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Queens’ Finest

Queens’ Finest

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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A couple of years ago, my sister showed me a video from Complex News that she had seen on Facebook. It was titled Meet Hip Hop’s Freshest Bengali Rapper, Anik Khan. I was immediately curious. How could someone with the same name as my brother be featured on Complex? The concept of seeing someone of the ...

Lo-fi Music: Where Low-Quality is the Aesthetic

Lo-fi Music: Where Low-Quality is the Aesthetic

Angie Yang, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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Have you watched that one video that YouTube keeps recommending? The one entitled “lofi hip-hop radio - beats to relax/ study to” on the channel ChilledCow? The one with an animated girl, flipping what seems like a never-ending stream of pages? This (in this case, lo-fi hip-hop) is a type of mus...

Supercali-should-you-see-it? A Review of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Supercali-should-you-see-it? A Review of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” The lyric is just nine words, but it can evoke a barrage of memories: an elementary school music class listening to Julie Andrews’ angelic voice, competing with friends to see who can spell “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” and imitating...

Avicii’s True Stories: Focusing on Mental Health

Avicii’s True Stories: Focusing on Mental Health

Elton Moy, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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As the subject of mental health becomes less stigmatized and more prevalent within the media, it is crucial to understand not only what it is, but also how to best deal with mental illness. However, it is not only students who deal with stress in their everyday lives. Celebrities, who have always be...

The Good Place: Your Next Show to Binge-Watch

The Good Place: Your Next Show to Binge-Watch

Christina Huynh, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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If you’re a fan of the shows The Office, Parks & Recreation, or Brooklyn Nine-Nine, you’re likely to be a fan of The Good Place. All produced by Michael Schur, The Good Place is another hit NBC comedy sitcom. However, what is different about this show is that it’s a surprisingly profound work of ...

A Holiday Express to the Past

A Holiday Express to the Past

Taylor Huang, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


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Besides the better known holiday traditions in New York, such as watching the annual lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree or strolling through the busy stalls of Bryant Park’s Winter Village, there is also a more hidden, yet just as festive exhibit—taking a ride on one of the MTA’s Holiday N...

 Predictions for the Upcoming Nominations for Oscars 2019

 Predictions for the Upcoming Nominations for Oscars 2019

Fareha Mazumder, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It is never too early to talk about the possible nominations for the 91st annual Oscars. The awards have become a little predictable to some. As the time for the Oscars slowly comes closer, the predictions seems to be easier to guess. The return of old nominees, such as Meryl Streep, and the fanaticism...

Hidden Gems of Manhattan

Hidden Gems of Manhattan

Dora Cham, Staff Reporter

December 26, 2018


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When people think of New York City, Manhattan is the first thing that pops into their head. Bustling with commuters, it is not a place where people take the time to stop and appreciate the art surrounding them. Beginning in 2007, pop-up exhibitions have become more popular in our city. A pop-up exhibition...

Book Review of ‘Furyborn’ by Claire Legrand

Book Review of ‘Furyborn’ by Claire Legrand

Alexandria Ang, Staff Reporter

December 25, 2018


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You probably don’t know Claire Legrand, even though her name has graced the shelves of many bookstores. Perhaps you hve read one of her books without realizing it. Ever since her popular middle grade debut, ‘The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls,’ she has been churning out a handful of young adult...

80 years, over 1000 issues – The History of Superman

80 years, over 1000 issues – The History of Superman

Gearod Murphy, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018


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On June 2, 1932, a sixty-year-old Jewish immigrant named Mitchell Siegel died of a heart attack during a robbery of his second-hand clothing store in Cleveland, Ohio, leaving his seventeen-year-old son Jerry distraught. With his best friend Joe Shuster at his side and in the wake of tragedy, Jerry w...

Dedicated to Delacroix

Dedicated to Delacroix

Jenna Ye, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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If you want to learn and appreciate the history in which mankind’s foundation was built upon, you should visit an art museum. Two of the most famous museums that typically come to mind are The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and The Louvre Museum in Paris. Both museums generate millions...

Is the 2018 New iPhone Worth It?

Is the 2018 New iPhone Worth It?

Susan Huang, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Since the release of three new Apple smartphones on September 12, 2018 -- the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max -- there has been controversy over the increasing prices, despite only a few impressive new features. While featuring a liquid retina display, seven-nanometer A12 Bionic chip, IP67...

Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

Lauren Handler, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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In the the wacky, foreign, and extravagant world of the film ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ the impossible is brought to your screens. It may seem like a typical fairy tale plot with many characteristics of a Shakespearean comedy, but the movie holds great importance for the Asian-American community. The...

Predictions for the Upcoming Oscar Nominations

Predictions for the Upcoming  Oscar Nominations

Fareha Mazumder, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

It is never too early to talk about the possible nominations for the 91st annual Oscars. The awards have become a little predictable to some. As the time for the Oscars slowly comes closer, the predictions seems to be easier to guess. The return of old nominees, such as Meryl Streep, and the fanaticism...

Iridescence Review

Iridescence Review

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Brockhampton has had a rough time since their last album, Saturation III, which released in 2017. Founding member and face of the band Ameer Vann left after allegations of abuse surfaced. Iridescence is the first album they have released since the allegations. After Ameer’s sudden departure, fans wondered...

T.H.U.G.L.I.F.E

T.H.U.G.L.I.F.E

Shamiha Islam, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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“It’s THUGLIFE. The Hate U Give Little Infants… Fs Everybody.” In the opening scenes, Starr Carter introduces her life to the audience, and explains that she was only nine years old her dad gave her siblings and her “the talk.” Unlike “the talk” that most kids are familiar with, Starr’s...

First, Do No Harm

First, Do No Harm

Hyein Lee, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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‘Primum non nocere’ is Latin for “First, to do no harm.” Commonly mistaken as appearing in the Hippocratic Oath, ‘Primum non nocere’ is one of the basic principles of medical ethics for physicians, stating that in any circumstance or procedure, the well-being of the patient comes first, according...

In the Middle of NYC, a Thai Restaurant Stealing the Hearts of Many

In the Middle of NYC, a Thai Restaurant Stealing the Hearts of Many

Tanzila Haque, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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If you’re having a hard time deciding which place to eat out at or where to relax with friends, you have come to the right place. Located right in the heart of New York City lies the unparalleled Thai Restaurant V{IV} Regional Cuisine. It is hard to miss the ten-feet-tall bright sign lighting up the...

Opinions on Kanye West and His Upcoming Album ‘Yandhi’

Opinions on Kanye West and His Upcoming Album ‘Yandhi’

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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After announcing the release of his ninth studio album, and his second this year,  Kanye West has been diligent in fulfilling his promise on Twitter to release “Three albums a year.” He initially gave his word to fans that the album would be released on September 29th, 2018, the Saturday that h...

Curtain’s Up! The Drama Department Presents ‘Letters To Sala’ by Arlene Hutton

Curtain’s Up! The Drama Department Presents ‘Letters To Sala’ by Arlene Hutton

Brian Katanov, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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With new leadership has come new style, as Ms. Steiker takes over the Drama Department, she brings with her new structure, professional techniques, and a heart wrenching play that drastically differs from the productions of the past. ‘Letters to Sala’ by Arlene Hutton tells a story of hardship...

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