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Greek Life: The Horrors of Hazing

Shea Caligari, columnist

November 30, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's The Word? The Maroon Tribune's Premiere Entertainment Column

The terms "fraternity" and "sorority" are derived from the Latin words frater and soror meaning “brother” and “sister.” Social organizations were made in colleges under these names to create strong bonds between undergraduates....

The Monument Health Fair Fiasco: Pro-Life Activists Cause a Stir

Shea Caligari, columnist

November 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion, What's The Word? The Maroon Tribune's Premiere Entertainment Column

Last month, Monument Mountain held its fourth health fair under the organization of our school nurse Nancy Graham. Lining the main hallway were several booths offering an array of topics. One booth had a machine that could scan...

The New Modern Family: TV Redefines the Stereotypes

Shea Caligari, columnist

November 8, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, What's The Word? The Maroon Tribune's Premiere Entertainment Column

This year’s fall line-up of new sitcoms includes TV families that diverge from the stereotype. Starting in the 1950’s, the generation of Leave It to Beaver and other “picture-perfect” homes were portrayed to have wel...

My Latest Pick in the Monument Library: Dante and Aristotle Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Shea Caligari, columnist

October 16, 2012

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories, What's The Word? The Maroon Tribune's Premiere Entertainment Column

The tale of an unbreakable friendship is a classic storyline depicted in numerous novels, but the bond between Dante and Aristotle is one that strays from the norm. These boys seemingly have nothing in common. Aristotle is detached...

Do Hours of Community Service Really Add to Your College Application?

Sydney Keyes, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  The average high school student is extremely busy. Between sports and grades there are not enough hours of sleep being obtained; throw in an after school job, or drivers Ed and there is no denying we do not get enough...

Two-Bit Politics: How Monument Students Choose Political Positions

Alfred Brewer, Maroon Tribune Reporter

May 15, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Everyone knows that Monument - like other schools in the state - is a very liberal, democratic school. So when surveying students and faculty members on their political leanings, I did not expect to find anything shocking, and...

Paolini’s Inheritance: Good Fourth Installment of his… Trilogy?

Timothy Joutras, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 13, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Inheritance, by Christopher Paolini, is the fourth and final book in his Inheritance Cycle of books. It was preceded by first Eragon, then Eldest, and thirdly Brisingr. If you read Eragon, and enjoyed it so much that you devoured E...

The Spring Musical Hits all the Right Notes

Anna Pratt Campetti, Maroon Tribune Reporter

April 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

Every year, Monument Mountain holds auditions in December for the spring musical. Approximately three months of hard work later, the public gets a chance to see their incredible work. Last night was my chance to see our Monument...

Dr. Dillon Makes Progress Towards Positive Change

Ian Akers, Maroon Tribune Reporter

March 26, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Achieving the highest degree of education, Dr. Dillon is  on track to becoming a memorable superintendent. Luckily for Berkshire Hills, we have been blessed to have Dr. Dillon as our own. Notorious for being a tenacious teacher, Dil...

May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor: Hunger Games Receives 4 Mocking Jays

Hannah Rolf and Rosie Kirkby, Maroon Tribune Reporters

March 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

The Hunger Games craze reached an all time high when the movie was released on March 23, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. This movie, based off Suzanne Collins’s admired fiction book, stayed very loyal to the novel. A story about a brave...

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