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President Donald Trump Shutdown

President Donald Trump Shutdown

Abigail Mestrich, News Editor

February 28, 2019


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President Donald Trump declared a government shutdown, that would be end up becoming the longest shutdown in national history, on December 21, 2018. This shutdown affected thousands of government workers’ lives as they were not being paid for the duration of the shutdown. A partial government shutdo...

Tappan See You Later

Tappan See You Later

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


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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...

Emma Thompson Tries to “steal a kiss” from Prince William

Emma Thompson Tries to “steal a kiss” from Prince William

Caera Matthews, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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British actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson received the honor of Damehood for her services to drama in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Damehood is one of Britain’s highest honors as it is the female equivalent of Knighthood. Dame Emma Thompson is known for her roles in movies such as Nanny McP...

Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Keyla Cabrera, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Controversy emerged as the infamous judge, Brett Kavanaugh, was nominated for The United States Federal Supreme Court on July 8th by President Donald Trump. With alleged cases of sexual assault, this nomination resulted in a massive outbreak among the supporters of the #MeToo movement. In planning...

Successful Chinese Actress Fan Bingbing Reappears After Tax Evasion Scandal

Successful Chinese Actress Fan Bingbing Reappears After Tax Evasion Scandal

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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Popular Chinese actress Fan Bingbing finally spoke out after months of absence from social media. It was rumored a leaked contract lead to her arrest, but there was no official confirmation until earlier this month. The leaked agreement was supposedly a “ying-yang” contract, which as Variety’s...

U.S Open Tennis Championship Controversy

U.S Open Tennis Championship Controversy

Sally Mestrich, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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During the U.S Open Women’s Final, Serena Williams was competing against Naomi Osaka for what would have been her 24th Grand Slam title. In this heated match, Serena’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was caught coaching her from curtsied, in which hand gestures were seen being given, thus concluded by ...

North and South Korea Summit Meeting

North and South Korea Summit Meeting

Sally Mestrich, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Korea has been in war since 1950. Russia’s Soviet Union and the United States were head to head in search for nations to join their political and economic standpoint during the Cold War. This led to North Korea turning into a communist nation under the rule of Kim Il-sung and South Korea turning into ca...

Black Panther’s Timely Release Sparks Explosion of Black Pride

Black Panther’s Timely Release Sparks Explosion of Black Pride

Diana Kennedy, Managing Editor

March 1, 2018


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Besides being a wonderful film, Black Panther has become symbolic of black excellence. The movie takes place in the fictional African country of Wakanda, which is technologically far more advanced than any developed country within the Marvel universe. This display of a powerful African people breaks ...

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

December 21, 2017


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The concept of living life outside of Earth have caused confusion and splits in the human population. It has been heavily augmented by both believers and disbelievers of this ideology. A poll dating all the way back to 1997 from CNN/Time, found that 80% of Americans actually believe that the govern...

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