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Surviving the pandemic with TikTok

Surviving the pandemic with TikTok

Stacy Cruz, Reporter January 28, 2021

TikTok became the newest version of what we all remember as “Musically.” About 5 years ago, TikTok made its first debut and grew in popularity very quickly. It didn't take long after the launch of...

What have iSchoolers been shopping for during quarantine?

What have iSchoolers been shopping for during quarantine?

Harrison Reinisch, Junior Editor in Chief January 12, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, Amazon was worth approximately $945 billion. By the end of the year, that number had skyrocketed to about $1.63 trillion - more than the GDP of all but 12 countries. Normally,...

The end screen of Among Us, a popular video game similar to “Mafia.”

What’s the buzz about Among Us?

Zach Kaplan, editor-in-chief November 22, 2020

If you stopped by a Discord server in 2018 and asked your friends to play Among Us, they probably wouldn’t know what you’re talking about. Now, it seems like it’s the only thing on everyone’s mind.  The...

Why are comic book movies flourishing while comic books fail to grow?

Why are comic book movies flourishing while comic books fail to grow?

Caleb Coplan, Reporter April 5, 2020

The MCU has become a media giant, with the most profitable box office opening of all time under their belt the franchise has become too big to fail. “Avengers Endgame” made a total of 2,797,800,564...

What went wrong with

What went wrong with “To All The Boys: P.S I Still Love You”?

Angie Grullon, Reporter April 3, 2020

“I Liked The First One Better to Be Honest” The film, “To All the Boys: P.S I Still Love You,”  did not do as good as the first did. Given a rating of 54% and a 9% drop in viewers, it leaves...

“White Chicks,” is it offensive?

Ivette Sanchez, Section Editor April 3, 2020

As an FBI agent uncovering the truth can be hard, but it's not impossible. You have to do whatever you have to do to get the work done even if that means to take on a whole different identity, and this...

Why are the Oscars still so white?

Why are the Oscars still so white?

Amelia Castillo, Reporter April 1, 2020

The most recent Academy Awards just passed February 9, 2020. And once again critics were pointing out the lack of racial diversity among the nominees. For far too long, the number of black people to...

The effect of divorce

The effect of divorce

Lutece Guillemot, Reporter January 17, 2020

Love is complicated. Marriage is even more complicated in some aspects. Standing up at the altar, and committing to love the other person till death. It's terrifying.  However, there are many good...

Two women holding hands with a wooden background. One is caucasian, the other is black. Multicultural, homosexual love and friendship concepts.

Dating for teens

Solomon Yentis, Reporter January 16, 2020

“Scarsdale dating is wack,” says 15 year old Manhattan resident Jackson Foodim.   Dating to some is strange, while to others it’s something they desire, and many just don't know the ropes. This...

As seen, this is the movie, Little Miss Sunshine, which was released in 2006. The characters in this movie are the majority, white and there are little to no representation of people of color in the movie.

Low representation of people of color in the film industry

Jenny Lee, Reporter January 9, 2020

If you've binge watched an old movie or T.V show and wondered, "where is the diversity?", that is because movies in the past have not featured much people of color. Representation of people of color...

Two NYC iSchool sophomores are using their phones; watching Tik Tok videos and texting their friend on Snapchat during class.

Smartphones’ effects on teenagers

Jenny Lee, Reporter January 9, 2020

Ring! Ring! The alarm on your nightstand is causing a ruckus and vibrating on the table. You go to turn it off and get up to start your day. What do you do first? Most teenagers would pick up their smartphone...

“Far Away” music video directed by Peter Huang, song written by Jessie Reyez and produced by Mad Ruk Entertainment

Bigger than music

Dayzanae Sample, Section Editor January 8, 2020

The 117 year old plaque on the Statue of Liberty reads, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless,...

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