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Ossining High School Fall Production of Rowing to America

Ossining High School Fall Production of Rowing to America

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life Archive

At the end of October the OHS Drama Club performed their fall production, Rowing to America. For those that haven’t seen this moving show, Rowing to America was a show consisting of small one scenes written by some of the student-actors and distinguished playwrights to tell the stories of those immi...

Scary Movies versus Christmas Movies, The Ultimate Showdown

Scary Movies versus Christmas Movies, The Ultimate Showdown

Isabel Slingerland, Entertainment Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

Despite the overwhelming amount of horror movies that come out every year during Halloween, it can be generally assumed that people in ohs are looking forward to Christmas movies more. After talking to 20 people in the library this past week, 18 said they preferred Christmas movies over scary movies. ...

The Cubs are World Series Champions

The Cubs are World Series Champions

Jared Fel, Features Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

For the first time in 108 years, the Chicago Cubs are the champions of baseball. For more than a century, the Cubs failing to win the World Series was a concept entangled in the cultural fabric of North-Side Chicago. It was a cycle of disappointment, year after year, that Chicagoans were more than used ...

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large
November 22, 2016
Filed under Opinions Archive, Opinions Archive

Halloween is a holiday favorite for millions throughout America. Being able to clothe yourself in a new identity of your choosing for a day, spending all night out with your friends, and hoarding excessive amounts of sugar-filled candy all make Halloween one truly special and exciting occasion. However,...

The Eulogy of the English Language

The Eulogy of the English Language

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Archive, Opinions Archive, Opinions Archive

TBH (to be honest) the English language especially amongst Americans has taken a steep decline in grammar usage and extensive vocabulary terms. Terms such as TBH, LOL (laugh out loud), TFI (thanks for the invite), OMG (oh my goodness/God) and, IRL (in real life) are used to express ideas and feeli...

Artist of the Month: Gabriel Lucero

Artist of the Month: Gabriel Lucero

Darwin Arias, Editor-At-Large
October 27, 2016
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

For the month of October, The Current is featuring an excellent and dedicated male artist, Gabriel Lucero. Gabriel, a senior at Ossining High School, excels as a proficient photographer and artist. Since his freshmen year in high school, Gabriel has been intrigued with the extensive choices of Ossini...

Pregnant Women Advised to Avoid Parts of Miami Beach

Pregnant Women Advised to Avoid Parts of Miami Beach

Jared Fel, Features Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Features Archive

It was in early August when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) made the unprecedented announcement warning women to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami, as well as to put off having children for at least two months. The Zika virus is a mostly symptomless disease that can cause severe...

Concerning Recent Clown Sightings

Concerning Recent Clown Sightings

Fanny Zhang, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under News Archive

The people with a face full of make up, a big red nose, a wig, and big, baggy, colorful clothing are familiar to all of us. They are known as clowns. Most of the population has seen or interacted with clowns sometime throughout their childhood and even adulthood. They are the symbol of happiness and...

Athlete of the Month: Kate Flynn

Athlete of the Month: Kate Flynn

John Kim, Sports Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Sports Archive

TC: What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishment as a swimmer? KF: My greatest accomplishment is probably swimming that took place out of the pool. A few years ago I decided to start participating in open water swims. I’ve swam across the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge, down the Hu...

Suicide Squad Influence this Halloween

Suicide Squad Influence this Halloween

Isabel Slingerland, Entertainment Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

Personally, I have never been a fan of the “benchmark” superhero film. From The Avengers to Captain America, I could never enjoy the tales of such heroes because they seemed more like characters from a marvel comic than people whose bravery has gotten them where they are. Suicide Squad was probably...

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