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There’s Nothing Wrong With Apu

There’s Nothing Wrong With Apu

Lakhsmi Chatterjee, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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When I was little, I went to a 7-11 with my father to get a slushie. When he went to pay for it and the cashier saw our skin color, he said, “Thank you, come again,” in an over-exaggerated accent. My parents, having never seen an episode of ‘The Simpsons,' smiled. My brother, a college student,...

The Implications Behind Trump’s Failure to Acknowledge Pride Month Last Year

The Implications Behind Trump’s Failure to Acknowledge Pride Month Last Year

Annie Liu, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2018


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The White House’s failure to acknowledge June as Pride Month under Donald Trump’s presidency last year was not the first decision of his that has received criticism. In fact, his controversial comments towards women (such as the Acccess Hollywood tape) and his discrimination against Muslims (with his propo...

For 2018, Should Democrats Take Cues From Trump?

For 2018, Should Democrats Take Cues From Trump?

Ronin Rodkey, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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“People are laughing at us all over the world -- they think we’re stupid, and we are -- I mean we’re being led by stupid people that don’t have a clue--they’re incompetent.” That was Donald Trump’s message in a 2015 interview with Dana Bash at the start of his presidential campaign: th...

Society Retreats

Society Retreats

Nuzat Zaman, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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This February 2018, America celebrated Black History Month and Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. These nationally recognized holidays are a key part of modern American culture, giving us time to reflect on past injustice and look toward a brighter future. Today, the concept of racial equality is one we...

De Blasio’s Divestment From Oil

De Blasio’s Divestment From Oil

Max Steiker, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Carrying on for the foreseeable future of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio's mayoral term, New York will take on a new aggressive plan to combat climate change. Beginning with the divestment of government pensions from any Oil companies, Mayor De Blasio has been trying to revamp the city’s imag...

Of the People, By the People, But for the People?

Of the People, By the People, But for the People?

Hyein Lee, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Trust is the basis of all relationships. Whether it is trust in the government or trust within personal relationships, it determines how we act or think in social situations. However, with recent events such as the school shooting in Parkland, Florida and President Trump’s controversial actions, includin...

The Cost of Gold

The Cost of Gold

Skylar Kleinman, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Olympic athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs since at least the 1960s to give them an edge on the competition. However, up until this point in history, state-sponsored doping has been fairly rare. It was only proven to have happened in East Germany during the 1970s and 1980s as a scheme perpetrated...

The Bubble of Bitcoin

The Bubble of Bitcoin

Jehiel Butt, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Our imagination has helped created virtual universes with some of the most powerful characters. Whether it is Black Panther or Luke Skywalker, a heinous villain or a benevolent superhero, they have all become a part of an alternative reality for many of us. Now, virtual currencies help us continue to ...

Trump Versus the Media

Trump Versus the Media

Nicole Neil, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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One of the biggest divides in the United States is the one between Conservatives and Liberals. It is tribalism at its most extreme, with both sides refusing see things from the other’s point of view. With presidents and their scandals, this only becomes more apparent. President Donald Trump has ...

Trump’s Campaign Promises: Where Are They Now?

Trump’s Campaign Promises: Where Are They Now?

Alia Yeancades, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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At the beginning of every new presidency, it is an American tradition to reflect on the first year of the president’s first term. It is not uncommon that along with celebrating this milestone, Americans take this opportunity to reflect on how well the president has been capable of handling being an in...

Students are Undervaluing Libraries

Students are  Undervaluing Libraries

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Today, Bronx Science students are notorious for doing homework on computers and playing phone games in the school library. In many cases, I sympathize with the average student’s desire to finish homework and relax with friends in a school that has a heavy workload. Our school is also supporting the...

The Survey Strip

The Survey Strip

Ria Cha, Political Cartoonist

May 2, 2018


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After Aziz, #MeToo Merits a Closer Look

After Aziz, #MeToo Merits a Closer Look

Talia Protos, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Amidst the tumult of the #MeToo movement, including the exposure of Hollywood production mogul Harvey Weinstein, the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, comedian Louis C.K., and many more men as sexual predators, a small story was published by online news source Babe denouncing renowned...

The Subway Situation

The Subway Situation

Christi Kim, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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The subway was once a revolutionary feat to both onlookers and residents of one of the greatest cities in the world, New York City. Even until recently, New Yorkers ridiculed seemingly inferior transportation systems around the world, boasting about their 24/7 system with 27 lines, 472 stations, and...

Future of Gene-Editing Carries Hope and Uncertainty

Future of Gene-Editing Carries Hope and Uncertainty

James Snyder, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Last summer, a remarkable breakthrough was made in the world of science that could alter mankind’s role in nature for the remainder of time. In August 2017, it was announced that researchers at Oregon Health & Science University had successfully removed a mutation in human embryos that was linked...

Is the Economy in Trouble?

Is the Economy in Trouble?

Pietro Topa, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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In recent months, discourse over the American economy has been at the center of national attention. Some newspapers, including The New York Times, have said that the conditions in the economy point to an economic bubble and expect the economy to crash in the near future. Much of this negative coverage...

Global Warming: America Needs A Change

Global Warming: America Needs A Change

Rahma Tasnim, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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In December 2017, the United States became the only country that has not agreed to sign the Paris Accord, an agreement where its participants aim to fight climate change and work to keep the global temperature below 2℃. President Trump and many Republicans do not view climate change as a priority, s...

The Future of City Planning in New York City

The Future of City Planning in New York City

Christina Papageorgiou, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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While new Whole Foods, new Citibike stations, and new brunch places are welcomed by many neighborhoods, they are aesthetically pleasing band-aids slapped over New York City’s real problems, which have been created by well-meaning wealthy politicians and entrepreneurs. The city’s lack of basic necessities...

GOP Tax Plan: Trump’s First Win, or Just Another Fluke?

GOP Tax Plan: Trump’s First Win, or Just Another Fluke?

Pietro Topa, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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On December 20, 2017, the United States Congress voted to pass a tax reform bill in both the senate and the House of Representatives. This bill includes a multitude of broad tax cuts, as well as a repeal of the Obama-care individual mandate. This is, in my opinion, one of the best proposed tax plans ...

Is the Future Finally Bright for the Knicks?

Is the Future Finally Bright for the Knicks?

Adam Israelevitz, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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As many know, being a New York Knicks fan is no easy task. A typical Knicks fan has had to endure horrific basketball play, player drama, front office lunacy, and all around dysfunction. However, with controversial former General Manager Phil Jackson finally out of the picture, there is hope for a ch...

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