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Year: 2017

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SCIENCE: What is Immunotherapy?

  By Fariha Fawziah  In cancer research, there are many advancements in the making, such as immunotherapy, chemotherapy, and several others. Immunotherapy deploys treatments that use the immune system to fight diseases, including cancer. Unlike chemotherapy, which aggressively kills cancer cells but can also harm healthy tissue, immunotherapy simply helps the natural immune system’s cells […]

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STUDENT LIFE: Ramadan … A Different Perspective

By Shumaya Islam When I first enrolled as a freshman at MCSM, I was instantly taken aback by the level of diversity the school enjoyed. In some ways this offered me a great chance to blend into the colorful sea of faces in the halls, but then I also struggled to avoid familiar faces from […]

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SPORTS: Interview with the Women’s Track Team

By Amirah Torrence and Osasere Imade   Track and field is a vigorous sport that consists of running and other field events such as shot put, hammer throw, discus throw, javelin throw, long jump, triple jump, pole vault and high jump. In this sport there are sprinters, middle distance runners, and long distance runners. At […]

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POETRY: “ME”

By Osasere Imade  ME Does my blackness offend you? Does the lightness of my skin offend you? Or how about my black features? If I become angry why do I become an “angry black woman?” Why not an angry woman? Does it matter that there are many of me and few of you? Now you […]

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WORLD POLITICS: Egypt and the “Arab Spring”

  By Sami Ahmed Seven years ago a wave of revolutions swept the Middle East. Starting in Tunisia, mass demonstrations spread across North Africa, eventually reaching Egypt. The demands of the Egyptians were simple:  get rid of corruption, increase human rights, improve the economy, implement a working democracy, and end the 30 year reign of […]

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POETRY: “Dream”

By Osasere Imade   DREAM Can I dream off? Thinking like a sloth. So slow, time waiting on me. Myself and nothing else, Oh how marvelous things could be. No distractions or problems, Only the sun smiling on me. Oh how could I be happy? Silence is all I hear. Nothing, but loud silence. Clouds […]

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Need Advice? ASK XYZ! (May edition)

  (If you are a student with  questions for our Advice Column, just email them to:  mcsmrampage@gmail.com. Questions can be submitted anonymously. The column will not publish the questioner’s name.) Q:  I am really low on cash, but have a constant need for new clothes. Do you have any ideas on how I can achieve […]

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MAY 1: College Decision Day!

By Haby Sondo May 1st is undoubtedly one of the most important days for any senior, not only at Manhattan Center, but around the entire nation! It’s the day on which most seniors finally rock their college swag to represent the college at which they have chosen to hone their talents for the next four-plus […]