championships. The soccer boys’ varsity team had achieved 9 wins, 0 losses, 1 tie and finished the season with a total of 28 points. With the introduction of new players, our soccer team was able to bring home the win after nine years. After interviewing […]

Palestinians Protest for Jerusalem

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Palestinians burn President Trump's pictures in rage for his speech about Jerusalem said yesterday. 
Source: Photo Credit: Josef Federman

        Hundreds of Palestinians protested against Trump administration on December 8, 2017 in Times Square. This protest was provoked by Donald Trump’s words on December 6. Trump’s announcement of misinformation as fact triggered many people. Jerusalem is actually the capital of Palestine and stating otherwise is adding fuel to an already serious conflict in the […]

College Application Season

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Edison's potential colleges bulletin board display near the college office. 
Photo Credits: Aneesa Asgarali

Students all around the country are stressed as college application deadline dates quickly approach. Most students don’t have the knowledge of how to go about applying or programs like Naviance that help with the process. It is not taught how to properly cope with stress and it only makes the application process that much more […]

Nike HyperAdapt : A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick

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A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick?

Nike has launched the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, a shoe that plans to change the way we wear sneakers forever. It’s the first fully-functioning athletic shoe that electronically adjusts to the contour of your feet with adaptive lacing technology. Though it provides a personalized custom fit, it has sensors to tighten and loosen the shoe’s to […]

Boston Celtics Star Suffers Season Ending Injury

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October 17th, 2017, opening night of the NBA, Boston Celtics all star, Gordon Hayward, suffered a broken ankle 5 minutes into the game, ending his season. Hayward was a significant free agent signed over the summer. Combined with the trade for all star, Kyrie Irving, Boston’s fan’s moral was at a level that hasn’t been […]

A Reward For Kindness

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Family carries remaining belongings after escaping fire. 
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When tragedy occurs, people often turn to each other for help and guidance. Southern California fires have burned about 96,000 acres of land and are expected to worsen as winds pick up. Due to the number of people losing their homes and personal belongings, charities are wondering whether or not they’ll be able to get […]

Exposure to Broadway

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Many students get their first opportunity to view Broadway shows and musicals from school programs or teachers. Programs, such as Drama Club, or even your English teacher, can provide you with opportunities to see these performances. They offer you these tickets at a considerably low cost compared to what they are at the ticket box. […]

The Spanish – Indi Twist

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One of the most popular dish at Taco Mahal called the Chicken Tikka Roti Taco accompanied with a signature Indian drink, known as Mango Lassi.
Photo Credit: Kelliana Seeraj ​​

As migrants moved to New York City from all over the world, they have left their legacy through signature dishes. In a small, yet hip Manhattan eatery, Taco Mahal,  owners have implemented the most loved Mexican comfort food known as tacos into an Indian Dish. You are given the choice of breads either naan or […]