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The new Netflix series Heartstopper released on April 22, following two teenage boys who discover that their friendship may be something greater.

“Heartstopper” Reminds Us of What Love Truly Is

Jennifer Schwartz April 27, 2022

Clicking on the familiar Netflix icon this Saturday, I was pleasantly surprised to see a new title, Heartstopper. Pastel colors and a cute title were all that were needed to draw me in. With no clue I...

Use of profanity is becoming a regular part of conversations, degrading its prior shock-factor.

Is Profanity Becoming Part of Our Vocabulary?

Jennifer Schwartz April 7, 2022

If you walk down a hallway of our school between any given classes, I can guarantee you’ll hear at least one swear word amidst the chatter. Keywords: at least. But cursing’s prevalence extends past...

Scarsdale Varsity Tennis plays Edgemont on Scarsdale Middle School courts.

A DE(RS)teriorating Mental Health

James Liu April 6, 2022

Playing a sport is a healthy and fun activity for many people. It is a good way to stay fit while socializing with others. About 57% of all high schoolers participate in at least one sports team for their...

Should the United States change its Daylight Savings Time policy?

Daylight Savings Time is a Waste of Time

Ryan Jiang March 31, 2022

On March 15, 2022, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make Daylight Savings Time (DST) permanent beginning in 2023. However, the Sunshine Protection Act, as it is known officially,...

Its been a while, 2020. Time to reminisce about the weirdest two years of everyones lives.

Dear 2020

Mason Lau March 24, 2022

Dear 2020,   How are you? How were you, maybe? I’m kinda new at writing to the past. But if my memory serves me, the answer is…pretty terrible. I liken you to the sensation of peeling off...

Three weeks ago, Russia began its invasion of Ukraine. Since then, the tragic conflict has taken lives, ruined homes, sparked outrage, and reached even Scarsdale students.

A War of No Winners: How Will We Be Affected?

James Liu March 16, 2022

The Russo-Ukrainian war is one of Europe’s largest wars since World War II. Putin has long claimed that Ukraine belongs to Russia and that they are one people. However, Ukraine is a sovereign nation...

McMinn County, Tenessee bans Maus for its 8th graders.

An 8th Grade Maus Trap

Mason Lau March 10, 2022

The Holocaust happened. And it was undeniably the most twisted, sickening crime committed against humanity to date. Regardless, we have an obligation to carry those horrors despite our temporal (or social)...

The new Scarsdale location of Sweetgreen can deliver food to any nearby location in only about 25 minutes.

Sweetgreen Sweetens the Scarsdale Dining Scene

Drew Siegel March 10, 2022

Everyone always goes on and on about how amazing Sweetgreen was, but I found it hard to believe that anything could ever beat a fresh and delicious salad from Chopt. Sweetgreen already had a location in...

Levain Bakery cookies, baked in New York City, delivered to you anywhere. | Photo Credit: Justin Riggi

Cookies in a Class of their Own

Justin Riggi February 28, 2022

Thin and crispy or soft and chewy?  In terms of cookies, both have merit, but no matter what side you’re on for this sometimes-polarizing issue, there is one thing that both cookie connoisseurs and...

The SAT Goes Virtual: Yay or Nay?

The SAT Goes Virtual: Yay or Nay?

Ryan Jiang and Mason Lau February 28, 2022

Come 2024, seniors, juniors, and a handful of ambitious freshmen can put down their pencils as the SATs will be administered online. Amidst a series of consequential changes, The College Board has announced...

Encanto Review: Disney’s Latest Masterpiece

‘Encanto’ Review: Disney’s Latest Masterpiece

Caroline Calvert January 11, 2022

-Before reading this article, beware of mild spoilers- When I sat down on Christmas Eve to watch Disney’s new blockbuster, Encanto, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Movie critics certainly have not...

Spider-Man: No Way Home proves to be a successful sequel that has excited fans worldwide.

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Enchants Marvel Fans

Grace Cheng and Amelia Liu December 25, 2021

On December 17, 2021, the long-awaited sequel to Spiderman: Homecoming (2017) and Spiderman: Far From Home (2019) was released in theaters. Spider-Man: No Way Home picks up right after Spiderman is revealed...

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