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Immigrants Protest in Bridgeport

Camila Ramos, Staff-Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under BPT, Headlines

Bridgeport, CT is a city that is full of immigrants. Here we have people who came from Brazil, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, etc; and a reasonable amount of them are  However, just because they are illegal, that does not they don...

Science: Still in the Making

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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If sci-fi flicks haven’t shown us anything about dystopian futures and outer space societies, it’s that somewhere in the near or far future, we’ll somehow develop hoverboards, spaceships, and find a way to communicate w...

Outrage Across America

February 17, 2017

Filed under Headlines, National

Outrage has filled the eyes of America. Before the inauguration of our new president Donald Trump even began, protests and marches arose stemmed from disbelief and concern. During the month of January, the numbers of ...

Man of Music

Brandon Robles `18, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

February marks Black History Month, the month where America brings out ode to upstanding and influential African-Americans in history. Many influential figures include Barack Obama, the first black president when elected in 2008 ...

Crafting Stories Through Lucid Dreaming

Arnold Setiadi, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

Lucid dreaming is an extravagant, yet drastically eccentric phenomena that is rarely experienced by the normal sleeper.

Good Reads: The Associate

Loanis Cabrera '18, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

I picked up this book from the book mobile that had come to Central not too long ago and I was pretty excited to read it. I love a good chapter book and I tend to finish them within one or two days because of how emotionally ...

New Year, Old Habits

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

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New Year, Old Habits 2017 has officially started and so far, nothing that bad has happened, by which I mean if you disregard the terrifying news of war and violence greater than what is already happening. With the new year...

Music in 2016

Jada Cross, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

Filed under Culture, Headlines

From pop, r&b, hip hop, and rock , music has taken a huge turn in 2016. Many people say that music is like spoken work because of the way it makes people feel through lyrics and beats. Different artists like Rihanna, Drake, Arian...

Fisher and the Sea

Brandon Robles '18, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

Filed under Headlines

Well, something had to get people riled up over 2016, especially as we neared 2017. Even though there were more deaths of beloved celebrities such as George Michael, a half of Wham!, Carrie Fisher, at age 60, died December 27...

Brazil Faces Hard Times Ahead

James Cravatas '18, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2017

Filed under Headlines, World

The poor and underprivileged of Brazil are in an uproar. The president of Brazil, Michel Temer, who has only been in office for 5 months and 5 days, has already managed to shake the lives of many of his people to the core. Last...

Seasonal Lessons

Asha-Layla Robinson '18, Staff Writer

December 27, 2016

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We have recently moved into the new season of winter, cold and harsh, but we can still look back to autumn for reflection. We adore the beauty displayed during fall but there is a lesson behind all that beauty which we may no...

How My Family Celebrates Hanukkah

Loanis Cabrera '18, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2016

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While most of us are decorating trees to celebrate Christmas, my family and I have been setting up our menorahs and dreidels in preparation for Hanukkah. I am Messianic which is a religion that not many people know about, but...

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