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Gun Violence in Our Schools; How Do We Stop It?

Gun Violence in Our Schools; How Do We Stop It?

Megan McGuinness, Staff Reporter '19

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Op/Ed

Megan McGuinness discusses her thoughts on the issue of gun violence and how it should be dealt with in schools.

Miss Congeniality: Should She Stay or Go?

Miss Congeniality: Should She Stay or Go?

Bridget Healy, Staff Reporter ‘19

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Op/Ed, Uncategorized

Miss Congeniality is an age old tradition, however, her role in the Colleen Pageant is now being questioned.

Review of the Song “My Boy”by Billie Eilish

Review of the Song “My Boy”by Billie Eilish

Khyarah Gaston Feliciano, Guest Writer '20

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Op/Ed

Guest writer, Khyarah Gaston Feliciano, reviews "My Boy" for The Herald.

Most Influential Song of 2018

Most Influential Song of 2018

Shirley Mulero Cruz, Guest Writer '21

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Op/Ed, Uncategorized

Guest writer, Shirley Mulero Cruz, reviews what she believes to be the most influential song of 2018.

Review of K-pop

Review of K-pop

Juan Lleras Roman, Guest Writer '21

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Op/Ed

Guest writer, Juan Lleras Roman, reviews K-pop for The Herald.

The Colleen Contest: An Hallmark of Holyoke

The Colleen Contest: An Hallmark of Holyoke

Kassidy Lawrence, Staff Reporter '18

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Op/Ed

Kassidy Lawrence details the Holyoke Colleen contest, and why girls should continue to take part in this competition.

“Skeeters” A Governement Phenomena For Population Control

“Skeeters” A Governement Phenomena For Population Control

Owen Lavelle, Staff Reporter ‘18

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Op/Ed

DISCLAIMER: This is a very real, and very accurate article, containing very scientifical and very educational content. Before reading, please know that contents of this article may be too woke for some. Read at your own risk.

The Electoral College: An Outdated System

The Electoral College: An Outdated System

Julissa Roldan, Staff Reporter '18

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Op/Ed, Showcase

Julissa Roldan writes about how the Electoral College no longer serves the purpose for which it was designed.

Holyoke Residents Come Together to Help North East Street Fire Victims

Holyoke Residents Come Together to Help North East Street Fire Victims

Manon Nadeau, Staff Reporter '17

January 19, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

Holyoke once again shows its strong commitment to community in the face of tragedy.

Hampshire Flag Demonstration

Hampshire Flag Demonstration

Jack Courchesne, Staff Reporter '17

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Op/Ed, Showcase

A group of people gathered to protest Hampshire College's decision to remove the American flag from campus.

Violence in Television: Too Much or Not Enough?

Violence in Television: Too Much or Not Enough?

Josie Moriarty, News Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Television shows containing gruesome violence, like "The Walking Dead" or "American Horror Story," are discussed by News Editor Josie Moriarty.

Prom Preparation: Differences Between Male and Female Routines

Prom Preparation: Differences Between Male and Female Routines

Isabella Courchesne, Staff Reporter '18

November 9, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

One staffer compares the over preparation most females take to get ready for dances to the lack of for males.

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