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From Orthopedic Corsets to Torzalas

From Orthopedic Corsets to Torzalas

Julia Catrambone, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Brightly painted lips and a defiant gaze resting below a single brow: Frida Kahlo’s trademark features have turned the artist herself into an ubiquitous image. The artist behind said image was beautifully encapsulated by the incredible exhibit dedicated to her showing at the Brooklyn Museum from February...

MoMA’s Temporary Shutdown

MoMA’s Temporary Shutdown

Christina Pan, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

At the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), you’ll find art by world renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalì, and Frida Kahlo. But in addition to the famous masterpieces, the museum is home to lesser known pieces by artists like James Rosenquist, Harry Gordon, and Arthur Young, which are often...

Your Wish Is Our Command

Your Wish Is Our Command

Jing Mae Wang, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Students gather around the piano in the dim lighting of the auditorium. As the pianist guides them through musical scales, the three student directors discuss their plans for the rehearsal. With the harmonies of the thirty-two person cast echoing through the auditorium and lobby, anyone who passes through...

NASHA’s Back, Better Than Ever!

NASHA’s Back, Better Than Ever!

Fareha Mazumder, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Springtime was full of excitement at Bronx Science and everyone was anticipating some fun exciting spring events and activities. The NASHA Club hosted an annual show before Spring Break, exhibiting various aspects of South Asian Culture. Students put on a variety of performances and whether it was creating...

Us Review

Us Review

Michelle Li, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Warning: there are some minor spoilers ahead. The film “Us,” directed by director/comedian Jordan Peele, marks his second foray into the horror genre. And it is certainly one he pulls off with style. Basics first: the plot follows your standard American family of two parents and two kids. ...

Subtle Asian Traits

Subtle Asian Traits

Estee Yi, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

In September 2018, Facebook welcomed a new group to its community: Subtle Asian Traits (known to some as SAT). The group is the source of thousands of posts, which consist mainly of memes and pictures of traits that are subtly Asian, as the name suggests. What started as a Facebook group is now a place...

Winter Is Here: Thrones Finale Will Be EPIC

Winter Is Here: Thrones Finale Will Be EPIC

Adam Israelevitz, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

A warning to those that have not watched the show: there are spoilers ahead. Few final seasons have been as hotly anticipated as Season 8 of Game of Thrones. The first of six episodes in the final season premiered Sunday April 14th, with the series finale showing on May 19th. Each show is over an ...

Tidying up With Marie Kondo

Tidying up With Marie Kondo

Elton Moy, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Cluttering is a huge problem in people’s homes that everyone is all too familiar with. It is a problem that bothers us constantly, from the piles of clothing to the messy desks. Inspired from shows like Hoarders and Clean House that help people to organize their clutter, comes a new series that teaches...

‘Brave New World’ by Aldous Huxley: Worth the Read

‘Brave New World’ by Aldous Huxley: Worth the Read

Taylor Chapman, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

While conducting research for the front page editorial “Genetic Modification: Worth the Risk?” I became fascinated by the connections between the controversy of emerging Crispr technology and a 20th-century novel, ‘Brave New World’. The editorial grapples with the morality of genetic modification,...

Queens’ Finest

Queens’ Finest

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

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 25, 2019

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...

MoMA Exhibit About Sculptor Constantin Brâncuși

MoMA Exhibit About Sculptor Constantin Brâncuși

Michelle Li, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Upon entering the exhibit, the first thing in sight is a monochrome video clip panning up a long column of interlocking pyramids. It is a bizarre structure that can only be described as an ossified cord, and it is beheld in-the-round at the turn of a corner. A closer inspection of a plaque on the wall...

Pictured Around the World: Journeys of Bronx Science

Pictured Around the World: Journeys of Bronx Science

Tanzila Haque, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Is the desire to book a ticket and just fly out of the country burning in your veins? There are so many countries with exciting activities and sites to explore that can help you forget your current stress. All you have to do is choose which one to visit. Bronx Science has a diverse student body, and...

Creators of Notable Fictional Universes Pass Away

Creators of Notable Fictional Universes Pass Away

Suhaima Islam, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Two of the greatest fictional universes of the generation lost a piece of their fire when Stan Lee, 95, and Stephen Hillenburg, 57, died last November. Stan Lee, the comic book writer and publisher of our beloved superheroes in the Marvel Universe, died on November 12, 2018 at 95. Lee suffered from...

Video Game Recap

Video Game Recap

Shé Edwards, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

With the constant stress of grade captures, and college acceptances and rejections looming over us, it is important to have stress relievers in our free time. While we all have our preferences, there are plenty of pastimes we share—and sometimes even do together. As one of the most popular hobbies...

Portal into the New Facebook Portal

Portal into the New Facebook Portal

Joselyn Kim, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

With Amazon’s release of seven new home devices, millions of people around the world are now playing songs, calling others, and setting up alarms in new ways. Competitors have created similar devices, such as the Google Home. This November, Facebook came out with a device of their own: the Facebook...

Upcoming Movies of 2019

Upcoming Movies of 2019

Dora Cham, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

As 2018 came to an end, the film industry launched production for a lot of movies viewers are looking forward to in 2019. Starting off the year with a movie for all the puppy lovers was ‘A Dog’s Way Home.’ It came out January 11th, chronicling the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks...

Making Memorable Melodies: A Review of the Winter Concert

Making Memorable Melodies: A Review of the Winter Concert

Ava Vercesi, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

The lights dimmed, and the packed auditorium fell silent. Chorus took to the risers and the show began. For two hours, the couple hundred students that participate in music at Bronx Science transported the audience to Winter Wonderlands, Disney movies, and even Middle Earth. On December 12th and 13th...

Review: Letters to Sala

Review: Letters to Sala

Pinkey Lam, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

After months of work and many nine o’clock rehearsals, the Drama Department premiered ‘Letters to Sala’ on December 4th, 2018. Set in Germany during the 1940s, the play tells the hardships of a young girl named Sala after she takes her sister’s place in a Nazi work camp. “We chose this play...

Fish Out of Water: A Review of the Film ‘Aquaman’

Fish Out of Water: A Review of the Film ‘Aquaman’

Milene Klein, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa as the eponymous hero otherwise known as Arthur Curry and Amber Heard as Queen Mera, is the latest in a sea of DC superhero films to have been released in recent years. Aquaman came after the partial success of Justice League, which grossed $613.6 million worldwide despi...

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