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Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Jonathan Urgiles, Sebastian Tejara, and Mohamed Shyllon, Staff Writers

January 11, 2019


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An NCAA Division 1 football player spends 50 to 60 hours a week practicing, until the season starts and it “eases” to 40 to 50 hours a week once the season, and classes, begin. College athletes spend more time training and playing their sport than they do actually studying or doing school related...

OHS Safety – Police in the Parking Lot & Alarmed Doors – How Effective is This?

OHS Safety – Police in the Parking Lot & Alarmed Doors – How Effective is This?

Fanny Zhang, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018


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At the start to the 2018-2019 school year, students at Ossining High School quickly took note of some the changes that had occured. While these alterations to the physicality of the school were no doubt installed by the orders of the administration to improve the safety among the student body and the...

Celebrities Encourage Millennials to Vote Using Social Media

Celebrities Encourage Millennials to Vote Using Social Media

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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Just before this year’s election day, many stars, political figures, and even frozen meat companies were telling millenials on social media to register to vote! Many celebrities took to twitter to encourage their fans to take advantage of their right. Ariana Grande responded to Twitter’s pun on...

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

The Growing Crisis of Politically-Minded Children in the U.S.

Maggie Ford, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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After the election of President Drumpf, millions of Americans of all demographics have loudly voiced their opinions on his policies and administration. Some of the shrillest of these voices have belonged to pint-sized owners: elementary school children. Kids were bound to take notice of a Presidential...

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Darwin Arias, Editor-at-Large

November 27, 2016


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In such an industrial economy, the word organic has come to be overused by organic farmers. Due to the need to keep up financially with other organic and conventional produce and animal farmers, the utilization of pesticides remains a key component in how organic farmers grow their produce and animals....

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Was Halloween A Bust This Year?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large

November 22, 2016


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Halloween is a holiday favorite for millions throughout America. Being able to clothe yourself in a new identity of your choosing for a day, spending all night out with your friends, and hoarding excessive amounts of sugar-filled candy all make Halloween one truly special and exciting occasion. However,...

The Eulogy of the English Language

The Eulogy of the English Language

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor

October 29, 2016


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TBH (to be honest) the English language especially amongst Americans has taken a steep decline in grammar usage and extensive vocabulary terms. Terms such as TBH, LOL (laugh out loud), TFI (thanks for the invite), OMG (oh my goodness/God) and, IRL (in real life) are used to express ideas and feeli...

Justice for Harambe

Justice for Harambe

Fanny Zhang, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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On Saturday, May 28th, a family entered the Cincinnati zoo oblivious of what was to happen later that day. The onset of this horrific and tragic event began when a 3-year old boy was endangered and trapped with the zoo’s gorilla, Harambe. How did this happen, you might ask? The boy entered the Cincin...

Digital vs. Handwritten Notes

Digital vs. Handwritten Notes

Rubina Chowdhury, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


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Technology has become an unmistakable part of daily life for the average American high school student. However, it remains controversial just how much technology in a classroom is too much, if there should be any at all.Within classroom walls, the benefits technology can provide to a learning envir...

Holiday Hiatus; Is it Really a Break?

Holiday Hiatus; Is it Really a Break?

Somari Davis, Opinion's Editor

December 17, 2015


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Every school year no matter what holiday break or extended weekend, students receive homework. Whether it is in math, science, or English class there is always homework. But, the matter in question is how much is enough homework to call it a ‘break’? Teachers notify students of their assigned ho...

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