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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)....

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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1.1 Million Told to Leave Northern Gaza Immediately; Humanitarian Crisis Escalates Amid Looming Israeli Invasion

By Aidan Schneider, Editor in Chief October 27, 2023

Israeli officials have informed the residents of North Gaza - 1.1 million in total - to evacuate immediately as Israeli troops amass on the border, preparing for an imminent ground invasion; this order included hospitals, many of which remain critically short of basic necessities.  Via airdrops of...

Damage in Gaza Following an Israeli Airstrike
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Israel Declares War After Attack by Hamas

By Aidan Schneider and Zachary Zalamea October 20, 2023

Ashkelon, Israel (October 7th, 2023): An unexpected attack by Islamist militant group Hamas on Israeli soil last Saturday left more than 1,300 dead and 3,500 wounded and an additional 150 taken hostage. Militants overwhelmed border barriers in droves as part of an invasion by land, sea, and air that...

College Application Fees Waived Across New York State And Private Colleges

College Application Fees Waived Across New York State And Private Colleges

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer October 13, 2023

New York, NY (October 8, 2023) - On October 7, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the State University of New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) are waiving college application fees, stating “education is the backbone of our society, and I am committed to providing...

Croton on Hudson Resident Released from Hospital after Rescue from Turkey’s Third Deepest Cave

Croton on Hudson Resident Released from Hospital after Rescue from Turkey’s Third Deepest Cave

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer September 22, 2023

WESTCHESTER, New York (September 21, 2023) - After being trapped for ten days in Morca Cave in southern Turkey’s Taurus Mountains, requiring one of the largest and most complicated underground rescues ever organized, Croton-on-Hudson resident Mark Dickey was released from Mersin Sehir Hastanesi...

Caption: Photo of damage to a building in in Taroudant Province, Morocco

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Morocco and Libya Devastated by Natural Disasters

By Castalia Litos, Writer September 22, 2023

DERNA, Libya: This past weekend, just days after a tragic earthquake hit Morocco on Friday evening, Libya experienced what experiments are estimating “the deadliest storm ever to strike the Mediterranean and the costliest in Africa,” according to Politico. The port city of Derna feels the greatest...

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The Writers Behind the Scenes: Putting the Pen Down for Pay

By Kacie Burns, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 19, 2023

HOLLYWOOD - Since May 2nd, 2023, the Writers Guild of America has been on strike in demand for better working conditions and pay after negotiations with the Alliance Of Motion Picture and Television Producers failed. Lack of compromise has led many daily TV shows like “Saturday Night Live,” “The...

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New York State Bans Hookups Of Gas Stoves In New Homes And Residential Buildings

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer May 12, 2023

ALBANY, New York (May 6, 2023) — The New York Legislature passed a law banning the use of natural gas appliances including gas stoves and furnaces in new homes and new apartment buildings on Tuesday, May 2 as part of the state’s budget bill. The new law prohibiting the installation of fossil-fuel...

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Dust Storm Causes Deadly and Fiery Crashes on Chicago Highway

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer May 5, 2023

DIVERNON, Illinois (May 2, 2023) - Monday’s deadly and fiery crashes along a 2-mile stretch of interstate 55 in central Illinois, 75 miles (120 kilometers) north of St. Louis and just south of the state capital of Springfield, came as high spring winds kicked up dust at a time when farmers were...

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SEAL Team 6, Army Special Forces Rescue Mission to Evacuate US Embassy in Sudan

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer April 28, 2023

WASHINGTON D.C (April 24, 2023) - Definitely not a “Jarhead” movie. United States Military forces, including Navy’s elite SEAL Team Six, swooped into action last Saturday night - April 22, rescuing US Diplomats and evacuating the American Embassy in Khartoum, the war-torn capital of Sudan....

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