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One Year Since the Las Vegas Shooting: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?

One Year Since the Las Vegas Shooting: Are We Headed in the Right Direction?

Ariel Weinsaft

October 8, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

October 1, 2018 marked the one year anniversary of the Las Vegas shooting, when Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire from his hotel room onto the crowd below him innocently viewing a concert. This tragedy, as well as the  Orlando nightclub shooting, are viewed as some of the impactful moments that led ...

Global Citizenship Day

Global Citizenship Day

Lauren Zou

October 7, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Global Citizenship Day was a schoolwide event on October 4th meant to engage the students of Scarsdale in learning about the world around them, and spread awareness about topics that may not be known in our Scarsdale bubble. The day was packed full of various events and presentations, some fun and oth...

A New Look at the SHS Library

A New Look at the SHS Library

Jessie Liu, Writer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

From a hub of social activity full of lunchtime chats and video games to an almost-vacant quiet space devoid of the popular .io games (you know which ones I’m talking about), the role of the SHS library has shifted dramatically in the past year. Previously, our library’s lenient food and noise...

Musician, Rapper, Innovator; Mac Miller’s Legacy

Musician, Rapper, Innovator; Mac Miller’s Legacy

Brendan Lee

October 7, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

Diablo, Self-Care, Rain, Cinderella. Following September 7, 2018, Mac Miller’s hit songs sounded through the headphones of millions worldwide, reminiscing upon his death. In his mere twenty-six years, Miller became an icon of the rap industry, seeking glory in every production.     ...

Trump at the 73rd UN General Assembly

Trump at the 73rd UN General Assembly

Lauren Zou

October 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National

The 73rd UN General Assembly opened on the 18th of of September for all of the 193 United Nations members to discuss current issues, including world security and recent developments. Many of the highlights came from Donald Trump, the President of the United States.       Despite his late a...

Immense Flooding Causes Trouble For SHS

Immense Flooding Causes Trouble For SHS

Lucy Brenner

October 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News

The remnants of Hurricane Florence brought torrential downpours to Scarsdale High School on Tuesday, September 25, causing extensive flooding and numerous problems for students and teachers on their way home from school. Though the rain persisted throughout the entire day, the afternoon brought the ...

Explore Westchester’s Study Spots

Explore Westchester’s Study Spots

David Peng and Kelli Rainer

September 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Over the summer, the Scarsdale Public Library closed in light of upcoming renovations.  As a result, hundreds of SHS students were left devastated and without an after-school home.  To mend the students’ deflated spirits, we have found some alternate study spots that may heal the SPL-shaped holes i...

Race and Ethnicity Makes a Comeback

Race and Ethnicity Makes a Comeback

Max Yang

September 23, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

After a year hiatus because of low student enrollment, the Social Studies department's Race and Ethnicity elective has returned to SHS.  The class explores the meanings and applications of race, both historically and in the present. “The class tries to deepen and complicate students’ understanding of ra...

If Teachers Had Senior Facebook Names

If Teachers Had Senior Facebook Names

September 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Front Page, School

PaleKars for Kids (Ms. Palekar)s Santa Clauss (Ms. Claussen) Pai Day (Mr. Pai) Levenberger King (Ms. Levenberg) Siper No Siping (Mr. Sipe) Severus Drape (Mr. Draper) Kim Apostleble (Mr. Apostle) Dj Pauli D (Mr. Paulison) OrMazah BallSoup (Sr. Ormazabal-Orta) Cam...

A Shift to the Right for the Supreme Court?

A Shift to the Right for the Supreme Court?

Jacob Faierman and David Peng

September 12, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

After multiple days of tempestuous confirmation hearings promulgated by a steep political divide, Judge Brett Kavanaugh appears primed for confirmation to the Supreme Court. The 53-year-old judge’s confirmation would indicate a shift to the right for the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh would be replacing Ju...

Colin Kaepernick: Just Do It

Colin Kaepernick: Just Do It

Isha Bedi

September 12, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

Recently, many people have begun to boycott and destroy Nike apparel in response to Nike’s partnership with Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback. Kaepernick was announced as one of the athletes chosen to commemorate Nike’s 30 year anniversary of their iconic “Just Do It” slogan. The ne...

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