It’s upsetting tax-payers but pleasing the uninsured; it’s a blessing to those with special medical needs but a burden to those without. What is it? It’s the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that was passed in March by the Obama Administration. The Act has since received much criticism and little praise on a national, as well as very local, level.
Janitor Richard Lyons owns a machine that resembles the leading car in “Transformers.” This V8 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS has people gawking at the sight of the 70s American muscle car brought back to life in 2010. Students though may not have the privilege of seeing his ride in the school day because this janitor is a night-time only staffer. Chris Janson stayed after hours to find out more about Lyon’s awesome ride.
As that magical prom night draws close, you may be worrying about every detail; tux, moves, breath... Fear not, you are not alone. It has been a long standing tradition to look awkward at the prom, and somehow not regret it after it's over. Look at Jack Low's prom night back at 1977 and know that you won't do that badly... or that well?
“Odyssey of the Mind is in the air, in my heart and everywhere, My team and I will reach together, to find a solution now and forever,” pledges the Odyssey of the Mind team. What sort of solutions are they hoping to find? Neirad Enilno investigates just what this team does and what makes them tick.
You think taking a science exam is tough? Try answering each question in just five seconds. That’s just what the Darien team did at the regional Science Bowl, enjoying tremendous success in their first year at the event. Neirad Enilno caught up with the five team members to get their thoughts on the performance, and the statewide competition.
As colleges across the nation start technologically advancing, Tufts University started accepting supplemental video applications. Follow Neirad Enilno ’s investigation as we talk to some students about their videos, and how it affected the application process. We even meet one student whose college video made national headlines.
Darien High School has a variety of art programs to offer to its students. One of these, the Young Composers, is ready to put on their Darien Young Composers Concert. Neirad's Chris Janson found out more.
The girls' pole vault national record is set at 14 feet and 2 inches. Sophomore Robin Bone is currently ranked 9th in the nation having vaulted 12 feet and 1 inch. Read more to find out how she came across her talent and what song she listens to everytime before she competes.
This month’s Pet of the month is Apple, a lovely dog with a playful attitude. Unfortunately, Apple has no home, but he’d really appreciate it if you gave him a chance to bound into your life. NEIRAD disclaimer: does not taste like Apple…still dog.
There is no shortage of places to rush to grab a quick BEC before school. Yet, how many actually dish up a great bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwich? Some longtime Darien mainstays actually are starting to let down their game. Jack Bushell and Christian Panier powered through a dozen BECS to determine which Darien food joint has the best product. The results may surprise you.
This month, Neirad Enlino takes a look inside sophomore Cameron Luttrell's waterside crib. Cameron can take well-deserved credit for decorating the space with her own cool sense of style. Cameron's amazing view from her crib makes it one of her favorite places to be!
Tired of walking into two feet of water in your basement every time there’s a downpour? One little abandoned house on Middlesex Road sits in the center of this battle. Read more about the flooding conditions that are engulfing the wetlands of Darien.
DHS's most unique personality junior Patricia Cadareanu has lived all around the world, but for the time being has settled down in Darien. Neirad Enilno's Sean Gill takes a look into the mind of Patricia including how traveling so much has affected her, how she has settled down in Darien, and a description of her perfect day.
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