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Macron Versus Le Pen: The Election That Matters

Macron Versus Le Pen: The Election That Matters

Ronin Rodkey, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2017


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In France, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will face off against centrist Emmanuel Macron in a runoff presidential election on May 7th, 2017. Le Pen, who promotes nationalist, France-first policies, is in many ways the French continuation of the populist wave which has swept the world in recent years...

MTA Fare Hike Stirs Student Body

MTA Fare Hike Stirs Student Body

Radiah Khandokar and Jason Qu

March 22, 2017


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When it comes to understanding how New York City runs, one only needs to look at the Metropolitan Transit Authority, commonly known as the MTA. It is the body that administers New York’s public transportation, the veins of the city that pump life across all five boroughs. According to the 2010 Census, o...

A New Initiative: Textbooks in the Auditorium

A New Initiative: Textbooks in the Auditorium

Raidah Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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  Study hall has typically been a time for students to complete the worksheet that their teacher has left for them in their absence, and if they have time, to go on to do work for other classes. However, many students have had issues with not having access to textbooks. Earlier this month, the Student...

Alumni Advise National Honor Society Seniors

Alumni Advise National Honor Society Seniors

Nicole Liberman, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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This year, National Honor Society (NHS) coordinators have initiated a new program for its dedicated members, the Alumni Mentorship Program. While it is currently only open to seniors in NHS, the hope is that the program will be successful, so that it will be made available to all members during the comin...

Bronx Science Wins Big at Crystal Competition

Bronx Science Wins Big at Crystal Competition

Lakhsmi Chatterjee, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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Back in November 2016, three Bronx Science students and a teacher entered the United States Crystal Growing Competitions with three entries. In December 2016, the competition committee revealed the winners, among whom were two of these Bronx Science students. The duo of Tenzin Tsetan ’19 and Chenhao (...

UN Requests Record Monetary Amount for 2017 Humanitarian Appeal

UN Requests Record Monetary Amount for 2017 Humanitarian Appeal

Fatema Lovely, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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  One would expect that, in this day and age, humanitarian crises would be nonexistent, but statistics say otherwise. According to the United Nations, more than 96.2 million people in thirty-three different countries are in dire need of aid. Statistics like these contributed to a new record, th...

Scaffolding Engulfs Bronx Science Once Again

Scaffolding Engulfs Bronx Science Once Again

Madiha Alam, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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An e-mail went out to the school community on October 26th, 2016, regarding a major physical change in the appearance of our school, as scaffolding would soon be constructed to surround all sides of the building. Starting in November 2016, the school community began to notice the process, which continued...

College Board Addresses Testing Accomodations

College Board Addresses Testing Accomodations

Skylar Kleinman, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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The SAT, AP exams, and SAT Subject Tests are some of the most important examinations in high school. These tests can make or break one’s options for college and career paths. Now, the College Board is going to give some students the help that they greatly need. Many students across the nation, and...

Project FIRE Sparks Discussion

Project FIRE Sparks Discussion

Ella Caine, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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Project FIRE, a new initiative at Bronx Science to target gender equality issues within the school, held its first meeting on Monday, December 12th, 2016. Ms. Caldarola, a foreign language teacher, created the action group along with Ms. MacEnulty, a social studies teacher, after witnessing the rampant...

Construction of the Dakota Pipeline Resumed

Construction of the Dakota  Pipeline Resumed

Ludy Ansty, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline over Sioux tribal lands has been a hotly contested issue for the past year. The original route of the pipeline, owned by the Energy Transfer Company, had it passing through Bismarck, North Dakota, but after that was deemed unsafe due to possible leaks, it...

21 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists in 2016

21 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists in 2016

Hyeon Jong (David) Shin, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2016


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Twenty-one Bronx Science seniors have been recognized as semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. More than 1.6 million juniors from about 22,000 high schools entered the competition this year, making it the most competitive year thus far. To enter the 2017 program, the...

Senior Prom Changes

Senior Prom Changes

Kristina Ang, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2016


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The class of 2017 will not be having its senior prom at the Waldorf-Astoria, where it has traditionally been held for over ten years, since the hotel has been closed for extensive renovations. Prom, undoubtedly one of the most magical and unforgettable night of any student’s high school experience,...

Enlightened Minds with Effective Solutions: Community AWARE

Enlightened Minds with Effective Solutions: Community AWARE

Ismail Mustafa and Ryan Foo

November 23, 2016


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Community AWARE is a newly formed committee at Bronx Science in the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, chaired by Mr. Robert Massimi of the Social Studies Department. The goals of the committee are to help students become aware of not only situations in the school but also those around the world...

Administration Remedies Menstruation Woes

Administration Remedies Menstruation Woes

Eliana Chiovetta, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016


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In July of 2016, New York State officially eliminated the tampon tax. The state has also made efforts to provide free access to sanitary napkins and tampons in public schools and federal prisons. This legislation is far reaching - even hitting Bronx Science bathrooms. On October 21st, 2016, female...

Story 2 For Me and You

Story 2 For Me and You

Georgia Vasilopoulos, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016


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The Bronx Science Alumni Foundation was successfully awarded a grant by the Summerfield Foundation to support Bronx Science students during the college application process. After careful research and consideration, the Bronx Science Alumni Foundation partnered with Story2 as a way for providing students...

Science Alumnus Kicks Off Student Opportunity Fund

Science Alumnus Kicks Off Student Opportunity Fund

Kaya Scheman, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016


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Charles Brunner ’56 has established a Bronx Science student opportunity fund, together with the Bronx Science Alumni Foundation. Known as the Brunner Award, students will now have the opportunity to receive grants that will sponsor their endeavors. With the support of his wife, Claire, and daughter,...

Math Department Introduces New Grading Policy

Math Department Introduces New Grading Policy

Nistha Bade Shrestha, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016


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In past years, the words “Math test” have been enough to trigger a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety in many Bronx Science students. Exams alone had accounted for 70% of students’ math grades, making each and every one seem like an “end all, be all,” in the words of the new Assistant...

The SHSAT is Changing

The SHSAT is Changing

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016


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The SHSAT, or the Specialized High School Admissions Test, is the one and only thing that determines acceptance to Specialized High Schools such as Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, and Stuyvesant. For years, the format and content of the test has remained fairly constant, which has allowed test prep companies...

Science Students Take Politics

Science Students Take Politics

Kitri Sundaram, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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  This year has fostered one of the most heated and controversial elections in history. Even in school, it is nearly impossible to walk through the hallways without seeing a campaign sticker on someone’s locker or hearing the phrase “I’m With Her,” or “Make America Great Again.” As E...

Your Third Party Vote Does Not Matter

Your Third Party Vote Does Not Matter

Ronin Rodkey, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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In the year 2000, George W. Bush managed to decisively win the presidency by 537 votes, a win that would eventually lead us into war in Iraq and plunge us into a recession at home, setting our country back by years of progress. Many people attribute his win to Ralph Nader, the Green Party candidate, who ...

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