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Summer adventures: Check out the Mountaineer’s terrific travel guide

Summer adventures: Check out the Mountaineer’s terrific travel guide

Nylah Safforld, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017

Are you looking for somewhere to travel during this summer? Is your family still trying to decide where to vacation? Well, look no further because we are here to provide you with a list of places to explore this summer. While some families have a tradition of traveling to a specific place every year,...

More people choosing braces, despite the discomfort

Kyra Gilman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Throughout our lives, there is a lot we have to struggle with regarding our health: braces, glasses, wheelchairs, even technology. The matter at hand in this feature is braces. How much do braces cost? Are they worth getting? Which is worse to have for the rest of your life: braces or glasses? Experts...

Are men and women really different?

Are men and women really different?

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Writer

March 30, 2017

Many studies have shown that women tend to be more persuasive and eager to take up challenges, and they tend to be more of honest and harder workers than men.A 2009 study by Accenture, found that 70% of business women asked their bosses for a new challenge. You would think that men and women would equally...

The rise of fake news

The rise of fake news

Jonathan Valderrama, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

There is no doubt that technology plays a huge role in our everyday lives. No longer does one need to pick up the local newspaper to get the latest news. Today that can all be acquired through the internet. Having the capability to turn to these different resources is amazing. It is very likely, th...

Are women and men really equal?

Are women and men really equal?

Alefiyah Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

In our American society, most people tend to feel that we live in a world where we provide equal opportunities for all people, regardless of race, sex, religion, etc. However, women are lagging behind in the fields of science, politics, and business around the world. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor sta...

Your favorite stores may negatively affect your community

Your favorite stores may negatively affect your community

Saheim Clervoix, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

Fast fashion is a term used to describe certain stores such as Forever 21, Topshop, H&M, and Pac Sun that hop on trends immediately for profit. These stores market off creating and distributing clothes from the runway for a cheaper price. Some of your favorite stores are affecting your community...

The War on Drugs Isn’t Working

The War on Drugs Isn’t Working

Lorenzo Conti, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

How many times have you been told not to do drugs? Time and time again, we're remindedAi??of the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, yet many people continue to do drugs and succumb to addiction. We warn people againstAi??it, yet many do, and pay the price for it. The way in which we approach and perceiv...

Weightlifting is important for females

Weightlifting is important for females

Angela Ahmadi, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016

Around the world, there are many females that constantly run on treadmills, see food as the enemy, and starve themselves to be "fit" or "healthy." One thing's for sure: that's NOT the healthy option. Weightlifting produces more pronounced results on a femaleai??i??s body than any other workout program....

Teenagers: Are adult’s expectations giving you a headache?

Teenagers: Are adult’s expectations giving you a headache?

Amber Quinn, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

The adolescent brain is considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world. Ai??The teenage years in a personai??i??s life are hard enough for them to understand without any distractions, but throw in the pressure of society to act like an adult while still being treated as a child, and you've got...

Batten the hatches, lock the door!

Batten the hatches, lock the door!

Woody Battle, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

In order to make every classroom identical and efficient, the newest classrooms at Stroudsburg High School have come fully furnished with a smart board, compatible stereo system, and a long walk thrown in -- education with a hint of exercise. This year, all teachers are required to lock the doors...

Social Studies classes should be valued more in high school

Social Studies classes should be valued more in high school

Tommy Rubino, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

According to Stroudsburg High School, the world began with the Renaissance. At least, thatai??i??s what the lack of social studies classes might cause one to believe After cutting the fourth required social studies credit for students at the end of the 2011-2012 school year, SASD is now looking to...

Historic Turkey Day game will be missed by loyal fans

Historic Turkey Day game will be missed by loyal fans

Jackie Mydosh, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

When Stroudsburg High School football players wake up on Thanksgiving morning this year, they will be missing something theyai??i??ve known for a long time: the annual Turkey Day game. The famous football tradition has long tested the rivalry between Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg South. Ai??And...

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