We for She brings the fight for gender equality to North

By: Bharati Ganesh At “International Day of the Girl Speak Out” on October 11 at the United Nations, equal rights activists from across the country gathered to watch performances, celebrating girl power and engaging in discussions about reaching marginalized women.  Dignitaries working to promote women’s rights gave speeches praising girls succeeding in the face of …

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Mr. Villafane: the proud Mr. James-resembling LDH proctor

By: Srinidhi Ananth and Ritika Mukund             Usually found sitting in the lower dining hall watching over the horde of students in study hall is none other than Michael Villafane, the man deemed the “Mr. James lookalike.” But Villafane is far more than a replica of Mr. James; he is the school’s volleyball coach and, …

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Hidden treasures of the Plainsboro Public Library

By: Sarah Hudes Last year, a plan was proposed to further develop the library to increase its appeal to teens and the older demographic. The goals of the plan were to, “expand the library’s role in creating a vibrant cultural, civic, and learning environment, increase community use and engagement with the library,” and to “ensure …

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Nassau Church Refugee Expeditions: Venturing onto the Syrian Frontier

By: Emma Killeen, Michael Miller, and Shubham Saharan Hearing about atrocities in Syria has become commonplace in our daily lives. In an increasingly turbulent political atmosphere, many Americans now see the Syrian Refugee Crisis as a propagandized affair as opposed to an issue with human lives at stake. But for the past 50 years, even before …

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North’s MUN team remodels NorthMUNC II

By: Neha Tailigeri and Ritika Mukund North’s Model United Nations (MUN) team is one of the better-known clubs in the school. The club simulates the United Nations, where members, known as delegates, debate various international issues.  The club only attends four conferences at various major universities every year, but it participates in many more local …

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Humanity 2.0: How artificial intelligence is moving up the food chain

  If you’ve ever seen the 1984 movie The Terminator, then you know computers can have a dark side.  There’s the famous scene in which Kyle Reese dramatically declares that computers “decided our fate in a microsecond: extermination.” We can all watch The Terminator without fear because we know that none of it is real. …

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