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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...

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...

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...

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

High Hopes For High School Musical Play

Noelia Moore, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

  UPDATE: Purchase Tickets to High School Musical: On Stage! from TicketLeap Becton’s Theater Arts Department is setting the stage for its upcoming production of High School Musical: On Stage! the last weekend in February. Directing the play is Mrs. Michele Morrell, who previously directed Be...

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 10, 2020

Hey Wildcats, are you ready for basketball season? Well, it looks like our basketball teams are. To start the season, the Varsity Boys won the In-Season Tournament by defeating long-time rivals, the Aviators. Unfortunately for Hasbrouck Heights, they were unable to catch up, leaving the score at 69-56....

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...

Last Minute Gifts For Everyone on Your Nice List

Last Minute Gifts For Everyone on Your Nice List

Sarah Oehlmann and Nicolle Okumura

December 18, 2019

There is only one week left until Christmas and just 4 days until the first night of Hanukkah. If you are still having trouble finding the perfect gift for a special someone, look no further. We put this list together for all of you last-minute shoppers. From moms to best friends, little sisters to ...

Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Take a bite out of Thanksgiving with Becton’s Culinary Team

Anthony Berrios, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday where you get to spend time with family and celebrate your traditions. But while it’s great to be thankful and spend time with family, the question that’s always on your mind is... “What are we eating?”  Thanksgiving is the day where you forget your healthy mindset and go all...

The Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy enters its 3rd year with a “Big Thank You” to Unsung Heroes

The Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy enters its 3rd year with a “Big Thank You” to Unsung Heroes

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

November 26, 2019

Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy is in full-force this year and has begun using their time for volunteering and donating items to charity. This is the academy’s third year at Becton and they have already completed two of their service projects. This school year, roughly 27,500 high school students are...

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