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Border Crisis

Border Crisis

Marina Mengual, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Thousands of families are fleeing their homes in Mexico to come to the United States, many of them running from danger in an attempt to better their lives and those of their children. Desperation, urgency, and fear define their plight, but of a better life hope keeps them going. The U.S. - Mexi...

The Next Steps of Mueller

The Next Steps of Mueller

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


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At the outset of the Trump administration, the one thing that a lot of #TheResistance was holding onto was Robert Mueller. The man who lead the special counsel created to investigate the dirt that caked the president received a nearly cult-like following by anyone who still had a stake in the politi...

Corrupt Companies Cover Up

Corrupt Companies Cover Up

Eshika Talukder, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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From producers Kevin Spacey to Harvey Weinstein, and Justice Brett Kavanaugh to former U.S. Representative Trent Franks to our very own President, the accusations of sexual misconduct towards dozens of influential people have been exposed to the public. As we’ve seen through these cases, most victi...

The Not So Genuine Holiday Spirit

The Not So Genuine Holiday Spirit

Ula Pranevicius, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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We live in a capitalist society, meaning most things are privately owned and businesses’ main goal is to make money. Yet in this effort to turn a profit, many tend to lose sight of the things that matter most - our very humanity and our culture, of which the holidays are emblematic. Holidays ha...

Trump Border Crisis

Trump Border Crisis

Jehiel Butt, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


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From December 22nd, 2018 through January 25th, 2019, the U.S. government was shut down for a total of thirty-five days. It all began on the 22nd of December 2018, when Congress and its respective branches, the House of Representative and the Senate, required a presidential signature in order to pass...

In the era of “Alternative Facts,” George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Rings Truer than Ever

In the era of “Alternative Facts,” George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Rings Truer than Ever

Cameron Leo, Staff Reporter

December 26, 2018


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In July of 2018, the president of the United States made a declaration to a group of veterans that would set off alarms around the country. “It’s all working out. And just remember, what you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening,” proclaimed Trump confidently. At its...

A Bridge Too Far: Cambridge Analytica and the Surveillance Market

A Bridge Too Far: Cambridge Analytica and the Surveillance Market

Oliver Chin and George Crooks

December 26, 2018


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In March 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat before a senate committee, and testified on the case of data being stolen by marketing firms. Arguably the biggest but certainly the most prominent is Cambridge Analytica, now operating under the name Emerdata. Cambridge Analytica rose to prominence in...

Plastic is Our Problem to Fix

Plastic is Our Problem to Fix

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter

December 26, 2018


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On April 23, 2018, Governor Cuomo introduced a bill banning single-use plastic bags in New York State. It was passed after the publication of the New York State Plastic Bag Task Force Report in January 2018, which identified the concern with continued use of single-use plastic bags and opened options...

Fade to Black: Why Hollywood Is Dying And How We Can Fix It

Fade to Black: Why Hollywood Is Dying And How We Can Fix It

Skylar Kleinman, Staff Reporter

December 25, 2018


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Storytelling has been a major means of creative expression for humans for centuries, and in the Digital Age, different narratives are easily accessible at our literal fingertips. Entertainment is a currency but, as of late, Hollywood is paying the price. Even though many recent releases have been a...

Excluded From the Form: Why is the Middle Eastern/North African Identity Left Out?

Excluded From the Form: Why is the Middle Eastern/North African Identity Left Out?

Celeste Abourjeili, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Today, many American members of the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) community find themselves confused and excluded while checking off their race on census forms and other demographic-based survey questions. Proclaimed Caucasian by the Census Bureau, many feel misrepresented and even invisib...

The Sunrise Might Be Pretty, But That Doesn’t Mean Teenagers Should Be Seeing It

The Sunrise Might Be Pretty, But That Doesn’t Mean Teenagers Should Be Seeing It

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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“Oh my gosh, you live in Staten Island? What time do you wake up?!” go the usual inquisitions, accompanied by wide eyes and gaping mouths. “Too early,” is often my reply. As someone who lives in Staten Island and commutes to the Bronx every day on public transportation, I am far too familia...

The European Union Approves Internet Censorship

The European Union Approves Internet Censorship

Jason Cheung, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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In this day and age, everyone uses the internet, especially Bronx Science students. We use it to conduct research for papers, to watch videos on YouTube, to read news online, and to post funny memes on social media. But the internet is in danger, and so are your memes. On September 12th, 2018, un...

From ‘Killing Eve’ to Almost Winning an Emmy

From ‘Killing Eve’ to Almost Winning an Emmy

Olivia Chen, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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You might know her as Cristina Yang, the sarcastic genius surgeon from Grey’s Anatomy. Born on July 20, 1971, Sandra Oh has been in multiple noteworthy roles, but none are of the same magnitude as her most recent role as Eve Polastri. Killing Eve is a thriller and a drama focused on two women who ar...

Healthy Stress

Healthy Stress

Abigail Yoo, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Stress, an all-too-familiar word, is certainly on the minds of many students here at Bronx Science. As they attempt to balance a multitude of academic tasks, students feel pressured to also keep up with the educational standards in the school system. In spite of the stress, and maybe even because of...

Start of a New Era? Unified Korea Prepared to Make Joint Bid on 2032 Olympics

Start of a New Era? Unified Korea Prepared to Make Joint Bid on 2032 Olympics

Jake Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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In a political atmosphere where diplomacy has often been ignored, the possibility of North Korea and South Korea can making a joint bid on the 2032 Olympics is a refreshing return to diplomacy. The Korean War was the first war that demanded the attention of the United Nations, it cost the United Sta...

Should Crimes Strip American Citizens of Their Right to Vote?

Should Crimes Strip American Citizens of Their Right to Vote?

Tobias Dohlin, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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In over ten states, six million felons who have served their sentences still cannot vote. These felons must adhere to a complex, strenuous, and biased process to regain their constitutional right to vote. Many people believe that felonies only apply to violent crimes, such as rape or murder, yet oth...

Debt, Political Conflict, and Broken Signals: What’s the MTA Way to Fix NYC’s Subway System?

Debt, Political Conflict, and Broken Signals: What’s the MTA Way to Fix NYC’s Subway System?

Mian Hua Zheng, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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$40,044.08. This shocking number is the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) debt, according to its online published debt budget as of 2018. The MTA is known for its delayed subways, but its debt has gone largely unnoticed. To understand this debt, it is important to know where it stems from, wh...

The 2018 Emmys Talked a Lot About Diversity, But Did Not Actually Deliver

The 2018 Emmys Talked a Lot About Diversity, But Did Not Actually Deliver

Sarane James, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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The 2018 Emmy Awards opened with a musical number about diversity, a theme which was not reflected in the winners selected throughout the night. The skit, “We Solved It,” was performed by Kenan Thompson and Kate McKinnon, who were joined by Kristen Bell, Sterling K. Brown, Tituss Burgess, Andy Sam...

Virginia and New York Lead the Path to Mental Health Education Laws

Virginia and New York Lead the Path to Mental Health Education Laws

Abby Cheng, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2018


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The prevalence of Americans with mental health issues has become a growing problem. Suicide rates have increased in all but one state from 1999 to 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; suicide is now the third leading cause of death among fifteen to twenty-four-year-olds. &...

Defining Feminism: What Does It Mean to Bronx Science Students?

Defining Feminism: What Does It Mean to Bronx Science Students?

Leann Goldberg, Staff Reporter

December 22, 2018


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Feminism, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.” Despite there being a set definition, many people still define the movement based on their own experiences and the media’s portrayal of feminists.   I inte...

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