Monthly Archives: December 2019

Stressed Out

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Contrary to popular belief high school freshmen are constantly stressed out and there are many factors that contribute to it. According to research the three main causes of freshman year stress is performance anxiety, workload, and social standards. Many freshmen who are doing very well handling their workload struggle to maintain a social life. Those […]

How Necessary is a College Level Education?

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  High school students from different shops and grade levels determine if a college level education is required for their career choice.  For some students, the extent of a college degree isn’t required. However, if you want to pursue a career in the medical field or become an engineer, it is quite prevalent that you need to […]

Differences between Division A and B for Sports at Edison

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  Division A and B for your school sports are very different. Don’t be fooled into thinking you are going to do very well in division A when you did amazing in Division B.  Before you decide to be on one of the teams at school, or even if you are on the team, check whether […]

Impeachment at the Door: What’s Awaiting Trump?

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  Trump’s scandals finally catch up to him as the possibility of impeachment threaten his presidency. Although his scandals vary, the one that put him on the stand was the Ukraine call, commonly referred to as the “Ukraine gate Scandal” in reference to President Nixon’s Watergate scandal which led him to Impeachment and Resignation. The […]

How Do You Feel About Friends?

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Sitcoms are watched by many people in order to relieve stress or just because people can easily relate to the content. There are so many sitcoms that are very popular, for example “Friends.”   Friends is a 90’s Comedy TV show, based in Manhattan, about six friends who go through just about every life experience imaginable […]

Should We Implement Mental Health Days?

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  A majority of students seem to be more stressed than relaxed as we approach the end of the fall semester.  With finals coming up along with projects, homework  and transcript grades, students’ schedules will only get busier. Not to mention most students are expected to balance their school life with their home and social life, […]

The Role We All Can Play to Solve E-Waste

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  E-waste is a serious issue and demands our full attention. We all know the dangers of climate change, as well as throwing away plastic. We are not, however, aware of the consequences of e-waste; when you throw away electronic devices away after using them. What consequences does this have on our society? Since e-waste is not recycled […]

The Stress of Student Athletes: A Season-Altering Injury

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Alisha Cruz of the Edison Lady Inventors suffered a concussion from a soccer game half way through the season, and her fight to get back in before the end of the season was a journey. According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2 out of 10 of student athletes playing contact sports suffer concussions, […]

MoMa’s Awakening

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A New MoMA The somewhat recent opening of the MoMA Museum has stirred up a lot of attention- new exhibits, new attractions, and new performances. A popular attraction in Manhattan to the locals and tourists from around the world, the art museum closed for renovation on June 15th, to complete the large budgeted expansion. As […]

Marvel Movies: Cinema or Theme Parks?

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  There is an ongoing debate between several filmmakers and the Internet on whether Marvel movies should be considered cinema. This is a controversial issue that many film junkies take to heart. Top directors such as Martin Scorsese has denounced the superhero action films. There is a wide community of Marvel fans in Edison that […]