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Science Research Seniors: Profiles in Dedication

Science Research Seniors:  Profiles in Dedication

Samira Ashif, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Nothing shows true commitment like participating in the school’s research program. Introduced to them in their sophomore year, this three year course is available for those who have an interest in research and want to develop their own projects with a mentor. Although this is a course taken in school,...

How Halloween Came to America (and to a Party City Near You)

How Halloween Came to America (and to a Party City Near You)

Christina Papageorgiou, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2018


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To most people fall is the season of Halloween. In America, that means the season of creative costumes and unattended buckets of candy left at doorsteps. Halloween is our nation’s time for overprotective mothers to wrap their children in reflective tape, and for apathetic parents to buy their teenage...

Keeping Up with the Food Trends of 2017-18

Keeping Up with the Food Trends of 2017-18

Melissa Cen, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2018


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Social media is constantly surprising us with new food trends. These edible fads are constantly evolving—from avocado toast to acai bowls—so make sure that you keep up! From the beginning of 2017, the unicorn trend has been all over the Internet. This vibrant craze consists of rainbow based pa...

A Festive Senior Shirt Day

A Festive Senior Shirt Day

Ivan Lacroix, Staff Reporter

January 2, 2018


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Crazy designs, vibrant colors, and clever jokes are all part of a longstanding tradition, Senior Shirt Day, at Bronx Science. Every year at our school, in early November, seniors can design their own shirts and wear them to school with their peers, fostering school spirit and serving to bring friends cl...

Primary Interests in Both STEM and Humanities Flourish at Bronx Science

Primary Interests in Both STEM and Humanities Flourish at Bronx Science

Maggie Wong, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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“We’re worth the trip,” states the official Bronx Science slogan, but is this true for every type of student, regardless of interests? Bronx Science is not a name that is immediately associated with a school with a focus on art, history, and literature. Instead, it is a school known acr...

Project Accepted Event Yields Strong Turnout

Project Accepted Event Yields Strong Turnout

Winni You, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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The annual Project Accepted event, held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, attracted the most student interest in Bronx Science history. The event was free and assisted senior students applying to college with their personal statement essay and with their college interview processes. Interested students ...

No Age Limit For Halloween

No Age Limit For Halloween

Tiffany Chen, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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Regardless of the day, it is rare to see Wiz Khalifa casually walk by to teach a physics class.  This is, however, exactly what Bronx Science Physics teacher Mr. Brian Lam dressed up as a few years ago. Previously, Mr. Lam has dressed up in a variety of different costumes, including Amber Jos...

An Exploration of the College Admissions Process

An Exploration of the College Admissions Process

Max Steiker, Staff Writer

December 29, 2017


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As the first semester at Bronx Science approaches its end, the seniors of Bronx Science have been arduously finishing the various challenges involved with the college applications process. Over the years, this process has become more rigorous, and it now demands far more out of students than it did a d...

Tips for College Applications from Recent Graduates

Tips for College Applications from Recent Graduates

Farhan Rahman, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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It’s Spring 2017. Students are receiving their college admission letters, hoping that their hard work has finally paid off. By next spring, current seniors will try to cross that same finish line. On June 22, 2017, the Class of 2017 celebrated the end of four years in high school, following mon...

Behind The Mask of the Monster Mash

Behind The Mask of the Monster Mash

Ahana Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” - William Shakespeare Once a year, 0n the spooky day of Halloween, students at Bronx Science can transform into someone or something else. The hallways are filled with all types of beings, including monsters, vampires, and wit...

Hot Spots Around New York City

Hot Spots Around New York City

Aaron Wu, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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For many high school students across American, school causes an increase in stress levels. All students want to find interesting places to go with their friends and have fun, in order to reduce this stress. New York City is filled with various places and fascinating opportunities. From parks to resta...

Facing Your Freshman Follies

Facing Your Freshman Follies

Sarane James, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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At lunch, a freshman wanders his way into the Bronx Science cafeteria for the first time. He holds up the lunch line searching for his I.D., then drifts timidly through the room looking for a suitably unintimidating table at which to sit. Once he finally finds a relatively empty table where he can eat hi...

SEN18R SHIRTS

SEN18R SHIRTS

Emily Bedolis, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


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The Bronx Science Class of 2018 might just be the most spirited graduating class yet.  Overwhelmed by college applications on top of all of their extracurriculars and schoolwork, these seniors deserved a day of appreciation. What better way for them to do that than to make custom t-shirts with th...

Fall Crossword

Fall Crossword

Alexa Asch and Brianna Le

December 4, 2017


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Across 2. Tool used to collect leaves 3. Largest Starbucks cup size 8. A senior’s least favorite website 10. arccos(-1) +ln(ee) 12. Producing a long, loud, doleful cry or wailing sound 15. Department store sponsor of the world’s largest parade 17. A symbol of plenty consisting of a goat’s ho...

Stay Hungry, Bronx Science

Stay Hungry, Bronx Science

Rena Masoutis, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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As students flood out of the doors of Bronx Science, teenagers run toward the small food truck just outside of Lehman College. After a long school day, students of all grades wait on line to pick up their after-school snack at Tony’s Halal Truck, a go-to stop for warm middle eastern food. Over the...

New Clubs Come to Science

New Clubs Come to Science

Jessin Wang, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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On September 26, 2017, shouts ring throughout the courtyard, marking the start of the annual Fall Bronx Science Club Fair. Screams of “Join Amnesty Club”, “How do you feel?!” and more echo in the cafeteria and courtyard every fall at Bronx Science. This year, screams for DECA and the No Child...

New Members of the Bronx Science Family

New Members of the  Bronx Science Family

Nuzat Zaman, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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As the school year begins, freshmen scramble to get to their classes. They navigate through the hallways, and it takes them several weeks to get to know the layout of the school. However, unbeknownst to many, there are also teachers who have trouble at first getting around. As students and faculty...

The Humans Behind Humans of Bronx Science

The Humans Behind Humans of Bronx Science

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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More often than not, you’ll admire a photographer’s work without thinking too much about the production process or the effort put into the piece. This occurs all too often, especially now with the ubiquity of social media. A popular facet of the social media presence of Bronx Science is Humans of...

A Fresh Take on Freshman Guidance

A Fresh Take on Freshman Guidance

Bridget Kulcsar, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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You might have heard the words “Freshman Guidance” in passing or in the announcements, but do you actually know what it is? Freshman guidance is a program that is being revamped this year to help freshmen integrate into the school and adjust to high school. Although it has existed in the past,...

Seniors Stefanakis & Giovannelli Named Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Seniors Stefanakis & Giovannelli Named Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Mamadi Jallow, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2017


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The Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian are George Stefanakis ’17 and Harrison Giovannelli ’17, respectively. Stefanakis currently holds a cumulative Grade Point Average of 97.92, and Giovannelli holds a cumulative Grade Point Average of 97.46. “To be named valedictorian of such...

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