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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...

Review: ‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers

Review: ‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers

Winni You, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Black History Month saw the release of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther,’ the first movie headlining a black superhero and a nearly all black cast. The film is considered a cultural phenomenon and has sparked conversation across social media. Starring a 90% black cast that includes Chadwick Boseman,...

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...

Lunar New Year Production Stuns and Excites

Lunar New Year Production Stuns and Excites

Dora Cham, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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On April 24, 2018, Lunar New Year Productions (Lunar) and Urban Dance Club (UDC) partnered up to hold their annual performance, showcasing the various talents of the students in these clubs. The plethora of acts ranged from singing and dancing to modern East Asian music, lion dance, Chinese Yoyo, umbre...

Bollywood Brought to Life at NASHA Performances

Bollywood Brought to Life at NASHA Performances

Ahana Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2018


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Flashing lights, intricate dances, and speakers pumping out Bollywood tunes laced made it a night to remember. Bronx Science held its yearly NASHA of Culture Performance on April 20th, 2918 in the auditorium. Each performance showcased students’ talents ranging from Bollywood dancing, to bhangra, ...

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...

Clothing ARTicles: A Review of An Archive of Everything Worn to the MoMA

Clothing ARTicles: A Review of An Archive of Everything Worn to the MoMA

Hollie Park, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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It seems every week is fashion week in New York City, the epicenter of style, culture, and expression. No other city is more famous for the streetwear of its inhabitants. What better way to celebrate New Yorkers’ styles than with an accumulative, first-hand list of what they wear? An Archive of Everyt...

Doctor Manhattan or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Pancakes

Doctor Manhattan or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Pancakes

Gearod Murphy, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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On the morning of November 14, 2017, several comic book reviewers, writers, and artists awoke to find a package waiting for them, a package of “Morning Joe’s” pancake mix shipped with syrup and a comic book. While the pancakes were a welcome surprise, the issue packaged with the mix was the real ...

Video Game Recap

Video Game Recap

Shé Edwards, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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As one of the top forms of entertainment that can be enjoyed from home, it is no surprise that gaming is constantly advancing for players, developers, and streamers alike. Recently, there has been an influx of successful game releases- many of them early access versions, only amplifying the anticipatio...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Commercial Success, Divides Audiences

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, A Commercial Success, Divides Audiences

Anton Weintraub, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit theaters this December, opening to rave reviews by most critics and mixed reviews by audiences. It is no surprise that the film has prompted the diverse reactions voiced in the weeks after its release, given the immense cultural impact that the series has left in its wake since ...

Jumanji Making a Comeback

Jumanji Making a Comeback

Vivian Ma, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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‘Jumanji’ was a hit film back in the late 1990s, capturing the hearts of young children and adults alike with its eccentric characters and original storyline. It follows the story of Alan Parrish, played by the late Robin Williams, a man trapped in a board game where every move that happens in the gam...

Arsenic and Old Lace: the 1940s Broadway Play Makes Its Way to Bronx Science

Arsenic and Old Lace: the 1940s Broadway Play Makes Its Way to Bronx Science

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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The lights dimmed and the audience fell silent as they waited for the curtains to part. It was opening night of Bronx Science’s annual fall play. This year, a production of the 1940s Broadway classic ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ took center stage. The dark comedy is centered around the Brewsters, a family ...

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