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Grey’s Anatomy Review

February 7, 2016

*If you are not caught up on Grey’s Anatomy, this is a major spoiler alert* Shonda Rhimes: you either love her, or you hate her. As the writer of the hit T.V. series Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes has too much control over our lives. She decides your mood every Friday morning. It all depends on t...

Everything I Never Told You Review

February 7, 2016

There are some novels that take ages to find their way to the plot - pages of plodding descriptions and introductions of characters, so much so that you begin to wonder when the actual story will begin. Everything I Never Told You is not one of those books. From the very first sentences -- “Lydia ...

Things My Mother Taught Me Play Review

February 1, 2016

As the curtains opened and the crowd went silent, Genna Shuster ’16 and Ellis Jones ’17 took the stage to perform the fantastic comedy, Things My Mother Taught Me, written by Katherine DiSavino. The play follows Gabe and Olivia as they pick up their lives and move from New York to their new life in Chic...

Selma Review

January 17, 2016

Exactly one year ago Selma was released into movie theaters across the nation. Today, on the birthday of the Martin Luther King Jr, I sit down to watch this movie for extra credit.  The highly recommended film has received numerous awards over the past year.  Yet, some critics have deemed these nomin...

Are We Safe at SHS?

Are We Safe at SHS?

November 19, 2015

After the Sandy Hook massacre on December 14, 2012, shock reverberated throughout the SHS halls.  A community just like Scarsdale had been brutally attacked, and 20 children had been killed.  Elementary schools like Sandy Hook should be a safe haven for children, a warm learning environment.  That da...

Fargo Review

Fargo Review

November 16, 2015

  The best praise that can be given to the incredibly complex second season of Fargo, of which four episodes have aired, is that the show manages the seemingly impossible task of making Minnesota seem cool. Gone are the high-pitched accents, quirky aphorisms, and general aloofness that were ent...

Lonely Life

Lonely Life

October 25, 2015

I feel so alone.... I don't have a dependable friend group or friends at all, I'm always second to everyone else, whenever the person I'm talking or walking with sees someone else they know they leave me hanging without even a goodbye. I never get invited to anything. I don't know what to do. People al...

The Biggest Question on Every SHS Student’s Mind; to Work or to Socialize?

October 25, 2015

How do I manage my time better? I stay up all night and barely sleep.. how do I cope with the stress of SHS and still maintain a social life??? Help plz. Hi!  We totally understand your concerns, because we have been there too!  It can be so hard to find the balance between sleep, work, and frien...

The Freshman Fresh Start

August 30, 2015

I’m getting so nervous about college and life post-high school!!! My parents want so much from me and all my friends are motivated and setting expectations so high… but I don’t know what I want...What do I do? The freshman fresh start Your concerns are very real and, quite often, common among r...

How Do I Know My Sexuality?

August 30, 2015

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

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...

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