Year in Review / El año en revisión

Year in Review / El año en revisión

Isabella Calix, Senior Editor and Staff Writer

June 26, 2019

Yet another school year has come to an end at Sleepy Hollow High School! After months of hard work (plus the requisite senioritis-induced periods of slacking off), it’s finally time for the Class of 2019 to enter life beyond Sleepy Hollow. The 2018-2019 school year, though not without some drama a...

Portrait of Frida Kahlo: An Unlikely Latina Feminist / Retrato de Frida Kahlo: Una feminista Latina improbable

Portrait of Frida Kahlo: An Unlikely Latina Feminist / Retrato de Frida Kahlo: Una feminista Latina improbable

Isabella Calix, Senior Editor and Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Chances are, you have probably seen Frida Kahlo on a cover of a book, on socks, on a magnet, and even in the form of a Barbie doll as the token Latina for today’s feminist movement. The Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can be Deceiving exhibit is currently being displayed through March, Women’s History Month,...

Book Review: Michelle Obama’s Becoming

Dominic Polycarpou

April 29, 2019

—Dominic Polycarpou Michelle Obama’s new book, Becoming, is a masterpiece in its message, execution, and pur- pose. Over the course of the memoir, Obama demonstrates her skill as a writer and storytell- er while also providing catharsis and honesty when describing her life as a...

“The Vagina Monologues” Empowers the Hollow

“The Vagina Monologues” Empowers the Hollow

Lucy Rogers

April 29, 2019

—Lucy Rogers On Wednesday, February 13th, a bustling crowd filled the Tarrytown Music Hall and extend- ed onto the Main Street sidewalk. Made up of mostly women, the crowd was lining up to see a play called The Vagina Monologues. Produced by the all-female group V-Day Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow,...

Who Was St. Patrick?

Who Was St. Patrick?

Lucia Balestrieri

April 29, 2019

—Lucia Balestrieri Though over half of the American population celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in some way, how many of us actually know the ori- gins of the holiday? The story is an exciting one, but not commonly told. St. Patrick’s Day has a vi- brant history that is worth knowing about. St....

Fast Fashion and Our Planet

Fast Fashion and Our Planet

Eva Kuhn

April 29, 2019

—Eva Kuhn Have you ever thought about where your clothes go after you’re done with them? Maybe you have. Maybe instead of throwing clothes out, you donate them or dispose of them with a textile recycling com- pany. Or maybe you don’t. Maybe your clothes go directly into the trash when...

J & G or Greene County?

J & G or Greene County?

Devin Batheja

February 27, 2019

Arguably the most heated argument in all of Sleepy Hollow High School has to do with lunch food. Which deli is best: Greene County or J & G Italian Deli? The two institutions quite literally face off against one another, located on opposite sides of Beekman Avenue, right across from the high scho...

Should Sleepy Hollow Get Rid of Class Rank?

Should Sleepy Hollow Get Rid of Class Rank?

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

Class rank is currently a prevalent part of life for many students near the top of their class at Sleepy. Students' weighted grade point averages--GPAs--automatically place them at a certain academic spot among their peers. Though awarding a valedictorian and salutatorian is a tradition at our school,...

Kaboom! A Dramatic Farewell to the Tappan Zee Bridge

Kaboom! A Dramatic Farewell to the Tappan Zee Bridge

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

Around 10 AM on Tuesday, January 15th, the school day came to a near halt in anticipation of easily the most exciting local event of 2019: the explosive demolition of one of the last remaining spans of the iconic Tappan Zee Bridge. Our school, blessed with stunning views of the Hudson River, was fortuitously...

“Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” Review

“Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” Review

Andres Polanco

January 9, 2019

Hasan Minhaj is shaking up the world of political talk shows with his new Netflix weekly series, Patriot Act. Minhaj, who is no newcomer to the land of late night and comedy (his stand-up special Homecoming King was widely successful, he was a popular correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and in 2...

Your Winter 2019 Horoscope

Your Winter 2019 Horoscope

Ginger Sakarya

January 9, 2019

Capricorn This month will bring you immense joy and happiness—in the form of $8 worth of bitcoin! It's true that very few stores take payment in bitcoin. However, the universe has come prepared! Fear not, because Straub Auto Repairs of Hastings, New York will gladly accept your virtual currency!...

#Problematic: The Complicated Case of Cardi B

#Problematic: The Complicated Case of Cardi B

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

Cardi B (real name: Belcalis Almanzar), the Bronx-born stripper-turned-reality-TV-star-turned-hit-rapper who emerged from the periphery of pop culture to icon status back in 2017 with her aggressive, empowering breakout single, "Bodak Yellow," might just be part of a feminist uprising in music. But...

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