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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...

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


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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


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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...

Enough is Enough- Florida School Shooting

Enough is Enough- Florida School Shooting

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

March 13, 2018


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On Wednesday February 21, 2018, hearts across the country were filled with anger, sympathy, sadness, and disappointment as we heard the news of another school mass shooting that left 17 students and teachers dead. The 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, ranging from ages o...

Should Life Lessons Be Taught or Experienced?

Should Life Lessons Be Taught or Experienced?

Sri Polkampally, Opinions Editor

November 30, 2017


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Is it the parents’ role to guide their children every step of the way to their adulthood? Or, should parents allow more leeway and let their children experience life, while making mistakes along the way? Some parents will forever see their kids as children and will attempt to protect them in any way...

Attraction-Driven Success

Attraction-Driven Success

Sri Polkampally, Opinions Editor

October 27, 2017


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Do good looking men and women have more success than those who are not good looking? This has been the question asked by many economists and researchers over these past few decades. It is within human nature to be more compelled to the more attractive image. But can attraction expedite talent? ...

Fantasy Invention, with the Ability for the Most Positive Impact

Fantasy Invention, with the Ability for the Most Positive Impact

Srinidhi Polkampally, Opinions Editor

September 30, 2017


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I am enchanted by elements of fantasy and fiction. With books such as the Harry Potter and the Percy Jackson series that defined much of my younger childhood, I have come to adore fantasy stories that pushed me past my wildest imagination. Movies such as Star Wars and Avatar also aided in my drive t...

Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Is Disney Running Out of Ideas?

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor

April 27, 2017


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In recent years it has become evident that Disney has been developing a trend when it comes to their chart topping films. While being able to recapture and retain their place at the top of the children’s entertainment hierarchy, live-action films have been a common sighting of Disney. This only provokes...

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...

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