Colt Chronicle

Save The Planet Column: Saving the Planet in 2021

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. Protestor walking by with a sign that states
2020 was a disaster for environmental progress: Many movements were canceled or delayed due to the pandemic. How will the upcoming year compare?
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...

Should Riverdale Release a Fifth Season?

Image from Shutterstock. The cast of Riverdale at Comic-Con
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.
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...

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

Image from NBC News.
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.
In the midst of this Constitutional crisis, where do we go from here?
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.
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...

Sports Teams Changing Their Names For Equality is Irrational

Washington Football Team game.
This worrying trend which started for no good reason is threatening sports and society as a whole.
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...

Save the Planet: The Beauty of Adaptation

Save the Planet special.
How the world and people have adapted.
December 11, 2020

Natural selection, evolution, whatever you wish to call it, these terms all boil down to the ability of a species to adapt to changes times, and as humans, we are probably one of the species most accustomed...

Just Fabric: Harry Styles x Vogue

Harry Styles posing in his once again unique and flattering fashion choice, captioning his post, “Bring back manly men” to take his short but sweet shot at Candace Owens.               
 Image courtesy of Instagram @harrystyles
December 10, 2020

Many boys, no matter what their gender identification is, have recounted tales of wearing their sisters' dresses or just playing dress up as a kid, akin to Harry Styles. This month, his childhood memory...

2020 Election: The eyes that are miles away

Today, the eyes are on the U.S. as the election results continue.
Today, as the election goes on, all eyes are on the U.S., but why does it matter to other countries?
November 7, 2020

“This kid in my class said that Biden will bomb the Middle East if he becomes the president,” said the text from my 9th-grade cousin, living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), this morning. Four years...

More Than Measurements: Let’s Be Real

More Than Measurements: Let's Be Real
Social media only shows a person's "good" side.
November 1, 2020
Birthmarks, stretch marks, pimples, and body hair are all natural and beautiful things.

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

The Election of 2020 marks 100 years of women's suffrage.
October 30, 2020

On July 4, 1776, Thomas Jefferson wrote that “all Men are created equal.” However, for women, this inalienable, human right was not fully realized until 1920, when women were finally granted the right...

Why Newspaper is the Best Quarantine Club

The Colt Chronicle is a great way for any student to learn new skills and gain new experience.
October 27, 2020

Adviser's Note: The following is an opinion piece, as well as an advertisement for our publication.    The Colt Chronicle is always looking for passionate and hard-working students who have...

Let’s Talk Mental Health: Suicide Facts Rundown

Many mental health organizations consider suicide to be one of the most pressing health issues in the world.
October 25, 2020

Content Warning: The following article discusses suicide in depth. Readers should be aware of the column's content and proceed at their own risk.  Every 40 seconds, a person dies of suicide; however,...

Load more stories
The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School
Opinion