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An Inside Look on the Future of Hen Hud’s Budget

An Inside Look on the Future of Hen Hud’s Budget

By Elaine Clarke and Emily McGrath April 12, 2024

The future of Hendrick Hudson school district remains uncertain as a result of the closing of Indian Point and its depletion of our revenues. The district’s budget restructuring expresses the intention of prioritizing students and staff, but taking a closer look, the truth is cloudier than that. Initial...

Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Passing Through New York

Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Passing Through New York

By Kacie Burns, Art and Entertainment Editor March 8, 2024

On April 8th, a solar eclipse will be visible across the United States, ranging from Texas all the way to Maine. If you remember from 2017, a total solar eclipse is when the Moon travels between the Earth and the sun, blocking all light besides the sun’s atmosphere with its shadow (aka the corona)....

Seven Emo albums To Wallow In

Seven Emo albums To Wallow In

By Justin Corado, Writer March 8, 2024

Tigers Jaw - Tigers Jaw Starting this list of seven albums off with my favorite of the bunch, Tigers Jaw self-titled is a dynamic and powerful album. In my opinion this record’s strongest quality is its vocals from Adam Mcllwee which convey such passion and heartbreak. The whole band contributes...

Photo Credits: Adam Robinson-Yu

Why You Should Play: A Short Hike

By Max Cannon, Writer March 8, 2024

A true mark of maturity is when you are able to make your own decisions and discoveries. But some of us have limitations or struggle to see that growth in ourselves and that makes it really hard to see pride in our accomplishments. This is where “a short hike” comes in. In 2019, sole developer...

Online FAFSA Rollout Riddled with Issues

Online FAFSA Rollout Riddled with Issues

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Managing Editor March 1, 2024

The new FAFSA rollout has been riddled with many issues, including three-hour hold times, glitches and bugs in the website, and frequent maintenance. Many students have been left in the dark about solutions to their problems regarding the FAFSA form, and a new processing date of mid-March has forced...

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Fit For Fashion: Streetwear

By Elizabeth Apienti and Sofia Klinger March 1, 2024

Have you ever strolled down the bustling streets of New York City? The vibrant aura of the city is truly a sight to behold. Take in the towering buildings, the invigorating air, the fragrant smells, and the eclectic mix of people. The fashion scene in the city is unparalleled! You'll spot people dressed...

Recommendations of the Week: 2/25-3/2

Recommendations of the Week: 2/25-3/2

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Managing Editor March 1, 2024

Each week, the staff here at The Anchor give their recommendations on an album, book and movie to enjoy. Here are our recommendations for the week of 2/25-3/2. Album- You Forget It In People by Broken Social Scene (2002) Recommended by Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso Few bands are so consistently...

Photo Credits: Monica Marano

Fit For Fashion: Winter Wonderland

By Elizabeth Apienti, Sofia Klinger, and Theresa Gyapong February 15, 2024

The most magical time of the year is just around the corner, and the air is filled with excitement for the upcoming season. It's time to don your frosty, fantastical outfits! This is the time of year when wintery-fashionable clothes seem to emerge from the snowy ground.  Even during the cold...

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Album Review: Demon Days

By Max Cannon, Writer February 9, 2024

We live in a time where most music seems manufactured and mass produced. In 1998, Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn took notice of this trend and decided to play into the humor of it all by creating a completely virtual band drawn by Hewlett and musically produced by Albarn. The band had four distinct...

Photo Credits: Michael Philbin

Larger Than Life: Why Yosemite National Park Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List for 2024

By Michael Philbin, Writer February 1, 2024

When I entered Yosemite for the first time, it was a jaw-dropping experience. We had just been driving up a winding road for what felt like an hour, and as soon as we cleared the top, I saw the largest cliff face I’d ever seen. Little did I know that it would be one of the smallest ones I’d see...

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The Superstition of the Celebrity ‘Rule of Threes’: Patterns, Perceptions, and the Legacy of Icons”

By Elaine Clarke, Opinion & Editorial Editor January 12, 2024

Sandra Day O’Conor died earlier this month, December 1st, at the age of 93. O’Conor was an important figure in American history, serving as the first woman on the Supreme Court of the United States. However, a few days prior to her death, on November 29th, Irish singer-songwriter and lead singer...

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Trends Have Become Trendy

By Elaine Clarke, Opinion & Editorial Editor January 12, 2024

Ever scroll around on your phone and see something new that you don’t quite get the hype for? It might be a joke or new slang word, or maybe a weird piece of clothing or furniture that people can’t stop talking about.  Over the span of a week, you keep seeing this new thing and keep getting...

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