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Global Warming: Community or Company

Global Warming: Community or Company

Jane Fisher, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In 2018, most people in the United States are made aware of the state of the environment. One outcome has been to limit the use of straws or plastic coffee cups; however, a bigger problem is that large franchises and other companies are dumping excess waste into the ocean and emitting greenhouse gasses....

Kavanaugh in Question

Kavanaugh in Question

Jane Fisher, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The conversation of Brett Kavanaugh’s guilt or innocence in his sexual assault investigation has been one of the most debated arguments in the country for months. Since the Senate hearing, many are now questioning his ability to function on the Supreme Court. According to an article written by Christine...

Business Booming in Virtual Enterprise

Business Booming in Virtual Enterprise

Abby Stone, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Imagine a class that is run by students instead of teachers. Initially, this might sound like a recipe for disaster, but it is nowhere near that in the Virtual Enterprise (VE) class. Virtual Enterprise is a course new to Rochester Adams High School as of the 2018-2019 school year. The class is run by T...

Spotlight on AP Capstone

Spotlight on AP Capstone

Kristen D’Souza, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Walking into the AP Seminar class at Adams is a new experience every time. On a given afternoon, students might be gathered in a circle for a conversation on gentrification. The next day, the class could be having a discussion on the Myers-Briggs personality test, organized into groups based on t...

“Halloween” Movie Review: Is There a Boogie Man on Halloween?

“Halloween” Movie Review: Is There a Boogie Man on Halloween?

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Looking for a movie to make Halloween night a little more interesting? Wondering if there is a boogie man on Halloween night? “Halloween” is a horror film starring a serial killer named Michael Myers, who returns on Halloween night. This American Horror film is the eleventh in the series and ...

The Women’s Wave Makes HERstory – News

The Women’s Wave Makes HERstory – News

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Leading up to election day, voters are pounded with television ads, phone calls, and mail encouraging them to go out and vote on Tuesday, November 6. Following the election, for the first time in Michigan history, women hold the most seats of the top offices in state government.   Debbie Stabenow Debbie Stabenow maintains her se...

Does Parental Pressure Play a Role in Career Choice?

Does Parental Pressure Play a Role in Career Choice?

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Should every high schooler have his/her whole life planned out by the time he/she turns eighteen? How involved should parents be in making these major life decisions? During the last few years of high school, students often face an enormous amount of pressure as they wrestle with major life decisio...

Vine Loops Back

Vine Loops Back

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

After a long day of educational endeavors and extracurriculars, one of the most trendy ways this generation has chosen to spend its free-time is on the once-popular app known as Vine. Whether users chose to make hilarious seven-second clips goofing around with their friends or simply enjoyed watching wha...

Bigger Is Not Always Better

Bigger Is Not Always Better

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Increasing student achievement and lessening class size has been a topic up for debate for a long time. For many educators, it makes sense that if the class size is smaller, there is more one-on-one time between student and teacher. This one-on-one time could allow the students a better shot at achie...

The High-Fashion Plague Strikes Streetwear

The High-Fashion Plague Strikes Streetwear

Joe Riera, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Popular London-Based Skate Brand Palace is set to collaborate with fashion icon Ralph Lauren, with a full lookbook on the brand’s instagram. The collection includes oxford shoes, a rugby jersey, a button down silk shirt with matching pants, a classic polo-bear sweater, and a corduroy jacket with matc...

Student Spotlight: Lisa Lohner

Student Spotlight: Lisa Lohner

Grace Antonelli, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Swimming is by far one of the most vigorous, time consuming sports. It is the only high school sport that has mandatory practices in both the morning and afternoon. Spending the past four years as league champions, the Rochester Adams Swim & Dive team carries a heavy weight on its shoulders as it fights to win a fifth first place trophy.   ...

All-Day, All-Year Schools

All-Day, All-Year Schools

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

The discussion of year-round school is a big conversation point for many schools across America. The anticipation for summer is exciting for all students and teachers. However, a long summer can be damaging to a student’s education. Many schools in the United States have chosen to integrate year-...

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