The Science Survey

The film The Breakfast Club, released in 1985, and written and directed by John Hughes, is one of the most iconic teen films of the 1980s.

Cheerleaders, Cliques, and Class Politics: A Look Into Teen Films of the 1980s

Nora Sissenich, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

Cheerleaders, football players, nerds, and geeks: it’s no secret that American cinema is obsessed with high school and its cliques. Though there were some notable films depicting high schoolers in prior...

Here is a photo from La Femme’s performance at Brooklyn Steel in New York City on June 5th, 2022.

La Femme: The French Band Going Global

Ellora Klein, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

Bathed in a purple haze, women with afros and bangs play trumpets and trombones of a shimmering violet-gold. A heart-shaped stage emerges from the lavender cloud, shining its foggy lights onto rows of...

Eldisa Rosario ‘22 always uses ‘IRATE’ as her starting word, and it proves effective this time, as she gets the solution on her third try.

The Wonderous World of Wordle

Chris Yang, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

Whether you’re an ‘ADIEU’ advocate or a ‘CRANE’ connoisseur, it can’t be denied that Wordle continues to have a hold on people over half a year since its release. Since December of 2021,...

Science Fiction 10

Cyber-Ethics: The Science in Sci-Fi

Tiankuo Zhang, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

When you hear the phrase science fiction, what do you envision? Do you see streets stippled with neon lights, flashing green, purple and pink rays into your cybernetic eye as announcements of the new security...

Here is a photo of the lead singer Allison Wolfe of Bratmobile performing live. Members of Riot Grrrl bands often wore very feminine attire to show that femininity does not equal weakness.

Riot Grrrl: An Underground Movement With An Aboveground Influence

Monica Reilly, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

We often associate punk with stick-it-to-the-man attitudes and rejecting the prejudices and traditions that have marred the past. Unfortunately, punk is not immune to discrimination, especially discrimination...

Here is ETHEL, the featured spring quartet, playing their first set of the evening in the cafe on date night at the Met, as the sun sets.

The Met Museum Date Night

Alexandra Zwiebel, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

New Yorkers often flock to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the Upper East Side in Manhattan when they need an artistic and historical refuge from our modern and always progressing world. I am a frequent...

An African American is stranded amidst sharks and sugar cane, both of which represent American imperialism.

Winslow Homer Crosses Creative Confinements in ‘Crosscurrents’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sela Emery, Staff Reporter July 24, 2022

“Consider the subtleness of the sea,” said Herman Melville. Renowned for his literary genius in the novel Moby Dick, Melville remains the face of nautical storytelling. His visual arts counterpart...

Ironmouse, on just Day eleven of her thirty-one day subathon, became the most subbed to female streamer on Twitch, and by the end of the subathon, she became the third most subbed to streamer on the website.

The Rise of VTubers: An Overview of the Surging Popularity of “Virtual YouTubers”

Donna Li, Staff Reporter July 24, 2022

On February 4th, 2022 at 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, thousands of viewers tuned onto Twitch to watch their favorite streamer start their subathon. A subathon, which is a combination of the words “subscriber”...

Castillo San Felipe del Morro, better known as El Morro, is a fortification in San Juan that emphasizes the militaristic architecture the Spaniards were keen on having during their rule over Puerto Rico during the 15th century.

The Adaptive Nature of Puerto Rico’s Architecture

Sarah Infante, Staff Reporter July 22, 2022

I long for the island, where my grandmother went to primary school, where most of my relatives wish to be, and for the people who helped me learn to embrace my culture in its most authentic form. Puerto...

Turning Red is a coming-of-age movie that tells the story of thirteen year old Meilin Lee as she navigates adolescence and family expectations.

The Significance of Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’

Wei Ni Zhang, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Hereditary curses, panda transformations, and generational trauma. Pixar’s Turning Red follows the story of thirteen year old Chinese Canadian teen Meilin “Mei” Lee struggling with her journey through...

The Game Boy, approximately four inches by six inches, was one of the first handheld video game consoles to be released by Nintendo.

Technology of the Last Generation

Jillian Chong, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Technology has the power to define generations. For Generation Z (Gen Z) – born between 1995 and 2012 – that might be the smartphone. But for millennials – born between 1980 and 1994 – it might...

As noted by the Jewish Book Council, “Fairy tales, as all forms of cul­ture, are trans­fig­ured across time and across space.” Retellings are simply evolutions of the original fairytales that eventually grow into their own individual entities.

Old Stories Made New: An Analysis of Fairytale Retellings

Katrina Tablang, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

It is human nature to look to the past for inspiration. In the words of Mark Twain, “There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort...

Spotify has given users around the world a new opportunity to explore unique music tastes and create a personalized storage unit for their favorite music.

Spotify: Roaming the Halls of Bronx Science

Isha Ray, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

On the walk to Bronx Science, the first thing someone might see is a group of teenagers with headphones, earbuds, or Airpods rushing into the building before the first period bell rings. The hectic activity...

Here is the cover of Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman.

What is ‘Go Set a Watchman’?

Otho Valentino Sella, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

When it comes to American literary classics, To Kill a Mockingbird has always been a paragon. Required reading in schools throughout the country, Harper Lee’s “story of a sleepy childhood town and...

Here, Doja Cat performs after the release of one of her albums, Hot Pink.

Doja Cat Pounces: A Profile of the American Rapper and Singer

Eddie Jiang, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Being famous isn’t all that great. Celebrities oftentimes fall under scandals and drama that leaves their careers tarnished. As for Doja Cat, new drama has left fans worried about the future of her career.  Amala...

The director of ‘A Business Proposal,’ Park Seon-ho, states that the visual effects (drawings) were meant to maintain the integrity of the original webtoon.

‘A Business Proposal’: Is It Worth the Watch?

Tiffany Wang, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

The cliché romance show based on the webtoon ‘A Business Proposal’ by Perilla, Narak, Haehwa, and Guava Farm, premise is this: a rich CEO starts dating their employee, but there is a twist.  A...

Panels next to the large model of the megalodon describe it being about 50 feet long, significantly larger than the current largest predatory fish, the great white shark.

The Sharks Exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

Dhriti Mamtora, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Dim lights and an almost life-sized model of the now extinct Megalodon shark greet you as you enter the Sharks Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New...

While Gracie Abrams has yet to release an album, she’s already accumulated over a million fans on Instagram.

Gracie Abrams Shows Us Just What It Feels Like

Ariana Ng, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Gracie Abrams titled her album “This Is What It Feels Like,” and she wasn’t lying. From her experience with heartbreak and anxiety, Abrams has cultivated a raw and authentic music style that few...

Perhaps in its most natural element, a copy of the book Time Is a Mother sits on a park bench unassumingly.

The Themes We Hold Close in Ocean Vuong’s ‘Time Is a Mother’

Cadence Chen, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Poet and novelist Ocean Vuong is defined by freshly surging lines — threads of life alchemized from upcycling the themes of love, loss, queerness, family, and the capability...

Roald Dahl’s appreciation for his readers is shown by this meeting with his fans in Amsterdam.

The Swashboggling Life and Legacy of Roald Dahl

Soree Park, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

From whoppsy-whiffling chocolate factories to hopscotchy life in an enormous peach, Roald Dahl created countless imaginary worlds for children all over the globe to immerse themselves in. The unique characters...

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