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So Long JCHS

Julia Tuck June 12, 2019

If I did not write a final article about my experiences at James Caldwell High School, I can confidently assure you that my duty as an editor would not be fulfilled. I am glad to say that the most precious...

Commemorating the 19th Amendment

Commemorating the 19th Amendment

Julia Tuck March 6, 2019

It has been almost 100 years since the 19th Amendment, the right for women’s suffrage, has been passed and ratified. There have been such great strides by women in the recent decades that I am proud...

Mock Trial Club Takes on First Scrimmage

Julia Tuck February 8, 2019

On January 5th, the JCHS Mock Trial Team took on a scrimmage at Piscataway High School. As the cofounder of the club, it was to my delight that my team did so well at this first scrimmage. We were able...

Why Beto O’Rourke Should Run for President

Julia Tuck December 22, 2018

The U.S. presidential election season is one categorized by excitement and hope when it rolls around in November every four years. The election for president in 2020 will be one just as nail biting as...

Mikie Sherrill’s Successful Campaign

Julia Tuck December 1, 2018

As the election season winds down, I cannot emphasize enough how glad I am that Mikie Sherrill has successfully won to represent New Jersey’s 11th congressional district. After months of fervent campaigning,...

All About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

All About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Julia Tuck October 24, 2018

*The following piece is purely satirical and meant for entertainment purposes only. As a wise teacher once told me, “Politics is dirty.” With the recent Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh accused...

I Met the Mayors

Julia Tuck May 15, 2018

On April 7, 2018, I had the opportunity to meet the mayors of Essex County at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event. Featuring guest speakers Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, PSE&G President David...

Trump and Stormy Daniels: The Hushed Affair That is Making Headlines

Julia Tuck April 5, 2018

Since the presidential election of Donald Trump, reports have surfaced regarding a supposed affair between him and pornographic star Stormy Daniels. It has been said that Stormy Daniels declined to discuss...

Florida Shooting Calls for Stricter Gun Control Laws

Florida Shooting Calls for Stricter Gun Control Laws

Julia Tuck February 25, 2018

February 14th started off as a typical Thursday for students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. However, at 2:00 PM students went into lockdown after bullets were fired from...

False Missile Alarm in Hawaii Draws Fear from Public

Julia Tuck January 29, 2018

On January 13, 2018, a false ballistic missile alert was issued via the Emergency Alert System and Commercial Mobile Alert System over television, radio, and cell phones in the U.S. state of Hawaii....

Outbreak of Flu Peaks Higher Than Eve

Julia Tuck January 29, 2018

Flu activity increased sharply across the U.S. last week, and the virus is still widespread in all states except Hawaii, federal health officials said Friday. With 30 clinic pediatric deaths this January,...

Who Will Win the Senate?

Who Will Win the Senate?

Julia Tuck November 21, 2017

As the saying goes, “The bigger they are the harder they fall.” The republican candidate, Roy S. Moore, is running for the Senate seat in Alabama. Moore is being accused of sexually assaulting young...


Julia Tuck October 24, 2017

Have you checked out the latest hashtag yet? If not, you should probably be refreshing your Twitter feeds now because this one is making headlines. #MeToo was first introduced by Alyssa Milano, an actor,...

Press Play, If You Dare

Julia Tuck May 18, 2017

My name is Hannah, Hannah Baker. If these words sound vaguely familiar to you, then there is a high probability that either you've watched “13 Reasons Why”, read the book, or seen the Netflix ad...

Latin Honor Society Induction

Latin Honor Society Induction

Julia Tuck April 7, 2017

From Front Left to Right: Brendan Padover, Ashvin Nagarajan, Thomas Murray, Elizabeth Murray, Jake Friedenberg Back: Kevin Perry, Olivia Porcello, Lauren Rickenbach, Jessica Rizzo, Kassie Sarkar, Julia...

Dear Mrs. Pence, Thank You Very, Very Much

Dear Mrs. Pence, Thank You Very, Very Much

Julia Tuck February 26, 2017

*The following piece is a satirical story, regarding Mrs. Pence's new cause as second lady; it is strictly meant for entertainment purposes and is not based on factual evidence. This past week Karen...

Rachels Challenge

Rachel’s Challenge

Julia Tuck January 20, 2017

As Rachel Joy Scott once said, "I have this theory that if one person will go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same." Rachel Joy Scott was a normal high...

Arching Chernobyls Nuclear Disaster

Arching Chernobyl’s Nuclear Disaster

Julia Tuck December 14, 2016

About 30 years ago in Chernobyl, Ukraine, the world's largest nuclear disaster occurred. In the year of 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded releasing at least 5% of the radioactive reactor...

Under Hawaii’s Starriest Sky

Julia Tuck October 23, 2016

At an altitude of 3 miles above the Pacific sea level, you are sure to get the best view of Mauna Kea's night show. Who would want to miss the magical mosaic of blue and green light splashed across...

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