Manual RedEye

Why the debates mattered

Joey Demarco

October 29, 2012

We hear the same thing every election cycle: debates don't matter. Unless a candidate confesses to murder on stage, a Presidential Debate usually doesn't change anybody's mind. This time, however, the debates (well, one of them)...

Students wear pajamas in preparation for PSAT

Joey Demarco

October 17, 2012

Staring in to the face of Wednesday’s PSAT/NMSQT examination, Juniors school-wide elected to wear pajamas to school. “I just decided that, hey, you know what, I might as well be comfortable when I’m taking this test to...

Things to watch for in the Vice Presidential Debate

Joey Demarco

October 11, 2012

Last Wednesday, the 2012 Presidential election went from looking like a blowout to becoming a close race again. After Mitt Romney grabbed the attention of the country by not getting trounced on the stage, all eyes will be turned...

Romney is single-handedly winning the race – for Obama

Joey Demarco

September 25, 2012

“Embarrassing.” “In a downward spiral.” “Completely imploding.” No, these are not reviews of Nicholas Cage’s acting career; they are phrases that have been used to describe Mitt Romney’s campaign over the last...

Molestation allegations shock Manual Boy Scouts

Joey Demarco

September 25, 2012

Recent allegations that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) failed to report over 500 cases of child molestation by troop leaders to authorities between 1970 and 1991 stunned Manual students involved in the organization. In a Sept....

Editorial: Romney surprise success at Republican National Convention

Joey Demarco

September 3, 2012

He did it. He actually did it. Mitt Romney overcame the shadows of Hurricanes Isaac and Ron Paul to become the shining star of the 2012 Republican National Convention. Don’t get me wrong, I still think Barack Obama is the more...

Student Senate works on “Manual for Manual”

Joey Demarco

March 10, 2012

On Tuesday, March 6th, the duPont Manual Student Senate met again, working on the ongoing project "Manual for Manual"."Manual for Manual" is a proposed guide for incoming freshman that would be written by graduating seniors. &n...

Student Senate discusses student workload, wireless network

Joey Demarco

January 19, 2012

In its first meeting since winter break, the Student Senate discussed issues such as student complaints and free school-wide wireless network. Due to an inordinate amount of complaints about teachers and workload made by studen...