The passing of a scientific genius: Stephen Hawking

The passing of a scientific genius: Stephen Hawking

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 14, the world lost one of the greatest scientific minds known to man. Stephen Hawking, a British theoretical physicist who was most credited for his work with quantum physics and cosmology, passed away at the age of 76. One of Hawking’s most established achievements was his merging of Einstein’s th...

Quaker String Quartet Performance

Quaker String Quartet Performance

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Art/Poetry, Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Quaker String Quartet gave back to an important cause at the annual Breakfast with Bach, hosted by the Gliding Stars.  Gliding Stars is an adaptive, nonprofit organization that provides the opportunity for people with developmental disabilities to learn to ice skate. They currently have prog...

Russian Ruin at the Olympics

Russian Ruin at the Olympics

Katherine Merkel, Entertainment Editor

January 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Soft news, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

With the 2018 winter Olympic games quickly approaching, spirits are running high in the athletic world as competitors from hundreds of countries around the globe prepare to travel to PyeongChang, South Korea in order to go for the gold. While most countries are excited for the upcoming games, there i...

Washington Train Derailment

Washington Train Derailment

Madison Ginter, Entertainment editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

After going nearly three times faster than the Amtrak speed limit, at 80mph in a 30mph zone, a train derailed in DuPont, in Pierce County, Washington. The 501 Train carried 86 passengers on its Monday morning trip to Portland, Oregon from Seattle, Washington. As of now, it is confirmed three fatalitie...

SantaLand 2017

SantaLand 2017

Olivia Sferra, Layout and Design Editor

December 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past (pleasantly surprising) long weekend, lots of OP students took to the hills of Chestnut Ridge for some fun snow day sledding on Friday, December 8. However, this was not the only activity occurring at the Park this weekend. For the past few years, Chestnut Ridge has hosted an annual “S...

Invert for Introverts

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

December 17, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

Coke or Pepsi? Milk chocolate or dark chocolate? Is it soda or pop? Just as the world can be divided into people like this who prefer one thing over a similar item, it can be divided into two distinct groups of people that can be classified as either introverts or extroverts. These two terms were coined and...

ENTER TO WIN TWO SABRES TICKETS FOR AN UPCOMING GAME!

ENTER TO WIN TWO SABRES TICKETS FOR AN UPCOMING GAME!

December 1, 2017


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, News, Showcase, Soft news, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

VS. February 17, 2018 at 1pm Use the tab below to submit your entry.  Please note the following forms with times/dates: Buffalo Sabres Ticket Contest from The Voice Sabres Flyer VOICE See the Sabres on the Voice ...

The Life and Death of Net Neutrality

The Life and Death of Net Neutrality

Alexander Senft, Sports editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Every morning millions of Americans access the internet within seconds of waking up. Whether that be Gmail or Facebook, most Americans have easy and reliable access to the internet on a daily basis regardless of what they want to see. What if I told you that may not be a thing anymore? The basis of n...

Constructing the Future: Oishei Children’s Hospital

Constructing the Future: Oishei Children’s Hospital

Sarah McDonald, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Uncategorized

The new Women and Children’s Hospital, Oishei Hospital,  is in its final stages of construction in the heart of Buffalo. As the construction comes to a close, reflective questions are being asked debating the impact this hospital will make on the city. Many are concerned that the construction of specia...

Sports Editor Hunter Lobur Cummins is back with his NBA preview!

Sports Editor Hunter Lobur Cummins is back with his NBA preview!

Hunter Lobur Cummins, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Hello everyone, it’s Hunter Lobur Cummins here again with a preview and prediction for the 2017-2018 NBA Season.  If you follow the NBA, I’m sure that you’re aware of many critical offseason moves that took place.  The most notable would be Chris Paul getting traded to the Rockets, Gordon Hayward ...

The Crucible to be shown at the Kavinoky Theatre in Buffalo

The Crucible to be shown at the Kavinoky Theatre in Buffalo

Galena Hastings, Managing Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

 If you are currently a junior, you are either in the process or will be starting to read The Crucible very soon. The Crucible is a 1953 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. The play is dramatized and a relatively fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massa...

Homecoming Festivities

Homecoming Festivities

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

With Homecoming week here, it’s time for OPHS excitement for the festivities surrounding the week! Spirit Week kicked off on Monday, September 25 and runs through Friday, September 29. The theme for each corresponding day is as follows: Monday is “Dress as a Famous Person Day,” Tuesday is “Mi...

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