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Athlete of the Month: Kellen Cooks

Athlete of the Month: Kellen Cooks

Nick Lividini, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Archive, Video, Video Archive

Hear Kellen talk about juggling school, sports, and more!

President Donald Trump Shutdown

President Donald Trump Shutdown

Abigail Mestrich, News Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Archive, News, News Archive, Showcase

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...

Is Our Democracy Deteriorating?

Is Our Democracy Deteriorating?

Daisy Bolger, Staff writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Opinions Archive, Showcase

     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...

Rent Live: Did It Live Up to the Hype?

Rent Live: Did It Live Up to the Hype?

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019


Filed under Archive, Entertainment, Entertainment Archive, Showcase

Jonathan Larson’s critically-acclaimed rock opera Rent has been a fan favorite since its debut in the 90’s. The timeless story of struggling artists in New York City has resonated with countless theater lovers. The story follows filmmaker Mark Cohen and his friends through their struggle to connect...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Become the Youngest U.S. Representative

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Become the Youngest U.S. Representative

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Features Archive, Showcase

Winning the representative seat for the 14th district in New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or AOC, has made waves in Washington. At 29 years old, she is the youngest representative to have ever been elected, beating opponent Joe Crowley with 78% of the general vote. Ocasio-Cortez has been deemed by...

Tappan See You Later

Tappan See You Later

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


Filed under Archive, News, News Archive, Showcase

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...

On the Basis of Sex: The Incredible Story of One of Our Nation’s Feminist Heroes

On the Basis of Sex: The Incredible Story of One of Our Nation’s Feminist Heroes

Nina Foster, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment Archive, Showcase

Today, young women often find it difficult to imagine a time in which we did not have access to a proper education and variety of career choices. Nonetheless, we cannot ignore the past, and we must appreciate the steps that have been taken by brave women to make tremendous progress toward equal rights....

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

Should NCAA Athletes Be Paid?

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

January 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Opinions Archive, Opinions Archive, Showcase

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...

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