Biden’s First Moves

By: Charlotte Baer The Biden administration has been running rampant, attempting to undo 4 years of Trumpism, both with policy and rhetoric. President Joe Biden has signed a plethora of executive orders, actions, and memorandums. Most of these are aimed at addressing the Coronavirus pandemic and reversing many of Donald Trump’s executive orders. The executive actions Biden has taken in the first days of his … Continue reading Biden’s First Moves

A Vaccine Update

By: Jack Madden The one question that every American is asking these days is “when can I get the vaccine?” Well, it depends on age, residency, occupation, and health conditions. As of the time of writing, most Americans can get the two shots of vaccine if he/she is a medical professional, front-line worker (teacher, etc.), have pre-existing health conditions or over the age of 65. … Continue reading A Vaccine Update

The NY Mayoral Race

By: Jack Madden The New York Mayoral Race of 2021 is heating up with more than two dozen candidates running. However, only five or so have a real shot at replacing Mayor de Blasio. These five candidates are Andrew Yang, Maya Wiley(former de Blasio official), Scott Stringer (city treasurer), Eric Adams ( Brooklyn borough president),Raymond McGuire (Citigroup bank executive), Kathryn Garcia (city sanitation chief). Andrew … Continue reading The NY Mayoral Race

Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

By: Rebecca Kratz Briarcliff High School Class of 2021 has undergone a challenging and unexpected senior year of high school. But as a whole students managed to continue to excel in academics, in athletics, in the arts, and in the BHS community. Leading their grade to success and given the highest academic awards are four students who stand out as being the best of the … Continue reading Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

Rho Kappa’s Successful Coat Drive

By: Annie Dineen The BHS chapter of the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society has provided students with an outlet for service as well as acts of kindness to the Briarcliff community. Despite having to adapt to virtual club meetings and trying to create Covid-safe fundraisers, Rho Kappa has had great success in its community service endeavors so far this year.       … Continue reading Rho Kappa’s Successful Coat Drive

The Schedule for Seniors

By: Annie Dineen The Coronavirus has affected students of all ages, between hybrid learning schedules, shortened sports seasons and too many cancelled events to count. However, the class of 2021 has definitely been hit the hardest. Many felt for last year’s seniors; they left the building one random Friday in March 2020 and never returned to school. But while the class of 2020 had seven … Continue reading The Schedule for Seniors

Inauguration Fashion Show

By: Natalie Conte On January 20, the country welcomed its new administration into office during Joe Biden’s Inaugural Address Ceremony. Focus was expected to be set on the fresh faces and policies entering office, but much of the public couldn’t help but notice the style on display. The media reported loads of positive feedback on attendees’ outfits of choice, comparing the Inauguration to a fashion … Continue reading Inauguration Fashion Show

The New (and not improved) College Search

By: Chloe Reidy The Coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of the college admissions process. For the class of 2022, this has made it a lot more difficult to research colleges students might want to apply to. Since the spring of 2020, most colleges have stopped offering in-person tours, forcing students to try and do their college search online. Most colleges have now started offering … Continue reading The New (and not improved) College Search

Let’s TACObout It

By: Trevor Lazarus and Jason Sendek Many local restaurants have suffered through the pandemic forcing numerous establishments to close down. On the bright side, a new Taco Project recently opened right in the heart of Pleasantville at 465 Bedford Road. While before one would have to take the trip all the way to Tarrytown to visit the restaurant, the new location is situated right next … Continue reading Let’s TACObout It