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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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“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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Art Crawl with Anna

Art Crawl with Anna

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

When most people think of Shakespeare, the first thing that comes to mind is a multitude of plays full of dense language, not eighty minutes of high intensity hip-hop. However, Othello: The Remix, created by the Q Brothers, could change that. The show, recently concluding its run at the Westside Theater...

Netflix Breaks Internet; Now Available Offline

Netflix Breaks Internet; Now Available Offline

Alana Rosenthal, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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It is the moment everyone has been waiting for -- viewing Netflix offline. A large population of teens are Netflix enthusiasts, and they could not be more excited to watch Netflix when they are offline. “It is such a hassle trying to connect to random WiFi networks, and now I won’t have to do...

It’s a Cole, Cole World

It’s a Cole, Cole World

Rahnuma Beheshti, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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The holiday season is all about giving, and many fans of prominent artists, young and old, received the gift of multiple new albums. Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known for his stage name J. Cole, skyrocketed through music charts after the release of his critically acclaimed LP, 2014 Forest Hills Drive. Exactly...

Cuban Culture Showcased by City After Castro’s Death

Cuban Culture Showcased by City After Castro’s Death

Eliana Chiovetta, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Cuban culture has made its appearance in New York City at an exhibit in The American Museum of Natural History. The exhibit, titled “¡Cuba!”, opened on November 21st, 2016 and runs through August 13th, 2017. This exhibit pays tribute to the vibrant culture of the country, displaying works...

Dreamland at The Whitney

Dreamland at The Whitney

Talia Protos, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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The Whitney Museum’s exhibit Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 lays before the viewer a plethora of mediums and works through which to explore the development of art and technology in the last century. Displaying the work of over 35 artists, Dreamlands allows viewers to witness the...

Rogue One Breaks Barriers, Leaves Fans Wanting More

Rogue One Breaks Barriers, Leaves Fans Wanting More

Brianna Le, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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In 1977, George Lucas released a science-fiction action film and began a franchise that would very soon skyrocket and make its way into movie stardom. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope raked in a total of $775 million dollars in the Box Office, and the franchise so far has acquired over $6 billion...

An Earnest Performance: A Review of The Bronx Science Student Production of Oscar Wilde’s Classic

An Earnest Performance:  A Review of The Bronx Science Student Production of Oscar Wilde’s Classic

Elisa Schmidt, Science Survey Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On opening night, the audience’s murmurs died down, as the lights dimmed and the room grew hushed in anticipation of the performance to come. The curtains opened and the set was revealed; it was charming and crisply designed. Onstage, Algernon Moncrieff (played by Aidan Gibbons ‘17) snacked on cucum...

Woody Allen Surprises Us With Cafe Society

Woody Allen Surprises Us With Cafe Society

Stella Stephanopoulos, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

The glitz, the glamour, and the elegance of 1930s Hollywood is authentically captured by Woody Allen in Cafe Society. Released in the summer of 2016, Allen’s new film follows the journey of a young man, Bobby Dorfman, as he moves from the Bronx to Los Angeles with the hopes of excelling in the film...

Bob Dylan Named Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan Named Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

Kaya Scheman, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books

Bob Dylan has officially accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature after being awarded it on October 13, 2016. Many fans were concerned after Dylan received the award, but remained silent for several weeks afterward, but Dylan claims he was “speechless” after hearing the news. Robert Allen...

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