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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...

Amani Yusuf & Justin Santos- 60% (Winner)

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...

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...

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...

Mr. Tromblee Brings A New Era of Leadership for Hen Hud

Mr. Tromblee Brings A New Era of Leadership for Hen Hud

By Aidan Schneider and Castalia Litos January 5, 2024

The Hendrick Hudson School District welcomed Superintendent Tromblee in October as the new face of leadership, superseding Interim Superintendent, Dr. Dennis Lauro. “I want the student experience to be at the center of every decision the district makes,” said Mr. Tromblee, regarding his goals for...

Those Keeping Hen Hud in Safe Hands

Those Keeping Hen Hud in Safe Hands

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Managing Editor December 22, 2023

You’ve seen them patrolling the halls, checking bathrooms and keeping watch in the cafeteria. Hen Hud’s security guards work hard throughout the day to keep the school safe and orderly, but who are these security guards? What are their days like? And how did they end up at Hen Hud in the first place?    Chris...

Hendrick Hudson Career Fair

By Catherine Wright and Castalia Litos December 22, 2023

“Who do you want to be when you grow up?” is much harder to answer once you actually have to decide. As the end of high school approaches for many students, choosing a career path feels like a daunting leap of faith. Hearing from community members, who took such leaps, offers a glimpse into the many...

Teacher Recommendations for Holiday/Winter Season

Teacher Recommendations for Holiday/Winter Season

By Castalia Litos, School and Community Editor December 15, 2023

The holiday season, and even just the vibes that come with winter, usually bring high energy and a sense of excitement leading up to the coveted break for high school students. Yet it’s not just the students who enjoy the holidays; the teachers feel the same holiday spirit. Here are what some of the...

(1st Place) Sophomore: Ada Millar- 31.5% Photographer: Self Submission

Fit For Fashion: Coffee

By Theresa Gyapong, Sofia Klinger, and Elizabeth Apienti December 8, 2023

Fit for Fashion is back with its second cycle with a cozy, yet energetic theme: Coffee. The aroma and flavor of coffee are a sweet delight, especially on a chilly fall morning. Whether it be a latte, macchiato, or plain-old cup of coffee, the beverage is a great way to start the day and shake away...

The Grand Canyon of the East: Letchworth State Park

The Grand Canyon of the East: Letchworth State Park

By Michael Philbin December 8, 2023

Imagine a river cutting through ancient stone over the course of untold centuries, chiseling a chasm hundreds of feet deep. The river now flows strong, with rapids churning the base of the canyon. This is not a tale about the Grand Canyon, home to a national park in Arizona, but the origin of Letchworth...

The 2023 PSAT Transitions into the 21st Century with a New Digital Format

The 2023 PSAT Transitions into the 21st Century with a New Digital Format

By Elizabeth Apienti, Writer December 8, 2023

The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) is a 2 hour and 45 minute long exam that tests students skills in reading, writing, and math, emphasizing the accumulated information learned in school. The PSAT season often pushes students to dive into their studies and review many of the concepts they...

Photo Credits: Emma Morley

2023-2024 Fall Sports Season Hails Another Year of Achievement for Hen Hud

By Emma Morley, Writer December 1, 2023

The 2023-2024 fall sports season was filled with exciting games and matches across all sports at Hen Hud. Athletes and their teams earned marked achievements for Hen Hud, notably participation in league championships for several of Hen Hud’s teams and Con Edison Athlete of the Week, Marta Przybyłowska....

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