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Bronx Science Sweeps the National Latin Exam with 97 Winners!

Bronx Science Sweeps the National Latin Exam with 97 Winners!

Alexa Asch, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2018


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For Bronx Science students, it is typical to excel at everything. So, having 97 National Latin Exam (NLE) winners is not a surprise at all. In fact, Bronx Science students win this awards, and even more, for the National Latin Exam every year. Last year, 142 Bronx Science students won awards and the yea...

Blue Skies Ahead

Blue Skies Ahead

George Crooks, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2018


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The art of political science is an unusually mathematical one - but calling it simply mathematical does not do it justice. Political analysts across media outlets charted the numbers for the 2016 election towards a Clinton victory, with election tracking site fivethirthyeight.com giving Hillary a 71.4 percent c...

Sexual Assault Board Introduces Lessons into the Freshman Guidance Curriculum

Sexual Assault Board Introduces Lessons into the Freshman Guidance Curriculum

Chloe Frajmund, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


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During the past 2017-2018 academic year, the Big Sibs program has been helping freshmen to become acquainted with the school. The program is aimed at teaching freshmen about school resources, how to manage their time in high school, and how to best take advantage of everything that Bronx Science has to offer...

Seniors Dominate at JSHS Research Competitions

Seniors Dominate at JSHS Research Competitions

Tasmia Kabir, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


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Following three years of research, many seniors submitted their papers and projects to a wide number of competitions, including the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). JSHS is a competition in which students lead a twelve-minute presentation exploring a variety of topics, including Social Sci...

Leaders in STEM — The FeMaidens take the Nationals

Leaders in STEM — The FeMaidens take the Nationals

Taylor Huang, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


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Throughout the month of April 2018, Bronx Science’s FeMaidens had been occupied doing what they do best, building and competing with their most polished robot. Their accomplishments for this month include winning the Engineering Inspiration Award which  qualified the team for the FIRST Robotics...

Talented Teens with Center-Stage Dreams

Talented Teens with Center-Stage Dreams

Angie Yang, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


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The spotlight wavers for a brief moment before settling on center-stage. With what appears to be two strings slung over his shoulder, Paul Cho ’18 appears from behind the curtains and walks with gusto into the light. As soon as he does, the entire auditorium is enveloped in darkness. This is not a tech...

Dr. Richard Hertzberg ’55, Ph.D., Delivered Keynote Address at Bronx Science’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Richard Hertzberg ’55, Ph.D., Delivered Keynote Address at Bronx Science’s 90th Commencement Ceremony

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


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Renowned professor Richard W. Hertzberg ’55, Ph.D., New Jersey Zinc Professor Emeritus at Lehigh University, delivered the Keynote Commencement Address at the United Palace Theater on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 to the graduating Bronx Science Class of 2018. A Bronx Science graduate of the Class ...

Paul Ryan Retires From Congress

Paul Ryan Retires From Congress

Anisa Persaud, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Paul Ryan, current Speaker of the House, announced in April 2018 that he will not seek re-election for Speaker of the House this November 2018. During his announcement speech, he touched upon several points discussing why he has decided to retire and how it might change Congress. Ryan started off by r...

Born to Fight: The March for Babies

Born to Fight: The March for Babies

Aaron Wu, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Usually, it takes an infant around thirty-seven weeks to mature. However, in rare cases, birth happens much sooner than it should. As a result, premature babies are born, some suffering from debilitating conditions such as dysfunctional lungs, irregular body proportions, a poor ability to feed, slow we...

Mental Health Week Gets a Makeover

Mental Health Week Gets a Makeover

Radiah Khandokar, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Mental health weeks at Bronx Science are some of the most eventful times of the school year. From Coffee House karaoke sessions to yoga days to emotional cartography events, students look forward to these activities to indulge in moments of peace, fun, and solitude in the midst of their busy school ...

Junior Prom 2018

Junior Prom 2018

Mian Hua Zheng, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Surrounded with gold key-holed mail boxes and glittering baskets of tea lights and chocolate candy, the Mailroom held junior prom this year. Tucked away in the basement of 110 Wall Street in downtown Manhattan, juniors walked down the steep steps to be greeted with the night club venue, to the theme ...

Teacher Strikes Across the US; Responses and Timeline of Events

Teacher Strikes Across the US; Responses and Timeline of Events

Michael Ho, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


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First, it was West Virginia. Then it spread to Oklahoma and Kentucky.  Now it’s Arizona and Colorado. Teacher strikes are happening all over the country. These strikes, driven by low wages and lack of  benefits, have been going on for a few weeks. It all started in West Virginia, about ...

Newly Elected S.O. Board Members Discuss Platforms for 2018-2019

Newly Elected S.O. Board Members Discuss Platforms for 2018-2019

Melissa Cen, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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After weeks of speeches and campaigning, Student Organization (S.O.) Elections came to a close on March 29, 2018, as winners were announced. Winners to serve as S.O. Officers for the 2018-2019 school year are: Artea Brahaj ’19 as S.O. President, Alif Matin ’19 as Vice President, Baboucarr Gaye ’20...

Former CIA Operative Suspected Of Disclosing Secret Information

Former CIA Operative Suspected Of Disclosing Secret Information

Anisa Persaud, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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A former Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, has been arrested on suspicion of leaking information to the Chinese government about American spy operations in China. He is suspected of helping to dismantle spy networks in China and divulging highly protected information, w...

New York City’s Drop in Crime Rates

New York City’s Drop in Crime Rates

Hollie Park, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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New York City is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of over 8.5 million of people. As a result, keeping the streets of New York City safe seems like a Herculean task for the New York Police Department. However, they have had much success as New York City officials report that 2017...

The Game of New Horizons

The Game of New Horizons

Lakhsmi Chatterjee, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, took place during a time of increased tension between the world and North Korea. With tweetstorms from Trump, alleged testing of hydrogen bombs, missiles slightly missing Japan, and even threats against the U.S. territory of Guam, many fear a...

Down to the Last Drop

Down to the Last Drop

Sinaia Keith Lang, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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You just came home from practice, but no water will come out of the shower head. You want to make some mac ‘n cheese, but there’s no water to boil. You want to cool off with a swim after a long day but all of the pools have been drained. This is soon to be reality for residents of Cape Town, Sou...

Net Neutrality Follow Up

Net Neutrality Follow Up

Andrew Lee, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Since the head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, successfully repealed net neutrality on December 14, 2017, supporters of net neutrality have been on edge, waiting to see if and when internet serving providers (ISPs) will exercise their new found freedom to manipulate the web a...

Make Room for the Rise of Aldi and Lidl

Make Room for the Rise of Aldi and Lidl

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Move over Walmart and Costco, as Aldi and Lidl are here to stay. The two supermarkets are known for their cheap prices and bulk sizes, and have been dominating the supermarket business since their birth, overshadowing stores like Key Food, Safeway, and Whole Foods as well as mom and pop groceries. Aldi ...

The Women’s March

The Women’s March

Labiba Hasan, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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On January 21, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., thousands of women assembled at the heart of Central Park with their posters and boards, proceeding towards Sixth Avenue, and to Bryant Park. Women of all backgrounds came: Muslim women, African-American women, elderly women, Asian-American women, Latin-American women, di...

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