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2018 Tony Award Nominations: Best Musical

2018 Tony Award Nominations: Best Musical

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

With the Tony Awards just over two weeks away, now is the time to get to buckle-down on your Broadway knowledge.  The 2017-2018 Broadway season has been dominated by productions inspired by movies and television, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two, Children of a Lesser God, Mean G...

Athlete of the Month: Kelsey Quain

Athlete of the Month: Kelsey Quain

Angela Torricella, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

Competing at the varsity level is an extremely demanding task, requiring loads of practice on and off the field or court. Balancing the responsibilities of a varsity sport as well as academics can present a significant challenge to any high school student, for the time commitment of one sport can be...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch is a Success

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch is a Success

Vishnu Polkampally, Features Editor

April 12, 2018


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The Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful rocket, was launched from Florida on Tuesday sending Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster in the asteroid belt well beyond mars. The launch required twenty seven engines and nearly five million pounds of thrust to lift rocket from earth. As spectacular as the launch...

Ossining’s Class of 2020 Election Candidates

Ossining’s Class of 2020 Election Candidates

Fanny Zhang, News editor

March 28, 2018


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Ossining’s class of 2020, Its election time! And you need to vote for just the right person. Take a look at the candidates below. President   Victoria Lema Hi, my name is Victoria (Tia) Lema, and I plan to be your future president. I am an organized individual that plans to fundraise a lot ...

Enough is Enough- Florida School Shooting

Enough is Enough- Florida School Shooting

Fanny Zhang, News Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Opinions Archive

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...

The Journey to Nationals

The Journey to Nationals

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

“Our sport is used as punishment for other teams,” is a phrase commonly used by track and field athletes when trying to prove, like all athletes do at some point, that their sport is the most physically demanding task on the planet.  Yet this claim is true, for the majority of athletes, aside fro...

Bollywood Movie, Padmaavat, Review

Bollywood Movie, Padmaavat, Review

Srinidhi Polkampally, Opinions Editor

March 1, 2018


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Currently standing as the 6th highest grossing Bollywood movie, Padmavaat, hit theaters world-wide on January 25th 2018. The sweetheart of Indian cinema, Deepika Padukone, starred as the female lead, establishing Padmaavat as the highest grossing, female-centered, Bollywood movie. Established Indian st...

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 ...

DACA vs Trump Administration

DACA vs Trump Administration

Darwin Arias, Features Editor

February 28, 2018


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As many have heard, the DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, program, was ended by the Trump administration in September of 2017. The Obama-era program shielded 800,000 young undocumented immigrants, that were brought here as children, from deportation in the United States. The Trump administ...

Artist of the Month: Rene Tenesaca

Artist of the Month: Rene Tenesaca

Darwin Arias, Features Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Student Life Archive

For the month of February, The Current features musician Rene Tenesaca as the Artist of the Month. Rene, a senior at Ossining High School, flourishes in several music classes as a well-performing singer and guitar player. He has displayed his growing love for music through his enrollment in various music...

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