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Editorial: “Feminism” is not a Bad Word

Editorial: “Feminism” is not a Bad Word

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2020

"Feminism calls for everyone to have access to the same chances and opportunities, no matter their gender identity."

The real problem with the Pink Tax

The real problem with the Pink Tax

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 11, 2020

The pink tax is a form of gender-based pricing that is often put on products that women and non-binary people use. Much of the time, a similar cheaper product can be found targeted to men.

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

A Trip to California: I’m in a Golden State of Mind. 

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

"The Golden State,” is a go-to vacation spot, and a place people dream about living and experiencing once in their life. The amount of things to do in California is endless, with so many places in California to see and admire. In January, I set out to California for five days to see everything I c...

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

February 4, 2020

Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 on January 26, 2020, in Calabasas, California. Seven others, including his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, were in a helicopter on their way to Mamba Academy. Bryant often trained Gianna and other players from her travel team at the location....

Editorial: Donald Trump Makes History Once Again…He’s Impeached

Editorial: Donald Trump Makes History Once Again…He’s Impeached

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

As of December 18th, President Donald Trump made history in becoming the third US president ever to officially be impeached. While this has been a prominent topic throughout the country over the past few months, many students, even those of the voting age, are unfamiliar with what this historic event...

Many stay awake to observe Blood Moon

Many stay awake to observe Blood Moon

Patrick Cao, Editor

October 13, 2015

The Blood Moon, also known as the lunar eclipse, is a phenomenon that many have recently witnessed. The reason behind the name, "Blood Moon,” is the great event of light from the moon scattering when in earth's shadow. This event in space gave our planet a beautiful view of the moon's orange-red rusty...

National PARCC debate leaves many with unanswered questions

National PARCC debate leaves many with unanswered questions

Miranda Febus, Editor

March 10, 2015

As students in Becton take the state-mandated PARCC exam, nationwide controversy has sparked over the new standards. The PARCC, which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, strives to achieve the Common Core. According to the Common Core State Initiatives website,...

Drone dilemma continues in the U.S.

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

February 15, 2015

The ease of purchasing an unmanned aircraft has recently come under scrutiny in the United States. Many Americans believe they are a direct threat to our nation’s national security. Flying a drone is quite a difficult task and, contrary to popular belief, it is much harder to operate or build a...

Universal flu vaccination may be ‘worth the shot’

Alex Gatopoulos, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

A universal flu vaccine has seemed, at least for a majority of the history of modern medicine, impossible and out of reach. However, with the recent advancements made at McMaster University and Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, this may not be the case. Scientists have recently figured...

Gas prices reach a new low; average family will save hundreds in 2015

Sharon Skeahan & Renee Kochinski, Media Editor & Feature Editor

January 21, 2015

For weeks now, people across the United States have been witnessing low gas prices. As of January 18, the AAA national gas price average is 2.068 dollars, which is about 1.19 dollars less than the national average at this time last year. This gas price phenomenon is something that the United States has...

A follow-up on the Dec. 2014 AirAsia crash

Angela Cheung, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

Just under one month ago, Flight QZ8501 crashed in the Java Sea with 162 people on board. About 35 minutes into the flight, the pilot asked air traffic control for permission to turn left and climb to a higher altitude to avoid the bad storm ahead. Moments after, the plane disappeared from the air...

Maccagnan, Bowels hired to take Jets in new direction

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015

In recent years, Woody Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets, has struggled to find leadership for the organization, and in two years, former general manager John Idzik failed to draw in talent through both the draft and free agency. With a record of 4-12 this season, the team ended up parting ways...

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