Maroon

Love for “Love, Simon”

Love for “Love, Simon”

Ariel Weinsaft

April 21, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

How do you turn a relevant and controversial issue into a fresh and exciting movie that entertains people? Love, Simon does just that! This romantic comedy is told from the perspective of a young, high school boy coming out as gay to his community. Simon, the protagonist of the story, lives with a su...

Designs for a Different SHS

Designs for a Different SHS

Ali Rothberg

April 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

While not formally open to the student body yet, the design lab is most certainly up and running. Located in the hallway between the library and the gym, this large space is filled with new tools, furniture, and excitement. Led by teachers Lisa Yokana and Brian McDonald, the new STEAM department is now...

Shhh! A Quiet Place Review

Shhh! A Quiet Place Review

Isabel Horny

April 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Silence. Complete silence. This isn’t really what you would expect at the movie theatre, right? Well, for this sci-fi/ horror movie, silence is the key to survival. A Quiet Place is set in the future, after an invasion of terrifying aliens takes over a town by a single family: a father (John Krasinski)...

SHS Drama Club KILLS it with The Crimson House Murder

SHS Drama Club KILLS it with The Crimson House Murder

Magan Chin

April 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The Scarsdale High School Drama Club impressed once again with its third production of the year, The Crimson House Murder, on March 24.   This hilarious play tells the story of an excessively overpriced and suspicious hotel, known as the Crimson House, which provides terrible service to its residents. ...

A Comedy of Errors Review

A Comedy of Errors Review

Maya Bharara and Diana Nerangis

April 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The Shakespeare club recently performed A Comedy of Errors, one of Shakespeare’s shorter plays. It tells the story of two sets of identical twins, and the misadventures that occur when they are mistaken for each other. Antipholus of Syracuse, along with his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, have travel...

A Little Off-Key: A Review of Pitch Perfect 3

A Little Off-Key: A Review of Pitch Perfect 3

Natalie Schonfeld

April 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The shockingly loud opening of Pitch Perfect 3 will leave you in sensory overload.  The movie begins with the beloved Bellas inappropriately singing “Toxic” by Britney Spears, while standing on a boat floating in the water.  The entire scene is encompassed by chaos and confusion, and the dialogue...

Jumanji Review

Jumanji Review

Jessie Liu

March 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The dull grey shades of the school’s basement had transformed into the emerald greens and brilliant blues of the lush plants, babbling rivers, and strange creatures of the mysterious jungle in the video game, Jumanji. In the exhilarating and comedic movie, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle released in Dece...

Editorial: Gun Control

Editorial: Gun Control

Ali Rothberg

March 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinion

Americans have an inexplicable infatuation with guns, unmatched elsewhere in our world. My First Rifle was a legitimate American website that promoted the purchase of of customizable firearms as birthday gifts from parents to children. All too expectedly, one brilliant father decided to invest in a ...

Taking a Stance on Gun Violence

Taking a Stance on Gun Violence

Carly Kessler

March 2, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News, Opinion, Photo Gallery, Student Voices

I’m always one to try to understand something from both sides. Just this week, I started to read a book by Alan Dershowitz that strictly states the case for Israel, regarding the conflict in the Middle East. My plans upon completion include finding another book that will provide only the Palestini...

Black Panther Review

Black Panther Review

Arin Hendell

February 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Photo Gallery, Reviews

As soon as the exciting trailer with dynamite casting (including Hollywood favorites such as Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, and Daniel Kaluuya) emerged, the world, especially the black community, was ecstatic.  With the second biggest weekend gross of all...

Greatest Showman Review

Greatest Showman Review

Isha Bedi

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

With an all star cast, The Greatest Showman has swept the box office and has quickly become a country-wide favorite. This musical drama film has won the hearts of many with its intense storyline and popular soundtrack. "This is Me" is nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song. The movie has right...

Black Mirror Review

Black Mirror Review

Juling Wang

February 8, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Netflix’s sinister original series, Black Mirror, reexamines our world as one that revolves completely around technology and its potential to create, nourish, and destroy. Sound familiar? You might take a look around you and realize why. While the characters in Black Mirror find themselves in an a...

Scarsdale High School's daily online news source
Opinion