ISPs threaten to take away Internet liberties

There’s a chance that the Internet won’t be so free and equal anymore, thanks to America’s Internet service providers (ISPs). To most, the Internet is a place where everyone has a free and equal chance to learn, share, shop and, most of all, communicate. Key words being “free and equal.” The term for this is net neutrality and, simply, it means that we have an equal chance to choose what applications and services we use and what we share or create with others.

Teachers and Their Summers

It’s that time of year again. It’s the time to say goodbye to sunglasses and swimsuits and wave hello to heavy textbooks and alarm clocks. It’s time for the 2014-2015 school year ladies and gentlemen; and while we’re just becoming accustomed to early mornings and homework assignments, it’s nice to reminisce over the summer days that have just recently passed. While many of us headed to the beach, got part-time jobs or simply stayed at home working on advanced placement (AP) assignments, many of our teachers ventured off the beaten path during the summer months. Here’s what some of our teachers did over the summer:

Despite struggle with sight, Lindsay Cardona stays strong

Can you imagine what it would be like if we didn’t have one of our senses; never seeing a person, never tasting a pizza or never hearing the voice of your loved ones? What if you knew you were losing one of your senses but couldn’t do anything to stop it?

This is the reality for senior Lindsay Cardona. Cardona wasn’t born blind, but was diagnosed last August with Stargardt’s disease.