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A Whole New World: A Revamped Guidance Suite, Gym, and Roof

A Whole New World: A Revamped Guidance Suite, Gym, and Roof

Nuzat Zaman, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

By senior year, it is assumed that everyone can navigate the school with their eyes closed. After all, they have been in this school for four years. However, when a freshman asked an upperclassman which room their guidance counselor was  in, the upperclassman was unable to answer. The upperclassman...

Hurricane Florence: A Violent Storm and its Aftermath

Hurricane Florence: A Violent Storm and its Aftermath

Elton Moy, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

As Hurricane Florence traveled from Bermuda to the coastal United States, it went from a tropical storm to a massive Category 4 hurricane featuring wind speeds up to 140 miles per hour. With the storm on its way, inhabitants scrambled to prepare for the worst. As the storm approached the Carolinas, resid...

Bangladesh Students Oppressed After Protesting For Safer Roads

Bangladesh Students Oppressed After Protesting For Safer Roads

Afifa Areya, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

On July 29, 2018, multiple university students in Bangladesh were waiting at their bus stop. It was during the wait, that a bus ran over these innocent students. For these students, what would have been a regular day turned into a tragic nightmare after many lives were lost by the recklessness of the...

Haunted House, Monster Mash for Halloween 2018

Haunted House, Monster Mash for Halloween 2018

Joachim Romanosky, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018

This year, Bronx Science continued its tradition of celebrating Halloween with the annual Monster Mash. Throughout lunch periods on October 31st, 2018, the cafeteria was filled with costumed students playing games, listening to music, and dancing. Dancing to music in the school cafeteria on Halloween is a great...

Is Your Facebook Profile Safe?

Is Your Facebook Profile Safe?

Sydney Teh, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018

Facebook users across the world were shocked in early April 2018 by reports that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, would appear in front of Congress after the company was accused of selling user information to Cambridge Analytica, a political firm, without the knowledge or consent of Facebook users. ...

Devastation in Syria: U.S. Airstrikes, U.N. Response, and Next Steps

Devastation in Syria: U.S. Airstrikes, U.N. Response, and Next Steps

Artea Brahaj and Andrew Lee

October 25, 2018

“Hunger, poverty, chaos, and desperation,” was how General George C. Marshall described the status of Western Europe after World War II. Today, the same sentiments can be used to describe the dire condition in Syria. It seems as if history has begun to repeat itself; in direct parallel to World War...

Admissions Investigation at Elite Liberal Arts Colleges

Admissions Investigation at Elite Liberal Arts Colleges

William Fisher, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

They are some of the most sacred and sought-after institutions in the United States and around the world. Students work arduous hours, stress over every single grade, and try to fill up their schedules with extracurriculars just to gain access to them through a grueling admissions process. Now these s...

The Story of Wang Quanzhang and His Wife’s March for Justice

The Story of Wang Quanzhang and His Wife’s March for Justice

Joachim Romanosky, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2018

The situation regarding human rights in the People’s Republic of China today is very controversial. The Chinese government and its supporters claim that it protects against human rights abuses. However, other governments, such as the State Department of the U.S., in addition to international NGOs,...

New Schools Chancellor Takes on Nation’s Largest School District

New Schools Chancellor Takes on Nation’s Largest School District

Maliha Akter and Ronin Rodkey

September 10, 2018

Mayor Bill de Blasio had convinced one of the nation’s most successful educators, Alberto M. Carvalho, to become the Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education. But in less than twenty-four hours, the administration was shocked to see the official abruptly change his mind and renounce th...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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