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Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

April 21, 2018

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

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.

Girls' educations are affected due to their periods.

Lauren Cichon, Section Editor

April 9, 2018

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

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

Abigail Blumenstein, 4, and Joshua Lew, 1, were fatally hit by a car on March 5th by driver  Dorothy Bruns on 5th avenue and 9th street, also injuring others with her reckless driving, including their pregnant mother and their friend. Many people on March 12th went to advocate for safer streets to try to ensure that something like this does not happen in the future.

Lauren Cichon, Section Editor

March 26, 2018

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

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?

Reporters of the FCC's repeal gathered outside the Time Warner Center in NYC. 

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

February 1, 2018

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

The blue jacket is paired with jeans and casual Nikes sneakers for a laid back look.

Jessica Zhuang

January 9, 2018

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; Ayrton Little

Jacqueline Pineda

January 8, 2018

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...

The college process: Essays and exertion

College Counselor Kate Beck plays a strong role for iSchool Seniors and Juniors.

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

November 21, 2017

If you could describe the college process in one word, what would it be? iSchool seniors Tsedale Forbes and Brianly Urena give the same answer without skipping a beat: “Stressful.” For them and many other seniors, the last year at the iSchool is the time to buckle down and make some big decisions. From...

Keeping up with iCare

A group of iCare members working at the snack sale, during lunch, to raise money for Texas and Mexico.

Maria Esposito, Editor In Chief

November 18, 2017

Brace yourselves: we’re three fourths of the way through hurricane season and over six hurricanes have already occurred all around the world. Destruction has wreaked havoc in places such as Texas, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. Recovery from these natural disasters is far from over, but...

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