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No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross

No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Art is typically defined and measured by its ability to have an impact upon its audience. If this is a truth, then there is no album that I can commend higher than 'Carrie & Lowell' by Sufjan (pronounced Soof-Yahn) Stevens. The album was released in 2015 to widespread critical acclaim, garnering a 9...

Drama, Horror, and Sci-Fi Merge in Flatliners

Drama, Horror, and Sci-Fi Merge in Flatliners

Samira Ashif, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

What happens after you die? The story of the recently released film Flatliners (2017) follows five medical students who perform risky experiments on themselves to answer that very question. Produced by the producers of the award-winning films Behind the Candelabra and The Conjuring, this modern remak...

New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con

Skylar Kleinman, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Celebrities, artists, and fans congregated at the Javits Center for New York Comic Con from October 5th to 8th, 2017. It is held annually to unite nerds at the biggest pop culture convention in the East Coast. It previews new shows and movies, hosts panels where fans can engage with creators, and cele...

Early Review: “Forest of a Thousand Lanterns”

Early Review: “Forest of a Thousand Lanterns”

Alexandria Ang, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Asian culture is scarcely seen in Young Adult literature, which is why Julie C. Dao’s debut novel Forest of a Thousand Lanterns (FOTL) was highly promoted and praised early in its release. In fact, FOTL was one of Penguin Random House’s five featured books apart of their “Game Changers” campaign...

Art Crawl with Anna

Art Crawl with Anna

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It’s not uncommon to see the world around you expressed on stage. What is uncommon, however, is block after block of theaters showing productions based on political commentary. Political messages and response to society are relatively commonplace in any art form. For example, recent Broadway blockbusters...

“Nathan for You” Season Four Kicks Off

“Nathan for You” Season Four Kicks Off

Joachim Romanosky, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

Business consultants may sometimes propose ideas that seem somewhat strange, such as allowing some people to cut in line if they’re “in a hurry,” or advising a restaurant to allow non-paying customers to use the bathroom freely, as a way to advertise to those people while they are using the bathroom...

Mental Illness in Music

Mental Illness in Music

Lakhsmi Chatterjee, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave and founder of Stone Temple Pilots, was found dead in his hotel room after playing a show in Detroit on May 18, 2017. He committed suicide by hanging. As fans coped with this, the music world was rocked again when Chester Bennington, lead singer...

Swift’s New Repu-“TAY”-tion

Swift’s New Repu-“TAY”-tion

Mian Hua Zheng, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Tombstones in the shape of the letters “TS”, ruby red lips with coal black eyeliner, and a bathtub of glittering diamonds litter singer Taylor Swift’s new music video. On August 27th during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, Swift released the official music video for her new single “Look What...

Finding the Perfect Match with Fenty Beauty

Finding the Perfect Match with Fenty Beauty

Radiah Khandokar, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

After two years of developing and months of teasing, Rihanna finally launched her new makeup collection, Fenty Beauty, in early September. Her highly anticipated cosmetics line is groundbreaking for the versatility in shades, the lightweight coverage, and the limited, but fruitful products. Fenty...

A Step Forward or a Step Back? A Review of the iPhone 7

A Step Forward or a Step Back? A Review of the iPhone 7

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

We have come a long way from first mobile phone that debuted in 1983, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000x, which weighed two pounds, and was priced at $3,995.00, to the contemporary 4.87-ounce iPhone 7, announced on September 16th, 2016, and available for purchase several months later.  Now that students ...

Donald Glover’s Atlanta on FX: A Review

Donald Glover’s Atlanta on FX: A Review

Michael Ferrari, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Donald Glover, better known as Childish Gambino, is a man of many quirks and talents. With experience as a writer, stand up comedian, and hip hop artist, the thirty-three year old sensation broadened his horizons with the addition of his new series Atlanta on FX. Glover is the creator, executive producer, writer...

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’: A Satisfying Movie for Both Old Fans and New

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’: A Satisfying Movie for Both Old Fans and New

Yuna Komiyama, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Accio popcorn! After five long years since the last Harry Potter movie, J.K. Rowling and David Yates once again graced audiences with another Potter film. The new movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, serves as a prequel to the main storyline and the first movie of the upcoming five-film franchi...

A Redemption and Return to Form: A Review of Kid Cudi’s Latest Album

A Redemption and Return to Form: A Review of Kid Cudi’s Latest Album

Rajiv Beepat, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Ever since 2008, Scott Mescudi’s breakout year, which marked his transformation into the eccentric, creative, yet tormented Kid Cudi, hip-hop fans have come to known Cudi as a trailblazer of his genre. He’s always made music that few want to make, explored topics few dare to explore, and set the sc...

The Edge of High School: A Review of ‘The Edge of Seventeen’

The Edge of High School: A Review of ‘The Edge of Seventeen’

Ahana Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

“Teenagers have to deal with multiple things they should not be dealing with, at an age where they are supposed to be learning more about themselves. We are forced to decide what we want our future to be, to choose the perfect college, and to essentially figure ourselves out, all while dealing with the...

Awaken, to a New Album! Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!”

Awaken, to a New Album! Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!”

Maya Goldberg, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On December 2nd, 2016, Childish Gambino, also known as Donald Glover, released a new album called “Awaken, My Love!” Before its release, the album was predicted to be a huge hit, since Gambino had not released an album in three years. The album has been incredibly controversial, since Gambino is...

Yuri!!! on Ice is Young, Original, and Inspiring

Yuri!!! on Ice is Young, Original, and Inspiring

Victoria Levy and Skylar Kleinman

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

At the end of last year, a new show was released in Japan that had everybody waltz jumping for joy: Yuri!!! on Ice. The anime follows the story of professional Japanese figure skater, Yuuri Katsuki, after he suffers a crushing defeat in the Grand Prix Finals. Yuuri is coached by the world’s figur...

Attempting to Overcome the “Video Game Curse” With Assassin’s Creed

Attempting to Overcome the “Video Game Curse” With Assassin’s Creed

Winni You, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  An action-adventure movie adaptation of the popular award-winning Assassin’s Creed video games was released on December 21st, 2016 in the United States. Many fans, including Bronx Science students, approached the movie with excitement as well as understandable caution, due to the “video ga...

Miss Sloan’s Harsh Reality Resonates

Miss Sloan’s Harsh Reality Resonates

Audrey Cicerello, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

There is no better movie to close out the tumultuous, mind-bending year of 2016 than Miss Sloan. The film appears to be more than relevant, displaying the political warfare and cold reality that is the life of a Washington lobbyist, more specifically one who is against the NRA. Actress Jessica Chastai...

The Game is On: Sherlock Season Four

The Game is On: Sherlock Season Four

Maha Khan, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

After a three year hiatus, Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) returned to crack the most perplexing mysteries. Sherlock Season Four aired this January 2017 on PBS in the United States. Sherlock is a modern-day TV adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic detective series of Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock and Dr. J...

When Spider-Man Came to Bronx Science

When Spider-Man Came to Bronx Science

Emily Bedolis, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

For two days last year, there was one extra student roaming the hallways alongside thousands of Bronx Science students. This “student” was Tom Holland, star of the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming movie that will be released in July 2017. The then British nineteen-year-old fooled nearly every Bronx...

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