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March Athlete of the Month: Jud Langille

March Athlete of the Month: Jud Langille

Hunter Caparelli, Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

Our Athlete of the Month for the month of March is Jud Langille.  Jud is currently a senior on the Ossining Golf Team and has committed to play golf at Penn State University next year.  With Jud’s last season of high school golf on the horizon, he looks to continue his exceptional production of e...

Billie Eilish’s Dominance at The Grammys: Were they Deserved?

Billie Eilish’s Dominance at The Grammys: Were they Deserved?

Cruz Vernon, Entertainment Editor

March 3, 2020

Billie Eilish is perhaps one of the most well-known singer-songwriters in America if not, the world. Known for her unique voice, style, and countless hits such as “Ocean Eyes” or “Bad Guy,” Eilish sprouted to fame rather quickly. Inspired by her older brother, Finneas O'Connell, who had his ...

How Does Social Media Impact the Perception of Global News?

How Does Social Media Impact the Perception of Global News?

Cameron Takmil, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

For good or bad, social media has undeniably had a large impact on journalism. It has made the spread of news more rapid and to a larger audience, but at the expense of credibility and true news reporting. Instead of waiting for news anchors to talk about a news headline, people today use social media f...

Ossining High School’s Fall Production and Upcoming Spring Musical

Ossining High School’s Fall Production and Upcoming Spring Musical

Linlee Mangialardi, Student Life Editor

February 5, 2020

Every year, Ossining High School’s Drama Club spends a tremendous number of hours and is extremely dedicated toward putting on a unique and entertaining production. The Drama Club allows for many students to have fun while pursuing their passions for singing, dancing, and acting. Everyone, whether i...

February Athlete of the Month: Adriana McFadden

February Athlete of the Month: Adriana McFadden

Hunter Caparelli, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

Our Athlete of the Month for the month of February is Adriana McFadden.  Adriana is currently a senior on the Ossining Girls’ Basketball Team. In thirteen games played so far this season, Adriana is currently averaging 14.1 points per game, 2.7 assists per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, and 3.3 stea...

The Death of Kobe Bryant

The Death of Kobe Bryant

Cameron Takmil, Sports Writer

February 3, 2020

Just one night after LeBron James surpassed Kobe Bryant’s career points record, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant, as well as seven others, tragically died in a helicopter crash. At 9:20 am (PST) on January 6th, it was another regular helicopter flight for Bryant and the eight until inclement w...

What is the Real Cost of Being a College Athlete?

What is the Real Cost of Being a College Athlete?

Brenda Horan, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2020

Many high school students dream of being on a sports team in college. The expectation is not the reality…  The expectation leads these pro-sport hopefuls to believe they will be showered with athletic training, wear, equipment, and at the least, a state-of-the-art facility to continue training har...

California Senator Kamala Harris Ends Presidential Bid

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Democratic candidate for US President Kamala Harris, Oakland, USA - 27 Jan 2019

Rose Pellaton Cioffi, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The democratic field of presidential candidates reached its peak at about 20 candidates. DNC regulations, debate qualifications, and financial troubles have caused more than half of these candidates to drop out, among the most notable being California Senator and former San Francisco District Attorney...

How We Got Here: A Timeline of Events Leading up to Iran’s Female Olympic Medalist’s Decision to Defect

Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin, of Iran, celebrates after winning a bronze medal in women's 57-kg taekwondo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Mary Ford, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

December 29, 2019 11am EST: The United States strikes 5 facilities in Iraq and Syria connected to an Iranian-backed militia, Kataib Hezbollah, killing 24 militants. December 31, 2019: Thousands of militia members gather outside the heavily guarded “Green Zone” in which the American embassy in ...

Senator Warren Unveils Long Awaited Funding Proposal for “Medicare for all”

Senator Warren Unveils Long Awaited Funding Proposal for “Medicare for all”

Mary Ford, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON- Massachusetts Senator and Democratic candidate for President, Elizabeth Warren unveiled a long awaited estimate for her “Medicare for all” plan earlier this month. Costing an estimated $20.5 trillion over the course of a decade, Senator Warren became the first candidate for the 2020 Pr...

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