Bernie Bros

By: Jason Sendek and Trevor Lazarus The Brooklyn born, notorious Bernie Sanders has made shockwaves throughout the country once again. The 2021 Presidential Inauguration was highly anticipated by many, but we can all agree that Bernie officially stole the show. Both celebrities and politicians dressed for the occasion, but Senator Sanders’s look has become an internet sensation in the weeks following the event. Disregarding the … Continue reading Bernie Bros

Valentine’s Day: Covid Addition

By: Annie Dineen, Adya Tiwari and Ruth Witmer Lonely? Well, of course you are, considering it’s been almost a year since the world shut down. But you may be feeling a bit more lonely with Valentine’s Day approaching. We don’t blame you, it is hard to get out there and meet new people when your Saturday nights consist of Netflix binges and Zoom hangouts. And … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Covid Addition

Being Lonely in Your Classes

By: Lyle Alenstein and Talia Fante Due to the Coronavirus, a handful of students started the school year by deciding to be an all-virtual learner, while the majority opted for the hybrid learning approach. The first two months of school began with no positive cases: but that all changed on Friday, November 13th (coincidence, I think not), when the high school had its first positive … Continue reading Being Lonely in Your Classes

Briars and Ivy

By: Adya Tiwari Briars & Ivy is an award-winning, student-run literary magazine. Every year, the club showcases the high school community’s artwork, written pieces and films that reflect the current artistic and literary culture. The staff, with senior Eve Tanios (editor-in-chief), produces this publication by anonymously reviewing student submissions, then formatting and editing the magazine for publishing at the end of the school year. Briars … Continue reading Briars and Ivy

The Death of the Movie Theater

By: Sebastian Lai and Tristen Rutman Due to the pandemic the world is currently experiencing, most movie theaters in Westchester have temporarily closed. Some of them even shut down for good. For example, the popular movie theater iPic is now permanently closed. The theater was well known for having reclining seats and hot food during movies. The Regal Movie Chain, a well known chain of … Continue reading The Death of the Movie Theater

Update on the Spring Musical

By: Alisha Lai The past year has been anything but ordinary. Prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, no one could have ever imagined a world where over four hundred thousand people have died in the United States alone and where millions more face unemployment, homelessness and food insecurities. Even in our own Briarcliff community, life is quite different. Luckily, there is one thing … Continue reading Update on the Spring Musical