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Bronze Medals All Around

Bronze Medals All Around

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

In a tightly contested meet on the 15th of January, Ossining’s varsity girl’s and boy’s winter track teams placed third and fourth, respectively, at the league meet in Manhattan. In what many consider the most difficult league in Section 1, Pride runners competed and were often victorious again...

Women’s March on NYC: From the Perspective of an OHS Student

Women’s March on NYC: From the Perspective of an OHS Student

Diana Kennedy, Student Life Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Archive, Student Life Archive

Being able to experience the Women’s Rights march in NYC was incredibly eye-opening.  As soon as I stepped on the train I was immediately greeted by families of protesters, holding signs and talking excitedly about the event. I sat among like minded individuals, who contained the same restless need...

The Shocking 2017 Fort Lauderdale Shooting

The Shocking 2017 Fort Lauderdale Shooting

Fanny Zhang, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Archive, Features Archive

On Friday, January 6th around 12:54 pm, an unforgettable massacre took place in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. At the baggage claim in Terminal 2, a gunman pulled out a weapon and began to shoot at innocent civilians. The gunman, Esteban Santiago, was escorted out of the airport...

2016 Second Warmest Year Documented

2016 Second Warmest Year Documented

Darwin Arias, Editor-At-Large
February 1, 2017
Filed under Archive, News Archive

Nationwide average temperature records have shown a shift in the past year, as the average temperature of 48 states in the United States - excluding Hawaii and Alaska - has reached the second highest level in history. In over 100 years of temperature recording, the average for 2016 has resulted in 54.9 d...

U.S. Borders

U.S. Borders

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Opinions Archive

The presidency of Donald J. Trump has just begun as of January 20th, 2017 and already he is making critical moves. Having only being in office as of nine days President Trump has already initiated an executive order according to the New York Times that prevents immigrants and refugees from entering the United States from several countries in...

Athlete of the Month: Hearthon Sewell-Richards

Athlete of the Month: Hearthon Sewell-Richards

John Kim, Sports Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

The Current features football, wrestling, and track & field athlete Hearthon Sewell-Richards as the Athlete of the Month for January. He is a strong, well rounded athlete, as well as a well spoken and intelligent individual outside of his sports. He is known for his positivity, and his strong expr...

Artist Of The Month: Alex Flores

Artist Of The Month: Alex Flores

Elliott Reichman, Managing Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment Archive

This month, The Current is featuring Alex Flores, a member of the band and Drama Club. Alex started out in orchestra in 5th grade, where he developed a passion for the percussion section. As he moved into middle school, Alex explored this passion in band, where he currently resides, playing the snare bass...

Movie Review: La La Land

Movie Review: La La Land

Isabel Slingerland, Entertainment Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment Archive

With the new theatrical release “La La Land” getting 14 Oscar nominations, earning it a historic number of nominations, I thought it vital to review the film in this month’s issue, having seen it myself. I personally was not expecting much out of the film as I am someone who has not been known ...

Athlete of the Month: Jhada Francis

Athlete of the Month: Jhada Francis

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

The Current features track & field runner Jhada Francis as the Athlete of the Month of December. She is a member of the soccer team in the fall and is captain of the track team during the winter and spring seasons. Aside from being an all-around athlete, Jhada distinguishes herself from her peers...

Brazilian Soccer Team Plane Crash

Brazilian Soccer Team Plane Crash

Darwin Arias, Editor-At-Large
December 28, 2016
Filed under Archive, News Archive

Chapecoense, a Brazilian club soccer team originating in the town of Chapeco in southern Brazil, was founded in 1973 and since then has had few triumphs while playing in the fourth division of Brazilian soccer. The team this year, climbed the ranks of Brazilian soccer to make it to the final of the ...

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