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  • Kickin’ into Senior Year
    Campus Life

    Kickin’ into Senior Year

    Annie Helmes, Co-Editor in Chief

    October 9, 2017

    Finally, you pull into the crowded school lot and can easily find a parking spot in L, in Upper Q, at the track, or by the gym... the number of options are overwhelming. Senior year. This is it. Let me start by saying this: senior year lives up to the hype. As I came into school on the very first...

    JJ seniors hold their last tailgate before the big homecoming game.

  • We’ve Got History
    Campus Life

    We’ve Got History

    Laragh Cronin, Co-Editor in Chief

    October 9, 2017

    The 1980's were a time of iconic movies (Pretty in Pink, Stand By Me, Ferris Beuller's Day Off etc.), interesting fashion choices of denim on denim and neon galore, and some pretty explosive hairdos. It is hard to picture yourself in the 80's, as much as you might wish to spend a day in Molly Ringwald...

    1981 John Jay knew how to have some fall fun

  • TBH
    Opinions

    TBH

    James Lucassen, Contributor

    October 1, 2017

    Most people can agree that modern social media culture has its upsides and its downsides. Technology is inherently a double-edged sword. And generally, the advantages are worth the costs. But not always. A new app called TBH has recently risen to popularity, skyrocketing to the #3 social media on the...

    TBH

  • How to Manage Stress at This Time of Year
    Campus Life

    How to Manage Stress at This Time of Year

    Alexis Goldstein, Contributor

    June 8, 2017

    It’s that time of the year again when you begin to feel the stress. Between APs, SATs and ACTs, and finals. This time of year can definitely be stressful for many students. It can be hard to manage your stress and keep your grades up at the same time. To help make a smooth transition into summer, I...

  • Global Warming and Earth
    News, Opinions

    Global Warming and Earth

    Sean Beaver, Contributor

    June 8, 2017

    The accelerating rate at which global greenhouse gases are being released into the atmosphere, trapping solar radiation, and in turn cooking our planet is alarming, and we’re to blame. However, we can also be the solution to this issue. Wait, but what does this mean? What even is global warming? We...

Campus Life

Humans of John Jay: Willa Tobin

Humans of John Jay: Willa Tobin

Kate Rodgers, Contributor

"I only have one final but I’m stressed about it since it’s a week from today and I didn’t realize. I don’t really want to talk about the college process. Let’s talk about something else! I went...

June 9, 2017No Comments

Forensics Class at John Jay

Forensics Class at John Jay

June 8, 2017

Humans of John Jay: Julie Evans-Kaser

Humans of John Jay: Julie Evans-Kaser

June 8, 2017

Three Tips to Survive Junior Year

Three Tips to Survive Junior Year

June 7, 2017

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Staff Profile

Willa Goodman
Willa Goodman

Entertainment Editor

I like granola.

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Leigh Neuburger
Leigh Neuburger

Arts/Fashion Editor

You think you're tuft?

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Sports

After the Dust Settles, John Jay Football is Legit

After the Dust Settles, John Jay Football is Legit

Mikey Kantor, Contributor

It was a nippy Thursday night in Westchester County, as two powerhouse Section 1 rivals battled it out on the football field—  John Jay versus Somers. It was the game every...

October 12, 2017No Comments

Lonzo

Lonzo

June 11, 2017

After taking a tough loss to Lakeland in the 2017 quarterfinal, John Jay Baseball seeks revenge in next years season.

After taking a tough loss to Lakeland in the 2017 quarterfinal, John Jay Baseball seeks revenge in next years season.

June 10, 2017

2017 Women’s Lacrosse: 2018 Outlook

2017 Women’s Lacrosse: 2018 Outlook

June 9, 2017

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Entertainment

Why You Should Go to The Meadows

Why You Should Go to The Meadows

Mariana Barcena, Contributor

As the annual three day music festival in New York City, Gov Ball, comes to an end, people immediately begin thinking about the next big music festival to hit the Big Apple. ...

June 7, 2017No Comments

The Best of the Best: The Governor’s Ball Music Festival

The Best of the Best: The Governor’s Ball Music Festival

June 7, 2017

Burger Barn Review

Burger Barn Review

June 5, 2017

We All Scream for King Kone Ice Cream

We All Scream for King Kone Ice Cream

June 1, 2017

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Opinions

How Does Modern Technology Affect Our Schools?

How Does Modern Technology Affect Our Schools?

Aurina Berisha, Contributor

Far too many of us, referring to typical Generation Z Millennials, quite honestly take technology for granted. Whether it be pulling out a laptop to send off an email, or s...

June 7, 2017No Comments

You’re Moving Out of Town, Is It Time to Freak Out?

You’re Moving Out of Town, Is It Time to Freak Out?

March 8, 2017

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Voice Their Political Opinions?

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Voice Their Political Opinions?

January 28, 2017

School Internet Restrictions: How Much Is Too Much?

School Internet Restrictions: How Much Is Too Much?

January 28, 2017

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