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Increasing wages will boost prosperity

Amelia Bothwell, Community Editor

December 15, 2017

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Imagine working for 60 hours a week, nearly double the average 34.4 hours worked in the U.S., and barely staying above the poverty line. Now imagine doing this while supporting a family. This is the case for many minimum wage...

Economy will drop if wages rise

James Keller, Media Editor

December 15, 2017

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As demonstrated by the recent presidential debates, one of the major social, ethical, and economic dilemmas Americans face is whether or not it is feasible to raise the federal minimum wage. Minimum wage is defined by Investopedia...

Referees rely on instincts and training to make right call

December 12, 2017

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The fans chant behind him. The parents yell beside him. The players and coaches focus on him. Senior Francesco Buontempo becomes the center of scrutiny every time he puts on his black-and-white striped shirt. As a soccer refe...

Students share their side of game

Madison Dailey, Community Editor

December 12, 2017

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The time runs down to 14 seconds, and the score is tied 14-14. As the Severn School quarterback attempts to throw the ball to his receiver in the end zone, senior Danny Schall jumps up and intercepts the pass. The JC team begins to...

Starbucks: Peppermint Mocha

December 8, 2017

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Taste- 4 There’s nothing better than the warm taste of a chocolate beverage in the winter. With a rich chocolate base, including the refreshing taste of peppermint and a small hint of espresso, the Peppermint Mocha is delicious....

Coffee Coffee: Starry Night Latte

December 8, 2017

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Taste- 5 The Starry Night Latte is unlike any holiday beverage. It is unique in its flavor, with elements of hazelnut, toffee nut, and chocolate, which combine to create a delectable drink. The blend of multiple flavors gives...

Women’s Tennis

Women’s Tennis

December 8, 2017

Football

Football

December 4, 2017

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