The student newspaper of Ossining High School

The Current

The student newspaper of Ossining High School

The Current

The student newspaper of Ossining High School

The Current

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The Past, Present, and Future of Government Shutdowns

Shae Shandroff, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2024

The threat of a government shutdown made headlines in September and early November but after various stopgaps were passed, the news died down. Despite the lapse in coverage, the possibility of a government...

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News Roundup; Things We Couldn’t Stop Thinking About

Shania Flores and Anjali Layman March 4, 2021

Look Back: Members of Trump’s Cabinet Resigning, Anjali Layman On January 6, 2021, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the Washington Monument in which he falsely claimed that the results of the...

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Ossining Schools Dismissed Early in Anticipation of Inclement Weather 

Mary Ford, Editor-In-Chief February 22, 2021

OSSINING—In an email sent out this morning, Ossining’s district office notified students and families that in light of the day’s forecast, the district would be dismissing its six schools early....

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Democracy Prevailed: Looking Back at the Riot at the Capitol on January 6th

Charlotte Kane, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

On January 6, 2021, hundreds of angry rioters arrived at the Capitol building in Washington D.C. to protest against the results of the 2020 presidential election and the certification of President Biden’s...

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State of Emergency Lifted from the Village of Ossining

Mary Ford, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2021

OSSINING—In an email from Ossining’s Village Manager’s Office on Friday, officials communicated to residents that the state of emergency placed on the village would end at 2 pm. The state of emergency,...

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Yellow Zone Designation Lifted from the Village of Ossining

Daisy Bolger, Features Editor February 20, 2021

On Wednesday, January 27th Governor Andrew Cuomo officially lifted the yellow zone designation from Ossining as COVID-19 infection rates have been on the decline. The Governor also took similar actions...

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Policy Look Back: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Impact on the Faircloth Amendment

Gisselle Tapia, Photographer February 20, 2021

After 22 years of the Faircloth Amendment blocking the construction of new public housing in the United States, the amendment was repealed in early July of 2020. The repeal of the Faircloth Amendment can...

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Spotlight: Looking Back at France’s Response to Extremist Attacks

Aiden Fel, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On October 16th, a French school teacher was beheaded outside his school by an 18-year-old Muslim refugee for presenting the 2015 cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad from the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo...

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Policy Look Back: Trump Administration’s Approval of Sale of Oil Drilling Rights in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Conrad Blaha, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

For decades, Alaska has been utilized as central housing for America’s oil. Alaska has a large oil supply which has led the oil industry to exploit this finite resource which plays large part in Alaska’s...

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News Roundup; Things We Couldn’t Stop Thinking About

President-Elect Biden Selecting First Black Secretary of Defense, Daisy BolgerPresident-Elect Joe Biden has chosen former Army General Lloyd Austin as the new Secretary of Defense. Austin will be the first...

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