Articles By: Nicholas Wilson

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

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NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs

We are getting close to knowing who will meet in the conference finals, but crazier things have happened in the NBA playoffs. Right now the Celtics, Warriors and Rockets have the inside track, but they will get a tough fight from their opponents for however much longer the series last. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers swept the Raptors on Monday to become […]

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Greed

Greed

The more you love money, the less it appears to love you back. A recent study found that nearly 60 percent of investors who score high on a love of money scale actually have had bad financial outcomes, according to State Street’s Center for Applied Research. Junior Britney Mickey believes that greed can be good and bad. “You are not […]

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Friendship

Friendship

At each stage in our life we meet different kinds of people. Some are funny, some teach us lessons in life while others occupy a special space in out heart. At every stage of our life, the one thing in common for each of us is a best friend. In our childhood days, the term best friend might have meant […]

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Today’s Students Are Tomorrow’s Leaders

Today’s Students Are Tomorrow’s Leaders

The number one factor of being a good student is to teach someone something that they are interested in and that they believe is relevant to their educational goals. Senior Nick Moston believes that students should be able to learn about what they want to learn about and be able to say what they believe. “A good student is open […]

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Procrastination

Procrastination

Procrastination can affect student grades, drop out rates, mental and physical health. At only the click of a button an essay can be replaced by a video of a sneezing kitten, or a facebook photo album.  Procrastination is making the choice to avoid doing something, even though we know this will cost us in the long run. However, for junior […]

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School Rivalries

School Rivalries

Every school has that arch “enemy” so to speak, the one school everyone wants to beat in sports. For athletes and fans, great rivalries represent sports at their most dramatic. These contests and the histories behind them can inspire the best in teams and athletes. This is shown in venues large and small, from the national pride demonstrated in the […]

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Freshmen Fears

Freshmen Fears

Entering any new world is daunting, but the world of high school can be especially intimidating to a teen. For freshman Caleb Karie, walking to class and seeing 6-foot guys walk the same halls, some even sporting beards, can be pretty intimidating. “I didn’t know how they would react to me considering that i’m years younger than them,” Karie said. […]

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Athletic Superstitions

Athletic Superstitions

It’s common to see athletes performing ritual movements before the competition and stories of the baseball player with lucky socks or the track star with their lucky bracelet. To the onlooker, it may seem silly and strange, but in sports, superstition and rituals are widespread and a fairly common practice. In fact, for some players, these patterns may actually influence […]

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WINNING IS A HABIT, SUCCESS  IS A CHOICE!   As he squats down low junior David Atik quickly thinks of a way to make a win out of a 5-0 deficit. Even after a 7-2 loss Atik never misses an opportunity to learn how to improve the way he plays and he believes that's what has impacted his game the most.  “I never lose, I either win or I learn and that's a big reason why I'm successful,” Atik says.

Mens Tennis and Baseball

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