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One Person’s Winter Wonderland is Another’s Winter Wretchedness

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 22, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s been my experience that the majority of the people I know absolutely love winter. They love the white snow, the cold crisp air, skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. For me, I think these people are unquestionably insane. Winter...

Teen Tragedy: When a young person dies, it can turn your world upside down

Antonio McClellan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 12, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

An SUV violently overturns on the Mass Pike. A truck with no brakes and a stuck accelerator hurdles towards a sharp curve. A BMW bursts into a ball of flame after head-on contact with a tree. Three accidents, two deaths. All ...

Peace on Earth and Early Bedtimes

Sheridan McAlister, Contributing Writer

January 3, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Monument News, Opinion

As the famous know-it-all, Benjamin Franklin, once so correctly stated, “Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Earlier curfews for people under the age of seventeen should be seriously considered...

What Could We Do Without It? Exploring the Effects of Technology on Our Bodies

Kenny Packie, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Humans around the globe use technology every single day. Almost every hour we come into contact of some form of technology, be it cell phones, computers, or a GPS. This is, by far, the most helpful tool and is used for all sorts...

The Zombie Apocalypse Occurs With a Whisper, Not a Scream: AMC’s The Walking Dead has something very few zombie “films” have: Restraint

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials

It may surprise some people to hear that in the new season premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead, with its omnipresent firearms, that only one gunshot is fired in the entire episode. Just one. When the populace thinks about zombie...

Boo, I Guess: The Indifference of Hollywood Horror and How it Got That Way

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials

It’s no secret that the horror genre has been stagnant for quite a while now. Remake after remake hit theaters and whenever a somewhat original idea hits the theaters, sequels immediately flurry with an intensity not seen since...

Covering Up the Truth: Stop The Censorship of Violence in the Media

David Rota, Contributing Writer

December 9, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Monument News, Opinion

Too many people are overreacting about violence in the media these days. I really don’t think teenagers should be “protected” from it, because at this point the damage has already been done. Teenagers are exposed to violence...

How Much is “Too Much”?

Dominic Roy, Maroon Tribune Contributer

November 29, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top Stories

Material goods and unnecessary comforts are two very big parts of American society. But the question is, is there something wrong with these? Should we be ashamed of our connection with materialism? I believe that to have these...

The Differences Between Monument and PHS

Emily Condry, Maroon Tribune Reporter

July 27, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As a lot of people know, I am new to Monument this year and I used to go to PHS. Monument and PHS are two very different schools and this article is about how I feel  about the transition from PHS to Monument. PHS is a four-floored...

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