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The Kristaps Porzingis Allegations

Brian Foisy

April 10, 2019

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The N.Y.P.D. is currently investigating Mavericks’ forward Kristaps Porzingis in an alleged assault that took place while he was playing for the Knicks. An unnamed woman claims that Porzingis raped and beat her following a ...

Are We Cool with Tanking?

Brian Foisy, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

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The 2018-2019 National Basketball Association’s season is nearing its end. It’s been a good season for a great many teams. Innovative stars like Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and their respective teams are dazzling fa...

Struggle, Stress and Tears; Is the Endeavor of Homework Really Worth it?

Michael Jarowicz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

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Ever since homework was first introduced, and ever since the first kids rolled their eyes at a teacher assigning it, the question has come up: Should teachers give out less homework? The subject of homework is a polarized one ...

Progress… In 5 More Minutes

Emily L'Heureux, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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In the town notorious for minimal drama or conflict, it seems we can no longer miraculously have our cake and eat it too. The school start time debate began as all debates do, with people trying their hardest to not believe in...

School Start Time

Jacob Towne, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

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On October 29, 2018, students of MSK and KHS were asked to answer a survey regarding the proposed changes to the school start time. Four months later, very little progress has been made in reaching a decision. Surely, it will tak...

The Case for Vending Machines

Meghan Lynch, Guest Writer

November 2, 2018

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Student accessible vending machines with healthy options should be required in every school in order to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well being of students. The early start times of most schools make it extreme...

Voting: Gen Z’s Rebellion

Adelin Barstow, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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In a new politically active generation of youth, the students at Kennebunk High School are getting involved. On October 15, the Feminist Club hosted Rowland Robinson, the Grassroots Organizer in York County for the Maine Democ...

Video games and their association to violence, specifically mass shootings

Isabel Fontaine, Guest Writer

October 24, 2018

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  Have you ever wondered how video games affect your life? As mass shootings have increased in great numbers over the past year, the relationship between video games and violence has been questioned. According to the Am...

The Bathroom Passes are Bringing the Plague

Sarah Durham, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

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  The 2018-2019 school year has started with a bang. Less than a month into school, and the vast majority of the student body is sick with this horrible cold. Never before has an epidemic plagued the school this quickly...

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