Category: Editorials

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Fords Rant: A PAEAN

Yes, a paean. What is a paean? According to my old friend, Noah Webster (the inventor of the dictionary (1828) and a close friend of my father’s it is: “a joyous song or hymn...

Ford’s Rant: There Will Be No Jobs

I know it is aggravating to have to respond all the time to adults’ questions about what college you are going to, but you try to be polite and appear concerned about making the...

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The Great View Rollerskating Rink

The Great View rollerskating rink in Enfield, NH is a safe and fun place for all. It is a second home for many Upper Valley teens and a great place to be accepted for...

FORD’S RANT: THE DREADED CONDOM

Before we start talking about a thin, latex tube, in use since the 1800’s – originally sold “for the prevention of disease only” – let’s talk about life-changing events. And at the top of...

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is in theaters this holiday season.

Catching Fire Movie Review

One of the most talked about movies this year and especially this fall has been the second segment of the Hunger Games series,  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The movie ticket sales were astounding and are...

"Dallas Buyers Club" stars Matthew McCounaghey and plays at the Nugget this December.

Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

Tolerance of ‘different’ people is something that some people may not have regardless of how much they think that they do.  Jean-Marc Valeé’s Dallas Buyers Club is a movie filled with gambling, bull riding,...

Members of the HHS Improv Club meet in the Music Theory room for improvised fun.

HHS Improv Club

Of the many theatre and music related activities available at HHS, one of my favorites is the club I lead, Hanover High’s Improv Club. It’s a club that has been very small and has...

A student studies in the HHS library.
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What is the Future of Books

Since the formation of the earliest civilizations, our desire to share knowledge has guided our cultural and technological development. Oral tradition prevailed for many generations as the primary means of preserving and sharing information,...