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How Do I Know My Sexuality?

August 30, 2015


Filed under Advice Column, Blogs

I’m confused about my sexuality…I’m not as into girls as my friends are… but I’m not necessarily into guys...well I mean I’ve never kissed a guy, so I don’t know I guess. How do I know? How Do I Know My Sexuality? In high school, we struggle everyday with balancing our own desires with th...

I’m an Independent Floater Who Don’t Need No Clique

August 30, 2015


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I dont have a consistent friend group, I'm considered a “floater”. I don’t mind being alone; I actually like being friends with a variety of people, but it gets so hard around halloween and parties. I don’t know who to associate with. Help! I’m an independent floater who don’t need no cl...

Legally Blonde Review

Legally Blonde Review

June 11, 2015


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Amidst the stressful winding down of the school year, the senior class’ production of Legally Blonde the Musical provided an entertaining break from studying with much needed comic relief. Although school plays tend to attract small audiences, the opening night of the musical was jam-packed with everyone fro...

Let’s talk about Sex(ism)

Let’s talk about Sex(ism)

May 27, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In recent weeks, after discussing the differences in PE practices based on gender, we at Maroon considered the repercussions of these standards (see “PE Handball Unit Causes Controversy” on page 1). As both SHS students and Maroon continue to debate these rules, new questions regarding the varyin...

We Were Liars Review

We Were Liars Review

May 3, 2015


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Imagine jumping off a cliff. Imagine cuddling under the covers. Imagine a crackling fire. Imagine the first rain of the summer. Telling someone you’re sorry for their loss. Dipping your toes into a clear ocean. Board games with your family. The moment you get your heart broken. Imagine love. Hate. Fear. Remorse. Sadness. Fascination. Imagine feel...

Taylor Swift’s 1989 Bonus Songs Review

Taylor Swift’s 1989 Bonus Songs Review

May 2, 2015


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While Taylor Swift’s 1989 album has been around for quite a while making its way to the top of the charts, there are three hidden gems in the album that are relatively undiscovered. The songs "Wonderland","You are in Love", and "New Romantics" have previously only been available on the 1989 Deluxe...

The Many (Tear-Inducing) Layers of Spirit: A Critical Review

The Many (Tear-Inducing) Layers of Spirit: A Critical Review

March 26, 2015


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Scarsdale High School is currently in the process of becoming, in many senses of the word, an increasingly exclusionary place. All too often do we hear students talk about how great their weekend or vacation was, or how much they have accomplished in their vari- ous extracurricular activitie...

Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

February 9, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, two Islamic militants, Cherif and Said Kouachi, attacked the headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Protesting the crude and blasphemous depictions of Muhammad on Charlie Hebdo’s covers, the brothers killed numerous employees of the newspaper. Amidst the ...

Letter from the Web Editors in Chief

Letter from the Web Editors in Chief

February 9, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Hi! We’re the new web editors-in-chief of Maroon. We plan to make shsmaroon.org your new Facebook ('cause let’s be real, that thing is dying). The school website will be a new part of your daily social media checkup (hopefully). It will be filled with articles that are interesting about fell...

A Letter from the Print Editors-in-Chief

A Letter from the Print Editors-in-Chief

February 9, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

For our first issue, and the many to come, we are going to tell the truth. We’ll try to tell the hard truths, the fun truths, and the ugly truths. With luck, the truth will raise some hell. If it does then we will know we’ve done our job right. The attacks in Paris have impressed upon us...

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

November 20, 2014


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

  Red and yellow; green and white; orange and blue. After walking through the halls of SHS and tallying the myriad collegiate color pairings, a visitor might never guess our school colors are maroon and white. College apparel is the de facto “jeans and a t-shirt” of the typical SHS student’s...

Chipotle vs. Salsa Fresca

Chipotle vs. Salsa Fresca

November 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

There are few things I appreciate more than a nice quesarito (the magical love-child of the burrito and a quesadilla) after a long school day. Something about every bite I take from those meat filled burritos just keeps me coming back to Chipotle. And with the new store opening in White Plains, our favorite...

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