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How Tesla went from the verge of bankruptcy to the most valuable automaker in the world

How Tesla went from the verge of bankruptcy to the most valuable automaker in the world

Harrison Reinisch

August 29, 2020

The incredible story of a journey from startup to superpower Tesla has become one of the most engrossing new car companies in decades. Known for their sleek design and world-class performance, they have entered the mainstream as an exciting new car company. Their self-proclaimed mission is to “a...

With New York seeing a steady decrease in new cases, it’s time for…

With New York seeing a steady decrease in new cases, it's time for...

Zach Kaplan, Junior editor-in-chief

May 13, 2020

Believe it or not, the easy part of this pandemic may be over. For the past eight or so weeks, all we’ve needed to do was stay at home and follow basic protocol, such as covering our mouths when we sneeze or cough, washing our hands thoroughly after and when we go outside. Now is the time where we reach ...

What are iSchoolers doing during quarantine?

What are iSchoolers doing during quarantine?

Zach Kaplan, Junior editor-in-chief

April 30, 2020

When the ball dropped on New Years’ Eve, everyone was looking forward to a new decade and new beginnings. But no one could’ve predicted that in March, a highly contagious virus would infect thousands and leave nearly everyone at home. Despite all of this bad news, some, including myself, are loo...

Biden & Sanders: What do iSchoolers think?

Biden & Sanders: What do iSchoolers think?

Zach Kaplan, Junior editor-in-chief

April 16, 2020

We have a clearer picture of what the 2020 general election is going to look like now.  When this article was first written, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and former vice president Joe Biden were both vying for the presidential nomination. Since then, Sanders has dropped out of the race and endors...

2020 Election: Down to two

The current candidates still in the race shown above on Jan. 14th, 2020 at Des Moines, Iowa. Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont (Right)

Fausto Rosado, Reporter

April 3, 2020

The current candidates still in the race shown above on Jan. 14th, 2020 at Des Moines, Iowa. Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont (Right) As the election gets closer and closer, many candidates have dropped out of the race. It’s down to two major candidates: For...

Vaping in NYC: A crisis among our youth

Vaping in NYC: A crisis among our youth

Yasna Muratovic, Reporter

April 3, 2020

NEW YORK, NY-- Following a high schooler from the Bronx, a Manhattan man has been confirmed as the second vape related death in the city as of late February.  Jonathan Sosa, 34 years old, had preexisting health conditions, including apnea and diabetes, but an autopsy showed that his death was, in fact,...

The iSchool plans to move in the Fall of 2023!

The iSchool plans to move in the Fall of 2023!

Quinn Lewis, Reporter

April 1, 2020

In 2006, the idea for a modern school that would become a model for the future schools of the 21st century was conceptualized among the Department of Education leaders. It was envisioned to be a high-tech school that would put emphasis on technologies such as video-conferencing and distance learning. An i...

The opioid crisis today

Opioids are a dangerous addictive drug.

Kate Montano, Reporter

April 1, 2020

In 2018 about 10.3 million Americans, ages 12 and older, misused opioids. About 9.9 million of them were prescription painkiller abusers and 808,000 of them were heroine users. Opioids are drugs that were created to replicate opium, which is another highly addictive drug that is made from an opium pop...

The rise of youth activism in the 21st century

The rise of youth activism in the 21st century

Vera Topcik, Reporter

January 7, 2020

Greta Thunberg, Emma Gonzales, Malala Yousafzai, and Gavin Grimm. You may have heard these names on the news. These people are activists, but they all have one thing in common: they all started protesting when they were teens. There has been a recent change in the 21st century. Teens, young adults, eve...

The Trump impeachment inquiry

The Trump impeachment inquiry

Zach Kaplan, iNews reporter

December 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC--The House of Representatives recently formalized the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, capping off a rollercoaster ride which began around September 9th. A federal whistleblower came forward stating they’d heard a problematic phone call in late July between Mr. Trump ...

School strike for the climate: Skolstrejk för Klimatet

Students walked out of school to protest for climate justice on Friday, March 15th, 2019.

Isannah Marley and Sophie Kelleher

April 4, 2019

You’re out taking a lunch break, and pass by Columbus Circle. As you are bustling by you notice that kids, youth and parents alike are yelling, “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!” the voices and cheers are becoming louder and louder. You pull out your phone and begin r...

It’s official…Staff Infection is coming back!

Staff Infection performs

Micah Gomez, Reporter

March 28, 2019

It’s official! Staff Infection is coming back, and the iSchool community is more ready than ever to see what they have in store! For those of you who don’t know, Staff Infection is a band made up of the iSchool’s very own staff members. They made their debut last year, in 2018, during the Sp...

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