From Opinion-Editorials

Never Again!

    By Emily Dwyer   On Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after the senseless tragedy that occurred in Parkland, Florida at Stoneman Douglas High School, students across the nation rose from their seats, broke from their routines, and walked out of their school buildings. The students remained outside for 17 minutes, to honor…

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There Are No Words That Can Properly Capture…

By Emily Dwyer   There are no words that can properly capture the sinking feeling in my stomach; the agony and hopelessness accumulating in my heart. We have been through this so many times. Each time we cycle through the same mourning period where people shout that it is “too soon” to discuss gun control.…

More Than Words

By Emily Dwyer On Thursday, January 11, President Trump held a meeting on DACA and immigration reform. The meeting unleashed a heated controversy after reports were released of the president using hateful, vulgar language towards African nations. President Trump reportedly stated, “Why do we want all these people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here?” referring to…

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Ted Koppel Speaks Volumes at SBU!

By Mehek Ahmed On Wednesday November 15, 2017, Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism hosted its outstanding My Life As Speaker Series: A Conversation with Ted Koppel. This took place in the Staller Center For the Arts with a high viewer turnout. Ted Koppel is a prominent figure of worldwide, British and American journalism while…

The LGBTQ+ Flag is Blowing in the Wind

Throughout the years, society has become more accepting of humans as they are.  October 11th was National Coming Out Day and Centereach High School has done an amazing job at proving this statement. On this day our school showed its acceptance towards those who differ in sexuality.Students, teachers, and staff  were shown that they can…

The Ocean Blue

Christopher Columbus, a historical figure whose reputation has been marked by controversy in the modern age, comes back into the spotlight every time Columbus Day approaches. Columbus is credited by many as the first European to discover the Americas, which led to their subsequent subjugation by European powers, such as the Kingdom of Spain. Columbus,…

Let Them Dream

  By Emily Dwyer Picture this: You just started college. You are the first in your family to ever attend. You never imagined you could make it this far, but here you are. You finally feel as though you have control over your future. And then a simple signature threatens to take everything you have…

The Little Mermaid: Beyond our Wildest Dreams

By Emily Dwyer   On Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, the colors, beauty, and magic of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” came to life upon the Centereach High School Stage. The musical was filled with stunning sets, elaborate and impressive costumes, makeup, hair, and incredibly talented students. This show was not just actors and…

Obama’s Legacy – How Barack Changed America By David Hatami

      This upcoming Friday, Donald J. Trump will be sworn into office in Washington DC, becoming the 45th President of the United States of America. This officially marks the end of Obama’s second, and last, term. Eight years ago, it was Mr. Obama who was sworn into office with the hopes of the…

The Election of 2016 – Trump’s Victory, and what it means for America

Political Column by David Hatami The unthinkable has finally happened. After stunningly becoming the republican nominee at the GOP national convention back in July, Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States of America. Hillary Clinton, possibly the most qualified and experienced candidate to ever run for office, has lost. This election may…

Trump vs. Clinton, Who Really Won?

By David Hatami   On Monday evening, here on Long Island, Hofstra University hosted the very first 2016 Presidential debate. For 90 minutes straight, Republican nominee Donald Trump fiercely sparred against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton about a multitude of issues, varying from economic growth and immigration, to NATO and defeating ISIS. The two brutally lashed…

Students Slammed With AP Exams! The Adversities of an AP Student

Opinion By Omar Syed Spring Break is typically time for students to shut off their brains as the harsh winter slowly evolves into the more tranquil summer, which all of (well most of) us love and cherish. However, all around the nation, students in advanced placement classes will be trapped indoors and cramming for these…

Frost Valley Proves Value of Teamwork!

By Brittany Kani As I walked into the gym for Frost Valley looking to see who is in my group, I had a feeling I would be with great people. I was indeed with a great group of friends. To start off, it was a bit boring because there was a lot of talking. Then,…

Black History Essays Celebrate Progress

  Racism in America: The Past 70 Years By David Hatami     “I think there is just one kind of folks. Folks.” This sentence, quoted from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, illustrates the true, benign nature of mankind, in contrast to the corrupt racism and prejudice that has plagued the United States, as well…