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Women in TV: How their portrayal has changed over time

The main characters in the sitcom ¨Friends¨

Lila Wolk

January 14, 2019

  Rachel Green. Monica Geller. Diane Chambers. Rebecca Howe. Pam Beesly. All of the aforementioned women are known in TV show history for their looks and character in their respective projects. As much as we love these TV shows, we have to acknowledge the problems, specifically in the way ...

Making new friendships: Sports at the iSchool

iSchool's March Madness from 2017.

Ambra Matanaj and Violet Lane

January 11, 2019

The school spirit at the iSchool is strong, including students’ support for the sports teams. The sports teams at the iSchool, shared with Chelsea high school, include of the co-ed soccer team, boys basketball team, girls basketball team, bowling team, track and cross country teams, boys baseball te...

Snapchat vs. Instagram

Snapchat vs. Instagram

Maia Turman-Cooke, Reporter

January 11, 2019

  You know when people say, “What happens in a place stays in a place.” It’s a different case for social media. What happens on social media stays on Google forever. According to the NORC at the University of Chicago, “76 percent of American teens age 13-17 use Instagram” and “75 percent of teens use Snapchat.” So many kids use social media, n...

A dosage of controversy

A dosage of controversy

Dexter Armstrong, Section Editor

January 10, 2019

Edward Jenner created the first successful smallpox vaccine in 1796. Since then, we have had various disease outbreaks and various vaccines to prevent us from catching them. Ever since then we have created many vaccines, and you definitely been given a couple of them; especially after you were born an...

Lunchtime: The 45 minute rush for food!

Coffee Accident!

Jesse Hoffman and Ruby Gower

January 8, 2019

Lunchtime at any high school can be hectic, but the NYC iSchool in Manhattan has especially crazy lunch breaks. Stories abound about these city adventures, and often many things have happened by the time the students swipe back in to go back to class in the afternoon. These breaks can be talked abou...

The customer is NOT always right

The customer is NOT always right

Fernando Rodriguez, Copy Editor

January 8, 2019

There are many phrases within the english language that don’t make any sense; as a result, people have stopped saying them as to not look dumb or receive criticism for their use of the phrase. Many phrases, such as the infamous “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” have already received the chopp...

The AL will always be better than the NL and here’s why

The Kansas City Royals celebrate after their 2015 World Series win.

Zachary Kaplan, iNews baseball reporter

January 7, 2019

It was October 28, 2018. A sold out crowd of 54,367 fans waited in silent anticipation at Dodger Stadium. They watched as Chris Sale delivered a 1-2 slider which INF Manny Machado swung at blindly for the final out. The Sox won 5-1, clinching a title for the Red Sox. Then chaos. Catcher Christian Vazque...

Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize SHOULD be revoked: The hypocrite of Myanmar

Suu Kyi’s Nobel Peace Prize SHOULD be revoked: The hypocrite of Myanmar

Shamsul Chowdhury, Features' Section Editor

December 13, 2018

Peace. A word that Merriam-Webster defines as “a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom’ or ‘freedom from civil disturbance.” The Nobel Peace Prize according to Alfred Nobel's will, “shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year shall have done...

We are more afraid of guns than ever before

Lily Krug

November 1, 2018

You are sitting listening to someone speak on stage, or maybe you’re standing. You can’t really hear who is speaking, but it doesn’t matter because you are waiting for the next performer to go on stage. You hear someone near you ask, “What’s going on?” You don’t know but all of a sudde...

On My Block: an underrated Netflix show

On My Block: an underrated Netflix show

Gabriela Lebron, Reporter

May 24, 2018

“On My Block”, One of the newest Netflix Originals, displays the struggles four adolescents face in a poor neighborhood in Los Angeles. It emphasizes  the stereotypes often associated with low-income communities through the lense of four high school students. Although this show discusses serious issues,...

The 2018 NFL draft

The 2018 NFL draft

Edward Sherman, Reporter

May 17, 2018

On April 26, the 2018 NFL draft started.  During this draft there were some unexpected draft picks and the roster of every team changed.  In this article picks 1-5 will only be looked at because they involve the best players and are the most interesting. The Browns had the 1st pick of this year’s...

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