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iSchool’s young people are getting active

iSchool’s young people are getting active

Nina Roberts and Piper Paulino

June 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The desire for equality, engaging in the local and universal dilemmas in the world, remaining hopeful, finding solutions. What could this all possibly be? It’s simple: Youth Activism. Youth activism is the action in which students rally, petition, protest, educate, and above all work together in orde...

“One small step for man, one giant leap for…conspiracy theorists”

“One small step for man, one giant leap for…conspiracy theorists”

Nina Roberts and Bridgette Smolar

June 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s 1969. America and the Soviet Union have been raging in their imperial competition for over 19 years now. The fight began with the goal to have one be superior over the other, and to be the most powerful superpower in the world, and this rivalry will not end until it is achieved. The United ...

Wait…so maybe she wasn’t crazy?

Wait…so maybe she wasn’t crazy?

Bridgette Smolar

June 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

How crazy would it be if you thought something your entire life, and then all of the sudden, you found out that you were wrong, conspiracy theories play a big role in this and often enough, it has to do with celebrities.  Celebrities are one of the most talked about subjects in the media. They get paid...

For safety or for harm?

For safety or for harm?

Naimul Hasan

June 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We may not think about this object. Some use it on a daily basis, while others store it in a secret place so one else can access it. As we advance technologically, so do weapons, especially guns. Some think that guns are for safety. While that may be true, they can also cause harm to a lot depending on...

Congress v. bullying

Congress v. bullying

Lily Jacobs

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Most people you meet will have at least one story about a school bully. This may seem like an unavoidable fact of childhood - a rite of passage that sooner or later, everyone just has to get through, especially for those who feel the negative effects of others’ ignorance and xenophobia, but there are w...

What exactly is the importance of college?

What exactly is the importance of college?

Goshuami Valoy, Copy Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For as long as she can remember, my older sister has wanted to be a photographer. So when a promising agency contacted her the summer after high school discussing her talent and just how much they'd like to work with her, she was more than thrilled. My mother, on the other hand? Not so much. Not attendin...

Trump care

Trump care

Alen Neljkovic, Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Friday, March 24th, Congress voted for the repealment of Obamacare. The vote didn’t pass and, Obamacare is still valid. President Trump was really hoping for the vote to pass since that’s what he was really focused on. A good portion of President Trump’s election consisted of the repealment o...

Should Donald Trump be impeached?

Should Donald Trump be impeached?

Alliyah Logan, Section Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Donald Trump presidency has been anything but an easy journey full of wins. Since his big win in November, the President has made some policies that many Americans would classify as going against American morals. The iSchool student and staff all have contradicting opinions on politics in gener...

Are reality shows really taking advantage of you?

Are reality shows really taking advantage of you?

Daniela Lopez, Copy Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Reality shows have become increasingly popular for teenagers and young adults throughout the past couple of years. Whether Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Dance Moms, Catfish or the Real Housewives are playing on TV, they capture millions and millions of people’s attention. The majority of all episodes c...

Love-hate relationship with my pants

Love-hate relationship with my pants

Anabelle Gonzalez, Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Humor, Opinion

You’re in the store trying on jeans. You’ve been in the store for an hour trying to find the perfect pair. Every one you’ve put on has - made your butt look flat, and some are too tight or too baggy. Then, once you find a pair that fits you flawlessly, fast forward to the next day, and you're wearing...

Fighting for women’s equality on Wall Street

Fighting for women’s equality on Wall Street

Jayvin Espinal

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

New York City is such a diverse place when it comes to its culture, race and art. Many artists see NYC as a canvas to paint upon leaving commemorated works of power, unity, and love like subway paintings and the infamous Girl and the Bull. The artist of the statue, Kristen Visbal, made it to repr...

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