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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 USD domestically which is eight times the budget for the film, and it is now among the highest gro...

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

What went wrong with

Angie Grullon, Reporter

April 4, 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 many wondering why it didn’t succeed as much as it was expected to.   The film “To All The B...

“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 is exactly what Marcus and Kevin Copeland did in the movie “White Chicks.” You go as far as ...

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 be nominated or win an Oscars has been at an all time low ever since the beginning. By continuously ...

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 aspects of love and marriage, if you find the right person. Love is beautiful, but in some instances...

Dating for teens

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

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 article won't help you be a better partner, however it is time to listen to the teens of New Yor...

Low representation of people of color in the film industry

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.

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 in the film industry has been at an all time low since the beginning of time as producers are more ...

Smartphones’ effects on teenagers

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

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 and start browsing through the notifications. It is common for teenagers to get their firs...

Bigger than music

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

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, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”  America… a land built on ...

20 best albums of the 2010s

20 best albums of the 2010s

Lucie Bernheim, Senior Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2019

It’s hard to believe that the 2010’s are coming to an end… it feels like just yesterday we entered a time where low-rise jeans replaced high-waisted jeans; Myspace replaced Instagram, and CDs replaced streaming services.    These albums have soundtracked my and many of my classmates’ c...

Beauty standards and how they’re affecting Americans

This picture shows Cady Heron trying to fit into the popular category from

Estefany Mendez, Investigative Reporter

June 17, 2019

When the only day you’re in a good mood to shop with your friends arrives, the day is ending and they decide to check the last store out. At this point you tell them that you’ll be waiting for them outside because of how tired you are. All of a sudden you decide to walk around and you begin to wi...

Songs you need to know now

Songs you need to know now

Lucie Bernheim, Arts & Entertainment Features Editor

May 23, 2019

Over the past five months, there’s been a lot of new music. It’s hard to keep track of what’s being released anymore as anyone can release anything at any time. The school year is winding down, but the workload is more substantial than ever. In the midst of all the chaos, finding the songs that s...

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