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The inside of the Bloodmobile
Gold Hearts, Blue Blood
Christine Kim and Lili Setrakian February 7, 2024

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. However, only 3% of eligible individuals donate. The number of donors has reached an all-time low in the last 20 years, according to the American Red Cross,...

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Baby, It’s Gold Inside
Baby, It’s Gold Inside
Christine Kim and Caroline Tharakan January 30, 2024

The air was cold outside, but blue and gold blazed across the building. On Monday, January 29, NVOT kicked off Golden Knights week with Golden Knights Day and the first ever winter pep rally. Seniors...

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NVOT DECA members together before heading to Ramapo College.
DECA at Districts
Dylan Woo, Staff Writer • January 25, 2024

On Thursday, January 11, 66 DECA members headed to Ramapo College to compete in the North East District Conference for a spot in the State Conference. Out of the NVOT students who competed, 26 qualified...

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The Lance’s Predictions for 2024
The Lance’s Predictions for 2024
Alex Cleary January 18, 2024

With the arrival of 2024 everyone is left to wonder what will happen during the course of the new year. However, there’s no point in wondering if you can make predictions that you’re overly confident about. Since you’re already reading this, I’ll let you know about some of the things that I know...

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The Top 10 Thanksgiving Foods
The Top 10 Thanksgiving Foods
Matthew Woo, Dylan Woo, Lili Setrakian, Emily Ha, and Nicoletta Cialdella November 22, 2023

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many families tend to overwhelm themselves as there may be a lot on their plates (both figuratively and literally). Americans usually grow up excited for the turkey, unique side dishes, and desserts, and with so much to choose from, it can be difficult to know...

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Hot Takes: Grammys 2024 Recap
Hot Takes: Grammys 2024 Recap
Olivia Connell and Gracie Gallucci February 6, 2024

Well, maybe predicting Grammy winners isn’t our strong suit, but it sure is fun!  Anyways, welcome back to everyone’s favorite part of The Lance: Hot Takes. We predicted our winners for the 66th...

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Hot Takes: Grammys 2024
Hot Takes: Grammys 2024
Olivia Connell and Gracie Gallucci February 2, 2024

We’re backkkkkk. We’re here to give our Hot Takes on the much anticipated 66th Annual Grammy Awards. This year we see some of our favorite artists get the recognition they finally deserve (SZA with...

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Video Game Recs: New Year Edition
Video Game Recs: New Year Edition
Elaina Bob, Staff Writer • January 27, 2024

It’s already 2024 and I’m excited to see this year’s new wave of video games. I mean, there were so many amazing additions to the video game world during 2023. These include Pikmin 4, Super Mario...

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Fashion Student of the Month: Erin Cho
Fashion Student of the Month: Erin Cho
Sam Cruz, Staff Writer • January 31, 2024

As we enter the new year, we're delighted to revive our Fashion Student series, a showcase of diverse and dynamic styles and individuality and creativity within our student community.  January's Fashion Student of the Month is a senior whose style has transformed significantly over her years here:...

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Not Throwing in the (Paper) Towel
Not Throwing in the (Paper) Towel
Yarden Drillich and Jennifer Kelly January 22, 2024

We're accustomed to politicians making promises during campaigns that end up unfulfilled. However, Student Senate Liaison Jake Ellengold's pledge to reinstate paper towels broke that pattern. In December, Ellengold's key campaign promise became a reality: paper towels were restored in the C-hallway bathrooms. Last...

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Girls Basketball Advances Through County Tournament, Boys and Girls Bowling Outscores Competition 49-0, and Cheer Becomes Grand Champions
Antonio Campagna, Justin Garber, and Samantha Tate February 7, 2024

Boys Basketball: On Tuesday, the boys lost 60-45 to Bergenfield and then dropped another on Thursday to Demarest 51-44. In the Bergen County Invitational Quarterfinal on Saturday, the team lost 63-49 to...

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Girls Basketball Ups Win Streak to 5, Boys Basketball Advances Through Bergen Invitational, and Wrestling Wins Three Matches in One Week
Antonio Campagna, Justin Garber, and Samantha Tate January 31, 2024

Boys Basketball: The boys lost 66-52 to Tenafly on Tuesday. But, in the preliminary round of the Bergen County Invitational tournament, the boys defeated Saddle River Day 67-63 on Thursday. Sophomore Issac...

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