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The Summit National Cheer Competition Takes Place in Orlando

The Summit Nationals that takes place every year, in the spring, is a national championship for all cheerleaders that qualify for the Summit. The Summit took place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida this year at April 28-May 1. The Summit is a competition for all non world teams that are the best of the best cheerleaders going to compete together for the last competition of their season. Cheerleading teams are required to get what’s called a “bid to Summit” if cheerleaders do not receive this bid they aren’t able to attend.

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NFL Free Agency Impacts Next Season

A free agent in the NFL is a player who has been released by an organization and is no longer associated with the league, or a player whose contract with his present team has ended and then he is therefore free to join any other team under the terms of the contract. Many teams have jumped on the opportunities of great players who want out of their organization or team and some of the roster changes this year are fantastic and some leave fans wondering. 

 

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Oscars 2022; Best and Worst Dressed

On March 27, 2022, the 94th Oscar Academy Awards were held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. The Oscars is an award ceremony to honor the film industry. This year, musical artists and actors walk down the red carpet to captivate the audience with their dramatic attire. While there were stars who had outstanding outfits, there were also some that weren’t that great and or just unappealing. 

 

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Rock Em' Sock Em' Smith

Throughout the years, the Oscars have had their fair share of drama, but this year's Oscars put the cherry on top of the cake. Hundreds of talented stars gathered together on Sunday, March 27th at the Dolby Theater located in Los Angeles California, to celebrate the Oscars. Comedian and actor Chris Rock was the presenter for the Documentary Feature Award.

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MLB Lockout

Major League Baseball, also known as the MLB, has been a league for so long that it has been named “America’s Pastime.” People may think that a league with such a long history would not have any issues. Wrong. This year, players are upset, owners won’t budge, and the commissioner fails to pick a side and won’t say his feelings about the situation. All of this has caused what is called a “lockout.”

 

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SAG Awards 2022: The Best and the Worst of Fashion

On Sunday, February 27, 2022 the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards (a.k.a. the SAG Awards) took place. The SAG Awards offer 13 awards for exceptional performances from the past year and is a way to honor actors for all of the hard work they put into their films and television shows. Stars walk down the silver carpet in their best attire for everyone to see. This year, some were fabulously dressed, while others’ outfits were extremely disappointing.

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Silent Fashion Show?

Giorgio Armani is an Italian fashion designer whose signature is comfortable yet extremely elegant clothing. He is known mostly for his crisp and clean menswear line but has ventured out and tried other designs. Armani has been recognized as the most successful fashion designer Italy has ever produced. 

 

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Pro Bowl Game Disappoints

The Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the NFL. Every year, the greatest players from the NFC and AFC compete in an exhibition game to honor their season accomplishments. Players that participate have achieved explementary statistics during the regular seasons and were hand selected to represent their division.

 

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Is February Break Really Necessary?

February break has been somewhat of a question in recent years as many schools around the United States have started to get rid of this time off.  For example, schools in Pennsylvania and Ohio have one day off for Presidents Day, but not the whole week. 

 

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Antonio Brown Burns Bridges in the NFL

All bridges in the NFL have been burnt for Antonio Brown. Few players can match Antonio Brown's performance in the second part of his career. Brown's actions in recent years have swapped glory for disgrace, despite being on a record pace throughout his first nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 

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Is the Justice System Protecting Young Women?

On January 3, 2022 an Illinois judge reversed his own decision to convict an adolescent accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, stating 148 days in custody in county jail was “plenty of punishment.” Judge Robert Adrian said that it would not be right to sentence the accused 18-year-old, Drew Clinton, to prison for sexually assaulting Cameron Vaughan during a graduation party in May 2021. The magistrate remarked: “By law, the court is supposed to sentence this young man to the Department of Corrections. This court will not do that.

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“Spider-Man No Way Home” Hits Theaters 

Spider-Man- No Way Home made it’s opening debut December 17, 2021, hitting all theaters across the country. Seats began filling up as  eager guests awaited for the movie to start. Movie theaters and news channels reported that this was the most packed the theaters have been since Covid first arose back in 2019. With a roaring 1.1 million guests to view it opening night. 

 

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Marvel's Hawkeye Review

by Ariela Acevedo, Freelancer

 

With Marvel Phase 4 well under way, the newest installment, Hawkeye, debuted the week of Thanksgiving, joining Marvel’s catalog of TV shows. The show itself follows Kate Bishop, daughter of Derek and Elizabeth Bishop, and Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, as they unravel the secrets of the Tracksuit Mafia and face the demons of Barton’s past.

 

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“13 Ways To Screw Up Your College Interview” Takes The Stage

“13 Ways To Screw Up Your College Interview” made its opening debut Friday December 3rd at Nutley High School. Both cast and audience members discussed how they felt the play went, and their feelings towards both the play and their performance. Before this performance took place, hardworking students practiced after school, and at lunch perfecting their parts, making absolutely sure the show was a hit…and it sure was!

 

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Kyle Rittenhouse’s Lethal Pursuit of Happiness is America’s Legacy

Kyle Rittenhouse is a free man as of Friday, November 19, and the explanation for this resides in America’s troubling interpretation of “freedom” that has always relied on division.

 

Thomas Jefferson’s credo of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” has inspired Americans for centuries, but the philosophy that inspired Jefferson’s words actually deprives people of freedom.

 

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Kim Kardashian West was on SNL?

Kim Kardashian West, an entrepreneur, influencer, and reality TV star, hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL) on October 9, 2021. When it was announced that Kim Kardashian West was going to host, there were mixed emotions simply because she is a Kardashian. 

 

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NFL Season Power Rankings

As we wrap up week seven of the NFL regular season, some teams have regularly performed well each week. This year has come with many surprises as some of last year’s top teams have regressed drastically while others have prevailed and had the spotlight on them since week one. While some teams have failed to perform to the highest potential, it is never too late for a team to elevate their game to the next level and leave their mark on the league for years to come.