Mayor Pete for President?

Image: Pete Buttigieg
September 9, 2019

If Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana were to become president of the United States, he would be the youngest U.S. president in history at only 37 years old. He would also be the first gay president....

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader
May 7, 2019

The opening line to Elizabeth Warren’s essay, “The Vanishing Middle Class,” is the following: “A strong middle class is the best ally of the poor.” This line encapsulates her passionate advocacy...

Jumping Through Hoops: Latinas in Politics / Saltando a Pendientes de Aro: Latinas en la Política

Shepard Fairey / Photographer: Arlene Mejorado / CNN
February 15, 2019

Gold hoop earrings, bold red lipstick, and a reenactment of The Breakfast Club dance mash-up monopolized news coverage of Alexandria Ocasio-C0rtez's first week in Congress. Ocasio-Cortez, who was sworn...

Midterm Election Recap

Midterm Election Recap
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...

Panic at Global Citizen Festival Shows Necessity of Gun Reform

Concert attendees struggle to escape the stressful situation. (Photo credits: The AP)
It is disturbingly representative of modern American culture that such a minor problem spiraled out of control so quickly and powerfully. 
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...

SHHS Students Walk Out in Protest

SHHS Students Walk Out in Protest
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...

To Pledge or Not To Pledge?

To Pledge or Not To Pledge?
January 4, 2018
Widespread indifference to the Pledge speaks volumes about our generation's decreased interest in political action, patriotic or otherwise.

What’s Goin’ On?

What's Goin' On?
July 4, 2017

On Sunday, January 24th, the village of the Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown hosted a solidarity march where hundreds of community members among all races, ages, gender, and socioeconomic factions gathered...

Three Ways High Schoolers Can Be Politically Active

Three Ways High Schoolers Can Be Politically Active
July 3, 2017

Stay informed! Watch the news on TV, check trending topics on Twitter, or just pick up a newspaper. Smartphones offer news apps from CNN, the New York Times, and most other major outlets, many of which...

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