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Stranger Things review

Stranger Things review

Tyler Baguio and Lucas Rivera

January 20, 2017

We all have heard of the famous streaming website, Netflix. It’s basically like the digital version of BlockBuster. Founded in 1997, it originally was a company that rented DVD’s by mail to their subscribers. In 2007, they started their online subscription service and completely blew out its ...

Buzzfeed: Is it still the buzz?

Buzzfeed: Is it still the buzz?

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

January 20, 2017

Buzzfeed was the buzz of everyone’s feed in 2016. As of March 2016, Buzzfeed's viewers skyrocketed at about 9 million views a month, with 50% of its views coming from ages 18-34.  Buzzfeed was the main source of news for teens and young adults. Originally founded in 2006, by John Johnson and Jonah Peretti, w...

History and photography

Frederick Douglass

Jasper Willey and Wilfry Cruz

January 20, 2017

History and photography is a module at the iSchool that examines how photography has affected history and the public’s portrayal of events. At the end of the quarter, students put together a gallery of their own work. Students study history through photography, take their own photos at the during...

NYC iSchool clubs

NYC iSchool clubs

Andrew Rivera and Marcus Kroner-Martin

January 10, 2017

Clubs are the legs and the arms of the NYC iSchool. They are what makes the iSchool so unique compared to all of the other high schools in the city. The  NYC iSchool provides their students with endless clubs that many students created and run. This gives students endless possibilities and things ...

Poetry in performance: An NYC iSchool favorite

Poetry in performance: An NYC iSchool favorite

Jasper Willey and Wilfry Cruz

January 9, 2017

Syllable limits, rhyming techniques, passages from other stories, and limits on the lines, are just four of the many structures and regulations included in poetry, imagine writing something under these strict rules, for anyone who has written poetry, you must know what a challenge it is, and how toug...

Review: NYC iSchool’s winter concert

Review: NYC iSchool's winter concert

Tyler Baguio and Lucas Rivera

January 9, 2017

The annual iSchool Winter Concert that took place on December 20th was really a sight to see. Students and teachers from all grades  stayed to watch and support the iSchool rock and jazz bands. Student musicians practiced weeks in advance to produce amazing music and put on a show for the iSchool...

How to make an origami beating heart

Jasper Willey and Wilfry Cruz

January 9, 2017

Music in school? Stay woke!

November 15, 2016

Music is a big part of a lot of people’s lives. It is our escape. Sometimes it is all we know. But should it be allowed in school? Some people say it helps them focus. Others say it is a distraction. Most teachers are against it, but maybe it is not such a bad thing. Contrary to what most people think, “Tech ...

The Way Of Kings – a fantastical journey through a world of wonders and horrors

The Way Of Kings - a fantastical journey through a world of wonders and horrors

Carmen Simons, Section Editor

November 4, 2016

Price: $8 At Barnes And Noble, $6.50 At Amazon Length: 1280 Pages “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” Brandon Sanderson’s The Way Of Kings is a book in the great tradition of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, J. R. R. To...

Enter the Battlefield: the story of the unknown pros

Enter the Battlefield: the story of the unknown pros

Carmen Simons, Section Editor

November 4, 2016

Enter the Battlefield is a 2016 documentary directed by Nathan Holt and Shawn Kornhauser. It covers the story of a little recognized expert. The Magic Pro. The game they play, Magic The Gathering is a card game created in 1993 by Richard Garfield PhD. It's an intricate and complex game with over 16,...

Tips for freshman year success

Imagine: One of iSchool's three inspirtational words located on the fifth floor, near Ms. Strassler's room.

Bryant Garcia

November 3, 2016

Upon entering high school for the first time, several thoughts ran through my head: “Who will I become friends with?” “Will I fit in?” “What if I don’t like my school?” I was nervous and exposed to a new environment and didn’t know what to expect. As time passed, though, ...

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