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Saving the Planet: Foreword

Saving the Planet: Foreword

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

Silence: The Untold Story of Kashmir

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

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

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

Let’s Talk Mental Health: Foreword

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

Women in Engineering

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

Presidential Debates: The problem no one talks about

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

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

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!

Pride Month Is Here!

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?

Opinion-Editorial: Lose-Lose Situation?

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...

New Gay Straight Alliance at KHS Gives Voice to LGBT Community

New Gay Straight Alliance at KHS Gives Voice to LGBT Community

The Colt Chronicle Editorial Staff

April 11, 2019

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. These colors have various meanings, but when blended together they stand for the LGBT+ community, a community that throughout history  has faced hatred, violence and discrimination. The purpose of the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is to confront such discrimination...

Some Students See Dress Code as Dilemma

Some Students See Dress Code as Dilemma

Hiba Shaikh, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

The endless controversy of perceived discriminations against girls and what they wear in compliance with the dress code has been a battle fought for years. Many dress codes have made points in order to further strengthen a side of choice; however, since it is such a sensitive topic, getting to understand...

Opinion-Editorial: Their Struggles, Your Responsibility

Opinion-Editorial: Their Struggles, Your Responsibility

Nina Santy, Sports and Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019

Editor's Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion or position of any other Colt Chronicle staff member, its adviser, or Kinnelon High School staff and administration.  Minorities are finally demanding a spotli...

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