Category: Opinion

Study-Time Stress Relievers

As exam week approaches, stress levels tend to rise. Being prepared for your exams is important, but studying every waking hour for an entire week is not possible. Short study breaks can help you...

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Hanover Always Ahead in Girls Sports

After the enactment of the Title IX Educational amendments in 1972, all gender-based discrimination regarding the participation in educational programs and activities receiving Federal funding became illegal. This amendment requires equal attention and funds...

Homework, Waste of Time or Learning Aid?

Ask the average high school student how much homework he/she receives on a daily basis, and you will most likely hear anywhere between one and four hours. The amount of nightly homework has increased...

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Common Ground

For the past 14 years, Common Ground has been a big part of Thursdays at Hanover High School. Common Ground is a school wide program where students go to homeroom every Thursday during what...

Sports Pride

At Hanover High, many students take pride in athletics. Usually, a solid amount of students attend the big games for most sports. While the amount of students at these events is good, there is...

HHS Custodial Staff, 2012-2013. Back Row:Paul Truman, Earl Miller, Gerald Berger; Front Row: Supervisor Bill Buchanan, Bob Ogama, Nader Joseph. Out at time of photo: Mike Shea, Tammie Severance (Morning Shift).

Unsung Heroes

In a  school there are a lot of unsung heroes, like teachers, students, and café staff. However, one department often doesn’t get the full recognition it deserves. That’s why our custodians are symbols of...

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#Thisisatitle

I’m okay with text abbreviations —lol, u, omw, l8tr— but Twitter users have mangled the English language with their excessive use of text abbreviations. As an example: “I dont knw what im doing, maybe...

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Oh, %#*&!

  If you’ve ever accidentally sworn in class, you’re familiar with the consequences: the teacher gives you a look that makes your heart race, eyes widen, and breath constrict. Your efforts to explain that...

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Freestyle Skiing, Art or Sport?

A sport is a physical activity that is often engaged in competitively and governed by a set of rules or customs. It’s hard to define freestyle skiing in this way; there are few rules,...