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Jersey Shore’s guidos and guidettes create Italian chaos on MTV

February 9, 2010

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By Paulina Yousif Jersey Shore: two words that have created chaos for MTV, and an addiction for Lane students. The new reality show follows eight young Italian-Americans from various parts of New York that are vacationing...

AP Art students choose their concentrations

February 9, 2010

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By Grace McQueeny Nina Palumbo, Div. 029, wields her sharpened pencils and charcoal to bring a surrealist interpretation of the frustration of the modern day businessman into her AP portfolio. The drawings featured in...

Student rappers at home in Four Elements Club

December 18, 2009

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By David Pohlad Every Thursday, after school, Young Wellz, a.k.a. Dalai Lama, Ruga Wellz, Repoman, Boogie-Man, but known by his teachers and most peers as Curtis Brown, walks into room 140 to participate in the Four Elements...

Cultural illiteracy rampant in American youth

December 18, 2009

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By Paulina Yousif “You don’t need a passport to go to Hawaii. It’s in America.” “Are you serious? I thought Hawaii was a country!” No, that’s not a comedy sketch on SNL, but an actual conversation...

Teachers recall previous bizzare job experiences

December 18, 2009

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By Julie Dimas Ever wondered what it would be like to work as a rat wrangler and train animals to be on television commercials? Or work at a mental asylum? Or travel to sell wine at a stranger's house? How about work at...

Students face difficulties at work

December 18, 2009

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By Vanessa Landa Crazy customers, flirty employees, and difficult bosses are just some of the horrors students encounter at their after-school jobs. Angry customers often prove to be the most difficult. “I...

Multi-racial relationships inspire different reactions

December 18, 2009

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By Melanie Johnson Dan Baroja, Div. 045, is Filipino and is currently in a relationship with an African-American girl. Although he loves his girlfriend, he is often confronted by racist comments about his relationship...

PE Leaders, Best Buddies teach life lessons

December 18, 2009

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By Ashley Grant For the first couple weeks of school, Bernard - an autistic boy in my PE Leaders class known to all as "BJ" - refused to run. No one could even get him to walk fast. Everyday the class was full of voi...

Students face the truth and open up to friends and family

December 18, 2009

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By Caitlyn Kolakowski “Starting freshman year, I began to come to terms with the idea that maybe I was different, maybe I wasn’t straight, but gay. That was probably one of the hardest things for me, and I think [it...

Lane student takes on animal rights through veganism, protests

December 18, 2009

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By Maria Murczek Nicole Gianni, Div. 171, sits outside of Macy's on Michigan Ave. wearing a faux fur coat covered in fake blood, shouting "fur is murder." She protests weekly for the creatures of the earth with no voice:...

Lane students describe swine flu effects as mild

December 18, 2009

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By Erik Prado Most students would give almost anything to miss finals. But would it be worth missing finals if it meant being diagnosed with swine flu? The week before finals during last school year, a student...

Students give up shaving for good cause

December 18, 2009

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By Alejandra Jimenez After a few weeks of going unshaven, the hair on the face of Salar Dean, Div. 053, had spread like thick moss. Dean sported this burly look for No Shave November, a month-long event of no shaving, intended...

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