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The screaming halt of production during 2020

The screaming halt of production during 2020

Luca Pereira-Frears, Reporter January 22, 2021

What do a superhuman, a spy, and a warrior all have in common?  They've all been affected by Covid. In 2020, Hollywood was planning to release a live-action “Mulan,” a new “Wonder Woman,” movie...

The insurrection at the Capitol brought the worst out of our country. Credit: Reuters

Insurrection, impeachment, inauguration: An iNews analysis of a historic time in politics

Our country is in a time of major flux. To try to get a grip over this week’s transition in the White House, the iNews staff put together a packaged article and asked some of our faculty to weigh in...

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,...

Online school: An ineffective form of education

Online school: An ineffective form of education

Sydney Wargo December 10, 2020

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, schools all across the world have been forced to shut down and switch to an online setting. It is vital for children and teens to continue their education, even during...

The normalization of mass shootings in the U.S

The normalization of mass shootings in the U.S

Emma Lawrence, Reporter December 3, 2020

Imagine you walk into school ready for the day. You sit down and start doing work. It's nothing more than your regular Tuesday classes. You are startled by an announcement of a hard-lockdown. This isn’t...

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...

A month into blended learning, the iSchool serves as a success story

A month into blended learning, the iSchool serves as a success story

Zach Kaplan, Editor-in-chief November 12, 2020

After a three-month span in the spring where you had to learn from behind your computer, chained to Google Classroom for any new material, you can finally go into school again. Mask on, you enter your...

How lack of sleep is affecting students

How lack of sleep is affecting students

Natalia Stewart, Reporter April 3, 2020

After staying up all night to study for your finals and finish your essay, it's already time to get ready for school. Despite feeling accomplished, once you get to school, you can’t focus, you don’t...

Pride Flags within Christopher Park, across the street from the Stonewall Inn. June,2019

Being LGBT+ at the iSchool

Samuel Espinobarros, Reporter April 3, 2020

As the iSchool is in its 11th year, several things have changed in our outside world. A Republican is the president again, Apple is the first billion dollar company, 2 major viruses have occurred, and...

Students participate in a rally with other students from DC, Maryland and Virginia in their Solidarity Walk-Out to urge Republican leaders in Congress

School shootings

Bryan Pineda , Reporter January 16, 2020

You enter school at 9:00 a.m., and two hours later you’re in third period with 29 of your peers. To your surprise, there’s a sudden hard-lockdown and someone enters the building with a rifle during...

The LGBTQ+ pride flag

Progression of LGBTQ+ rights in US

Ashlyn Rodriguez, Reporter January 14, 2020

It was a Friday afternoon when a thirteen year old was writing an email to their principal about their identification as non binary (a person who does not identify with the typical male or female genders)....

Phones are much worse than you think

Phones are much worse than you think

Eliza Taub, Section Editor January 9, 2020

You’re sitting in class, dozing off as your teacher continues her lecture on Westward Expansion. You’re so tempted to pick up your phone. The urge moves its way down from your brain to your limbs,...

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