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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...

Alma vs. André: The final debate

Alma vs. André: The final debate

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

November 7, 2018

At 3:30 on Thursday, November 1st, students gathered in the Commons for the Mock Election final debate. Mock Congressional Election is a module taught by Mr. Jay. The class follows the election process, with students taking the role of candidates, campaign teams, and the media, and accumulates in a ...

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...

Alma Reiss-Navarre emerges victorious from first congressional debate

Ruby Gower

October 11, 2018

New York City October 11th, 2018 The iSchool’s hotly contested and widely anticipated first debate occurred on the 5th of October, 2018. This debate decides who will run for Congress. There were 5 potential candidates participating, each with strong views about how to improve America today. Each...

By the students, for the students: The walkout for gun control

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

May 7, 2018

After first period on Friday, April 20th, students poured into the hallways as usual. However, as they flooded the staircase and made their way down to the first floor, students could be spotted holding cardboard posters with markers and sharpies under their arms. April 20th, 2018, marked the 19th anniversa...

Bill Cosby found guilty

Bill Cosby found guilty

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

April 27, 2018

America’s former favorite family man, Bill Cosby, has been found guilty of sexual assault in a retrial. The 80 year old, famous for his stand up comedy and hit TV show “The Cosby Show,” was convicted of sexual assault on Thursday after 6 women testified against the former comedian for drugg...

Terrorism against Muslims

Terrorism against Muslims

Dalia Amin

April 11, 2018

Recent news has discovered a shocking and horrifying reality. In the United Kingdom parts of Britain and England people have been receiving horrific letters from anonymous senders in blank white envelopes. The headline of each letter reads "Punish A Muslim Day." It was said that April 3rd it would be...

Stormy Daniels offers to return “hush money” to Donald Trump

Actress and porn star, Stormy Daniels, with President of the United States, Donald Trump side by side.

Dina Rama, Reporter

March 27, 2018

As he makes his way onto the podium to deliver his first speech to the nation, he feels pride within himself as the President of the United States. With his flawlessly tailored suit and blue tie with his hair pushed to the side, he is ready to lead his democratic nation to triumph. Nonetheless, th...

Two more bombs in Schertz, Texas, after explosions in Austin

FedEx Facilities outside of San Antonio, and Austin, Texas where two of the five explosive devices were shipped from.

Dina Rama, Reporter

March 27, 2018

As one calmly sets foot into the nostalgic workplace occupied by stockpiles of packages and diligent workers, a sense of comfort fills oneself immensely. Nevertheless, this comfort is soon awaken by the unexpected, deleterious explosions of small packages containing minuscule, yet destructive bombs. In c...

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 ...

Diversity of culture through food

Students milling around the cafeteria during the Multicultural festival.

Edward Sherman

March 19, 2018

“My favorite part about the festival was that there was so much food.”

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Recovery and the aftermath

Students participate in a demonstration in Washington DC, organized by the youth organization Teens For Gun Reform.  The demonstration was planned in response to the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Source:

J-Lynn Torres, 1521751945:114

March 8, 2018

On February 14th, 2018, life changed forever for the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Former student Nikolas Cruz open fired with a semi-automatic rifle, killing 17 innocent lives. With no other outlet, some students took to their phones during the shooting. The v...

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