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Letter from the Design Editor

| 06/14/2017 | 0 Comments
Letter from the Design Editor

Hey everyone. It’s a little weird for me to be putting my own words onto paper other than photo credits and various graphics. Normally, I’m putting others words onto the page. Literally. For those of you who may not know me, my name is Michelle Zhang, and I’ve been lucky enough to be an editor […]

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Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Does the Supreme Court Rule West?

After the Republicans went “nuclear” and avoided a filibuster from Senate Democrats, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn into the U.S Supreme Court as Justice Scalia’s successor. Judge Gorsuch was selected by the President as a result of his record within the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Although laws are created to protect all American citizens […]

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DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Still Has it!

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
DAMN. Kendrick Lamar Still Has it!

Kendrick Lamar, a Compton rapper, recently released his third full length album,  DAMN. If you are a fan of Kendrick Lamar, like I am, you’d probably have high expectations for this album, especially after Kendrick’s release of his second album, To Pimp A Butterfly, which was a work of art, covering topics of racism, politics, […]

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Why We Should Care About the French Election

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments

On May 7, 2017, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate, over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. This election, however, was a very different election than any other in recent memory. Since the 1950s France has been led either by the socialist party or the center-right party, but with the previous socialist president having an […]

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Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments
Sweet 16! Coach Christian Retires After 16th Undefeated Season

The 2015-2016 Half Hollow Hills West track team did not live up to their own standards, finishing with a mediocre 3-3 record. Coming into this season, the team saw an opportunity to build on the foundation they set from the previous year. That is exactly what happened as they went undefeated with a 6-0 record, […]

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Charly Bliss – Guppy (Album Review)

| 04/24/2017 | 0 Comments

Created out of childhood friendships that blossomed into bandhood, Charly Bliss brings something absolutely exhilarating and fun to the New York alternative scene with corrosive guitar licks, strange lyricism and tormented but downright charming vocals. The band absolutely radiates a vibrancy that is akin to 90’s goodies Superchunk and Veruca Salt, and brings underground rock […]

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The Courtneys – II (Album Review)

| 04/24/2017 | 0 Comments

Marrying the sounds of Vancouver’s coastal Pacific bliss and seamless power-pop, The Courtneys have successfully made a name for themselves in the alternative world. Their nostalgic, carefree vibes may lack in lyrical or sonic depth, but make up it in enthusiasm and melodic riffs. In fact, Even by barely changing their sound over the course […]

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The Flaming Lips Bring a Space-Age Spectacular to The Space at Westbury 3/11/17

| 04/24/2017 | 0 Comments

Flashing neon lights, clouds of smoke, and crowd-surfing unicorns: is this a scene from an imaginary planet, or a Flaming Lips show?   Following the release of their fourteenth studio album Oczy Mlody previously this year, psychedelic experimentalists The Flaming Lips took to the stage at The Space in Westbury, New York on a chilly […]

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