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The Scoop on Scoop Shop

The Scoop on Scoop Shop

Max Yang, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018

Scoop Shop in the Golden Horseshoe is serving up frozen yogurt, ice cream, and candy for all. The store opened on Friday, May 18, and its first day was successful. There were many people in the store, happily enjoying their sweet treats.            ...

Ready Player One Review

David Peng

May 31, 2018

A moviegoer couldn’t truthfully claim that they noticed even half of the Easter eggs and references integrated into the action packed, sci fi fantasy Ready Player One. Directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the book with the same name by Ernest Cline, the movie has so far been a theater success. ...

Album Review: Cocoa Sugar is Sweet

Album Review: Cocoa Sugar is Sweet

Juan Vargas

May 31, 2018

When I first listened to “Cocoa Sugar” by Young Fathers, I must admit, I was confused. The songs sounded happy, yet sad. They were filled with liberty, yet felt confined. Their themes and feel continuously shifted. Once I finished my second listen of the album, however, I realized that the paradoxes w...

Love for “Love, Simon”

Love for “Love, Simon”

Ariel Weinsaft

April 21, 2018

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

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

Isabel Horny

April 20, 2018

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

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

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

Natalie Schonfeld

April 11, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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