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Greek Life is the Good Life

Greek Life is the Good Life

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When fraternities and sororities come to mind, most people’s immediate thoughts are about parties, drinking, or hazing. However, when the news post stories revolving greek life, they tend to be bias by only focusing on the negatives and extremely rare unfortunate events. Greek organizations are groups ...

Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

How long does it take plastic to biodegrade? It does not. Plastic in the ocean merely breaks down into smaller pieces—which is bad news for seafood lovers. Microplastics, small particles of plastic, have already been found in many fish at supermarkets, according to Time. Between 15 and 51 trilli...

Filtered Fundamentals

Filtered Fundamentals

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For a lot of students, finding information on research topics can be very difficult with the restrictive blockers put up in schools. Blockers on websites permit the use of limited web browsing to ensure a safe and user-friendly research space. However, teachers are finding it especially annoying w...

Should America Refuge Illegal Immigrants?

Should America Refuge Illegal Immigrants?

Connor Laubach, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Undoubtedly, one of the most controversial topics of discussion in the world of politics is the debate regarding illegal immigration. Not only could conservatives and liberals throughout the country be more polarized on the topic, but the issue itself is symbolic of the terrible political divide in th...

Spartan Town in Hot Water

Spartan Town in Hot Water

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The name Larry Nassar has been no stranger to the public over the past few months. The former gymnastics doctor has had 265 women come forward and claim that he sexually abused them. Since Nassar’s sentencing Monday, January 24, many have directed their attention to Michigan State University (M...

A Longer Mid-Winter Break Means More R&R

A Longer Mid-Winter Break Means More R&R

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Is two-days enough time to classify a break as a wellness weekend? Although it is a good thing that Rochester Community Schools views the health of kids, teachers, and families as a priority, many feel that two days away from the stress of high school is not enough in the way of "getting well". ...

Snapchat Crashes and Burns

Snapchat Crashes and Burns

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In this day and age, technology is all that matters to most kids. Back in 2003, MySpace ruled the internet and was the website where teens and young adults could post about their hobbies, music taste, and more. However, nowadays, Snapchat is the new outlet for teens. The ability to send pictures to friends, p...

Art Programs in a National Decline

Art Programs in a National Decline

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Art offers students around the world and at Adams High School the opportunity to express themselves through a variety of forms such as: photography, painting, drawing, music, dance, theatre, and writing for generations. Many of the most creative minds in America discover artistic abilities through art prog...

Is It Vital to Vaccinate?

Is It Vital to Vaccinate?

Amanda Mazzuchi, Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Adams Highlanders are worried about getting sick with the flu season; however, many parents are at odds with choosing to vaccinate or not. There are many who choose to vaccinate but many who do not. Highlanders have different opinions on vaccines. Students may see them as redundant, as they may only ...

Valentine’s Day: Then and Now

Valentine’s Day: Then and Now

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Decadent dinner dates, overwhelming arrangements of roses, expensive sparkling jewelry, and an irresistible puppy; all ideal and reasonable Valentine’s Day classics right? Maybe in the eyes of high school millenials, but not simple minded elementary schoolers. Elementary pupils have much simpler desire...

Black Represents Resistance

Black Represents Resistance

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Red carpet, black dresses, golden trophies, and the most well known stars all in one night. This year, the 2018 Golden Globes were a bit different. Instead of ravishing, colorful dresses and different multi-colored tuxedos; glamorous, sleek, black outfits were worn by most of those attending. Celebr...

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