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Boeing Airplane Crashes: What Happened?

Boeing Airplane Crashes: What Happened?

Kevin Brito, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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The Two Boeing Crashes On October 29, 2018, budget airline Lion Air Flight 610 departed from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia. The flight was headed to Pangkal Pinang. After a few minutes after takeoff, the plane reported experiencing airspeed and altitude issues. The pilo...

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


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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...

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Mateo Marrra, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


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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...

“Dear Evan Hansen” Raises Mental Health Awareness Through the Power of Theater

“Dear Evan Hansen” Raises Mental Health Awareness Through the Power of Theater

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


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Mental health awareness has skyrocketed to one of the most discussed topics of our age. Why? Mental health was a topic frequently avoided by past generations. What makes our generation so different from others? All teens know the answer--social media. Teens would also argue that social media is not,...

Lana Del Rey Postpones Performance in Israel

Lana Del Rey Postpones Performance in Israel

Caera Matthews, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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Singer Lana Del Rey has pulled out of her performance at Israel’s Meteor Festival. Following pressure from fans and activists, the popular artist announced on Twitter that “It’s important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally. … therefore I’m postponing...

Mychael Vernon Commits to Oregon State University for Volleyball

Mychael Vernon Commits to Oregon State University for Volleyball

Nick Lividini, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


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Since she has been in the seventh grade, Mychael Vernon has been considered the face of Ossining Girls Volleyball. Mychael led her team to a Section 1 class AA Championship back in 2016, following a stellar season and one of the best Ossining Volleyball has seen in its history. Her aggressiveness, height...

Infinity War Review

Infinity War Review

Patrick Saint Ange, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Avengers Infinity War is not a movie in a traditional sense. After ten years and 18 films, the creative minds behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) have delivered on their promise of a truly momentous spectacle, but it isn't without fault. Despite its faults, however, it is truly remarkable and inco...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch is a Success

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch is a Success

Vishnu Polkampally, Features Editor

April 12, 2018


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The Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful rocket, was launched from Florida on Tuesday sending Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster in the asteroid belt well beyond mars. The launch required twenty seven engines and nearly five million pounds of thrust to lift rocket from earth. As spectacular as the launch...

DACA vs Trump Administration

DACA vs Trump Administration

Darwin Arias, Features Editor

February 28, 2018


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As many have heard, the DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, program, was ended by the Trump administration in September of 2017. The Obama-era program shielded 800,000 young undocumented immigrants, that were brought here as children, from deportation in the United States. The Trump administ...

A Look Inside the OHS Barnes Library

A Look Inside the OHS Barnes Library

Darwin Arias, Features Editor

November 30, 2017


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We walk into the library during our offs to hangout with friends, do our homework a period before its due, and attend the numerous events that take place in our own high school information center. Yet, we overlook the remaining wide range of resources offered by our own high school library. The OHS...

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