State Sectional Champs: MLHS Boys Basketball

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With the game tied at 55 apiece in the Group 2 semifinal matchup between Mountain Lakes and Newark West Side, senior guard TyJon Huntley drained a corner three for the West Side Roughriders with 4.2 seconds left. While the West Side fan section erupted in cheers, the Mountain Lakes student section remained silent. The Lakers [….]

The Tea on Teenspeak

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Like, I literally can’t even understand myself sometimes. Recently, I’ve noticed myself use ‘teenspeak’ — words and phrases like “literally,” “the tea,” “slaps,” and “like” — and I’m not the only one. Teenspeak can be heard just about anywhere in MLHS, from the lobby to the library. The random shouts of “bruh” and “sister” throughout [….]

Reporting on The Mueller Report

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What was the Investigation? Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between President Donald J. Trump and Russia has been highly publicized and followed since the investigation began on May 17, 2017. The investigation looked into several topics under the umbrella of possible Trump-Russia collusion, including Russian interference in the 2016 election, links between [….]

Theresa May Set to Resign After Brexit

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Ever since the tumultuous 2016 referendum in which U.K. citizens voted to leave the European Union (EU), the people of the U.K.–and the world–have wondered how the country will function after it leaves. Under Article 50 of the Treaty of Maastricht (the document that officially created the EU), any member of the Union is allowed [….]

Who’s Who on the Ballot?

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Can’t keep up with everyone entering the race for the White House? Here’s your ultimate guide to the 2020 presidential ballot so far. Democrats Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced his presidential campaign on February 1, 2019. Congressman Booker has represented New Jersey in the Senate since 2013. His top priorities include criminal justice [….]