SHS Drama Club KILLS it with The Crimson House Murder

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Black Panther Review

Arin Hendell

February 26, 2018

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

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Isha Bedi

February 12, 2018

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

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Juling Wang

February 8, 2018

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...

SHS Maroon’s Teacher Feedback Form

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Noam Cherki and Ali Rothberg

January 29, 2018

The tooth fairy exists, gum stays in your stomach for 7 years, Chris Hemsworth is a real god, and being an astronaut is a viable profession. From a young age children’s minds are riddled with common misconceptions, among them the promises of the goodness of humanity, their unlimited potential, and ...

Tracks/Check, Please! Review

Tracks/Check, Please! Review

Lauren Zou

January 21, 2018

On Friday 12th and Saturday 13th, 7:30 PM, the Drama Club put on a spectacular, student-directed show that left the audience clutching their stomachs in laughter. Tracks, directed by Alexa Trujillo ’18 and Steven Orlofsky ’18, told a story about life after death. Situated on a train platform, with on...

Scarsdale’s New Taco Spot: PopoJito

Scarsdale's New Taco Spot: PopoJito

Sophia Hovakimian

November 22, 2017

Many residents of Scarsdale have been waiting for a fun, affordable new restaurant to spruce up the Scarsdale Village. The new taco restaurant on Christie Place, PopoJito, could be just what the village needs; this restaurant features Mexican cuisine with Mediterranean influences, and is 100% gluten-...

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