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...

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...

The Sound of Sleepy

The Sound of Sleepy

Casey McDonough

December 12, 2018

As you roam through the halls of Sleepy Hollow High School, there's a good chance you will hear loud music coming from a speaker in a student's backpack or their headphones. Most of the time, the speakers will be playing the most popular rap track of the week, and students milling around will mouth along...

Field Trip! Sleepy Goes To Hamilton

Field Trip! Sleepy Goes To Hamilton

Emma Basha

December 12, 2018

On November 14th, the Regents U.S. History classes and some select juniors went on a very exciting field trip to what some might call the "greatest city in the world." For only $10 per student, they traveled to the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York City to see Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton. Hamilton is a sung- and rappe...

HUELLAS: Students Celebrate Latinx Roots / Los Estudiantes Celebran las Raíces de la Comunidad Latinx

HUELLAS: Students Celebrate Latinx Roots / Los Estudiantes  Celebran las Raíces de la Comunidad Latinx

Isabella Calix

December 12, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, a group English as New Language (ENL) students celebrated their indigenous roots with the school community through the medium of lively Spanish songs and choreography, accompanied by a group of professional musicians and dancers. Students from Chile, Ecuador, and the Domi...

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...

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