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    OPINION: Ctrl-alt-ROCK! The Paradox of Popular Alternative Music and its Tentative Evolution

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Entertainment, Entertainment Opinions, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS It was a hot July 20, 2012: a Friday. I was tuned into 101.7 FM, listening to the Cure’s “Let’s Go to Bed” – WFNX’s last-ever musical broadcast. After nearly 30 years, the alternative Boston-based radio station was bought out. It turned into static at exactly seven o’ clock PM, and...

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    Mall Shooting in Nairobi

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS Terror struck Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, when six gunmen stormed the area on Saturday, Sept. 21, before initiating a four-day siege that would take the lives of over 60 people. “There will be begging questions and we will be waiting for answers from the authorities,” vice-chair of the Kenya...

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    Profile on Heba Abolaban

    by  • June 19, 2013 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS In a community with so many unique cultures and ethnic groups, it is pretty hard to believe that such a spirited woman as Heba Abolaban would become the victim of a crime amidst the chaos following the Boston Marathon bombings. But after countless interviews and stories about the event, it should...

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    Malden vs. Harlem Wizards

    by  • June 15, 2013 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY: JAMES MAZARAKIS  The Class of 2015 struck gold in organizing one of the biggest fundraisers of the year, bringing the famous New York basketball team, the Harlem Wizards, to Malden High School’s own Finn Gym. On May 7, 2013, students, teachers, and residents of Malden joined the audience to watch the team of...

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    Gymnastics Team Makes a Leap

    by  • December 12, 2012 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    By JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA and JAMES MAZARAKIS It has been a while since the gymnastics team has met up, and this time they must take the early part of the season in a slightly different way. With a large number of new athletes joining the team, they have taken some time in learning the various...

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    Passing the Light to a New Future

    by  • May 15, 2014 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS   The National Honors Society carries on the tradition of inaugurating its newest members and officers, as well as saying goodbye to old ones, in its annual Induction Ceremony. On this day, Apr. 30, 2014, adviser Paul Marques expressed the impression this year’s officers and students have had on the community....

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    Malden Reads Hosts Discussion “Above and Beyond Imagination”

    by  • April 30, 2014 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS Nearing the end of the reign of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as Malden Read’s annually-chosen book of the year, the committee has put together another event to accompany its celebration. On Monday, Apr. 28, ethical discussions regarding consent to human biological research raised by Rebecca Skloot’s novel were scrutinized...

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    Top Ten: #2 Guan Chen

    by  • June 11, 2014 • Homepage, Local, Profiles • 0 Comments

    By JAMES MAZARAKIS and FELICIA FALLANO Even after years of being a devoted track runner, senior Guan Chen, known as Raymond, did not see his road to #2 in his class as a race to the top. “You can’t do work every day and expect to maintain a low stress level,” Chen explains in...

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    To Vote or Not To Vote? That is Not The Question

    by  • November 18, 2014 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Nov. 4, 2014. Midterm elections. Results: Republicans take control of both houses of Congress, with a majority of 53 in the senate and 243 (out of 435) in the House of Representatives; Massachusetts elects Republican Charlie Baker as governor; our districts’ elected state representatives are senator-elect Jason Lewis and representative-elect Steven Ultrino; Ballot questions...

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