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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Become the Youngest U.S. Representative

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Become the Youngest U.S. Representative

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Archive, Features, Features Archive, Showcase

Winning the representative seat for the 14th district in New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or AOC, has made waves in Washington. At 29 years old, she is the youngest representative to have ever been elected, beating opponent Joe Crowley with 78% of the general vote. Ocasio-Cortez has been deemed by...

Tappan See You Later

Tappan See You Later

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


Filed under Archive, News, News Archive, Showcase

January 15, 2019 was a sad day in Westchester County. The residents of the Hudson Valley lost a close friend--a friend whose loss we will mourn for years to come. Our dear Tappan Zee Bridge was destroyed on that fateful January day, a day children and parents alike will never forget. Any Westchester...

Simone Biles Named ESPN’s Most Dominant Athlete of 2018

Simone Biles Named ESPN’s Most Dominant Athlete of 2018

Nick Lividini, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


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October 24th, 2018, Doha World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The day before qualification Simone Biles is at the her fourth and most anticipated World Championships. Though, the night before qualifications, she feels a sharp and unbearable pain in her stomach and is rushed to the hospital. She is...

Predictions on Machado’s and Harper’s Impending Decisions

Predictions on Machado’s and Harper’s Impending Decisions

Cameron Takmil, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Archive, Uncategorized

In the midst of the MLB offseason, it's been nothing short of spectacular as many teams went upon one of two routes. Franchises like the Mets and Phillies sacrificed substantial young assets to start winning as soon as this upcoming season. Other teams like the Seattle Mariners held fire sales and are...

On the Basis of Sex: The Incredible Story of One of Our Nation’s Feminist Heroes

On the Basis of Sex: The Incredible Story of One of Our Nation’s Feminist Heroes

Nina Foster, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment Archive, Showcase

Today, young women often find it difficult to imagine a time in which we did not have access to a proper education and variety of career choices. Nonetheless, we cannot ignore the past, and we must appreciate the steps that have been taken by brave women to make tremendous progress toward equal rights....

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Makes New Spotify Streaming Record

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Makes New Spotify Streaming Record

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

Ariana Grande hit new heights with her new single, “thank u, next”. The confident anthem broke Spotify records when the song exceeded Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” record for female artist’s most playbacks in a day. She reached 8.2 million streams in one day, and then broke her...

The Unethical Wage Gap in Professional Soccer

The Unethical Wage Gap in Professional Soccer

Sebastian Molina, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports, Sports Archive

Professional male soccer players are statistically paid significantly more than their female counterparts. What would you do if you were playing soccer professionally and weren’t paid as much as the opposite gender? Everyone deserves equal pay, no matter their gender. Awareness of the wage gap in...

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Mateo Marrra, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under Archive, Features, Features Archive, Showcase

This article contains graphic images of animal poaching. Animal extinction is very important to our everyday life, and people are not taking it seriously. Humans share ecosystems with endangered species; our quality of life and our survival is linked to them. Animals are going extinct every minute...

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Jonathan Urgiles, Sebastian Tejara, and Mohamed Shyllon, Staff Writers

January 11, 2019


Filed under Archive, Opinions, Opinions Archive, Showcase

An NCAA Division 1 football player spends 50 to 60 hours a week practicing, until the season starts and it “eases” to 40 to 50 hours a week once the season, and classes, begin. College athletes spend more time training and playing their sport than they do actually studying or doing school related...

OHS Safety – Police in the Parking Lot & Alarmed Doors – How Effective is This?

OHS Safety – Police in the Parking Lot & Alarmed Doors – How Effective is This?

Fanny Zhang, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Archive, Opinions, Opinions Archive, Showcase

At the start to the 2018-2019 school year, students at Ossining High School quickly took note of some the changes that had occured. While these alterations to the physicality of the school were no doubt installed by the orders of the administration to improve the safety among the student body and the...

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