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Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter

Gillian Ho is an 8th grade student at Horace Mann School. She is currently a staff reporter for the Pelham Examiner. She has also written for the Colonial Times, Colonial School's newspaper. She loves to play the violin and piano, and her favorite food is mac and cheese.

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What makes a sound trend on TikTok?

What makes a sound trend on TikTok?

October 5, 2020

TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly, is a smartphone-based social network with 15 and 60 second videos of anything from dancing to arts and fashion. TikTok users can choose to use their own original...

Wise Hardware on Fifth Avenue stayed open as an essential business.

Some downtown retailers battle tough times as Covid-19 pandemic stretches on

August 18, 2020

Shops in Pelham are handling the Covid-19 pandemic in different ways—whether it is going virtual or staying open—and the crisis has caused tough times for some establishments. GoGreek, an eatery located...

Data shows social distancing most effective measure again Covid-19

Data shows social distancing most effective measure again Covid-19

June 1, 2020

The Covid-19 outbreak has caused billions of people around the world to quarantine in their homes and only leave for necessities. Social distancing, which began about two and a half months ago, has closed...

Virtual visits to museums, zoos and aquariums take you to world's great tourist attractions

Virtual visits to museums, zoos and aquariums take you to world’s great tourist attractions

May 1, 2020

Many museums in places like Paris, London and Berlin have transitioned to virtual, online tours so those sitting out the coronavirus pandemic at home can visit via computer screens. You don’t need a...

The beautiful little island that offers big fun: Bermuda

The beautiful little island that offers big fun: Bermuda

September 30, 2019

BERMUDA— Bermuda is a beautiful island with lots of beaches, churches and shops to keep you entertained for an entire vacation. The island has three main regions: Hamilton, St. George and Royal Naval...

Norwegian Escape cruise ship: So many activities, great food and friendly staff

Norwegian Escape cruise ship: So many activities, great food and friendly staff

August 5, 2019

Norwegian Escape, a Norwegian Cruise Line ship, was staffed by friendly people and offered delicious food and so many activities during a recent seven-day vacation to Bermuda. As soon as passengers...

Restaurant review: Sakura is a place to visit if you're craving Japanese

Restaurant review: Sakura is a place to visit if you’re craving Japanese

March 25, 2019

I don’t eat out that often, but whenever I do, I try my hardest to eat at a Japanese restaurant. Pelham's Sakura is a perfect place to eat. It’s local, inexpensive, and has great quality in their dishes. Whenever...

The view of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak

Hong Kong and Shanghai provide great museums, attractions and sightseeing

January 17, 2019

Hong Kong and Shanghai are two beautiful places to visit, with world class museums, incredible cityscapes, amazing walks and amusement parks for a fun break from touring. The Shanghai Science and Technology...

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Film review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ represents Asians with the first all-Asian cast in 25 years

August 31, 2018

When you think of an all-Asian cast in Hollywood, there isn’t much that comes to mind. "Crazy Rich Asians" is changing film history by being one of two Hollywood movies with an all-Asian cast. The...

The State Historical Museum in Red Square

St. Petersburg and Moscow—Russia’s two great cities—offer art, history, ancient churches

August 1, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — St. Petersburg was once the capital of Russia and Moscow is now the center of government. Seeing Russia's two most important cities is a visit I'll never regret. Both offered...

Film review: ‘Incredibles 2’ a family-friendly movie with surprising twists

July 16, 2018

The "Incredibles 2," the sequel to the 2004 hit, is pretty good, with animation that is different, in fact, better than "The Incredibles." The new look is welcome. There's also a huge plot twist, but no...

Review: 'Waitress' an enjoyable musical but not kid friendly

Review: ‘Waitress’ an enjoyable musical but not kid friendly

July 3, 2018

The musical "Waitress" at the Brook Atkinson Theatre is about a waitress named Jenna Hunterson who works at Joe's Diner off the highway with fellow waitresses Becky and Dawn. Jenna has a passion for...

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