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AirPods and Other Apple Products Becoming Obsolete?

AirPods and Other Apple Products Becoming Obsolete?

Cameron Takmil, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

With the Apple AirPods turning three years old in September, speculation has risen about a third-generation AirPods set as it is said to be released at the end of 2019. Rumors have been flying around on the possible third generation AirPods, as there could be large improvements that make it worth the $160 pri...

Recent Ban On Juul Pods Brings Up Widespread Controversy

Recent Ban On Juul Pods Brings Up Widespread Controversy

Rose Cioffi, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Vaping is the new norm amongst 21st century teenagers, and it has raised some increasingly prevalent concerns surrounding the health, cost, and social/mental implications of this trend. E-cigarette companies, who had originally marketed their products to nicotine addicts that wanted to cut back on the use of tobacco products, have...

Owner Aristidis Thanos Aims To Rebuild After Landmark Diner Fire

Owner Aristidis Thanos Aims To Rebuild After Landmark Diner Fire

Madison Gross, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

  The beloved Landmark Diner, located on the Ossining-Briarcliff Manor border, was engulfed in flames on August 22nd, 2019. Crews from Briarcliff, Scarborough, Millwood, Pleasantville, Montrose, Yorktown, and Valhalla joined Ossining firefighters in their fight to put out the stubborn fire. O...

Boeing Airplane Crashes: What Happened?

Boeing Airplane Crashes: What Happened?

Kevin Brito, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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