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Many students seem to be always online or on their smart phones.

Column: Too much technology?

The Newtonite November 21, 2013

by Jared Perlo Two oblivious students round the same corner from opposite directions. Both hunch over their smart phones, texting away furiously without any regard for the outside world. Their footsteps...

Column: Girls' powerhouses deserve more fan power

The Newtonite November 13, 2013

by Jared Perlo In a sports culture widely thought to be full of macho masculinity, several of this school’s girls’ teams are in the midst of dramatic playoff runs. Between the girls’ swim, soccer,...

Column: To bacco or not to bacco? The fight against tobacco.

The Newtonite October 26, 2013

by Jared Perlo As much as we may like to pretend that we live in an isolated, idyllic bubble here at Newton North, teenagers here face the same challenges as adolescents around the country. There is alcohol...

Column: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish vs. Blue Fish

The Newtonite October 8, 2013

by Jared Perlo Ten percent. Ten. Think about it. No, that’s not your most recent grade on a physics test, nor is it the percentage of bingo players who are less than 35 years old (30 percent!). Sadly,...

Column: Serious about Syria

Column: Serious about Syria

The Newtonite September 17, 2013

by Jared Perlo To most Americans, the Middle East has become synonymous with war and chaos. Every day seems to bring new turmoil to the region, from the common coups and border disputes to the exceptional...

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