Written By: Ava Osorio The age-old advice is to never talk about politics at dinner, yet his belief has gone by the wayside in recent years. In this day and age when politics has become so polarized, there is an even larger divide in our relationships, be it with friends, […]
Is Fast Fashion Considered Ethical?
Written By: Katherine Balbin, Andrea Vargas Fast fashion refers to how rapid clothes are manufactured. Companies mass produce cheap, low quality clothing that are quickly thrown out after minimal use. It allows for people to get access to trendy styles in an affordable way. New trends coming in and out […]
Is It Possible To Separate The Art From The Artist?
Written By: Sanai Spooner Roland Barthes was a French Essayist best known for his 1967 work, The Death of the Author. This work presents the theory that a published piece of work is no longer the author’s to give meaning to, but rather the public’s. This means that an author’s […]
Netflix’s Dahmer Sparks Debate Over Ethics of Serial Killer Dramas
Written By: Yana Patel and Ashley Gutierrez-Gastelu Known as “The Milwaukee Cannibal,” Jeffrey Dahmer brought horror and sickening despair to the citizens of Milwaukee, Wisconsin over a period of many years. His actions have shaken the ground with his story, specifically the families of those he killed who were mostly […]
It’s Time For The Monarchy To Rest In Peace
Written By: Ava Osorio, Elton Huayre Due to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the media has been focused on the monarchy in the United Kingdom. In modern-day, the monarchy represents unity for the kingdom. While many assume that the British have kept the monarchy system due to its important […]
Has PCHS Strictness Risen This Year?
Written By: Sanai Spooner Many schools around the country have implemented newer and harsher regulations. Newly required uniforms, phone pouches to keep a student’s phone locked, routinely closed bathrooms, and so forth. Even within Port Chester High School, austerity has been executed in its new rules: round-the-clock hall monitors, keeping […]
Baking Ideas for Autumn Season
Written By: Ariana Pareja, Jennifer Alzerreca The beginning of autumn puts everyone in the mood to break out the sweaters, blankets, and comfy slippers. This season comes with many celebrations, like Halloween and Thanksgiving, which motivates many to start cooking and baking. Enjoying a meal or pastries with friends and […]
Netflix and Chill..Or Not?
Written By: Shaana Cheriyan Everyone has a love-hate relationship with Netflix. It has too strong of a hold to be deleted, but also causes me to shake my fist whenever my show is paused for no reason at all. It’s come to the point where I now have Disney+ downloaded, […]
Homecoming Spirit Week Themes Raise Concerns Among PCHS Student Body
Written By: Jennifer Alzerreca In accordance with the end of the high school football season, homecoming dances and events start from between the middle and end of October. With this, many high school districts encourage their individual “spirit weeks.” This involves students typically dressing up in fun, creative ways with […]
Can A Teacher Change the Way A Student Experiences A Class?
Written By: Kris Hightower Everyone has had that one teacher who immediately captivates their attention and respect. However, can even a teacher like that change the way a student experiences a class? PCHS senior Caelyn Matturo reminisces on a time where their math teacher had helped them when they were […]