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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...

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Though Bronx Science is famous as a science school, poetry is also of great interest for its students. In the English Department, poetry has become increasingly integrated in the curriculum each year, as it has developed a more prominent awareness. 'Poem-In-Your-Pocket-Day' is a day when the library hosts differ...

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...

Winter Fashion Tips to Look Stylish Regardless of the Weather

Winter Fashion Tips to Look Stylish Regardless of the Weather

Labiba Hasan, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Although temperatures are dropping and days are getting darker, Bronx Science students manage to stay warm, cozy, and remarkably fashionable in the rough weather. But does that mean that these students throw away all of their summer apparel, and reconstruct their whole wardrobe for winter? Absolu...

Rediscovering New York City

Rediscovering New York City

Kelly Xiao, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Amidst the wintry weather, New York City presents a plethora of opportunities to satisfy both one’s hunger and will for adventure! Even with approaching deadlines and busy projects, there are still several notable locations worth traveling to and discovering, either individually or with friends. &...

The Waiting Game for Second Term Seniors

The Waiting Game for Second Term Seniors

Eileen Tan, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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January 1, 2018. The day almost all college applications are due. For the longest time, Bronx Science seniors have been working their hardest on their college essays, and completing applications to send to the schools of their dreams. Now, after having clicked submit, apprehension gathers as they wa...

A Fresh Look at Current Freshmen

A Fresh Look at Current Freshmen

Farhan Rahman, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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January. The halfway point. On September 9, 2017, freshmen stepped into the school that would quickly become their “second home.” Three months before that, freshmen attended Camp Science where they were introduced to their Big Sibs for the first time. Now, they’re halfway through their first yea...

New Year, Old Resolutions

New Year, Old Resolutions

Nicole Neil, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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With every new year, there are new resolutions made as a promise to oneself and the people around them. However, many people find it difficult to keep their self-made promises, and it often only takes a few days to break them. From being healthier to becoming more sociable, these realistic goals seem more...

NHS Students Take on the Pen Pal Pilot Program

NHS Students Take on the Pen Pal Pilot Program

Radiah Khandokar, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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With the goal of forging closer bonds with our local Bronx community, the Bronx Science National Honor Society is launching Project Pen Pal, a program that has NHS members become pen pals with middle school students from two local Bronx elementary schools. Project Pen Pal was started when NHS Vice Pr...

World Language Students Learn About Languages and the World

World Language Students Learn About Languages and the World

Sarane James, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Bronx Science is known for many things, such as its eight Nobel Laureates, its competitive science and math research programs, and the prestigious list of alumni in its Hall of Fame. What our school is less known for is the diversity of languages taught here. While most schools in New York City only o...

Second Semester Study Tips

Second Semester Study Tips

Sydney Teh, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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With midyears finished and the second semester in full swing, the average Bronx Science student often has her head in a book studying for an exam. The stress is understood, but fear not, as our students also have the greatest insider advice on how to best study for your class exams. From the standard...

Food Combinations: Two is Better than One

Food Combinations: Two is Better than One

Melissa Cen, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Social media is constantly surprising us with new food combinations. With new food creations on the rise, you will never have to choose between your favorite foods. Edible mashups are constantly being created, from sushirritos to bubble tea ice cream, so make sure you keep up! Many of these creations...

Beating the Winter Blues

Beating the Winter Blues

Christina Pan, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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With the arrival of winter comes dreary days, cold weather, early sundowns, and, unfortunately, a decrease in happiness. This is a symptom of the winter doldrums, or winter blues, which millions of people face with the onset of each winter. The start of winter doldrums varies from person to person;...

Winter Crossword

Winter Crossword

Alexa Asch, Brianna Le, and James Snyder

March 2, 2018


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Across 4. Small pieces of colored paper thrown during a celebration such as a wedding or parade 5. Month that Taylor Swift goes back to all the time in song 9. Under the chimney 10. Frosty the ______ 12. The offspring of watermint and spearmint, a classic winter flavor 14. New Year’s kiss at...

College + Acceptance = Money?

College + Acceptance = Money?

Elizabeth Jung, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Although the cost of attending a top college has dramatically increased in the past decade, competition to attend those elite institutions has also risen. College can be financially intimidating to many, but increased interest and participation in scholarship programs has done much to bridge the gap. One...

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