The dangers of electronic cigarettes

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion

Don’t vape, kids. There are so many risks that accompany young adults and teens as they navigate through these formative years that authors write entire books on the subject, warning parents about and giving advice on how to best raise their child to avoid those risks. They warn about the dange...

The History of 42nd Street

The History of 42nd Street

Em Rush, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

42nd Street is a musical that was originally produced in the 1980s and based on the novel by Bradford Ropes which was adapted for the silver screen in 1933. The show features a large array of music including songs that were written for other shows by the lyricist during the same time period. Even now...

Stress and the college process

Stress and the college process

Elise Mutty, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As the college acceptance process gets more and more competitive and measurable success is more highly sought after, teenagers experience seemingly unmanageable stressful situations. High school students are under immense pressure to be involved in school-sponsored extracurricular activities and events, have an excitin...

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Aiden Phillips, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, News, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news

It is the best musical I have ever seen. “What?” you must be asking, “Better than Phantom? Les Misérables? How can a rap musical about a founding father be better than those masterpieces?”  Trust me, by the end of this review you will be wishing you got your tickets at Shea’s Performi...

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Features, News, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news

More often than not, eating healthy can be difficult for many people. It is definitely difficult for me. With my schedule always being busy, I never have time to make healthy foods for myself, and, especially in the mornings, I’ll have a Tim Horton’s coffee in one hand and a bagel in the other. I...

Typhoon Yutu and What it Means for the Future of the World

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Current Media Buzz, News, Opinion

In the biggest weather strike on any portion of the United States this year, the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands were slammed with Super Typhoon Yutu early on Thursday, October 25th. The Northern Marianas have a population of about 55,000 people that were all affected in some way by the...

Ben Shapiro at UB

Ben Shapiro at UB

Abbey Black, News and Opinion Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Opinion, Showcase

Ben Shapiro, a lawyer, author, and political analyst, the University at Buffalo on October 8. Shapiro came to UB as part of the Fred Allen Lecture Series, which was ran through the nonprofit organization Young America’s Foundation. The topic for his lecture? How radical feminism ruins everything. W...

THE VOICE OCTOBER MEETING

THE VOICE OCTOBER MEETING

Voice Staff

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The next meeting of The Voice, Orchard Park High School’s online student news source, will be on Thursday, October 25 at 2pm in room 316.  All are welcome!  Any questions, please see Editor-in-Chief Hunter Lobur Cummins or stop by 316.  We look forward to seeing you!

Hurricane Michael forcing Floridians to evacuate    

Hurricane Michael forcing Floridians to evacuate    

Emily Lewicki, News and Opinion editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

                  photo courtesy: CNN The newly developing Hurricane Michael has forced citizens of Panama City, Florida to flee on Wednesday due to its catastrophic events. Developing shortly after Hurricane Florence, the tropical storm-turned hurricane became a Category 4, with wind spe...

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Jordan Prince, Staff reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, after a thorough investigation, has been approved to sit on the bench as a Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate on Saturday, October 6 after a 50-48 vote. This has been a highly controversial due to three women, (Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and ...

Elon Musk steps down, Tesla begins search for new head chairman

Elon Musk steps down, Tesla begins search for new head chairman

Hannah Woodrich, Staff reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

 PALO ALTO, CA. - Elon Musk has agreed to the Securities and Exchange Commision declaration to step down as head chairman of Tesla Inc.. On September 29, the SEC declared that Musk be rid of the chairman role for three years and fined $20 million for fraud and  misleading investors. Tesla has to p...

The Leftovers of Hurricane Florence

The Leftovers of Hurricane Florence

Emily Lewicki, News and Opinion editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

 Natural disasters, specifically hurricanes, strike us nearly every year. To name a few, Hurricane Harvey, Maria, Katrina, and, most recently, Hurricane Florence.The hurricane went into full force between August 31st and September 19th of 2018. Primarily hitting the Carolinas, it dropped down to a tr...

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