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Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Makes New Spotify Streaming Record

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Makes New Spotify Streaming Record

Daisy Bolger, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


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Ariana Grande hit new heights with her new single, “thank u, next”. The confident anthem broke Spotify records when the song exceeded Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” record for female artist’s most playbacks in a day. She reached 8.2 million streams in one day, and then broke her...

The Unethical Wage Gap in Professional Soccer

The Unethical Wage Gap in Professional Soccer

Sebastian Molina, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


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Professional male soccer players are statistically paid significantly more than their female counterparts. What would you do if you were playing soccer professionally and weren’t paid as much as the opposite gender? Everyone deserves equal pay, no matter their gender. Awareness of the wage gap in...

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Animal Extinction: How We Can Help

Mateo Marrra, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


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This article contains graphic images of animal poaching. Animal extinction is very important to our everyday life, and people are not taking it seriously. Humans share ecosystems with endangered species; our quality of life and our survival is linked to them. Animals are going extinct every minute...

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...

Athlete of the Month: Mary Nichols

Athlete of the Month: Mary Nichols

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018


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Girls Varsity Swimming has seen exponential improvement over the past few years, making it to the NYSPHSAA State Championships not once, but twice in the past three years. Led by senior Mary Nichols, four additional swimmers went up to Ithaca to compete against the best swimmers in the state. Nichols,...

“Dear Evan Hansen” Raises Mental Health Awareness Through the Power of Theater

“Dear Evan Hansen” Raises Mental Health Awareness Through the Power of Theater

Angela Torricella, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


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Mental health awareness has skyrocketed to one of the most discussed topics of our age. Why? Mental health was a topic frequently avoided by past generations. What makes our generation so different from others? All teens know the answer--social media. Teens would also argue that social media is not,...

Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Justice Brett Kavanaugh: In or Out?

Keyla Cabrera, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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Controversy emerged as the infamous judge, Brett Kavanaugh, was nominated for The United States Federal Supreme Court on July 8th by President Donald Trump. With alleged cases of sexual assault, this nomination resulted in a massive outbreak among the supporters of the #MeToo movement. In planning...

A Star Is Born: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper Amaze Audiences

A Star Is Born: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper Amaze Audiences

Charles Blaha, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in the movie A Star Is Born, which has been selling out theatres since its release in early October. Pop icon Lady Gaga removed all of her makeup and dropped the theatrical, shocking outfits to play the struggling artist, Ally Campana. Actor Bradley Cooper trained for...

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