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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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New Asian Fusion Restaurant in Irvington

50 South Buckhout street is abuzz with some new local flare, a new family-friendly Asian fusion restaurant. .Recently  Since February of this year  GoSū has been serving numerous Asian-inspired dishes with an American twist. From the various small, shareable appetizers to the delicious ramen and cooked meats, GoSu brings some never been seen before flavors to our small town of Irvington. The renovated, mode ...

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Facebook Group Offers Local Color

All of Irvington High School is buzzing with the daily gossip and news on our small humble town coming from the 10533 Facebook group. With a whooping 2,440 members, some former and current Irvington students, this closed group is the talk of the town currently. Melissa Brown, a resident in Irvington and the Facebook administrator for the 10533 Facebook group, started the group in 2014 as a way to connect Ir ...

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“Fake News” and the Irvington Crest

Editor's Column Recently the school’s spirit was set ablaze by some inflammatory “fake news” - that is, the new Irvington “crest”. A simple web redesign blew up into a town-wide controversy and showed us just how susceptible we all are to outrage even when facts are absent. It all started a month ago when it was revealed that Irvington was considering an aesthetic change for the school district. The new Irv ...

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A Tradition (Almost) In Jeopardy

Irvington High School, since established in 1965, has sported green and white alongside the determined-face of the Bulldog. An  uproar of concern about this legacy being in jeopardy has caused a reaction that has led to community involvement and local discussions. The District is designing a new, improved website that includes a new logo that will be used on the website, letterhead and other official docume ...

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Is Makeup a Plague on Society?

EDITOR'S COLUMN Is make up a plague on modern society? Do girls (or boys or other) still wear makeup in school? The answers to those questions: probably. As a man, I have never really worn make-up, except on some especially wild nights. So why do I give a damn about who wears make up and who doesn’t? I’m not entirely sure; it just kind of irks me. There’s an abundance of reasons to paint your face with chem ...

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Is Irvington Boring?

Although many people love Irvington, New York as their home, others think differently about this small rivertown. According to a recent article in The Patch, Irvington is the "third most boring town in New York." Many students from Irvington seem to somewhat agree. A survey for Irvington High School students on the question, “Do you think Irvington is a boring town?” Forty-two students said "yes" and 18 stu ...

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Tour of Hong Kong (Red Subway Line)

I recently went to Hong Kong over winter break. This is a tiny tour of one subway line out of the various lines in Hong Kong that people can visit. The red subway line contains one of the most famous tourist attractions. Choose your station and follow the directions depending on where you want to visit: From the airport … Take the red subway line (Tseun Wan Line) Mongkok… go to Line 1 Major shopping area, s ...

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Seniors Zero in on Post-HS Plans

As the last four years of high school come to an end, more and more of the seniors are finding out what colleges they have been accepted to. Here are some of the graduating seniors final choices in colleges: Stephanie Ades- Wesleyan Natalie Aronson- Lehigh Dorian Barber- Duke Sofia Bazdekis- NYU Maxine Bell- Tufts Jillian Conley- Skidmore Leia Correa- Syracuse Cleo Davidowitz- Middlebury Emma DeRose- Duke R ...

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Parents Join Forces to Take on College Process

This Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 in the CPR Esther Samra and Allison Gilbert will be heading a panel for parents of high schoolers going into the college process. The panel will consist of four parents of graduating seniors and two seniors, myself included. The college admissions climate is changing, and it is important to get the most up-to-date information and feedback possible. The parent to parent progra ...

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