Music of the Month: Singing through April

A common thread among the students at McNicholas is their love for music. In monthly installments of “Music Monday,” Milestone staff reporter and co-editor Madison McClellan will be providing recommendations for new songs to add to your playlist throughout the school year. This month the musical selection has been focused on calming tunes to help … More Music of the Month: Singing through April

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March Book Review: No Exit will leave you guessing till the end

Disclaimer: The following review may contain some spoilers revolving around the plot and background. The review is simply my own opinion, you may disagree. This year, I will be reviewing books based on their genres. This month’s genre is Mystery. In these reviews, I will rate the books on a starring system using an appropriate … More March Book Review: No Exit will leave you guessing till the end

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How the New Zealand attacks reflect the greater geopolitical climate

Terrorist attacks have almost become a staple in the media in the past couple of decades. Many people see other countries and ideologies as the threat, citing international terrorism like 9/11. As humans, we are instinctually fearful of those that do not look like us or talk like us, so it almost seems to make … More How the New Zealand attacks reflect the greater geopolitical climate

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Raised by the screen: Rockets reflect on the founding of their generation

No two people experience the same childhood. Even in families, parents raise each child differently. However, many children share similar experiences with others born in the same time period, and those similarities are what bound a generation. In the media there has been a constant buzz about Millennials: what activities, products, and establisments they’ve killed, … More Raised by the screen: Rockets reflect on the founding of their generation

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Should curse words be contained: Rockets weigh in on curse word etiquette

Curse words have become common in everyday society — in movies and tv, walking down the street, heck, even in McNick. Should curse words really be so common? When we were children our parents and teachers taught us that cursing is inappropriate and shouldn’t be used, even when we’re in pain. We were taught that … More Should curse words be contained: Rockets weigh in on curse word etiquette

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Rocket Roundtable: America reacts to Trump’s first veto

In the nearly 243-year history of the United States of America, its first 44 presidents have issued a grand total of 2,574 vetoes.  On March 15 of his third year occupying the White House, Donald Trump issued veto #1.  The vetoed legislation would have reversed Trump’s national emergency declaration that will allocate funds to continue … More Rocket Roundtable: America reacts to Trump’s first veto

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Hallways don’t have to be horrific: Be mindful of others!

To say that McNicholas is a maze would be an understatement. The building as it stands now was assembled in so many different decades that one may find it easier to explain it with the butterfly effect than with the actual timeline of construction. The halls, much like the nervous system of the human body, … More Hallways don’t have to be horrific: Be mindful of others!

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