Mayor Pete for President?

Mayor Pete for President?

Lucia Balestrieri

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. Buttigieg, who is the son of a Maltese immigrant and grew up in the town he's now the mayor ...

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader

Lucy Rogers

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 for increasing opportunities for members of the United States’s middle class to thrive. She has...

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

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

Isabella Calix, Senior Editor and Staff Writer

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 in as the youngest woman to serve in Congress in January 2019, has recently been the focus of disproportionate media attention regarding her background, her appearance, ...

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...

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...

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...

To Pledge or Not To Pledge?

To Pledge or Not To Pledge?

Sarah Clayton

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?

Leah Scarpati, Staff Writer

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 to advocate for the ideals our nation was founded upon. The march was intended to bring the town toge...

Three Ways High Schoolers Can Be Politically Active

Three Ways High Schoolers Can Be Politically Active

Sarah Clayton, Staff Writer

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 let you sign up for notifications, emails, and even text alerts that update you on the latest he...

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