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James Connor
James Connor is a senior at Northport High School and a reporter for The Port Press. His writing focuses on investigative journalism within the school district and technological reporting. He utilizes his passion for computer science and information security to provide information about technology and cybersecurity issues that have the potential to impact students and educators. While writing about technology concerns, James puts a large focus on finding stories that many people may not know about. In his spare time, James enjoys baking, programming, and playing D&D.

James Connor, Contributor

Nov 25, 2020
District Commits to Full-Time Schooling Despite Rise in COVID-19 Cases in School and Community (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
17 Hours at 17 Years Old: A Day in the Life of a Poll Worker (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
Opinion: Four Years of Trump Has Destroyed a Politician’s Word (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Mail-in Ballots Are Convenient, Safe, and Secure and Promote Representative, Inclusive, and Informed Elections (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Perspectives: Mail-in Ballots (Story)
Oct 21, 2020
“There are 2 representatives among us”: Representative Ocasio-Cortez Uses Twitch to Inspire Younger Generations to Act (Story/Media)
Jun 02, 2020
Promoting Change as a High School Student (Story)
May 16, 2020
Board in Isolation: A Game Connects Friends During Quarantine (Story)
May 11, 2020
Interview With the Principal: Mr. Danbusky on COVID-19 and the Related School Closure (Story/Media)
May 08, 2020
Define “Sexual Harassment”: Federal Changes to Title IX Undermine Support for K-12 Harassment Victims (Story)
May 03, 2020
Masks, Gloves, and a CPR Dummy: Becoming an EMT in the Age of COVID-19 (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2020
COVID-19 and Shock Doctrine: How the Rich and Powerful Are Exploiting the Public’s Confusion to Push Forward Unpopular Policies (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Students Rally to Promote Wellness (Story/Media)
Mar 28, 2020
A Bill Being “Snuck” Through Congress Could Allow the Government to Read Your Messages (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Stranger Danger, Instagram, and the Small Blue Button: How following back on Instagram can lead to dangerous amounts of information sharing (Story/Media)
Jan 18, 2020
Northport Middle School Closed, Students Relocated in Wake of Unsafe Mercury Levels (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Northport Students Deserve Quality Menstrual Products. Period. (Story)
Jan 04, 2020
A Technological Decade in Review (Story)
Nov 30, 2019
We Have the Technology: What happens when policy isn’t adapted to meet technological developments? (Story/Media)
Oct 25, 2019
Getting Schooled in Cyber Security (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
“Just Google It” (Story)
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