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Claudia Maurino

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Claudia Maurino is a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School. She has loved to write for as long as she can remember, but only recently became very interested in journalism. She has found that it’s a fascinating way to explore ideas and has really enjoyed getting to know the ways it differs from the types of writing she’s used to. In particular, she loves that journalism can incorporate extremely myriad topics and styles of writing all within one medium.

Articles by Claudia Maurino

Berkshire youth voice support for ban on single-use plastic water bottles

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018 - At the special town meeting Aug. 6, people under the age of 18 will not be allowed to be present, cutting off the voice of the next generation...And we will be the ones forced to deal with choices that you — the generations before us — made, choices that we were barred from speaking about.

A student’s perspective on the plastic water bottle  debate

Saturday, 26 May 2018 - Almost everyone I know already brings a reusable water bottle to school (many in bright colors or covered in fun stickers), and I don’t foresee the ban changing our day-to-day life in any way. In fact, I don’t see this being a major detriment in any way to most citizens of Great Barrington.