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Your Amazon Alexa Could Actually Be Spying On You

Your Amazon Alexa Could Actually Be Spying On You

Hannah B. '23, Reporter

November 11, 2019

Recent studies have shown that the Amazon Alexa could actually be tracking everything we are saying. With this information many individuals are now skeptical in using these devices.  “I fear that the Amazon Alexa could be spying on my, so I fear to keep it on all the time.” says Senior Mas...

Attention All Hunger Games Fans

Attention All Hunger Games Fans

Jordan C. '20, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Four years after the final movie of The Hunger Games series was released, fans will be pleased to hear that Suzanne Collins, the author of the beloved trilogy, has announced a new book. In October of 2019, Collins announced that the title of the book would be called, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Sna...

History of Halloween

History of Halloween

Maddie M. '23, Reporter

October 29, 2019

October is here and with it comes the Halloween hype! Although Halloween is a popular holiday among different countries and cultures, the history of Halloween is less known. What comes to mind when Halloween is mentioned? Maybe the spooky decorations of bats, ghosts, witches, and other ghoulish cr...

Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Features

Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Features

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

October 20, 2019

Teenagers on social media are pressured into getting the most attention or most likes and comments on a post everyday. It’s increasingly affecting teenagers' mental health. Instagram is notorious for cyber bullying, along with Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms. Instagram is still be...

Triple Camera Controversy: Introducing the iPhone 11

Triple Camera Controversy: Introducing the iPhone 11

Daryl F. '23, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Apple iPhones are known world-wide. Whether it’s for their high quality camera or numerous apps, their iconic phones are famous all around the globe. Recently, the Apple Company has released a new and improved iPhone. The iPhone 11 features two different lenses on its back exterior. One lens is an...

Do Padua Students know Popular Movie Quotes?

Do Padua Students know Popular Movie Quotes?

Maddy H. '21, Reporter

May 10, 2019

Many people watch movies their parents or even grandparents watched. The longevity of a film can depend on the quotability of the film. A survey of 330 was done to see if Padua students knew ten iconic quotes. The movie that the quotes were from included Jaws, Terminator, Forrest Gump, Frankenstein,...

Five Feet Apart: An Unoriginal Concept

Five Feet Apart: An Unoriginal Concept

Kylie M. '22, Reporter

May 7, 2019

“Five Feet Apart” is a classic romance between two teenagers with cystic fibrosis that premiered on March 15, 2019. Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson star in the so-called love story of the year, directed by Justin Baldoni. While you may shed tears, you might be brought back to an all-too-fami...

Why Does Instagram Want to Hide Its Users Like Count?

Why Does Instagram Want to Hide Its Users Like Count?

Ava R. '19, Editor

May 7, 2019

Rumor has it that Instagram is considering hiding the amount of likes users get. Only the person who posted the picture will be able to see how many likes they received, but their followers will not. Instagram's main purpose for trying out the new feature is to make this social media platform what ...

Padua Students Showcase Their Talents at Evening of the Arts

Padua Students Showcase Their Talents at Evening of the Arts

Brynna B. '20, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Public speaking (and more specifically, performing) is reported to be the most common fear in America. Yet on Friday, April 12, a large group of students went and did just that. The evening opened with the Women’s Chorus, a class students can take every morning. Fallon Grace, a junior in the choru...

Uber Murder Raises Questions About Safety

Uber Murder Raises Questions About Safety

Devon C. '22, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Uber is a company that provides a cheaper alternative to a taxi that can be used both inside and outside of major cities. They also offer job opportunities for drivers where they can make their own hours and drive their own cars. Since the cars are personal, they aren’t marked distinctly besides a sma...

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