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The Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble

André Eisenberg, Section Editor

June 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Scallion

The Scallion

Alex Baumgartner and Sonal Rai

June 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Scallion, which is by taught Mr. Snyder, is a creative and engaging module offered at the NYC iSchool. This course examines the elements of satire and gives students a platform to create their own memes, videos, and articles on local and global issues. Students write satirical articles, films, and memes o...

iSchool’s music and art programs

Alex Baumgartner and Sonal Rai

May 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As iSchool students walk down the hallways, sounds of instruments fill the air along with scribbling pencils. Music students sing and play instruments that can be heard from a far distance. At the same time, the rest of the  students are in their assigned classes asking questions about the homework f...

Fidget Toys: What’s the hype?

Fidget Toys: What’s the hype?

Tyler Baguio and Lucas Rivera

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Reviews

You see them everywhere. On the streets, in schools, and even in offices. The fidget toy has taken over and is the next must have toy. First appearing on Kickstarter, the Fidget toy raised nearly $6.5 million dollars from backers (investors), and is now ranked the 9th most funded project on Kickstar...

Nuclear Proliferation!

Luke Copley and Ivy Hoffmaster

April 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

We interrupted an iSchool module, known as Nuclear Proliferation taught by Nathan Snyder. What is this module about? To deter or to not deter- that is the question. The class teaches kids a general history and science behind Nuclear Power. And while the class seems built on scientific facts and discussion ...

Power Rangers review

Power Rangers review

Ivy Hoffmaster and Luke Copley

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

GO GO POWER RANGERS! GO GO ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP OF THE BOX OFFICE “It’s Morphin Time” with the new Power Rangers film as it morphs from a franchise for children to the next big name action series. The live action movie revival of Power Rangers surpasses all expectations and caters perfectly to...

Spring break hangout spots for writers and artists

Spring break hangout spots for writers and artists

Saumya Grover, Reporter and Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

NYC is the city of lights. It’s filled with numerous tourist spots such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Soho, 5th Avenue; you could go on and on about all of the places. New York City is basically a hotspot for all tourists. With its tall buildings and bright lights, this city se...

Fighting for women’s equality on Wall Street

Fighting for women’s equality on Wall Street

Jayvin Espinal

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

New York City is such a diverse place when it comes to its culture, race and art. Many artists see NYC as a canvas to paint upon leaving commemorated works of power, unity, and love like subway paintings and the infamous Girl and the Bull. The artist of the statue, Kristen Visbal, made it to repr...

Music in the heart of teens: Their passion and life

Jayvin Espinal

March 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Some students sing and play music to feel something that isn't normally felt. They all share a love of music and a passion releasing their emotions into melody. All these students share a passion for music, which is in their hearts and minds when they play. With the iSchool being the center of all the...

Luckily There’s A Family Guy!

Luckily There’s A Family Guy!

Kamil Kuzminski, Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Humor, Opinion

Comedy - professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical sketches, intended to make an audience laugh. A rare breed in the pack that makes life worth living. From stand-up to memes, comedy offers a wide-range of humor from chuckles to balloon-bursting laughter. For Family Guy, this is ea...

Moana review

Moana review

Ivy Hoffmaster and Luke Copley

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Disney does it again with their new animated film, Moana. “ It went against cliches that are present in almost every Disney movie,” says Eli Piccone (iSchool sophomore) describes the movie. We see a Disney film feature the Polynesian culture for the first time in years, the last time being Lilo and...

Urbex: NYC from new perspectives

Urbex: NYC from new perspectives

Theo Gold

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s 4:38 a.m. in New York City. Most people are either asleep, or binge watching the latest show on Netflix. However, a photographer that goes by the name @cynuw, on Instagram, is on top of the Manhattan Bridge, and no they aren’t jumping. @cynuw is not insane either, they are part of a twen...

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