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Songs of the summer: 2018

Songs of the summer: 2018

Lucie Bernheim, Feature Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Showcase

Summer’s approaching quickly, although the weather seems to disagree. The month of May is slipping away and summer vacation is getting closer; a time where we have the opportunity to be independent. Every year there are songs that become labeled “songs of the summer”. Before we start roadtripping, h...

Hip-Hop’s supervillain: MF Doom

Hip-Hop’s supervillain: MF Doom

Zachary Taylor, Reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“A Love Supreme” by John Coltrane. “The Low End Theory” by A Tribe Called Quest. “The Velvet Underground and Nico” by the Velvet Underground. All these albums ingeniously challenged certain aspects of their respective genres, and because of that have implanted their techniques of making musi...

On My Block: an underrated Netflix show

On My Block: an underrated Netflix show

Gabriela Lebron, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

“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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

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...

Kickstart your college process this summer

Kickstart your college process this summer

Maria Esposito, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The countdown begins. You are already anticipating the end of the school year since there are only 27 instructional days left in the 2017-2018 school year. For many the end of the school year means 8 weeks of pure relaxation with not a worry in the world. But for juniors in high school, this is a cruci...

Bill Cosby Found Guilty

Bill Cosby Found Guilty

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

SAT CRAM TIME

SAT CRAM TIME

Lucas Rivera and Tyler Baguio

April 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the SAT’s coming up on April 24th, many students are cramming in extra test prep in order to get good test scores. As fellow students, we know that many of you may not have studied as much as you should have. If you feel terribly unprepared for the SAT’s, here are some tips that may help y...

Signs from the March for Our Lives NYC

Mayrav Estrin, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Photos, Showcase

Central Park West has now become the designated spot for peaceful protests in New York City. On March 24th the March for Our Lives protest took place. Many beautiful signs displayed peoples' feelings about the recent school shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, and the government's lack of response...

The line between scribbles

The line between scribbles

Micah Gomez and Hervin Reyes

April 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine being able to express one’s thoughts on a piece of paper. It might take some work to figure out the right formation of words and phrases, but in the end it’s something that people tend to like doing. This is called writing. Whether it be on paper or on a computer, people enjoy tying sentences and phra...

Stephen Hawking: A man amongst the stars

Stephen Hawking: A man amongst the stars

Chris Bell

April 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Science & Technology, Showcase

In 1963, a bright young Oxford man was diagnosed out of the blue with ALS, a debilitating disease that typically leaves a victim with less than two years to live. But this man did not succumb to the deathly illness; instead, through astonishing resilience, he lived for another half-century, and becam...

“Golden Hour”- Album Review

“Golden Hour”- Album Review

Lucie Bernheim, Section Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grade: A- Kacey Musgraves is one of the brightest singer/songwriters of this generation, with her Texan roots peeking out of every project she does. Mixing traditional country with psychedelic pop, folk, and indie music, she’s the industry’s not-so-hidden hidden gem. She writes lyrics that hit ...

Let’s destigmatize menstruation. Period.

Let’s destigmatize menstruation. Period.

Lauren Cichon, Section Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Women spend 11,400 dollars on menstrual supplies in their lifetimes. That is enough money to buy you a years worth of groceries, cover your electric bills and health insurance for this year, as well as get you a round trip to Paris. The average period lasts 3 to 5 days but can extend as far as 7 ...

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