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 »

Dec 10 • 17 Comments

Prison Break: Art Field Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary

Prison Break: Art Field Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary

Keri Zhang ‘17, Entertainment Editor

Intimidating gray walls and iron doors greet visitors of the Eastern State Penitentiary, built...  Read More »

Dec 10 • 10 Comments

Ridge’s Fall Play—You Can’t Take It With You

Ridge’s Fall Play—You Can’t Take It With You

Emma Reilly ‘20

Quirky, funny and eccentric, all words used to describe Ridge’s fall play, You Can’t Tak...  Read More »

Nov 4 • 7 Comments

The Senior Shirts: What Went Wr17ong?

The Senior Shirts: What Went Wr17ong?

Sarah Ho ’17, Editor-in-Chief

The buzz of anxious murmuring fills the halls as seniors nervously cluster outside the cafeteria....  Read More »

Nov 4 • 14 Comments

Basking Ridge Bids Farewell to Historic 600-Year-Old Oak Tree

Basking Ridge Bids Farewell to Historic 600-Year-Old Oak Tree

Marina Chiafullo ‘20

On November 6, 2016, the town of Basking Ridge will say its final goodbyes to the historic...  Read More »

Nov 4 • 9 Comments

Medieval Mayhem

Medieval Mayhem

Shameen Abubakar ‘17

Long ago, the first few scholars with affinities for monogrammed backpacks and chicken fingers...  Read More »

Nov 4 • 2 Comments

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Preservation of the Nation

Preservation of the Nation

Navya Yemula ‘18

The comforting croaking of frogs surrounds you as the steady chirping of crickets fills the...  Read More »

Dec 12 • No Comments

Rise of the Third Political Party

Rise of the Third Political Party

Ryan Zhang ‘20

Sometimes the American people look at the two main political parties’ candidates and prefer...  Read More »

Dec 12 • 4 Comments

Politics and What We Can Do

Vanshika Bhatia ‘18

This past year has been quite an interesting one in terms of the government and politics, to say the very least. On November 9, Donald Trump was elected president, causing many mixed emotions. For many high school students, this was the first time they kept so up-to-date with current events....  Read More »

Dec 10 • 4 Comments

One Last Lesson From the Greeks: Congressional Term Limits

Shameen Abubakar ‘17

Despite stealing Greece’s architecture, forms of government, and yogurt, the United States of America did withhold from adopting one ancient Greek custom: government term limits. Even back in 300 B.C., when the wheel was as fascinating as an iPhone 7, Grecians practiced the principle...  Read More »

Dec 10 • 2 Comments

The EpiPen’s Rising Prices: An Epi-Pandemic

Sarah Ho ‘17, Editor-in-Chief

Children and parents alike often count down the days to back-to-school season, anticipating the brief period during which school serves as a welcome reprieve from boredom, and not yet a beguiler of stressful sleep-deprivation. Back-to-school shopping is just as fun, as students eagerly amass...  Read More »

Dec 10 • 1 Comment

Hillary Clinton Ran for President Like a Girl

Meredith Lou ‘20

It’s all over the news nowadays. It’s all over social media. It’s all people talk about. Just mentioning either of their two names sparks up fiery, and oftentimes unwanted, discussions in any situation. On November 10, 2016, America found out that Donald Trump won the presidential race...  Read More »

Dec 10 • 5 Comments

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The Vaccine Race

The Vaccine Race

Saamia Khan ’18

Following the Ebola virus frenzy of 2014, the Zika virus dominated much of 2016. In February of 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) categorized Zika as a “Public Health...  Read More »

Dec 10 • 3 Comments

Super Swoon over the Supermoon

Super Swoon over the Supermoon

December 10, 2016

Children all around the world gaped in awe at the sight; scientists feasted on the record-breaking view in front of them; professional photographers...  Read More »

International Politics’ First Divorce

International Politics’ First Divorce

December 10, 2016

Despite the fact that all eyes are on the United States following Donald Trump’s election, it is important to stay attentive to what is happening...  Read More »

The Fight in Mosul

December 10, 2016

The renewed assault on Mosul, Iraq, started nearly a month ago on October 17. The operation, consisting of 30,000 total troops, was launched...  Read More »

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SACC Looks to Spread Cultural Awareness at Ridge

SACC Looks to Spread Cultural Awareness at Ridge

Vivek Gurumoorthy ‘17, Sports Editor

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

Dec 10 • 1 Comment

Decline of Radio: When Did We Stop Listening?

December 10, 2016

Just a few decades ago, a small box provided entertainment for entire families; people of all ages listened attentively as the radio streamed...  Read More »

Attracting Attention to Alzheimer’s in Autumn

Attracting Attention to Alzheimer’s in Autumn

December 10, 2016

In November, National Alzheimer’s Month rolls around, and Americans offer remembrance to the loss of memory. Alzheimer’s disease, a form...  Read More »

Interview with Mr. Norris: Exploring the Human Rights Elective

Interview with Mr. Norris: Exploring the Human Rights Elective

November 4, 2016

In the 2017-2018 school year, students will discover a new option among the old list of electives. I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Norris,...  Read More »

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