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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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Another Pizzeria?

FOOD REVIEW Recently, a new pizzeria called Slice Shop opened in what used to be Nicks Pizzeria. Slice Shop was a pretty good first experience. I ordered two slices of cheese pizza and a can of soda. The pizza was a bit greasy but other than that it was very good. My main concern was the price of the pizza. My two slices and a can of soda costed over $8.00. Many students have tried out the pizza and enjoyed ...

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The Election Aftermath

On the day of November 10th, in wake of the election results, it seemed as if a dark cloud had formed over the Irvington High School community. The hallways and classrooms felt desolate as students and teachers alike idled in near silence, the gravity of Donald Trump's victory still sinking in. English teacher, Ms, Ippolito described the day as, “It seems like it’s a day of mourning. I don’t think I’ve seen ...

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Funny or Down Right Childish: Glover does it Again

Atlanta is a new hit drama/comedy on FX premiering on september 6, quickly becoming one of FX’s most exciting new shows. Starring Donald Glover, otherwise known as hit rapper Childish Gambino, Atlanta tells the story of a Princeton dropout trying to ride the fame of his talented cousin PaperBoi. Glover quickly finds himself managing PaperBoi as they go through the different struggles of money, law, and fame ...

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Frank Ocean “Blonde” Album Review

By Antonia Abramowitz Frank Ocean's sophomore album Blonde, the successor to his 2012 Channel Orange, is one that begs for more attention than just a swift listen. The 17-track offering is an art form as well as a musical piece, one that preserves the personality of his former R&B release. Ocean seamlessly strings together mellow beats, electronic hymns, powerful and somewhat obscure lyrics , and maybe ...

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There’s an App for that: Tony’s Pizza

As many students already know, Tony’s Pizzeria is a very popular spot to eat and order from. Recently Tony created a new application to help ordering and delivering easier for everyone to order, especially students. Tony gets a lot of business from students in several lunch periods throughout the day. “I eat chicken mac for days,” said sophomore Anthony Bonavita. “I feel like I have a special relationship w ...

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Debate

  On November 8th, in honor of election day, the school hosted an official debate in the auditorium. The debate gave a voice to the opposing political views that exist in the IHS community by pitting eight seniors - four democrats and four republicans - against each other in a battle of ideologies and wits.   This select group of political advocates included some of Irvington’s most well-known and ...

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