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Outer Banks: Everyone’s Quarantine Addiction

Netflix's Outer Banks has blown up among high schoolers everywhere.

Charlotte Davis and Eve Rich

July 4, 2020

*Spoilers ahead!* If you're anything like us, we suspect that your free time in quarantine has been occupied with one of two activities - sleeping and watching TV. However, you have probably come to the realization that there is only a certain amount of times that you can rewatch your favorite show...

Survivor “Winners at War”: Who Will Be the Ultimate Champion?

The Survivor Winners at War finale capped off what has been an intense season.

Jolie Kantor

June 15, 2020

This season of Survivor definitely did not disappoint. The finale only added to the craziness of the season. Beginning with Natalie’s return from the Edge of Extinction and ending with the ultimate Survivor champion, this episode was full of shocks and surprises.  Even though Natalie began the challenge to r...

Why Scarsdale Should Demand Affordable Housing: An Op-Ed by Jacob Rosewater

Scarsdale should be held accountable for their exclusionary zoning practices.

Jacob Rosewater

June 3, 2020

Recently, I started a change.org petition to demand that Scarsdale build new affordable housing and begin the process of ending de-facto segregation in our community. Within a day of the petition being released, it gathered over a thousand signatures. This issue has always been important to me, and over the past few ye...

Trump Administration’s Implementation of the Stimulus Package and Democratic Resilience

The historic bill was designed to address the economic recession during the coronavirus pandemic.

Emily-Jane Luo

May 20, 2020

At the peak of the Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, the U.S. unemployment rate surged to 24.9%, a record that still stands today more than 87 years later. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing tremendous human and economic hardship across th...

Comparing the Coronavirus Response Between the Two Countries I Call Home

Valentina de Castro Novaes

May 15, 2020

Brazil checks off many factors of a developing country including corruption, poor economy, wealth inequality, and poverty. Poverty, the lack of effective security, and inequality are a drag on the country. The major problem in Brazil, though, is corruption. Brazil’s first confirmed case of coronav...

Opinion: Current Grading Policy Is A-OK

The administration is rightly standing by the traditional letter-grade system, but including semester grades on transcripts would improve transparency for college applications.

Josh Bock

May 15, 2020

With the end of the year fast approaching, the Scarsdale High School faculty must soon come to a final decision on the policy for grades, an aspect of our lives as SHS students that has been engulfed in this storm of uncertainty. Once the constant tracking device on the education of every neurotic, co...

How “Crash Landing on You” Crash Landed on Me

Crash Landing on You is a 16 episode series aired on Netflix.

Alexandra Chu

March 31, 2020

The meeting of Yoon Se-ri (Son Ye-jin) and Ri Jeong Hyeok (Hyun Bin) in Crash Landing on You was fate, not a coincidence. The 16-episode long series concluded on Netflix mid-February, but viewers are still gleefully discussing their favorite scenes and characters.  Crash Landing on You is a roma...

Review: All the Bright Places

All the Bright Places, based on the bestselling novel written by Jennifer Niven, was recently turned into a movie and released by Netflix on February 28, 2020.

Sydney Piccoli

March 23, 2020

**Spoilers Ahead! If you do not want to know what happens, please watch the movie on Netflix and then come back. ** All the Bright Places, based on the bestselling novel written by Jennifer Niven, was recently turned into a movie and released by Netflix on February 28, 2020. The movie tells th...

Review: The Good Place Final Season

The fourth and final season of the hit comedy TV show, The Good Place, written by Michael Schur, aired on NBC earlier this year.

Jolie Kantor

March 20, 2020

NBC’s The Good Place has finally concluded after its fourth season. Following season three’s cliffhanger ending, season four succeeds to tie together the storyline and end on a satisfying note. The season begins with the main characters’ new experiment to prove that bad people can change when given...

Foreign Language Films

People are often hesitant to watch movies in other languages due to feeling confused by the unknown language and portrayal of a different culture.

Lauren Zou

March 3, 2020

“Once you overcome the 1-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to many more amazing films,” said Parasite director Bong Joon Ho during his Golden Globes speech for Best Foreign-Language Film. Although those flashing words upon a screen may seem small and non-significant, they fos...

Review: BTS Album Map of the Soul: 7

BTS’s music is so inspiring that it’s a shame that some people in the music industry still don’t acknowledge them as real artists.

Alexandra Chu

February 29, 2020

“You will know when you listen to our new album and watch the performance that liking BTS was the best decision ever,” said BTS’s J-Hope in an interview with Ryan Seacrest at the 2020 Grammy Awards. When BTS’s new album Map of the Soul: 7 finally dropped on February 21, 2020, fans known as ARMY (...

Review of To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You

After fans anxiously awaited a sequel to

Lilac Lin

February 26, 2020

To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You, the sequel to Netflix’s 2018 romantic comedy, and based on Jenny Han’s YA novel was released just in time for Valentine’s Day. The film begins right where To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before ended, with Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah C...

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