“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,...

A Record Year for Natural Disasters

A Record Year for Natural Disasters

Lucia Balestrieri

February 15, 2019

2018 has proven to be an eye-opener when it comes to the impact climate change is having on the lives of the general public. Climate change is proving to be one of the defining international issues of this era, attracting attention from politicians, the media, the scientific community, and everyday America...

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...

#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...

Why Did She Wait?

Why Did She Wait?

Lucy Rogers

December 12, 2018

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, countless survivors of sexual abuse and assault have come forward with their stories. The movement was started in 2006 by Tarana Burke, and was originally a small movement focusing on young women of color, especially those from low wealth communities. Burke found...

Midterm Election Recap

Midterm Election Recap

Dominic Polycarpou

December 12, 2018

The midterm elections have come and gone, and some interesting things came to pass. The midterm elections take place every four years, exactly halfway between the presidential elections. Members of the House of Representatives, the Senate, state legislatures, and governors are among the people who are...

What’s In a Name? / ¿Qué Significa en un Nombre?

What’s In a Name? / ¿Qué Significa en un Nombre?

Isabella Calix

November 7, 2018

The terms “Hispanic”, “Latino/a”, and “Latinx” are often used interchangeably in the U.S. September 15 to October 15 is devoted to celebrating Americans with heritage from Latin America and South America. Although “Hispanic” covers all Americans from predominantly Spanish and Portuguese-speaking...

Panic at Global Citizen Festival Shows Necessity of Gun Reform

Panic at Global Citizen Festival Shows Necessity of Gun Reform

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

America is known for many of its odd cultural norms. Prescription drug advertisements. Treating pets like children. White bread. Black Friday. Obesity. And, apparently, a deeply ingrained fear of mass shootings that causes calm people at safe concerts to suddenly go berserk at a nonexistent threat. I was waitin...

The Rise (and Fall?) of Juuling

The Rise (and Fall?) of Juuling

Sophie Sylves-Berry

November 7, 2018

The popular e-cigarettes known as Juuls can be seen everywhere. From the Mobil in front of school to the pockets of kids walking down Sleepy’s hallways, it's clear that the e-cigarette epidemic didn't skip over Sleepy Hollow. E-cigs, vapes, puffers—whatever you want to call them—were originally made...

INTERVIEW: Next Year’s Executive Board Co-Presidents

INTERVIEW: Next Year’s Executive Board Co-Presidents

Sarah Clayton

June 15, 2018

Being elected co-presidents of next year's student Executive Board seems like a victory lap for current juniors Eliza Grose and Helen Tejada. After each serving in various student government capacities since freshman year and contributing greatly to the school community through theater, science research,...

Letter from the Editor

Sarah Clayton

June 15, 2018

Hey, Hoofprints readers! I'm excited to announce that I, Sarah Clayton, will be taking over as Hoofprints editor for the 2018-19 school year. This paper has undergone some pretty impressive changes over the last few years (read: we got a website! Check us out at www.ihollow.org), but there will al...

SHHS Students Walk Out in Protest

SHHS Students Walk Out in Protest

Sarah Clayton

May 4, 2018

At 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 14th, students across America came together to send the world an urgent and indelible message: Enough. Hundreds of Sleepy Hollow students and staff members were among the tens of thousands nationwide who walked out of school as part of the National School Walkout, a demonstration...

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