Ridge’s Spring Musical—Fiddler on the Roof

Ridge’s Spring Musical—Fiddler on the Roof

Emma Reilly ’20

On February 23, Ridge High School's Drama Club will produce the musical Fiddler on the Roof,...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Breaking the Barriers of Hearing, American Sign Language

Breaking the Barriers of Hearing, American Sign Language

John Tondora ‘20

As the last school year came to a close, Ridge High School not only said goodbye to a class...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Break a Leg!: Ridge Cabaret 2017

Keri Zhang ‘17, Entertainment Editor

Cabaret takes the stage again, all sparkling costumes and supersonic voices, bringing Broadway to Basking Ridge. Every year, Ridge Concert Choir hosts Cabaret—a show of twenty Broadway numbers chosen, choreographed, and performed by students. Auditions vet the hopeful student performers,...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Ridge’s (Mock) Trial and Error

Ridge’s (Mock) Trial and Error

Navya Yemula ‘18

On Thursday, January 12, and Wednesday, January 17, the Ridge Mock Trial’s defense and prosecution...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Second Semester Seniors Struggle to Return to Daily Life

Sarah Ho ‘17, Editor-in-Chief

The Cheesecake Factory is aglow with warm ambience, low laughter and clinking glasses, all the stuff of a good commercial. But amid the goodwill and dishes of overflowing carbohydrates, a lone bubble of silence envelops a table of four high school seniors, awkwardly sitting across from each...  Read More »

Feb 16 • No Comments

Let It Grow!

Let It Grow!

Diya Kulkarni ‘20

No Shave November may seem like a mere excuse to shirk personal hygiene responsibilities. However,...  Read More »

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Gender Wage Gap: It’s Not Myth, It’s Math

Gender Wage Gap: It’s Not Myth, It’s Math

Sri Guttikonda ‘20

In modern society, women have opportunities that were not obtainable decades before, but the...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Are Midterms a Necessary Rite of Passage in High School?

Melissa Nora ‘18

Midterms and finals mean studying, studying, and more studying for students in high school. As many of us know, studying means stress. So, are midterms and finals really worth all of the stress they put on students? Midterms and finals used to be a Ridge rite of passage. Every January and...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Donald Trump: America’s Legitimate President

Donald Trump: America’s Legitimate President

Dhristi Raval ‘20

On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump became the president of the United States of America....  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

The Never-Ending Bridge Between the Urban and Rural Societies

Amil Khattar ’18

When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. repeated the Oath of Office for President Donald Trump, when Trump placed his left hand on the Bible and his right hand in the air, when he repeated “I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear…” it all became real.  It was official: Donald Trump had...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Overshadowed Overdoses

Overshadowed Overdoses

Amanda Wang ’18

What is the number one cause of accidental death in the United States? With the recent evolution...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

Is the U.S. Too Bipartisan?

Albert Gu ‘19

In its current state, the divisive, bipartisan nature of American politics presents a major issue worth consideration. Republicans and Democrats have grown increasingly polarized and less willing to cooperate on lawmaking. Take, for instance, the 113th Congress, which was in session from...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

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The Legacy of Joe Biden

The Legacy of Joe Biden

Saamia Khan ‘18

Barack Obama’s term as president ended on an uplifting note by honoring Vice President Joseph R. Biden with a Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the nation’s highest...  Read More »

Feb 17 • No Comments

Smog Police to the Rescue

Smog Police to the Rescue

February 17, 2017

In Beijing, the capital of China, air pollution is still a prominent issue, giving rise to a multitude of problems such as blocked lungs and...  Read More »

New Year’s Massacre

February 15, 2017

The arrival of the new year was supposed to be a moment of hope and optimism, a chance for a fresh start after the global turmoil and animosity...  Read More »

Uncharted Territory for US-Russian Relations

February 15, 2017

During the Cold War, with Russian-American relations at rock bottom, Russia dominated the headlines of American media. When the Cold War ended...  Read More »

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Stop and Face the Music: Pressing Pause on Music-Multitasking

Stop and Face the Music: Pressing Pause on Music-Multitasking

Blisse Kong ‘20

In a world where chatter and clatter dominate, many find refuge in listening to music. Because students often flock to public spaces to study, putting the ear buds in...  Read More »

Feb 17 • No Comments

Amazon Echo: The Voice of the 21st Century

February 16, 2017

“Alexa, find me a Chinese restaurant.” “Alexa, what's on my schedule today?” “ Alexa, set a timer for 20 minutes.” The Amazon...  Read More »

Health Hacks

Health Hacks

February 16, 2017

Amidst the constant barrage of assignments and extracurricular activities, it can be difficult to balance academic obligations with health preservation....  Read More »

SACC Looks to Spread Cultural Awareness at Ridge

SACC Looks to Spread Cultural Awareness at Ridge

December 10, 2016

Walking through the hallways, one often hears the use of the acronym “SAAC” among their peers. What exactly is SAAC? Kishan Gandham, an officer...  Read More »

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Ridge High School News At Its Finest
Ridge High School News At Its Finest