The Science Survey

Here is a poster made by the United States Department of Defense in 2001 explaining Daylight Savings Time. When this was published, DST ended on October 28th, instead of on November 6th as is standard practice today.

Spring Forward, But Don’t Fall Back: The Proposed End of Daylight Saving Time

Tamar Padwa, Staff Reporter November 6, 2022

When you wake up, the sky is dark, the birds have yet to start chirping, and the air is cold. It’s 6 a.m., maybe 6:15 if you’re lucky, maybe 5:30 if you’re not, but under the blue-black sky it might...

A white cherry blossom in the Bronx Science courtyard.

Blooming on the Brink of New Beginnings

Arianne Browne, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

This piece is dedicated to every love of my life, including those who have yet to behold the person I have yet to be.  “These will be the fastest four years of your life,” I remember my high...

Karen (left) and Catherine, the GrowNYC compost workers. They spent their day organizing the compost toters and handing information about composting to patrons of the Greenmarket.

A Day at the Farmer’s Market

Tamar Padwa, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

Summer has arrived, and New York City’s farmers’ markets are in full bloom. Across the city, over fifty farmers’ markets are providing a bounty of fresh, local, ethically produced honey, meat, ...

While typing may be faster and more convenient for some, research shows handwriting has its own unique advantages. There are less distractions and more opportunity to sharpen critical thinking and conceptualization skills.

The Power of the Pen

Chanel Richardson, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

Merriam-Webster defines prose as "a literary medium distinguished from poetry especially by its greater irregularity and variety of rhythm and its closer correspondence to the patterns of...

While homelessness rates have skyrocketed in the past few years, solutions have not reached everyone.

The Problems With New York City Homeless Sweeps Under Mayor Adams

Elizabeth Colón, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

A garbage truck rumbles by on a busy morning in the city. Of course, this is not an unusual sight, and pedestrians ignore it, continuing their daily business. They are completely unaware that the mildly...

Graffiti in a back alley in downtown Toronto makes one contemplate the rising dystopian societies in the real world.

Reality Interchangeable With Fiction: The Rising Dystopian Societies in the Real World

Nusaiba Afra, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

When most people think of dystopia, they think of Brave New World or any novel that imitates a totalitarian regime. Since modern governments that mimic totalitarian regimes are more discrete, people feel...

Protesters against the war in Ukraine march in London, England.

Putin’s Nuclear War Threat

Rahm Rodkey, Staff Reporter July 25, 2022

After the Cuban Missile Crisis ended in 1962, President John F. Kennedy estimated that there was a “one in three” chance that the conflict could have ended in nuclear war. That’s a one in three chance...

Bronx Science students have strong opinions regarding associating academic subjects with specific colors.

The Correlation of Specific Colors to Specific Academic Subjects, a Matter of Intense Debate

Alvina Rahman, Staff Reporter July 24, 2022

At some point during your school career, you may have heard students strenuously argue with each other, saying, “Math is blue'' and ''No, Math is red,” whether it was throughout the hallways or on...

The use of technology has become an essential part of everyones lives to such an extent that many people find it difficult to go without using it for even a few hours.

Are Our Brains Being Filled With Too Much Knowledge?

Sydney Lee, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

101,899 Google searches, 9,988 tweets, and 1,157 Instagram posts all in one second: the modern world, and life in general, revolve around the internet when, in fact, it should be the other way around....

Pictured is Apple Park, Apples headquarters in Cupertino, California.

Apple’s Anti-Consumer Behavior

Dhinak Gaggenapally, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

9:41 AM. On January 9th, 2007, at 9:41 AM, the fate of Apple Inc. was forever changed by the release of the novel iPhone. At the time, the iPhone was considered inconsequential; it was slow, expensive,...

Mr. Carli has been teaching Latin II, Regents Latin, and AP Latin here at Bronx Science for a while now. With his positive attitude and contagious energy, his students leave his class not only more knowledge in the Latin language, but with an eagerness to learn more.

Is the Latin Language Living?

Aaminah Bukhari, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

“Et tu, Brute?” is a famous Latin phrase taken from Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. It is also my response to people when they ask me to say something in Latin.  Ninth graders at the Bronx...

Here are my great-grandfather and his family on the steps of their hotel (~1920s-30s). They were Fela, Josef, Leo, Jakob, Regina, Sylvia, Renate, Anni. Out of the eight people in this photo, two survived.

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance

David Pagan, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

After the First World War, Germany was cracking under monumental economic and political instabilities. In the 1920s, the Nazi Party gained tremendous political influence, all the more amplified after the...

Even though food companies pass off many foods as healthy food, many are not healthy for your body.

Healthy Food is Not So Healthy

Tasnim Tamanna, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Navigating through the aisle of the grocery stores to search for healthy snack options has become an increasingly challenging matter. No cholesterol, no added sugar, multigrain, all-natural, organic, and...

In the summer before her senior year, Madeleine Cho ‘22 participated in a composting project for the Forest Hills Green Team, working with GrowNYC. “Looking back as a senior, I would have done the same number of activities. I liked my free time, and I used it so I could enjoy new experiences with my friends. I was able to use these experiences as the topic for my college essays,” said Cho.

Summer Pressure: The Unspoken Rule for Rising Seniors

Susan Cohen, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

I sunk into the low chair in my guidance counselor’s office with my heart racing and anxious thoughts circulating in my brain. “Should I start my college essay now?” “Is my GPA high enough?”...

Ketanji Brown Jackson proudly makes a speech at the White House.

Ketanji Brown Jackson and the Issue of Diversity in The Supreme Court

Sophie Livingstone, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

In America, we have a precedent of equality and fair judgment; when a jury is called, they must be impartial and reflect the community in which the crime was committed. It would be unfair for a Black man...

The Bronx Science Library is one of the greatest tools that Bronx Science has to offer, a quiet area where you can sit down and get your work completed without any distractions or interruptions.

Tips for Taking Less Stressful Exams

Sirajum Munira, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

We're currently enjoying summer vacation without the added pressure of exams for academic classes. As Bronx Science students, we feel the academic pressure of doing our best in our classes, so once September...

The English language is constantly evolving, and style guides need to evolve as well.

Our Language is Not Yet Settled: A Need to Rethink Style Guides of Today

Yasmine Salha, Staff Reporter July 20, 2022

The legendary New Yorker writer E.B. White types away at his column, a regular occurrence to match his regular dissatisfaction with the published result. Tumultuous string-upon-string of words served his...

Putin’s blatant disregard for the safety of civilians and noncombatants has gone too far.

Russia’s War Crimes Against Ukraine: What Can Be Done?

Samgar Aidarhanov, Staff Reporter July 20, 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of waging “a war of extermination.” Russian shellings have hit non-military targets such as civilian campsites,...

While some calls may show up as unknown, you can never rule out if it is a loved one calling or just another spam call.

1-800 Do Not Answer — The Surge in Spam Calls

Niha Roy, Staff Reporter July 20, 2022

An eight-year-old girl answers the phone and on the other end of the line she is being told that the family car will be repossessed because the insurance has supposedly not been paid. Immediately,...

Henry Cole printed 1,000 copies of the first card, and sold each card that he didnt send to a friend for one shilling apiece. One shilling today is equal to approximately 24 cents.

Card Writing is a Dying Art

Felicia Jennings-Brown, Staff Reporter July 20, 2022

Dear reader, Cards hold a special spot in my heart. From as young as I can remember, my family has sent cards to commemorate any and every significant occasion, from birthdays to holidays. In fact,...

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