Category Archives: Opinions

Columbus Day should not be celebrated anymore


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor For years, the second Monday in October only held one meaning – Columbus Day. Many people never questioned it, because all they knew about Christopher Columbus was that he was the man who “discovered” America, but there was much more to the story. Fortunately, the meaning of the day is slowly shifting. Instead of honoring

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Winter season or summer season, students weigh in


               Winter Season Nina Bartlomiejczyk — Copy Editor Despite the joys of swimming, ports and outdoor adventure, winter and autumn unequivocally outdo spring and summer. Merely the thought of fall and winter brings to mind the most aesthetically pleasing seasonal images. In October, the brutal summer months come to a close and make way for a beautiful New England autumn and winter

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Impeachment inquiry on President Trump no surprise


Izzy Manzo — Photo Editor  The impeachment of Donald Trump almost seemed inevitable; despite what he called “the greatest witch hunt in the history of our country” in a rage-fueled tweet on Sept. 30, impeachment has been a plausible outcome before Trump even got the Oval Office seat warm. On Sept. 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment

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EEE Mosquitos are a real threat to Connecticut


Ellie Sherry — Reporter Every year, one million people are killed by the world’s most deadly animals — and no, it is not the shark. It’s the mosquito. The majority of these deaths are from malaria, an infection spread by protozoan parasites, or dirty needles. The infection happens when an infected person’s blood goes into someone else; which is why

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