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The Scallion

The Scallion

Alex Baumgartner and Sonal Rai

June 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The Scallion, which is by taught Mr. Snyder, is a creative and engaging module offered at the NYC iSchool. This course examines the elements of satire and gives students a platform to create their own memes, videos, and articles on local and global issues. Students write satirical articles, films, and memes o...

I Am Not Your Negro movie review

I Am Not Your Negro movie review

Alex Baumgartner

June 12, 2017


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I Am Not Your Negro explores the history of racism in America specifically during the Civil Rights Movement and is based off James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, Remember This House. Baldwin consistently discusses the roles of civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X, Medgar Evers and Martin Luther King Jr. and inc...

A taste of Alien, for aliens

A taste of Alien, for aliens

Timothy Cotto

June 6, 2017


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Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David, the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hosti...

Queen of Katwe movie review

Queen of Katwe movie review

Sonal Rai

May 31, 2017


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Rating: 9/10 “Mom, do you have any new movie on Netflix?” It was Friday evening, and I was itching to watch a foreign film with my mom. We logged into Netflix and began searching for foreign films. Finally, one of them grabbed our attention! We clicked on the film and began to watch it. We...

History and Photography: A module

Russell Stern

May 11, 2017


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History and Photography, which is taught by Ms. Asher, is a unique and intriguing module offered at the NYC iSchool. This course examines the historical significance of photography and how photographs possess multiple, important stories in a single image. Each week, students take photos of themselv...

The Maze Runner Saga

Russell Stern, Editor

May 4, 2017


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The Maze Runner is an exhilarating, thought-provoking book series by James Dashner. The books in order of release are The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, The Kill Order and The Fever Code. The setting is a future dystopian world, where deadly sun flares have ravaged the Earth and created a harmful, rapi...

Fidget Toys: What’s the hype?

Fidget Toys: What’s the hype?

Tyler Baguio and Lucas Rivera

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Reviews

You see them everywhere. On the streets, in schools, and even in offices. The fidget toy has taken over and is the next must have toy. First appearing on Kickstarter, the Fidget toy raised nearly $6.5 million dollars from backers (investors), and is now ranked the 9th most funded project on Kickstar...

iSchool: Intergrating real world skills with education

iSchool: Intergrating real world skills with education

Theo Gold and Eli Piccone

April 4, 2017


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As technology becomes more integrated into our lives and our education, we as a society have started to re-evaluate the skills that younger generations are being taught and if they will serve an actual purpose later on in life. This begs the question: are students being taught important real-world skills? The N...

Power Rangers review

Power Rangers review

Ivy Hoffmaster and Luke Copley

April 3, 2017


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GO GO POWER RANGERS! GO GO ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP OF THE BOX OFFICE “It’s Morphin Time” with the new Power Rangers film as it morphs from a franchise for children to the next big name action series. The live action movie revival of Power Rangers surpasses all expectations and caters perfectly to...

Moana review

Moana review

Ivy Hoffmaster and Luke Copley

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Disney does it again with their new animated film, Moana. “ It went against cliches that are present in almost every Disney movie,” says Eli Piccone (iSchool sophomore) describes the movie. We see a Disney film feature the Polynesian culture for the first time in years, the last time being Lilo and...

Horizon Zero Dawn review

Horizon Zero Dawn review

Coltrane Cho, Reporter

March 24, 2017


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Horizon Zero Dawn is Guerrilla's new IP (Intellectual Property), exclusively for PS4, PS4 slim, and PS4 pro. The game was released at E3 of 2015 and you can watch the trailer here. Early rumors of the game were announced a few months prior to the event ,the game still stunned audiences. Guerilla is mostly known for it...

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