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Social Media’s Effect on Females’ Perceptions of Themselves

The majority of females are constantly judging themselves and damaging their self-image. Social media can play a large role in this.
Kristina Haviland, Staff Reporter July 11, 2021

The media and its social platforms play a big role in our society today. The constant need to show off our beauty, success, and personal lives have resulted in people going to great lengths for perfection...

The Science Behind KHS COVID Restrictions

With a return to normal imminent, which restrictions at Kinnelon High School should be the first to go, and what is the science behind them.
Alex Garcia, Staff Reporter May 8, 2021

  Plastic tri-folds, medical masks, six feet of distance, and the disinfection of surfaces have been staples of the 2020-2021 school year.  As school returns and restrictions are being dropped...

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Students Need Sleep

The majority of high school students are consistently exhausted from the pressures school puts on them and the habits they adopt. Students must change if they want to perform at their highest level.
Alex Garcia, Local/World News Editor April 16, 2021

Nearly three-quarters of high school students do not regularly get the recommended amount of sleep. This damages a student’s performance and mood but is allowed to continue in nearly every school district...

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The Fight of the Farmers

Sikh farmers protest on the street peacefully, as the government and public calls them ‘terrorists.’ Even after their peaceful reaction to laws making them more vulnerable to poverty, their own country turns their back on them.
Abeeha Zaidi, Managing Editor and Layout March 28, 2021

In Aug. 2020, Farmers from the Northern states of India began their protests against agriculture laws established by Prime minister Modi. In Nov. 2020, they arrived in the capital, New Delhi, to continue...

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Reopen the Schools

With building scientific and social evidence on the safety of reopening schools, it is clear that school districts should begin reopening as soon as possible
Alex Garcia, Local/World News Editor March 8, 2021

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...

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EndSARS Protest

The people of Nigeria have been fighting an ongoing battle with their government since 2017 to end a brutal police organization called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (or SARS). This protest has expanded to include reforming the police and ending bad governance.
Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

Young people all around Nigeria are advocating for the disassembly of the group SARS due to the violence, harassment, and extortion that citizens are subjected to. There are no restrictions for SARS officers,...

How do we Stop Racism?

Plenty of people talk about the issue itself, but nobody talks about how to fix it.
Andrew Noel, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

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...

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Save The Planet Column: Saving the Planet in 2021

2020 was a disaster for environmental progress: Many movements were canceled or delayed due to the pandemic. How will the upcoming year compare?
Abeeha Zaidi, Managing Editor and Layout January 27, 2021

As the new year approaches, people are beginning to wonder whether or not there will be greater efforts from our world leaders to move towards a better, more sustainable, and carbon-neutral future. Last...

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Should Riverdale Release a Fifth Season?

Riverdale is a show produced by The CW that has been running since it came out on Jan. 26, 2017. What started as a serious murder-mystery filled with drama, however, evolved into something else entirely.
Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter January 20, 2021

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...

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One of the most powerful pictures in American history: New Jersey Congressman Andy Kim on his hands and knees cleaning up the mess in the aftermath of the attempted siege.

The United States nearly broke out into Civil War: Now what?

In the midst of this Constitutional crisis, where do we go from here?
Andrew Noel, Staff Reporter January 20, 2021

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...

Start Self-Improving to Grow Happier

Self-improvement is becoming increasingly important. In this article, we provide readers with tips on how to set goals and achieve them.
Alex Garcia and Haripriya Kemisetti January 20, 2021

There is a reason most New Year's resolutions fail so quickly; it is because they are just words without any plan behind them. I’ve been successful in only two of my approximately ten New Year’s goals...

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Sports Teams Changing Their Names For Equality is Irrational

This worrying trend which started for no good reason is threatening sports and society as a whole.
Andrew Noel, Staff Reporter January 7, 2021

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...

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