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American Actress Marrying British Royal

American Actress Marrying British Royal

Sinaia Keith Lang, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


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Well the day is almost here, folks! The wedding of the year: Prince Harry of the British royal family is marrying American actress Meghan Markle. On May 19, 2018, the couple will wed at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The ceremony inside the chapel will be attended by about 800 guest...

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Alexandria Ang, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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When ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’ by Becky Albertalli was first released in 2015, it was well-received by readers all over the world. With an extensive list of awards backing the book’s reputation - such as the National Book Award Winner (2015), William C. Morris YA Debut Award (2016) -...

Meet Your 2-D Doppelganger

Meet Your 2-D Doppelganger

Angie Yang, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Picture this. You are wandering the seemingly endless galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, when you come upon a painting of a person who is the spitting image of yourself. The preposterous illustration shares your facial features, even your ‘vibe.’ As rare as finding your doppelganger hanging...

Facebook’s Facelift

Facebook’s Facelift

Radiah Khandokar, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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The new year came with huge changes to one of the most widely used social media platforms in the world: Facebook. With Facebook under fire in Russia inquiry and the company being concerned for their users’ general well-being, the outlet has introduced changes that would alter news feeds. Over two bill...

Bronxite Cardi B Takes the Music Industry by Storm

Bronxite Cardi B Takes the Music Industry by Storm

Tasmia Kabir, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Taking the world by storm, Cardi B is a breakout female rapper from the Bronx. In September 2017, she became the first female rapper to land the Number One spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a solo performance since 1998. In that year, Lauryn Hill first landed the Number One spot in 1998 with he...

Art Crawl with Anna

Art Crawl with Anna

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Every year, as the weather becomes warmer, the city becomes crowded with tourists. Museums, especially those with free admission, are crammed with out of state visitors, seemingly making it impossible for New York City students to explore art. However, there are many art exhibits outside of museums,...

Video Game Recap

Video Game Recap

Shé Edwards, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

All across the school there are many unique students with unique interests, but also many pastimes that we share. One of these hobbies is gaming,  both a relaxing and interesting activity that students enjoy when taking a break from schoolwork. Recent developments in the gaming community have le...

Voice Assistants and Other New Tech at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Voice Assistants and Other New Tech at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018

Jonathan Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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A talking robotic dog, an Ultra-HD VR headset with full room tracking capabilities, and a TV that functions as part of your wall were some of the exciting futuristic gadgets revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 at Las Vegas in January. Every year, tech companies participate in this annual show...

The 90th Academy Awards: An Analysis of the Results

The 90th Academy Awards: An Analysis of the Results

Margaret Wong, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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On March 4, 2018 the 90th Oscars Award Ceremony took place. This award ceremony closely resembled that of 2017; in the Dolby Theater, once more, with Jimmy Kimmel as the host. EXPECTATIONS The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, is an award ceremony for the top names in the entertainment b...

Grammys Backlash

Grammys Backlash

Eileen Tan, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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The 60th Annual Grammy Awards, which took place on January 28, 2018, was unlike any other. Following the recent Golden Globes’ red carpet 'blackout,' in which most of the women wore black in support of the Time’s Up movement in order to bring attention to sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, ...

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Makes History

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Makes History

Rena Masoutis, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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The release of the movie adaptation to Madeleine L'Engle’s science fantasy novel 'A Wrinkle in Time' has been a long awaited one. After the first movie adaptation in 2003 did not receive the approval of L’Engle, no one thought anyone would attempt to create another. As a small child growing up ...

The House of Tomorrow, Independent Filmmaking, and the Struggle to Reach Young Audiences

The House of Tomorrow, Independent Filmmaking, and the Struggle to Reach Young Audiences

Jemma Lasswell, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Any objective third party would probably expect 'The House of Tomorrow,' a new indie film written and directed by Peter Livolsi, to appeal to a teenage audience. The charming coming-of-age story stars Asa Butterfield as sixteen-year-old Sebastian, who rebels against his sheltered life in a futuristic...

New Season of Riverdale

New Season of Riverdale

Ivan Lacroix, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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'Riverdale' is an American television series based on the characters of Archie Comics, centered around the mysterious murder of Jason Blossom. The first season came out in January of 2017, with the new second season of 'Riverdale' coming out in December of 2017, but did it meet up with the hype and ex...

YouTube’s Rocky Start

YouTube’s Rocky Start

Jason Cheung, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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YouTube is a free video-sharing website containing cat videos, three hour long documentaries, and everything in between. It has always been run by complex algorithms that no one but the company itself fully understands. It has been thought that the algorithm is designed to recommend videos that p...

My Shining American Star: A Review of the New World for Tonya Harding

My Shining American Star:  A Review of the New World for Tonya Harding

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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There never was a tale so deserving of the moniker “modern myth” as the story of Tonya Harding. A tragedy in three acts, Tonya Harding was born in 1970, in Portland, Oregon, to an unstable, violent household. Her respite from domestic turbulence was figure skating, a love that would lead her to Olympic...

The Comic Film Craze of the 21st Century

The Comic Film Craze of  the 21st Century

Gearod Murphy, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film series, and comes out on the tenth anniversary of the first film in the series, Iron Man. Since 2008, and more so since the dawn of the 21st century, the superhero genre has dominated the box office, television...

The Game That is Taking Over

The Game That is Taking Over

Chloe Frajmund, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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“Hello HQ-ties!” beams the habitual cheery voice. A little behind schedule as usual, it’s Scott Rogowksy, also known as ‘Quiz Daddy’ or ‘Trap Trebek’ by fans, the beloved host of the daily HQ Triva show. HQ is a new live trivia game show app which airs at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on weekdays,...

Advanced Super Bowl Ads

Advanced Super Bowl Ads

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Over 114 million people watched Super Bowl LII on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Fans of the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles were ecstatic as they watched their favorite teams play for the championship. Others waited for the halftime show in which pop singer Justin Timberlake performed. For...

Fire & Flop: Exacerbated Attempt Falls Short

Fire & Flop: Exacerbated Attempt Falls Short

Oliver Chin, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Soap operas are fun to watch because of how outlandish and dramatic the events turn out. A book about a presidential campaign that was painted with the narrative of being ill-advised, unprepared and a fluke in almost every way will most certainly sell millions of copies. But if its purpose was to objec...

Review: Yayoi Kusama at the David Zwirner Gallery

Review: Yayoi Kusama at the David Zwirner Gallery

Jeanette Lee and Bridget Kulcsar

March 4, 2018


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 When walking down West 19th street in Chelsea, a long line can be seen from a block away, snaking around the corner and disappearing from view. Two 15-foot-tall white doors open in the building time to time, letting out blasts of warm air into the frigid winter night. The reason for all the...

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