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The NYC Mayoral candidates (Courtesy: CNN)

The current contenders in the mayoral election

Adriano Grassi, iNews reporter June 10, 2021

For the first time in what feels like decades, New York is having a mayoral election. A fair amount of contenders have thrown their hat in the ring to take over from Bill de Blasio, whose current approval...

NYC public schools will open completely this fall with no remote option: Mayor de Blasio

NYC public schools will open completely this fall with no remote option: Mayor de Blasio

Zach Kaplan May 27, 2021

After this year, remote learning is no more. In an announcement on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe,’ this week, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced that come September, all of the nearly one million...

STRATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are seen during a vaccination clinic at the Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health and Wellbeing Centre on December 15, 2020 in Stratford, England. After rolling out the vaccine to dozens of

COVID-19 vaccinations become eligible for all teens aged 16+ in New York as Johnson & Johnson vaccine is paused: Updates

On Tuesday, vaccination appointments in New York became available for all adults aged 16 and above. This was a crucial step taken by New York to battle back against the virus, especially amid fears that...

It's been one year since the pandemic first hit the US. Credit: KWWL

COVID-19: One year later

Zach Kaplan, Editor-in-chief March 12, 2021

Tomorrow, NYC public high school students will mark the one-year anniversary of the last "normal" school day. On March 13th, 2020, a Friday, students were wary of the coronavirus, but no one could've expected...

An iSchool student's brother’s suicide brings mental health to the forefront

An iSchool student’s brother’s suicide brings mental health to the forefront

Zach Kaplan, iNews editor-in-chief February 23, 2021

When Yeramis Subera, a junior, tragically lost her older brother to suicide last week, she posted an Instagram story that broadcast her family’s needs to pay for his funeral expenses with a link to a...

Unpacking Biden's top cabinet nominees

Unpacking Biden’s top cabinet nominees

Isabel Wilder February 11, 2021

During these difficult first two months of 2021, there has been an outcry of both fear and hopefulness for what's to come. Amid all the present uncertainty, one thing is clear; Joe Biden has taken the...

President Biden signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

President Biden starts off his presidency with a flurry of executive orders

Zach Kaplan, iNews editor-in-chief January 22, 2021

President Joe Biden, after being sworn in as the 46th President of the United States yesterday, has immediately gone to work, signing 27 executive orders on a myriad of topics yesterday and today. The...

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...

Vials of the new vaccine that protects against COVID-19

First doses of lifesaving Covid-19 vaccine administered in the United Kingdom

Zach Kaplan, editor-in-chief December 11, 2020

Tuesday marked a historic day in the pandemic. From across the world, news reports and photos came in of healthcare workers and senior citizens in the United Kingdom getting their first ‘jabs’ or vaccinations...

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces public middle and high schools won’t reopen until 2021

Henry Katchuba December 10, 2020

The news that no student in New York wanted to hear was recently announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio: Public middle and high schools in NYC will not open until 2021 at the earliest.  For weeks that have...

NYC schools close again after virus spread hits benchmark

NYC schools close again after virus spread hits benchmark

Zach Kaplan, Editor-in-chief November 19, 2020
“I can't help but feel sad about the news that school will go 100% remote again, just as I was looking forward to seeing more students, and especially more of my advisees in person with the start of Quarter 2,”
iCare reveals its winning photo submission

iCare reveals its winning photo submission

Zach Kaplan, iNews editor-in-chief November 17, 2020

When Rachel Silverman, a junior, spotted this homeless man sitting in a Central Park tunnel, she knew she captured a moment. “I thought, not many people think about the underprivileged in New York,...

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