Common Sense

Juniors ask for college teacher recommendations

Jordan Rubin, Managing Editor

March 5, 2020

With spring break just around the corner and the end of junior year quickly approaching, it is time for juniors to start the process of asking teachers to write their teacher college recommendations to prepare for one of ...

The JoJo Experience: The Monica experience

Monica Godnick, Editor-In-Chief

March 4, 2020

One of the most defining moments in my life happened fourteen months before I was born. My older sister JoJo was born with a piece of Chromosome 10 missing. This condition is so rare that it doesn’t even have a name. Our ...

Social media: The unwritten rules

Dylan Cohen, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

It’s 6:30 a.m. and your alarm has just gone off. You hit snooze, just to have a few minutes to check Snapchat before you have to get ready for school, only to see one of your friends blowing up their story with videos from...

Printscreen: Memoir, Just Mercy, adapted as movie

Mollika Singh, Senior Graphics Editor

February 24, 2020

Bryan Stevenson’s 2015 memoir, Just Mercy, was adapted into a movie, which was released on Dec. 25. Lawyer and co-founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson writes about capital punishment in the book, particularl...

Instagram plans to remove likes on posts

Josie Rosenstein, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

After an exciting trip or just a day spent with your friends, a post on Instagram may seem fitting to end the moment. As time passes, the photo is seen by friends family members and even strangers, and it receives likes a...

Second semester affects every student differently

Noah Lenkin, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

As second semester settles in, seniors slip into senioritis, the disease where they don’t do work, sleep in and rarely come to school. By second semester, seniors have a good idea of where they are going to college. They ...

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