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Owen Cuomo, Senior Editor

Owen Cuomo is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. He enjoys playing lacrosse, tennis, cooking and playing the bass guitar. He is especially interested in screenwriting and creative writing. He hopes to broaden his writing and journalism abilities by writing for the Pelham Examiner.

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CUNY Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez.

CUNY chancellor, a Pelham resident, seeks to open doors for students, as they were opened for his family

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2023

Félix Matos Rodríguez views the City University of New York (CUNY) as a force for social mobility for its students.  The Pelham resident has been in the perfect position to ensure it continues to...

Pelhamite Emilie Kelly seeks meaning of being American in documentary featuring simple game of cornhole

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2022

Over the summer, Pelhamite Emilie Kelly shot the documentary "The Grand Trans-American Cornhole Quest," a film that asks strangers across the United States, "What does it mean to be an American?" The interviews...

Pelham hockey player to represent East Coast in Brick Hockey Tournament

Pelham hockey player to represent East Coast in Brick Hockey Tournament

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
June 23, 2022

Ford Fairback, a ten-year-old from Pelham, recently qualified for the Brick Hockey Tournament. Fairback is no stranger to competition. He currently plays on the number one team in the country for his...

Pelham Rugby celebrating after winning the state championship.

PMHS rugby wins STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
June 6, 2022

PMHS rugby defeated Dwight Academy on Sunday, earning the team its fourth state championship. The Pelicans got up 40-0 and started putting in subs. Every player on the team was able to get in the game....

PMHS rugby after winning the state sevens championship in the fall season.

PMHS rugby books spot in state championship game after beating Grand Island in semifinal

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
June 5, 2022

PMHS rugby took down Grand Island Saturday in a 65-17 victory in the New York State semifinals. The Pelicans will battle for their fourth state championship Sunday against Dwight Academy, which defeated...

Pelham teacher Rami Vamos shares love of music with original show performed at Lincoln Center

Pelham teacher Rami Vamos shares love of music with original show performed at Lincoln Center

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2022

Rami Vamos grew up in a house filled with music. Both of his parents are internationally famous violin teachers, and they even housed some of their students. Vamos started his musical career playing...

Licorice Pizza: Coming of age tale with great deal of heart and style

‘Licorice Pizza:’ Coming of age tale with great deal of heart and style

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2021

"Licorice Pizza," a name for a movie so curious, virtually nothing can be drawn about the film from its title. After watching though, the lighthearted and puzzling name fits perfectly. "Licorice Pizza"...

The French Dispatch: a movie marvelously told through newspaper articles

‘The French Dispatch:’ a movie marvelously told through newspaper articles

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2021

Like all good movies, ' The French Dispatch' succeeds in captivating and invigorating the viewer, and in typical Wes Anderson style. This film is not pefect, but very close to being so. The way it's told...

Beckett: Exciting, emotional chase through Greece, its strong addition to thriller genre

‘Beckett:’ Exciting, emotional chase through Greece, it’s strong addition to thriller genre

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2021

Not many thrillers are able to capture both the emotional and action side of a story. A film needs to have engaging moments and be built around the more emotional side to get viewers to care about the...

Bo Burnhams Inside is hilariously introspective look at pandemic induced self-isolation

Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’ is hilariously introspective look at pandemic induced self-isolation

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
June 18, 2021

WARNING: This review contains major spoilers in the fourth paragraph. Read at your own risk.  Bo Burnham's Netflix special, 'Inside', transports viewers to a place not too distant; one that we've all...

Halston is glamourous and picturesque, but does little to build its characters

‘Halston’ is glamourous and picturesque, but does little to build its characters

By Owen Cuomo, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2021

To classify Netflix's show  "Halston" as anything but extravagant would be an understatement. Roy Halston Frowick, or as the world came to know him by, Halston, was once a contender for the title of the...

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