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Uyghurs . . . a Forgotten People

Uyghurs . . . a Forgotten People

Federico Grullon, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Uyghurs are a minority Turkic ethnic group in China predominantly centralized in Xinjiang province, bordering Russia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Kyrgyzstan. In 2014, the world was exposed to China’s plan of obliterating this ancient culture from the face of this Earth. Rebiya Kadeer ...

Felicity Huffman’s Sentencing Causes Controversy

Felicity Huffman’s Sentencing Causes Controversy

Daisy Bolger, Features Editor

November 5, 2019

Controversy regarding the heavily-covered college admissions scandal has provoked questioning of the U.S legal system. Multiple celebrities, including Full House’s Lori Loughlin and Desperate Housewife’s Felicity Huffman, were caught spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to guarantee their c...

Stress Management

Stress Management

Linlee Mangialardi, Opinions Writer

October 9, 2019

Have you ever been stressed with a ton of school work, extracurricular and social activities, and other commitments? According to the Mental Health Foundation, over 70 percent of people have felt so overwhelmed with stress that they are unable to cope. Some stress is normal and can even be beneficial, but...

What Can We Learn From the History of the War on Drugs?

What Can We Learn From the History of the War on Drugs?

Tali Fel, Opinions Editor

May 1, 2019

Numerous drugs, including cannabis, opium, coca, and psychedelics that are today classified as illegal were actually in popular use for thousands of years as medicinal and spiritual aids. The decision to identify certain drugs as illicit often have little or no basis in a scientific assessment of the...

Is Our Democracy Deteriorating?

Is Our Democracy Deteriorating?

Daisy Bolger, Staff writer

February 27, 2019

     2016, a year to remember. America fought and lived through a ruthless presidential election full of convictions, illegal emails, and offensive recordings. But for many, waking up on that gloomy November 8th was the beginning of a seemingly never-ending nightmare. Women, minorities, members of t...

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

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

January 11, 2019

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

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

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...

Neglecting the People of Yemen: Trump’s Policies Are Devastating Yemenis

Neglecting the People of Yemen:  Trump’s Policies Are Devastating Yemenis

Tali Fel, Opinions Editor

October 17, 2018

Under the presidency of Donald Trump, America's role in the Saudi-led war against Yemen has steadily increased. The intensifying participation on the part of the United States demonstrates a blatant and disturbing disregard for what is quickly becoming one of the major humanitarian crises of this generation....

The System, by Alezzandra Tesorio

The System, by Alezzandra Tesorio

Alezzandra Tesorio, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

To be honest, I don’t care about my grades Whenever that statement slips out of my mouth I often get concerning stares and awful glares that somehow no one could bear that I just dared to say that I don’t care I grew up being taught that the most essential thing In this world is to attend s...

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