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Sensei proves to be strong

Lili Muller, Guest Writer

February 5, 2015

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Sensei Vince Cohen may not be the tallest, but he sure is the strongest.  An eight-time state Triple Crown champion and a winner of three U.S Open titles; Sensei Cohen uses his martial arts knowledge to benefit his students. “When...

Police brutality accusations creates controversy

Jacob Schlessel, Guest Writer

February 5, 2015

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It was a cool November night as deputies were getting ready for any violent protesters who would react to the announcement of the verdict of the Michael Brown case. “Protesters have rights, but they do not have the right...

Speech and debate team competes against other schools

Mara Vaknin, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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After all of their hard work and practice, the Bak speech and debate team stepped into the competition determined, and hungry for a win. “Winning can have a huge impact on your motivation, and desire to move on as a performer,”...

Personality profile on former rockette

Emma Wolnewitz, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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The Christmas Spectacular, the live show that draws more than two million spectators each year, has become a holiday tradition for many Americans. Brittany Lents, former Rockette, and her girlfriends wait anxiously backstage to...

Spirit week lets students showcase their creativity

Yoonie Yang, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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Students cheered for their grade in the bleachers, wearing their grade colors: blue, gray, and white. This energetic pep rally finished off Bak MSOA’s winter spirit week. Dalia Rubinowicz, seventh grade theater major, said,...

Though they fight, siblings share a life long bond

Jessica Gomez, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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Fights between siblings have been going on since the days of Cain and Abel, but having a sibling isn’t really as bad as it can seem. “I just like having a sibling,” Nicole Acosta said. Relationships with siblings are...

Family influences the behavior of children

Faith Tirtarhardja, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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The house was dark and gloomy, and yet again there was no one to comfort her when she got home from a bad day at school. No one to give her a hand through tough times, and no one to show support or even love towards her. “A...

Sibilings share a strong bond

Anushka Lakum, Guest Writer

January 27, 2015

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As the girl walked into her little brother’s bedroom, she saw him looking sad and dejected. To comfort him, she gave him a hug, and put her arm around his shoulder. This was just one example of the connections between siblings. “Being...

Candy Quiz Answers

Luke Stone, Sports Editor

January 27, 2015

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By Luke Stone Sports Editor Did you take our Valentine’s Day Candy Quiz? Here are the answers to the quiz.   Dove Snickers Milky Way M&Ms Butterfingers Pez Reese’s Baby Ruth 3 Musketeers Sweethearts  ...

Fun facts about Valentine’s Day

Kyle Ahern, Business Manager

January 16, 2015

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Valentine’s Day was a celebration of love and passion; let’s discover some fun facts and statistics about this holiday of friendship. Fun fact 1- According to stvalentinesday.org girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods...

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