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Current Events By Ryan Meehan

East Kingston Honors Graduating Seniors

May 6, 2020 5:58pm | Charlotte Sckaal

On Saturday, May 2,  East Kingston’s Main Street was decorated with banners, each with a picture and name of a graduating high school senior. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most all senior activities at Exeter High School and across the country have been cancelled or […]

The Hypocrisy of “Thoughts and Prayers”

February 18, 2018 5:13pm | Ava Comeau

On February 14th, 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Politicians wasted no time speaking out. The tragically too common phrase “thoughts and prayers” was thrown around. Yet, is there any true meaning behind this statement, […]

UMass MUN Recap

April 14, 2017 10:23pm | Julia Williams

Exeter High School was represented exceptionally well at the latest UMass Amherst conference in March, with many students bringing back awards. Press Corps students worked tirelessly throughout the entire weekend to put together a publication overviewing snapshots of what went on inside every committee. If you’re interested in Model United […]

UMass Amherst MUN 2017

February 22, 2017 7:44pm | Julia Williams

Committees for the UMass Amherst Model United Nations annual conference have been posted. For those unfamiliar, Model United Nations is a mock United Nations meeting where students from different schools represent entities—usually countries or personas—and debate about possible solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Committee […]

Women’s March

January 21, 2017 5:06pm | Sophia Mao

On January 21st, the National Organizers of the Women’s March on Washington encourages everyone of all genders, ethnicities, and religious faiths to gather together. This march honors the champions of human rights and supports the protection of family, friends, health, and safety. The organizers who […]

Adam Saleh

December 23, 2016 10:09pm | Zoe Pantazelos

On December 21, 2016, YouTube personality Adam Saleh and his friend Slim Albaher were told by the captain to disembark from their Delta Air Lines flight in London for speaking Arabic. Saleh, 23, was reportedly speaking to his 66-year-old mother on the phone in her […]

Deport Capitalism To Mars

November 18, 2016 8:04pm | Julia Williams

Anyone who’s been paying attention to the election results and the issues that were on the ballot knows that climate change reform just got drop-kicked out of the White House. Republican presidential nominee, Trump, did not express any concerns about climate change throughout his entire […]

Not All Clowns Are Clownic Extremists

October 5, 2016 7:26pm | Julia Williams

As diversity increases, the presence of clowns has become more and more substantial in many regions of the United States. We see a greater number of clowns walking around today, on average, than we did in any other decade, and as a result, fear and […]

Colin Kaepernick

September 24, 2016 2:30pm | Ben Baldasaro

We live in a time of movement that hasn’t been seen since the 1960’s. A Civil Rights movement, political uncertainty, a war on terrorism and ultimately a point in American history where the rights of the individual have not been publicly exerted since the establishment […]

Toms Generously Doubles Amount of Expensive, Stylish Shoes Given to Impoverished Kids for Every Purchase

April 13, 2016 7:26pm | Julia Williams

The Toms shoe company recently started doubling the number of shoes it donates to kids in third-world countries for every purchase made. The esteemed charity-oriented brand still must’ve felt that they weren’t donating enough shoes to completely prevent poverty-stricken citizens from having to purchase ones […]