The Communicator

Is taking non-prescribed drugs on standardized tests right?

Communicator Staff

October 30, 2009

T here are only ten minutes left in the test . The clock is ticking and a student gets distracted, thinking more about the sound than the problem. Another person stays focused because they took their friend’s ADD medication...

Not Your Average Pyramid

Katie O'Brien and Emma Machcinski

October 29, 2009

Alternative diets are popping up everywhere, and there is an overwhelming list of restrictions - meat, eggs, dairy, and fish are the most apparent. Each individual has their own motivations for why they take up an alterna...

A Culture Shock

Kayla Stoler

October 29, 2009

When did you leave for Argentina? I left in the end of February and arrived in Buenos Aires a few days later with the exchange group from around the world, then got to my host family March 1st. When did you come home? The very end of August. When were you supposed to come home? I was originally going to be gone for a year, w...

“They Paved Paradise and put up a Parking Lot”

Kayla Stoler

October 29, 2009

These lyrics are written in a red spiral notebook that sits on the counter of Tio’s Restaurant between the jalapeño cashew brittle and the straws. However, these words are not just a line from a Joni Mitchell song for Tio’s...

Reality vs. Virtual Reality

Nadeem Persico-Shammas

October 22, 2009

Alex Crang still remembers the first video game he ever played – Jersey Devil, an action platformer for the PlayStation. “I was 10 years old, and I was watching my grandpa playing it and I thought, ‘that looks like fun...

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