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Students, faculty weigh in on city charter vote

Students, faculty weigh in on city charter vote

Rose Skylstad November 6, 2017

In addition to voting for a Mayoral candidate in tomorrow’s election, Newton residents will decide ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on a newly proposed city charter which would impact the size of Newton’s city...

Column: Newton should encourage impeachment investigation of President Trump

Column: Newton should encourage impeachment investigation of President Trump

Adam Clements May 1, 2017

On Monday, April 3, the city council of our neighboring city of Cambridge passed a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump for impeachment, on the grounds that he...

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Congressman Joe Kennedy III hosts town hall meeting at North

Rose Skylstad April 7, 2017

Congressman Joe Kennedy III answered citizens’ questions and concerns in a town hall meeting focusing on healthcare and Russia in the auditorium Sunday, April 2. An estimated 600 citizens from Massachusetts’...

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: Learn art of compromise

The Newtonite December 19, 2012

by Connor Vasu Current dysfunction in Washington can teach students at this school about the fine art of compromise. If Congress cannot reach a compromise on the fiscal cliff, the country faces billions...

Argument Clinic: Fasten your seatbelts

The Newtonite October 25, 2012

by Alex Feit and Kristian Lundberg Welcome to Argument Clinic, the Newtonite’s new debate blog. This blog, written by senior Kristian Lundberg and junior Alex Feit, is dedicated to point-counterpoint...

Seniors discuss significance, responsibility of voting in upcoming presidential election

The Newtonite October 9, 2012

[media-credit name="Jordan Robins" align="alignnone" width="258"] by Malini Gandhi From large-scale phenomena, such as the youth-driven Occupy movement and the lightning-fast diffusion of Arab spring in...

Column: Advancements in new school should be treasured

The Newtonite September 30, 2011

by Ryan Condon and Amanda Hills President Obama proposed the American Jobs Act in a joint session of Congress Thursday, Sept. 8. This act is intended to lift the United States out of its continuous slump...

New law dictates injury procedure

The Newtonite September 30, 2011

[media-credit name="Jacob Schwartz" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]Concussions are more prevalent in football, according to neuropsychologist Dr. Neil McGrath. by Jay Feinstein and Gloria...

Union Nearing Contract Compromise

The Newtonite September 30, 2011

by Alex Feit Newton Teachers Association negotiators are close to striking a deal with the School Committee for a new teachers’ contract that will include changes in teachers’ health care, benefits...

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