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5 Albums You Might’ve Missed In 2022
5 Albums You Might’ve Missed In 2022
Ryan Shore, Contributing Writer • February 2, 2023
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Adult Bald Eagle at MacEachron Waterfront Park in Hastings.
Who Wants to See a Bald Eagle?!
Julien Amsellem, Editor-in-Chief • February 2, 2023

Well, to answer my titular question, apparently everyone. As Hastings’ resident “bird nerd,” I’m approached by people on a regular basis...

Advanced Placement Classes - Do Students Actually Like Them?
Advanced Placement Classes - Do Students Actually Like Them?
Kaleigh Maloney, Staff Writer • February 2, 2023

According to a 2021 study conducted by Collegeboard, 34.9%  of students attending public schools in the United States took at least 1 AP exam...

Student Representation on the BOE: A Spotlight on Our Student Liaisons
Student Representation on the BOE: A Spotlight on Our Student Liaisons
Sophie Halliburton, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023

The Board of Education is involved in some of the most crucial decision-making for both the Hastings schools and the town as a whole, but who...

Do You Know More Than Your Teachers?
Do You Know More Than Your Teachers?
Kai Dirksen, Natalie Garson, and Stella Bilman February 2, 2023

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Securing Our Safety in School
Securing Our Safety in School
Frieda Belasco, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023
The Calming Canine: FMS’s New Therapy Dog
The Calming Canine: FMS’s New Therapy Dog
Natalie Garson, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023
The Elements of Our Cafeteria
The Elements of Our Cafeteria
Barney Smith, Staff Writer • November 22, 2022
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What's an Affinity Group? And Why Does It Matter?
Catie Cho, Editor-in-Chief • November 22, 2022
Gigi Richer’s Inspired By project for English 11 Honors. Photo by Mamie Rushkoff.
Yarn Club Spotlight
October 6, 2022
Feminism Club Spotlight
Feminism Club Spotlight
October 6, 2022
5 Albums You Might’ve Missed In 2022
5 Albums You Might’ve Missed In 2022
Ryan Shore, Contributing Writer • February 2, 2023
Brittney Griner arriving to a Moscow court for a hearing - August 2022
Brittney Griner Returned Home
Tavia Seitz, Siri Rosenberg, and Kate Sobol February 4, 2023

Brittney Griner is a female basketball player who plays on the Phoenix Mercury. While attempting to enter Russia in February 2022 to rejoin her team UMMC Yekaterinburg, she was detained. For having less...

HHS Student Fundraising for Cancer Research
HHS Student Fundraising for Cancer Research
Frieda Belasco, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023

Victoria Lugomer-Pomper is participating in a seven-week challenge hosted by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to raise money for cancer research. The challenge started on January 20 and goes until March...

Hastings Indoor Track Team Continues to Succeed.
Hastings Indoor Track Team Continues to Succeed.
Oscar Hayes, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023

Despite only housing three total sports, the Winter Season at Hastings High School brings perhaps more success than any other season. The wrestling team has a bright future ahead with their largest team...

The Influence the Hippie Era Had on Fashion
The Influence the Hippie Era Had on Fashion
Camilla Mischka, Managing Editor • February 2, 2023

The sixties were taken up by a subculture  that rejected social norms mainly known as hippies. They were famous for their unconventional way of dressing and constant protests  against violence. As time went on, one can see that...

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The Faults of True Crime: A Focus on the Controversy Regarding Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Mamie Rushkoff, Managing Editor • November 22, 2022

Jeffrey Dahmer, an American serial killer and convicted sex offender, recently had a third television series re-telling his life. Twenty years ago, Jeremy Renner played him. Five years ago, Ross Lynch did. Now, on September 23,...

Editorial: Examining Communication During the March 23rd Lockdown
Editorial: Examining Communication During the March 23rd Lockdown
The Editorial Staff of The Buzzer April 28, 2022

On March 23rd, 2022, Hastings High School declared a two-hour delay in order to handle a presumed threat made towards the school. According to Assistant Principal Melissa Hardesty, Principal Lou Adipietro's school email account...

Privilege at HHS: Is Our Town Perpetuating Educational Inequality?
Privilege at HHS: Is Our Town Perpetuating Educational Inequality?
Sophie Mulaire, Managing Editor • April 28, 2022

Hastings-on-Hudson—a picturesque village located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River with breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Not only is our quaint little town full of beauty, but we boast of brains as well....