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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.

Carnaval: Here at Becton & Around the World 

Carnaval: Here at Becton & Around the World 

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

On February 20th, Carnaval started for all to enjoy around the world in notable places like Italy, New Orleans, Brazil and of course, East Rutherford, NJ. On March 6th, Becton Regional High School made its own celebration come alive. Italy: Every year people mark the day on their calendars to visit Ve...

Krispy Kreme: Opening Date and What to Expect.

Krispy Kreme: Opening Date and What to Expect.

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

When you think of Krispy Kreme, you think of their savory, unhealthy but delicious glazed doughnuts. Krispy Kreme’s doughnuts have been widely recognized as one of the best since they were founded in 1937. While most people in the Meadowlands have to settle for doughnuts at places like Dunkin’ and lo...

Equal Play/Equal Pay: Why the USWNT deserves more.

Equal Play/Equal Pay: Why the USWNT deserves more.

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 4, 2020

After last year’s fourth World Cup win, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) has proved yet again that they are a force to be reckoned with. They have been ranked first 10 out of the last 11 years and their games have generated roughly $900,000 more in revenue than the men’s from 2016...

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...

Students Become the Masters (of College)

Students Become the Masters (of College)

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

Recently graduated Becton alumni revisited their alma mater on January 7th and 9th to discuss college life with senior students. Math educator Mrs. Ferris enlisted the help of her previous students to talk about boarding at universities, what to expect from professors and the overall differences betwee...

Head of IT is VIP: Celebrating Mr. Gbaguidi with the Governor’s Professional of the Year Award

Head of IT is VIP: Celebrating Mr. Gbaguidi with the Governor’s Professional of the Year Award

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

According to the State of New Jersey website, the Governor’s Professional of the Year award “recognizes excellence and creates a sense of pride and gives public attention to professionals worthy of the award.” Mr. Gbaguidi, the supervisor of technology and innovation rightfully received the award t...

Celebrating the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year

Celebrating the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year

Jessica Szewczyk, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Art and Broadcasting teacher Mrs. Amanda Colangelo has won the 2019-2020 Governor’s Educator of the Year award for Henry P. Becton Regional High School. Because of her leadership skills and collaborative ways of teaching, her fellow teachers nominated her for the honor. According to the state of New J...

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Jenny Marcinkowski Dominates: Senior Wins Debate Award and Essay Contest

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

With college quickly approaching for the upperclassmen at Becton, Senior Jenny Marcinkowski has been making sure to dominate her extracurriculars this month. The senior recently won the VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest, as well as the award for Best Judge at the Debate Team’s meet in Becton on...

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Senior Dylan Valenzuela Reflects on his Time as Team Leader of Robotics

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 22, 2020

Senior Dylan Valenzuela has been chosen for a January student spotlight due to his dedication to the Becton’s robotics team. Dylan has been a member of the team for the last two years and has held the position of team leader, President, and head of engineering. “As a team leader, I am given the responsibility...

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Senior Gianna Penna is chosen as January’s Student of the Month

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

January 15, 2020

Senior Gianna Penna has been chosen as Becton’s January Student of the Month. Gianna expressed that she is “beyond grateful that [she] earned this honor in recognition of [her] hard work.” The Senior finds the most challenging part of high school to be managing her time and schoolwork. She has...

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