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Female Role Models in STEM

Olivia Genco, Staff Writer
March 14, 2019

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Next club held its second annual Women in STEM Day in the South...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Middle of Winter

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
March 13, 2019

For the second year in a row, the acting company Shakespeare Live came to NVOT to put on a production...

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Volleyball for a Cause

Olivia Franceschini, Managing Editor
March 4, 2019

On Monday, February 25, NVOT hosted its annual junior-senior volleyball tournament to raise money for...

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The EMS Club takes on Valentine’s Week

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
February 15, 2019

The EMS Club has planned a fundraiser during the week of Valentine’s day where they invited students...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Middle of Winter

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer | March 13, 2019

For the second year in a row, the acting company Shakespeare Live came to NVOT to put on a production of one of William Shakespeare’s classic plays. On Wednesday, March 6, the company performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This event was put on for freshman and juniors only, and the underlying purpose...

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Sucker for the Jonas Brothers

Ava Klein, Staff Writer | March 7, 2019

The Jonas Brothers, the peak of boy band perfection in the mid-2000s, have come back to grace us all with a new song. anticipation began to grow when they posted the song’s cover art on February 28, saying that it was due at midnight the following day. Naturally, the internet collapsed in seconds,...

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AJ Falkenstern, Staff Writer
March 19, 2019

The NFL Scouting Combine is essentially a job interview for upcoming NFL rookies. The prospects interview with teams, do drills and take tests to better improve their draft stock. Not only does it help teams find out which prospects are best for their...

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Don’t let your guard down, Paik

Grace Choi, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2019

Blades clash, red and green lights flash. (No, it’s not Star Wars on Christmas.) Coaches scream, but no words register in his mind at the moment. Senior...

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The Pin-down of the NVOT Wrestling Season

Maren Womble, Staff Writer
January 23, 2019

The wrestling season kicked off with the Bayonne Tournament on December 15, and NVOT placed fourth with 118 points. The team now has a record of 12-5 after...

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Shooting for the Championship

Olivia Genco, Staff Writer
January 18, 2019

The girls basketball team has started off their season with a record of 11-2. Despite losing last year’s seniors, the team has not lost any momentum....

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Sorry, I Don’t Speak Broke

Josh Lee, Design Editor | February 14, 2019

Airpods: the infamous Apple product-made-meme that was released in December 2016. My first reaction to their release was, “Wow, those look stupid.” At the time, I didn’t consider myself willing to take money out of my pocket to buy those things to dangle out of my ears. However, after much...

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Word vs Docs

Josh Lee, Design Editor | January 29, 2019

Whether it’s rushing an essay for class or writing a story for an audience, 21st-century technology has created hundreds of different ways for you to get your thoughts down on paper. However, the question still stands, “Which word processor is the best for writing?” Over the past few years, there...

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More than Just the Mask

Olivia Franceschini, Managing Editor
March 1, 2019

Junior Yejine Lee sat at the middle table at the center of the cafeteria, surrounded by the chaos of lunch. I struggled to hear her as she told me that despite her eclectic personality, she doesn’t like to be noticed and prefers to blend in. Lee isn’t anti-social or introverted; she just doesn’t...

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Advocating for Awareness

Nia Watson, Public Relations Editor
February 27, 2019

When he was little, Junior Aaron DeNicola and his grandmother were inseparable. His earliest memories with her were of them laughing and playing with a massive Thomas the Tank Engine set or simply being together. By the time he reached second grade, though, he noticed his grandmother change. She didn’t...

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Don’t let your guard down, Paik

Grace Choi, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2019

Blades clash, red and green lights flash. (No, it’s not Star Wars on Christmas.) Coaches scream, but no words register in his mind at the moment. Senior Joon Paik has walked off the fencing strip after placing first in another match. Though it began simply as another sport to participate in, fencing...

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Stepping Into The Light

Josh Lee and Mera Abdalla
June 4, 2018

“Mic check. One, two, one, two,” junior Maria Chung said as she ensured everything was ready before her first performance at a music competition. Her palms began to sweat and her heart raced at the anticipation of her debut performance. When the announcer called “MARIA CHUNG!” she raced onto...

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