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“I can’t wait to leave”

Olivia Carrara June 13, 2018

Along with the majority of my classmates, I have been uttering these 5 words since I stepped through the doors of JCHS on the first day of freshman year. At times I’ve meant it, but at other times...

March For Our Lives NYC Review

Olivia Carrara April 5, 2018

Infuriated by recent events and a lack of action by those in power, I, along with nearly 200,000 others, took to the streets of New York City to demand some form of action. I went to this march with...

Womens March on New Jersey

Women’s March on New Jersey

Olivia Carrara January 29, 2018

On the morning of Saturday January 20, I woke up early and excited to participate in the Women’s March on NJ. Previously the NJ March was held in Trenton, but this year it took place in Morristown,...

TV Review: The Brave

Olivia Carrara November 21, 2017

Throughout the fall, new shows have been released on countless channels. As a self-proclaimed TV enthusiast, I have watched my fair share of the new shows that hit the screen this year. One that I have...

The Meaning and Importance of Kesha’s Step Out of Silence

Olivia Carrara October 24, 2017

Five long years after her hit album “Warrior” was released, Kesha has returned with a new outlook and musical style. During her time off from producing music, Kesha was entangled within a legal battle...

Take Nothing For Granted

Olivia Carrara April 7, 2017

After recent events that have been occurring around our towns and the world, it is evident that time is never guaranteed. Life is something out of the hands of each person living the way they want to....

Comfort Zones: Don’t Let Them Hold You Back

Olivia Carrara February 26, 2017

Everybody has their limits, their boundaries that keep them from taking risks and doing things they view as uncomfortable. Whether the boundaries stop them from trying a dangerous activity or attempting...

Living or Simply Existing?

Living or Simply Existing?

Olivia Carrara January 20, 2017

Life goes on whether you are fully living it or watching it move by. It is a common idea that everyone is living, but I believe that some people are simply existing without even realizing. Being a high...

Leona, 7, poses inside a labyrinth installation made up of 250,000 books titled aMAZEme by Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo at the Royal Festival Hall in central London July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR35PZS

Why Required Reading Needs to Be Put on the Shelf

Olivia Carrara December 13, 2016

As someone who grew up in a family who loves books, I have been exposed to a number of stories in my lifetime. Reading different genres throughout my life has allowed me to determine what types of books...

Why Coding Should be a Required Course

Olivia Carrara October 23, 2016

As you are reading this, you are using a computer, a tablet, a smartphone, or a laptop, but do you know how to code on any of this technology? For many people, the answer to this question is no. This...

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