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‘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


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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


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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 25, 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...

MoMA Exhibit About Sculptor Constantin Brâncuși

MoMA Exhibit About Sculptor Constantin Brâncuși

Michelle Li, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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...

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 ...

The Environmental Word Search

The Environmental Word Search

Olivia Chen, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019


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Directions: Search for the words below in the image to the right. atmosphere biodegradable carbon dioxide clean energy climate change coal deforestation drought flood fossil fuel global warming greenhouse gas green new deal hurricane omnibusact pollution radiation recycle smog solar energy styrof...

Avicii’s True Stories: Focusing on Mental Health

Avicii’s True Stories: Focusing on Mental Health

Elton Moy, Staff Reporter

March 22, 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...

Treats Sold in the Cold

Treats Sold in the Cold

Melissa Cen, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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As the cold weather approaches, food businesses are breaking out their winter treats to put everyone in the winter spirit. Hot cocoa, toasted marshmallows, and peppermint flavors are only a small part of the winter menu. Hot chocolate has been part of the winter tradition for many centuries. However, thi...

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


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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...

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