• Inspirations and Creations of a Young Photographer: Aarik Googe

    Inspirations and Creations of a Young Photographer: Aarik Googe

    Nina Faynshtayn, Arts and Reviews Editor

    November 8, 2017

    These days it’s rare to meet someone who takes their creativity above and beyond expectations. For Aarik Googe, a sophomore at Hall High School, his artistic vision as a photographer does just that. Every week, he’s always taking pictures, filming, and working on practically any project he desires. He cred...

    Picture courtesy of Aarik Googe

    Aarik Googe

  • Hidden Beauty

    Hidden Beauty

    Sophie Finn-McMahon, Abdiel Singleton, Kevin Vazquez, and Craig Wasielewski

    November 3, 2017

    Hall High School is well known for its education system. People boast that Hall is recognized as one of America’s top high schools in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 National Rankings as well as has a Niche grade of ‘A’; so it isn’t surprising that the school is home to a few up-and-...

    one of Brianna Castillo's many finished pieces of art.

    Sophie Finn-McMahon

  • Is Physical Education Necessary for Student Athletes?

    Is Physical Education Necessary for Student Athletes?

    Will Carpenter, Griffin Smith, and Colin Kuzia

    November 3, 2017

      Student athletes at Hall High School are questioning the importance of physical education in their daily schedules. In order to graduate, every student must fulfill at least 1.75 credits in physical education, per state requirements. Nonetheless, questions have still circulated through the scho...

    Survey of 420 students regarding the physical education policy.

    Colin Kuzia

  • The State of U.S. Soccer

    The State of U.S. Soccer

    Luc Anis and Jacob Schneider

    November 3, 2017

    On October 10, 2017, the world watched the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (USMNT) lose 2-1 to Trinidad and Tobago and fail to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The match was a devastating loss; however, the underlying reasons why the United States lost are not isolated to this game. To start off,...

The Overlooked Problem On Facebook’s Content Monitoring

Diego Horisberger, Editorial Staff Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

Facebook is a big and interesting influence in today’s world. Starting out as a way to connect Harvard students together, it has morphed into today’s most prominent a...

DACA In Trouble

Hannah Pliskin, News Staff Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

On September 5th, the Trump Administration called for the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA.) This Obama-era immigration policy protects child immigrant...

The Deadliest Shooting in American History

Will Hutensky, News Staff Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

On the night of Sunday October 1st, a shooter open fired on attendees of a country music festival in Las Vegas. The gunman, perched on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay ...

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As the leaves start to change colors and a cool chill settles in the air, you know that the Hall High Madrigal Dinners are just around the corner.  If you’ve ever wond...

Inspirations and Creations of a Young Photographer: Aarik Googe

Inspirations and Creations of a Young Photographer: Aarik Googe

Nina Faynshtayn, Arts and Reviews Editor

November 8, 2017

These days it’s rare to meet someone who takes their creativity above and beyond expectations. For Aarik Googe, a sophomore at Hall High School, his artistic vision as ...

Hidden Beauty

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Sophie Finn-McMahon, Abdiel Singleton, Kevin Vazquez, and Craig Wasielewski

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Hall High School is well known for its education system. People boast that Hall is recognized as one of America’s top high schools in the U.S. News & World Report’...

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