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Availability does not equal accessibility

The gender neutral bathroom, located on the 5th floor near the nurse's office.

Gian Paul Cadillo and Alyssa Cabrera

February 14, 2019

In New York, the NYC iSchool, one of some high schools, has taken its own steps in creating a more accessible gender-neutral restroom. Previously, the gender-neutral bathroom, located on the 5th floor next to the nurse's office, was kept locked and unavailable to anyone who didn’t have the key. T...

The LGBT Community

The LGBT Community

Ruby Gower and Jesse Hoffman

January 18, 2019

The NYC iSchool has a diverse student body comprising of many LGBT individuals. In fact, a poll that asked 51 students for their sexuality, just 31% identified as straight. Although the largest section of individuals are straight, the many subsets of the LGBT community make up an overall majority, wi...

The egg that cracked and scrambled Instagram

The egg that cracked and scrambled Instagram

Zoe Kirszner

January 17, 2019

Comments, followers, but most of all likes. All everyone seems to want is likes, but how did a plain picture of an egg end up being the most liked picture on Instagram? The absurdity of it seems to be what makes it so funny, and appealing. The Instagram account named world_record_egg which has one post ...

Pewdiepie versus T-Series: The ultimate battle

Pewdiepie versus T-Series: The ultimate battle

Sydney Wargo, Reporter

January 17, 2019

For nearly six years, the famous YouTuber Pewdiepie (Felix Kjellberg) has been the most subscribed channel on YouTube. In 2010, Kjellberg created his YouTube channel. Only three years later, he broke the record for having the most subscribers on YouTube. Since then, he has stayed on top as the “Kin...

Student stress: How homework really affects education

Student stress: How homework really affects education

Sydney Wargo, Reporter

January 10, 2019

For centuries, children have been going to school in order to receive an education and learn valuable, basic skills. In the United States, the average student starts going to school when they are 5 years old, and continues on until they are 18. Beyond that, many people seek higher education through colleges, u...

New year, new me: How big businesses profit off of resolutions

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight.

Leo Lipson and Zoe Kirszner

January 10, 2019

“New year, new me.”  You have probably heard this term before, especially during this time of year, when commercials turn from presents and cards to exercise and Weight Watchers. This is all because of New Year’s resolutions. New Year's resolutions are most commonly to quit smoking, to read more b...

Mental health, sleep, and tardiness

Mental health, sleep, and tardiness

Ben Langsam and Jaivan Burgos

January 7, 2019

There is this common joke that says that a pen is the most important tool in your life. Why? Because if you lose your pen, you can’t take notes in school; with no notes you can’t study, and if you can’t study, you’ll fail; if you fail, then you won’t get a diploma; no diploma may mean no job, whi...

Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize SHOULD be revoked: The hypocrite of Myanmar

Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize SHOULD be revoked: The hypocrite of Myanmar

Shamsul Chowdhury, Features' Section Editor

December 13, 2018

Peace. A word that Merriam-Webster defines as “a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom’ or ‘freedom from civil disturbance.” The Nobel Peace Prize according to Alfred Nobel's will, “shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year shall have done...

The raw outcome of beauty standards

The raw outcome of beauty standards

Rachel Silverman and Lila Wolk

November 8, 2018

You are at the supermarket, waiting in a long line of endless carts full of food, and all you want to do is leave. To pass the time, you pull out your phone and scroll through Instagram, taking in the vacation photos, movie clips, models and celebrities, and more. You notice the amount of comments t...

The 2018 Congressional Elections

An official voting button that symbolizes the American right to vote.

Gabriela Lebron and Alyssa Cabrera

November 5, 2018

On November 6, 2018, the Congressional Elections will be held in New York State. Although this may seem like any other election, with the current state of our country's government, it is so much more than that. According to Ballotpedia, all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives are ava...

Songs of the summer: 2018

Songs of the summer: 2018

Lucie Bernheim, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018

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

Time to dip your feet into the waters of the college process!

Maria Esposito, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2018

The countdown begins. You are already anticipating the end of school 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 crucial time ...

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