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Songs of the summer: 2018

Songs of the summer: 2018

Lucie Bernheim, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Showcase

Summer’s approaching quickly, although the weather seems to disagree. The month of May is slipping away and summer vacation is getting closer; a time where we have the opportunity to be independent. Every year there are songs that become labeled “songs of the summer”. Before we start roadtripping, h...

Kickstart your college process this summer

Kickstart your college process this summer

Maria Esposito, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The countdown begins. You are already anticipating the end of the school year since there are only 27 instructional days left in the 2017-2018 school year. For many the end of the school year means 8 weeks of pure relaxation with not a worry in the world. But for juniors in high school, this is a cruci...

SAT CRAM TIME

SAT CRAM TIME

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

April 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the SAT’s coming up on April 24th, many students are cramming in extra test prep in order to get good test scores. As fellow students, we know that many of you may not have studied as much as you should have. If you feel terribly unprepared for the SAT’s, here are some tips that may help y...

Stephen Hawking: A man amongst the stars

Stephen Hawking: A man amongst the stars

Chris Bell

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Science & Technology, Showcase

In 1963, a bright young Oxford man was diagnosed out of the blue with ALS, a debilitating disease that typically leaves a victim with less than two years to live. But this man did not succumb to the deathly illness; instead, through astonishing resilience, he lived for another half-century, and becam...

Let’s destigmatize menstruation. Period.

Let’s destigmatize menstruation. Period.

Lauren Cichon, Section Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Women spend 11,400 dollars on menstrual supplies in their lifetimes. That is enough money to buy you a years worth of groceries, cover your electric bills and health insurance for this year, as well as get you a round trip to Paris. The average period lasts 3 to 5 days but can extend as far as 7 ...

The plague of gentrification

The plague of gentrification

Zoe Justiniano and Bethel Berhe

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the years go on, the 3-5 story buildings and brownstones, streets filled with music and laughter, and the clinks of dominoes all seem to fade away. Instead, they are replaced by an aching silence that makes it louder than it’s ever been. This silence is gentrification. Gentrification is the process of renovating ...

Slower driving in our streets: Protect our youth

Slower driving in our streets: Protect our youth

Lauren Cichon, Section Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Photos

A thousand people met at Prospect Park West and 9th street in Brooklyn, New York. They met to grieve the lives of those who have been lost in car accidents, especially to remember the one that took place at 9th street and fifth avenue, taking the lives of two children on March Fifth. Above is the ...

Has the sneaker game gone too far?

Has the sneaker game gone too far?

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Imagine waiting in line for hours, entering raffles using four different email accounts, marking your calendar weeks in advance, and spending up to $240 or more on a single pair of sneakers. Many would think that's insane, however, what if I told you that you could resell those sneakers for 2 to even ...

Net neutrality: What’s really at stake?

Net neutrality: What’s really at stake?

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Science & Technology

On Thursday, December 14th, the Federal Communications Commission successfully voted to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules. Many had taken to social media to sound the alarm, urging people to connect their congressman and members of the FCC. With such an avid reaction, many can’t help but feel distresse...

Winter 2018 outfits idea for women

Winter 2018 outfits idea for women

Jessica Zhuang

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

If you are wondering about how to step up your fashion game, or how to turn that casual outfit into something more interesting, you are in luck. Here are three outfit ideas for you ladies who are seeking something special and affordable this winter season while staying cozy and warm throughout t...

16-year-old accomplishes something huge

16-year-old accomplishes something huge

Jacqueline Pineda

January 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Cheers and happiness filled the room as 16-year-old Ayrton Little from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, received his acceptance letter from Harvard University.   Thousands of students from all over the world apply to Harvard, but only a small portion get accepted. According to Harvard University, the acc...

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