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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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Snapchat for a Yearbook

The yearbook staff is using the popular app Snapchat to get the word out about this year's yearbook. They have launched their Snapchat throughout the school for students. From the numerous hallway posts, students have added the snapcode of yearbook’s account to connect with them. Nicole Sklitsis, senior staff member, says “We created it because we took a poll and Snapchat was the most popular app at IHS. We ...

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Stopping early exits from IHS concerts

OPINION What happens when you get on the stage, and you see three quarters of the seats free and wide open? Because as soon as we get up on the stage, three quarters of the people have left, leaving an open hole where the sound can reach but the people can't. For us, the high school orchestra, it was very saddening to see that only our parents and a few other people had stayed to watch and listen to us for ...

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S’well Revolution

Since the beginning of the school year S’wells have taken over the average water bottle. Everywhere in school there's always a S’well with a creative pattern or color that catches the eyes of many. S’wells are simple and smart and has become very popular in our school community. These reusable water bottles keep liquids cold for 24 hours and hot for 12. Also the bottles are made out of non-leaching and non- ...

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Cycling for your soul

Many Irvington students are embracing SoulCycle’s mantra “Find Your Soul” by attending the popular cycling classes at locations in Scarsdale, Rye Brook and Bronxville. SoulCycle was founded in 2006 and has become a trendy place to exercise ever since. This company is based on motivation and pushing yourself to the limit. These vigorous 45-minute classes transform the rider to become happier and healthier. “ ...

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