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The Greatest Show (Musical) on Earth?

Grade: A The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, and Zendaya entails P.T. Barnum’s creation of the Barnum and Bailey Circus in a spectacular and thrilling musical drama. Though the integrity of P.T. Barnum’s actual character in history is a topic of controversy, the film instead focuses on the spirit of individuality and diversity while leaving the more darker elements of his character out. T ...

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iPic Theater Debuts

From the decorative furnishing and clattering of silverware, a movie theater is the last place where you’d guess yourself to be. However, the newly opened iPic Theater in Dobbs Ferry located in Chauncey Square offers much more than the typical movie experience. Upon entering, you are immediately greeted by a hotel-esque lobby with a front desk and receptionist. Unlike most theaters, at iPic you are required ...

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Students Favorite The JCC

The recent renovations and addition of extensive amenities at the Jewish Community Center on the Hudson has garnered the attention of Irvington High School students. The facility now boasts a commodious gym, pool, sauna, and an expansive basketball court among other things. Senior Matthew Lazarus, a regular, shares his personal preference over the school gym. “Honestly the environment is more serious, the s ...

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Jasper joins Social Studies department

Beginning her second year of teaching , Ms. Lily Jasper, the most recent addition to the Irvington social studies department is excited and passionate for this school year. From initially doing work with a law firm, Ms. Jasper quit her  job to pursue a career in teaching instead. She currently teaches Global 9 part-time at the high school. Ms. Jasper spent her first year of teaching at Martin Luther King, J ...

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Lackluster Scares in Sleepy Hollow

REVIEW With screams in the far distance and ghoulish pirates and witches preying on the unsuspecting waiting lines, one would expect a truly chilling experience. However, the annually held haunted house at the Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow was lackluster to say the very least. The atmosphere did not fail to live up to festive hype the holiday brings every year, with several food stands and a small musi ...

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Student Vaping Increasing Nationwide

By Ben Yeh and Brian Clinton High school students around the country are engaging in a new, and unhealthy, habit -- JUULing, also known as vaping. JUULing, the most modern form of e-cigarettes on the market are increasingly popular among teenagers and young adults. The growth in the new small compact e-cig can be attributed to its stealthy and concealable design—whilst delivering a fix of nicotine to users. ...

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