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HOSA Shatters Edison Record at Spring Leadership Conference

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The HOSA: Future Health Professionals Chapter at Thomas Edison C.T.E.
Photo Credit:  Margaret Savitzky

From April 17th to April 19th, 2018, the Thomas Edison C.T.E. High School’s HOSA: Future Health Professionals Club traveled to Syracuse to attend the New York State Spring Leadership Conference. This conference was a competition during, which competitors are asked to complete various health and leadership tasks for medals and other awards. The Thomas Edison […]

The Rise of Korean Music in America

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Caption: BTS, a K-Pop group with a multitude of US fans, performed for the first time in the American Music Awards in 2017.

Photo Credit: Ajeong JM, via Wikimedia Commons

Korean pop culture has quickly risen to popularity not only in America, but worldwide. Not too long ago, it was an interest that not many could not relate to. In fact, those who liked the genre were often pegged as “koreaboos,” a term used for someone who wants to drop their own culture to be […]

Raising Autism Awareness in Edison

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Caption: SkillsUSA decorated Edison hallways in signs and posters to promote Autism Awareness. 
Photo Credit: Aneesa Asgarali

SkillsUSA brings autism awareness efforts to Edison, where students are uniting over bringing acceptance and appreciation to the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) community. High school can be a tough place to bring these efforts and views, due to the many misconceptions and jokes surrounding the disorder. The group, which focuses on ensuring America has a […]

Walking Out for Gun Control: 17 Lives, 17 Minutes of Silence?

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  On Wednesday, March 14th, students all across the country participated in a National School Walkout intended pay respect to the 17 lives lost during the Parkland Florida School Shooting.  After the horrific shooting last month, survivors and supporters proposed that in order to get through to Congress to achieve stricter gun laws, a National […]

Cuphead – One Hell of A Time

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Photo Caption: Cuphead's hand drawn art style serves as a throwback to 1930s animation.
Photo Credit: Studio MDHR

Released on September 29, 2017, Studio MDHR’s Cuphead was released to massive critical appraise, and rightfully so. A combination of arguably the best music, animation, and gameplay ever seen in a video game, Cuphead is set to be remembered as one of the greatest video games of the decade. The game features a simple story […]

新年快乐! Happy New Year!

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Caption for dragon: Performers carry a dragon through the crowd on poles to spread good luck in a traditional dragon dance.
Photo Credit: Marilyn Ramos

February 16th was more than just an extra day off from school. In fact, it is the start of the Chinese New Year, which is also known as the Spring Festival in China. This holiday is based on the lunar calendar, starting on a new moon and ending about two weeks. There are numerous festivities […]

Top Five Shows to Binge Watch Over Midwinter Recess

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Caption: Log into Netflix during Mid-Winter Break to start a bunch of binge worthy TV Shows! 
Photo Credit: Tiffany Naraine

When you aren’t doing homework or going out, being at home during Mid-Winter recess is super boring. With a Netflix subscription, being bored is never an option. These  five shows, such as Netflix Original Punisher, Riverdale, Gossip Girl, Baby Daddy, and Netflix Original Stranger Things, will keep you occupied. You have approximately nine days off, […]

SUGAR RUSH

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Photo Caption: Lollipop Passion Goblet
Photo credit: Bhavna Roopchand

The Sugar Factory is every little kids dream; a family-friendly environment with a colorful and enticing atmosphere elaborately decorated with marble tables, pretty chandeliers, and black chairs. From burgers, shakes and all the way to crepes, The Sugar Factory’s menu has a plethora of deliciousness for all palates. The menus first item are the “Goblets,” […]

First Dates – Do They Actually Work?

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Caption: First dates have the potential to create a long lasting relationship with someone. 
Photo Credit: Lucia Lin

In the 21st Century, society has accepted “First Dates” –  the way many people try to start or extend a relationship, usually friendship with a romantic partner for short or long term. Although it has been used and accepted for many decades, the question arises: Do first dates actually work? First dates is a popular […]

First Dates: How It Could All Go Wrong

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We all know that first dates can be nerve-racking. Seeing our crush right in front of our faces can leave us speechless. The feelings of excitement, panic, confusion, and fear flow through our veins all at once. This often leads to the “bombing of the first date” or “the first date disasters” that everyone fears. […]