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Activism vs. Slacktivism

January 11, 2017

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It seems we are never at a loss for some type of human rights crisis. The 6,000 tweets posted on Twitter every second, according to Zephoria.com, are always buzzing with activism hash tags, as users across the globe ...

Season of Giving

Mary Lewis, Business Editor

January 11, 2017

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The holidays are a time where many organizations need extra volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to help your local organizations. The Spooner House on Todd Road in Shelton, is a great place to help out. You can donate ...

More Life Preview

Derek Mcleod, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Filed under Music, News, Student Resources

“I want to give you a collection of songs that become the soundtrack to your life, so this More Life: The Playlist...All original music from me.” -Drake Drake can’t seem to stop making more music. As one of the...

The Election: The Outcomes of the Polls

Angela Camara and Armana Islam

January 11, 2017

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President-Elect Donald Trump received major support in Shelton, Connecticut this Election Day. On November 8, 2016 at Shelton Intermediate School and across the globe, Americans voted in arguably the most controv...

The Story of Syrian Survival: Refugees

Angela Camara, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

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Before you jump to the conclusion of thinking this article is another liberal testimony for peace and change, consider this question; “How bad would it have to get for you to pick up only your most important belong...

The Wage Gap

Morgan Camp, Lauren Hornak, and Kayli Glazewski

January 10, 2017

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Many people believe that the wage gap between men and women is a myth. Critics believe that women choose lower-paying jobs, which is not the case. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women get paid 80 % of what men...

Should Student Athletes be required to take gym?

Robert Valeri and Sara Rodia

January 10, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Sports

No: The normal student at Shelton High School spends 7:25 to 2:10 in school and receives around an average of 3.5 hours of homework each night, if not more. However, while most students head home after the bell rings...

Shelton Joins Unified Champion Banner Schools

Alexander Ruenhorst and Ana Clara De Oliveira

January 10, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

  Shelton High school has been selected as an Unified Champion Banner school. This is an award sponsored by Special Olympics International, with a main purpose to provide students with equal opportunities. Kids wi...

To Kneel or Not To Kneel?

Greg Corsale, Sports Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

By Robert Valeri and Greg Corsale   At the beginning of every sporting event, whether it’s at the professional or amateur level, the national anthem of the respective teams is played, while both the crowd and teams...

The Election Spection

December 13, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion

Opinion: Clinton for President 2016 Lauren Hornak   Did you know that voter turnouts have been decreasing rapidly since the 1980s? With Donald Trump’s lies and outrageous views and Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, i...

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