Where’s All This CO₂ Coming From, Anyway? 

By Anna Olteanu  It’s not news that carbon dioxide levels are on the rise and continue to pose a major climate risk. For our planet, the ever-increasing influx of CO₂ means sunlight will become easily trapped within our atmosphere, drastically raising global temperatures, and causing permanent harm to our ecosystem. There are a plethora of consequences... Continue Reading →

Halves, Not Quarters!

Dear Somers High School, Do you have questions that keep you up at night? Ones that make you toss and turn, preventing the weight of your eyelids from clamping down and taking hold? Well, I have one question that keeps me tossing. Why do we have quarterly marking periods at Somers High School? Quarters, like... Continue Reading →

What is HLH?

By Nitin Seshadri ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff recently died due to a condition called HLH, or Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. But what is HLH, anyway? HLH is a rare disorder in which there is a defect in targeted killing and the inhibitory controls of histiocytes and lymphocytes, resulting in their accumulation in organs such as the spleen... Continue Reading →

Russian Olympics Ban

By Sara Chuang Cover Image: CNN International In a not-so-shocking turn of events, the Russian Federation has been banned from all international sporting events for four whole years. The ban prevents Russia from competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and many others.  This ban is due to evidence... Continue Reading →

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