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The Feelings About The Transition from High School To College

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Can you believe that there’s less than a month before the seniors will graduate from high school? They have spent four years of their lives at Edison, and it will be over before we know it. Most students have already …

Why Have the Rules About the Dress Code Changed?

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As a Senior at Thomas A Edison, I’ve heard about people getting dress coded and even experienced it myself. In 2018, during my freshman year I was dress coded because my shoulders were showing. What’s so wrong with someone showing …

Is College Necessary? Do Students Go Into College Blindly or Do They Have a Plan? 

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As the class of 2022, we seniors can tell you first-hand how stressful the college process can be. When applying to colleges the question “Do I even need college?” runs through our heads a lot. When you are put into …

Teens, Roe v. Wade, and the Future

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Well known as a monumental case in American history, Roe v. Wade is now up for discussion to be overturned by the Supreme Court. How this will impact teenagers is another question? 

A draft made by the Supreme Court Justice …

Is Harry Styles a Fashion Icon, or a Sneaky Python ?

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After the marvelous and fashion forward Brit Awards,there’s been talk yet again about the groundbreaking and “tea-worthy” fashion statements of young pop star Harry Styles.

This is nothing new, as we all remember Harry’s earth shattering Vogue shoot, which quite …

Why Some Seniors Prefer To Have A Virtual Graduation

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Nothing like a giant formal celebration to celebrate those four hard-working years of high school. But what’s this? The infamous Covid-19 is, surprise surprise, changing things up. 

Unfortunately, this year Thomas Edison will not be holding the graduation ceremony in …

Healing Harmonies: Can Music Be Used as a Coping Mechanism?

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From K-Pop to R&B, music is a universal language that we are all familiar with.  After a long day of classes or a fight with your family, sometimes turning on your favorite artist and getting lost in the melodies, stepping …

Healthy or Bizarre

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A recent trend has been going around social media that has been making everyone question if this is healthy or bizarre? This trend happens to be drinking chlorophyll. Skepticism arises as we all know that chlorophyll is simply the green …

A Glimpse Into Self Care

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We often forget the value of ourselves as the days go on. Sending care to yourself is essential because as an individual, you need it to survive.  Credit: Chelsea Manbodh

“I’ll squeeze in a face mask today,” “Maybe if I …

After the Lockdown: What is Here to Stay?

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The city is scheduled to reopen in July, and masks are optional for those who are fully vaccinated. This doesn’t mean that everything will be “normal” in the end.  Understandably, there are those who are still skeptical about the safety …