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The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Archive, Opinions Archive, Opinions Archive

After the election of President Drumpf, millions of Americans of all demographics have loudly voiced their opinions on his policies and administration. Some of the shrillest of these voices have belonged to pint-sized owners: elementary school children. Kids were bound to take notice of a Presidential...

Is the Media Changing Students’ Perceptions of What is OK?

Is the Media Changing Students’ Perceptions of What is OK?

Vanessa Guaman, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

Over the past few years, school shootings have been on the rise with more than 200 incidents occurring since the Sandy Hook Massacre. It was only five years ago that Adam Lanza opened fire in Sandy Hook Elementary School, leaving 20 children and six staff members dead. According to data from Everytown.com...

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Is it Morally Just for Flint, Michigan to Still Remain Without Water?

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Opinions Archive

The state of Michigan resides near it’s namesake lake toward the north of the United States. As of two years ago, Michigan made the news. Not for something good, but rather a crisis. The small town of Flint, Michigan’s had a encountered a problem, their entire water source became unfit for drinkin...

The Upcoming A Day Without A Woman Strike and Those That Came Before

The Upcoming A Day Without A Woman Strike and Those That Came Before

Nina Technow, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Archive, News Archive

After the Women’s March managed to mobilize millions of people all over the world, the organizers from these events are now planning “A Day Without a Woman” as part of an ongoing series of events to speak out on issues that affect American citizens, as well as many across the globe. As stated by ...

Executively Ordered: President Trump’s Travel Ban

Executively Ordered: President Trump’s Travel Ban

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Archive, News Archive

On January 27, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order that sought to ban immigrants from seven majority Muslim nations from entering the United States. The order, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, cited national security risks such as the terr...

Artist of the Month: Jhaneth Vivar

Artist of the Month: Jhaneth Vivar

Darwin Arias, Editor-At-Large
February 24, 2017
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

For the month of February, the Current is featuring growing female artist Jhaneth Vivar. Jhaneth, a senior at Ossining High School, takes SUNY Drawing 1, one of the many art classes available at OHS, and takes an independent study course with art teacher Mrs. Shams where she spends time building up he...

San Francisco: The First City to Provide Free Community College

San Francisco: The First City to Provide Free Community College

Fanny Zhang, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Archive, Features Archive

On Monday, February 6th, 2017, the Mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee, and Supervisor Jane Kim publicized that local residents will be able to to attend their community colleges for free next Fall. This will be the first city in the nation to provide their residents with the opportunity to take part in a f...

Rogue One: Is the Latest Star Wars Addition a Good One?

Rogue One: Is the Latest Star Wars Addition a Good One?

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

Rogue One: Is the latest Star Wars addition a good one? Star Wars over the past almost 30 years has become a classic movie, going as far as some preaching the idea of, “If you haven’t seen it, you haven’t lived.” Star Wars: Episode IV originally was released on May 25th, 1977 with the The E...

Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos

Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos

Lior Raz-Farley, Editor in-Chief
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features Archive

Upon becoming President Elect, Donald Trump announced his pick for Secretary of Education in November 23, 2016 to be Betsy DeVos. However her appointment was the first for the Secretary of Education to require a tie-breaking vote from the Vice President. Ultimately, on February 7, 2017 Michael Pence ...

The Maestro’s Corner: Echoes of the Jazz Age

The Maestro’s Corner: Echoes of the Jazz Age

Emma San Martin, Editor-at-Large
February 19, 2017
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

America in the 1920’s was a time of social experimentation and philosophical pioneering.  The world had just pulled through World War I by the skin of its teeth, and an entire generation of America’s young men and women had been exposed to the harsh reality of war.  From the ashes of the old American...

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