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Songs of the summer: 2018

Songs of the summer: 2018

Lucie Bernheim, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Showcase

Summer’s approaching quickly, although the weather seems to disagree. The month of May is slipping away and summer vacation is getting closer; a time where we have the opportunity to be independent. Every year there are songs that become labeled “songs of the summer”. Before we start roadtripping, h...

Hip-Hop’s supervillain: MF Doom

Hip-Hop’s supervillain: MF Doom

Zachary Taylor, Reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“A Love Supreme” by John Coltrane. “The Low End Theory” by A Tribe Called Quest. “The Velvet Underground and Nico” by the Velvet Underground. All these albums ingeniously challenged certain aspects of their respective genres, and because of that have implanted their techniques of making musi...

NYC iSchool 2018 Spring Concert

J-Lynn, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The iSchools annual spring concert was held on Thursday, April 12th. The show featured performances from the Guitar Ensemble, the Jazz Ensemble, Bash the Trash, and the iSchool’s two rock bands.           Students from the Guitar Ensemble played beautiful, soft pieces.   Next, Bash the Trash gave ...

“Freaks and Geeks:” The New Generation

“Freaks and Geeks:” The New Generation

Lucie Bernheim, Features Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In 1999, NBC debuted "Freaks and Geeks"- a different perspective on growing up in the 1980s that was as funny as it was thought-provoking. The most refreshing part about the show was that it wasn’t aimed at anyone in particular. Adults have watched it and loved it as well as teens. It’s very ...

Are violent video games really that bad?

Are violent video games really that bad?

Miguel Chaple

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Violence, blood and gore, strong language. All of these things can be found in video games, but the question is do these things really affect people as much as people say they do? President Donald Trump recently attended a meeting to discuss violence in video games and how it affects young players.Tr...

Review of “Isle of Dogs”: When animal rivalry becomes lethal

Review of “Isle of Dogs”: When animal rivalry becomes lethal

Sophie Foley

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Widely argued in elementary schools and among seven-year-olds, but also able to spark a heated debate among an older crowd, is the question of cats versus dogs. Which species is more companionable? Smarter? Purposeful? Which species is better, overall? The spectacularly toxic relationships that t...

Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar: Who really is the G.O.A.T ?

Drake vs. Kendrick Lamar: Who really is the G.O.A.T ?

Luis Sanchez

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

When it comes to music, we all have favorite musicians who we tend to listen to, as well as genres we frequent. A very popular genre among teenagers is rap/hip-hop, and two of the most-liked and successful rappers are Drake and Kendrick Lamar -two guys who write, produce and perform their own music. ...

“Golden Hour”- Album Review

“Golden Hour”- Album Review

Lucie Bernheim, Section Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grade: A- Kacey Musgraves is one of the brightest singer/songwriters of this generation, with her Texan roots peeking out of every project she does. Mixing traditional country with psychedelic pop, folk, and indie music, she’s the industry’s not-so-hidden hidden gem. She writes lyrics that hit ...

Moviepass, how does it make money?

Moviepass, how does it make money?

Robert Salladay, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Some things are too good to be true, but is Moviepass one of them? Moviepass is a nationwide monthly subscription that allows you to watch one movie a day for the low price of $9.95 a month. Deals that lower the price down to $6.95 a month make an affordable option for movie lovers. However, there ha...

A$AP Rocky: Harlem to Hollywood

A$AP Rocky: Harlem to Hollywood

Zachary Taylor, Section Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A sex symbol, a fashion icon, an artist, and a rapper. Conceited and arrogant, yet  loyal, he is, in essence, New York Hip Hop. He and his friends have fought through all the pain and confusion of their teen years, and they have came out stronger as a whole. Influenced by some of the greatest rappers o...

The Museum of Modern Art

Sophie Foley

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Video

iSchool students' and faculty's thoughts on the renowned Museum of Modern Art, located in Midtown Manhattan on 53rd Street.

Best “Friends”

Best “Friends”

Marlena Shaab and Ava Falcon

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There's no denying that “Friends” is one of the most iconic shows of all time. Not only is “Friends” iconic, but it’s one of the funniest ensembles to be on television. It’s a national phenomenon. Below we rank the top 13 episodes of the series based on our opinion! Number 13: Season 6, ...

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