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Save the Planet: Is There Really a Light Amidst all this Darkness?

Save the Planet: Is There Really a Light Amidst all this Darkness?

Abeeha Zaidi, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2020

Editor’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members. Ambulances roam the streets, gathering those in danger. Policemen are constan...

Is COVID-19 a blessing in disguise?

Two side by side pictures showing the difference of nitrogen dioxide between January and February in China of the same year.

Heidi Scherer-Blake, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members. A pandemic that has swept thousands of innocent lives off of this planet; ...

The politicization of a pandemic

People wearing masks when outside due to the threat that the coronavirus poses.

Will Cappello, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2020

Editor’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.   From the controversial kneeling of NFL players during the national anth...

Saving the Planet: Foreword

This column will update readers on ways that they can help impact the environment in a positive way to help combat climate change.

Abeeha Zaidi, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2020

Editor's Note: This is a new recurring column. Check back for more posts, topics, info and updates.  Our planet is dying, and that’s all that some people know about climate change. Climate change is about more than the planet dying; it's about how all the systems of our climate are slowly fall...

Silence: The Untold Story of Kashmir

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Abeeha Zaidi, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2020

Kids scream until tears quench out of their eyes as their parents try to escort them to safety. The smoke from the bombs rises and catches up to them. They run for their lives from the smoke, not knowing if it is poisonous or not, with men in armor and suits bombarding their country, their home: their...

Let’s Talk Mental Health: A Call for a Happy Life

Drawing by Madison Gear

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of STEM

February 27, 2020

She is. Depression isn't real; there were only bad days. Or dramatizing a situation. She’d stare at the same ghost, dream consuming pasty ceiling for hours. Bones were heavy in her body and made her head stick like glue, melted and dried to her pillow that had molded a special spot for her head...

Let’s Talk Mental Health: Foreword

Drawing by Madison Gear

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, STEM Editor

February 17, 2020

The lack of mental health is the epidemic of our generation. Mental health is a passionate topic of mine, as my friends, family, and I have suffered at the hands of a lack of mental health awareness, screenings, education, and the pervasive and unrelenting stigma that surrounds mental illness. Given...

Women in Engineering

The Society of Women Engineers is the largest women-in-STEM advocate in the world.

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, STEM Editor

November 2, 2019

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.  As of 2018, only 13 percent of engineers are women.   However, compared...

Presidential Debates: The problem no one talks about

A timeline describing previous elections and how they have changed throughout history.

Andrew Noel, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.  It was the usual buildup, but the same disappointment. When the third Democratic debate ha...

Climate Change: Terrorism of the past, action of the future

Protesters of all ages were involved with the protests for awareness of climate change held on Sept. 20 and 27 in New York City.

Abeeha Zaidi, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

  Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.  On its last ozone layer, it lays hospitalized. The nurses ...

Pride Month Is Here!

The Pride Flag, composed of all the colors of the rainbow, is a symbol of overcoming fear and hate for the LGBTQ+ community.

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of STEM

June 17, 2019

Adviser's Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.  “And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love, [a...

Opinion-Editorial: Lose-Lose Situation?

The leaders of the two nations and teams of their diplomats meet to negotiate terms.

Ethan Burt, Sports and Features Editor

May 21, 2019

The United States and China gear up for a renewal of the trade war previously placed on hold since December. In the face of this resurgence, many fear the implications of a trade war while others applaud President Donald Trump for taking a stand against China’s unfair practices. The question that be...

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