JPOV

  • “The Great Comet” Crashes in a Storm of Racial Controversy

    by - Oct 16, 2017
    By CHRISTINE BAE Broadway’s “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812” closed following months of racial controversy due to public discontent with the changing of a lead role. After viewing the first performance of the...
  • Immigration Experiences

    by - Oct 5, 2017
    By IRENE JIANG and MUHAMMAD SOHAIB ASIF   Moving to another country is not an easy step due to language barriers, different cultural values, and the prospect of making new friends. Listen as some Jericho High...
  • Instagram Insecurities

    by - Sep 26, 2017
    BY JAYDEN KUPFERMAN, LEETAL PREZELMAYER and EMMA NEWMAN Many teen girls and boys are obsessed with Instagram, and try to portray their lives more positively than they actually are. This phenomenon on social media has led some...
  • The “Perfect” Body

    by - Sep 5, 2017
    By MARIA GRAFAS While many may blame the individual for obtaining a complex about his or her own physical appearance, they fail to see the role that the media plays in shaping a person’s beliefs. I...
  • Gluten Is Not the Enemy

    by - May 19, 2017
    By SOPHIA ZARIFOPOULOS Fad diets will always exist, but recently the “gluten-free” diet has caught many people’s attention. The main issue concerning this diet is that most people lack awareness regarding gluten and its “negative effects.”...
  • The Case For Sleepaway Camp

    by - Apr 25, 2017
    By KATIE MARGOLIS Sleepaway camp provides kids a fun and safe place during the summer to make friends and experience nature. I believe sleepaway camp is greatly beneficial for kids and that it can give them...
  • Politically Correct?

    by - Dec 20, 2016
    By ROB FLAKS Our nation is divided, and rhetoric is playing a large part in causing this division. When we cannot ascertain a baseline of facts or civil discussion, it reduces us to shouting past each...
  • Funds with Female Faces

    by - Oct 20, 2016
    By BELA KIRPALANI As many have heard, Harriet Tubman, former slave, abolitionist, and leader of the Underground Railroad, will boot former President Andrew Jackson to the back of the $20 bill. Also, five female suffragists and three...
  • Social Media’s Unintended Consequences

    by - May 25, 2016
    By ARIANNA SCAVONE You wake up, roll over and before doing anything else check the notifications on your phone. With no texts, Facebook notifications or Snapchats from your best friends, you start to feel the rejection...
  • 2 Rallies, 1 Personal Perspective

    by - Apr 22, 2016
    By Ingrid Alva The minute I heard Donald Trump was coming to Long Island, I decided to attend the rally because I wanted to witness one firsthand. I went with two friends from school, another friend...