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Talented Musicians Win Chamber Music Society Contest

Talented Musicians Win Chamber Music Society Contest

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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“Play always as if in the presence of a master,” Robert Schumann, the great German composer, once said.  A talented group of five musicians: Emilee Kitmahawong '20, Caroline Odia '20, Ruby Hogue '20, Judge Sanchez '19 and Anna Zhang '20 heeded his advice and went on to win the Chamber Music Soc...

This Year, Take a Humanitarian Vacation

This Year, Take a Humanitarian Vacation

Christina Pan, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Puerto Rico, Mexico, Iran, Bangladesh, and Florida are only a few of the many places that were devastated by unusually frequent natural disasters in 2017. While some have recovered well, other countries still suffer greatly from the aftermath of hurricanes, earthquakes, landslides, and floods. The mas...

Youth in Revolt

Youth in Revolt

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Youth and political activism have always paradoxically gone hand in hand. It is often that young people feel disenfranchised . This is something that the Youth Progressive Policy Group (YPPG) of New York and New Jersey are fighting to fix. YPPG’s ambassador from LaGuardia High School, Isabel Jano...

Ethical Edification: Our Ethics Bowl Team

Ethical Edification: Our Ethics Bowl Team

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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When people think of Bronx Science, they immediately think of our scientific accomplishments. What they may not know is that Bronx Science also has students who are skilled in discussing ethical problems and competing in Ethics Bowl competitions. In Ethics Bowl, a moderator asks two teams a serious of que...

If It’s Not Online, Did It Even Really Happen?

If It’s Not Online, Did It Even Really Happen?

Alexa Asch and Emily Bedolis

May 9, 2018


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As teenagers, social media is not a foreign concept to us. From Instagram, to Snapchat, to Facebook, to Twitter, we know it all. With all of these social media outlets at our fingertips, it’s no wonder Bronx Science students are so eager to partake in what is known as “viral media challenges.”...

The Spring Crossword: Food!

The Spring Crossword: Food!

Alexa Asch, Brianna Le, and James Snyder

May 9, 2018


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Across: Uncooked form of a classic dessert usually dipped in milk Fruit snack sold by Mott’s in small plastic cups Vietnamese soup made with broth and typically meats such as beef A sugary condiment made during “Tapping Season” through the months of February to April A soup traditional...

Spring Into New Activities

Spring Into New Activities

Jeanette Lee and Anastasia Koutavas

May 8, 2018


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Second semester comes with more than just responses from colleges for seniors; it marks a period of independence and well-deserved free time to pursue activities outside of academics and building a college profile. Conveniently, late winter to early spring in New York City provides every mean for st...

Unsung African-Americans Who Have Contributed to our History

Unsung African-Americans Who Have Contributed to our History

Sarane James, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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February is a lot of things— the shortest month of the year, teen dating violence awareness month, the month of love, and even national macadamia nut month— but one of the most significant things about February is that it is Black History Month. For many, Black History Month is set aside as a time to...

Remembering the Horrors of the Holocaust

Remembering the Horrors of the Holocaust

Sadia Haque, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an annual commemoration of the millions of lives lost during both the Holocaust and World War II in America. This year, the Holocaust Leadership class observed the day on April 11, 2018, hoping that it would bring more attention to the tragedy. The 'Holocaust ...

Bronx Science Students Celebrate the Year of the Dog

Bronx Science Students Celebrate the Year of the Dog

Joachim Romanosky, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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One of the most widely-celebrated holidays in the world occurred in mid-February this year. No, not Valentine’s Day. This article is about a much older and more traditional festival. The festival being discussed here, of course, is that of the Lunar New Year. Also known as the Spring Festival (春節 Ch...

Spring Break Activities

Spring Break Activities

Kristina Ang, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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There’s one thing that is always on every senior’s mind every spring: spring break. As the long-awaited recess approached, seniors packed and prepared for plans that were made well in advance. Traditionally, spring break is the most exciting time of year for any senior. While the rest of the school ma...

Course Selection Tips!

Course Selection Tips!

Melina Asteriadis and Teddy Lowen

May 7, 2018


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Second semester is the start of many changes for everyone. In particular, March is course selection month, meaning students have to select courses for the next school year. In case you forgot, Bronx Science uses Naviance for the course selection process, an easy to navigate website that, students will als...

Gearing Up for the Spring Musical

Gearing Up for  the Spring Musical

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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It’s becoming that time of year again, in which the dedicated students of the Bronx Science drama department commit themselves to putting on a musical to bring Broadway culture to the diverse atmosphere of the school. The musical this year is the comedy ‘The Drowsy Chaperone,’ a lighthearted parody...

The Flavors of Musicals: Behind the Curtains of S!NG

The Flavors of Musicals:  Behind the Curtains of S!NG

Aaron Wu, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Musical performances, whether they are fast-paced hip hop from ‘Hamilton’ or catchy jingles Disney musicals, have an everlasting impact to people. At Bronx Science, some aspiring theatre-loving students have branched out from the drama department, and developed S!NG. It consist of actors who are...

The Largest NYC High School Research Competition

The Largest NYC High School Research Competition

Elizabeth Jung, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) is the largest research competition for New York City high school students. Students who have made it to the preliminary round presented their research projects at the City College of New York on March 4, 2018. These students presented their work...

Senior Council Works Hard for Students to Play Hard

Senior Council Works Hard for Students to Play Hard

Brianna Le, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Watch out seniors, because the Senior Council has events planned to make your remaining time at Bronx Science memorable. Consisting of Emily Bedolis, Michael Miller, Cy Toriello, Irene Masoutis, Prachi Arora, Max Secular, Louis Silverman, Natan Shaviv, Romir Karnik, Uma Balachandran, Jessica Lin, and...

Speak the Speech

Speak the Speech

Tiffany Chen, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Having taken at least eight years of English classes, many Bronx Science students have familiarized themselves with the seventeenth century playwright, William Shakespeare. To pay respects to this famous writer, The English-Speaking Union, a non-profit educational charity, has held annual Shakespeare...

Travels, Studies, and a Break Full of Plans

Travels, Studies, and a Break Full of Plans

Annie Liu, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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As Bronx Science students left school on December 22, 2017, anticipation and excitement hung in the air. The year’s first weeklong break had finally arrived. Students and faculty alike had the next ten days free to pursue any activities they desired. For many students who are weighed down durin...

Going Back in Time: A Review of School Events in the Fall 2017 Semester

Going Back in Time: A Review of School Events in the Fall 2017 Semester

Nuzat Zaman, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Students and teachers wearing costumes. A large group of seniors wearing the same t-shirt pose for a picture. Students playing basketball. These are some of the best memories from school events in 2017 that seniors have enjoyed the most. Seniors enjoyed these events the most because they were able to ...

An Exploration of Holiday Cultural Traditions

An Exploration of Holiday Cultural Traditions

Hyein Lee, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Given the vast diversity of the student body, it is no surprise that the ways our students celebrate the winter holidays are unique and representative of their cultural backgrounds. Although some celebrate in a traditional manner, others spend their holidays through more casual outings. Above all, enjo...

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