What’s Happening in Russia?

Ajsa Orban March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 Thousands of people took to the streets of Russia on January 23rd to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, a prominent political opposition leader and candid critic of Russian President...

Latin America is Gasping for Air / América Latina se está ahogando

Virginia Bencosme March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 Emergency units all around Latin America have been running out of oxygen tanks to treat Covid-19 patients, and as a result, the number of deaths has skyrocketed. This oxygen...

Child Marriage Banned in DR / Matrimonio infantil prohibido en la República Dominicana

Virginia Bencosme March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 According to the United Nations (U.N.) Children's Fund, UNICEF, the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic has one of the highest rates of child marriage and early union...

Thanksgiving Travel in the COVID Era

Thanksgiving Travel in the COVID Era

Aliya Tang January 9, 2021

January 2021 The question of whether to travel for Thanksgiving break or not never comes up as a question to my family. My family always traveled for Thanksgiving because Thanksgiving is meant to be...

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Positive Things Going On in the World: “The Climate Clock”

Ashlee Molina January 8, 2021

January 2021 This past September, a “Climate Clock” was installed in Manhattan’s Union Square. On Saturday, September 19th, a sentence appeared on the LED screen: “Earth has a deadline." Then...

Stopping the Spread: How to Handle COVID-19

Charis Polycarpou November 8, 2020

November 2020 Months after the coronavirus spread around the world, there is still much about the virus that remains unclear. Even the facts scientists have uncovered can be difficult to understand...

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New Attendance Policy Urges Students to Stay In School

Charis Polycarpou December 17, 2019

High school serves to prepare students for life after graduation, but attendance is necessary in order for students to benefit from it. Vital tools and information can’t be imparted to students if they...

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The Accelerated Math Program: Boom or Bust?

Jack Weidner December 17, 2019

There has been some recent controversy surrounding Sleepy Hollow’s relatively new accelerated math program, specifically surrounding its option to "double accelerate" in high school. The double acceleration...

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Family Science Night: Creating Scientists of the Future

Tess Kaplan December 17, 2019

On November 20th, Sleepy Hollow High School held yet another successful Family Science Night. The fun-filled evening was complete with a wide range of science lessons and activities, from experiments with...

How Affirmative Action Shapes the College Application Process

How Affirmative Action Shapes the College Application Process

Andrés Polanco December 17, 2019

Race has been a divisive issue in this nation since its founding. From slavery to Jim Crow laws to quotas on immigration, minorities, especially Black Americans, have faced systematic oppression and serious...

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The Mouse’s Media Monopoly

Andres Polanco December 17, 2019

Mickey Mouse is the ruler of our childhood. For almost a century, the Walt Disney Company has continually produced animated shorts and movies, expanding its media presence exponentially. This company was...

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day

Sophie Sylves-Berry December 17, 2019

After smoking only one cigarette or taking a few hits from a Juul, the human body can acquire a lifelong craving for nicotine. When the addictive drug is inhaled into the lungs, it quickly spreads into...

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