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A Time to Unwind From School – at School

A Time to Unwind From School – at School

Taylor Huang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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After only a few months at Bronx Science, the school’s new social worker, Anthony Cogliano, has already made much progress in addressing students’ mental health — by making it an official part of the school day. As a specialized high school, Bronx Science is notorious for its rigorous academics...

Foreign Language Department Renamed

Foreign Language Department Renamed

Jemma Lasswell, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The newly renamed Bronx Science World Language Department has made its debut. The change reflects a growing nationwide trend among many high schools and colleges renaming their language departments. Even as the word “foreign” has grown more controversial within American political discourse, the...

Newest Barbie Wears a Hijab

Newest Barbie Wears a Hijab

Anisa Persaud, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The original Barbie doll made by Mattel had blonde hair, blue eyes, and an unrealistically proportioned figure. She’s come a long way since then, with Mattel’s latest doll having dark skin, a toned figure, and most surprisingly, a hijab. This new Barbie is modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American...

Bronx Science Gives Back to Women in Need

Bronx Science Gives Back to Women in Need

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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From November 17, 2017, to January 2, 2018, Project FIRE, which stands for “Feminism: Inclusion, Rights, Equality,” hosted a pad and tampon drive in order to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. The group began in order to promote gender equality and counter the heightened sexism resulting from...

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Tahira Hasan, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Our annual holiday event, aptly titled 'Winter Wonderland' was a great school event to look forward to before winter break. It involved fun games, exciting activities, and great music to put the students in a good mood. What we do not see is how everything miraculously comes together. This is the job...

A Crisis in Saudi Arabia

A Crisis in Saudi Arabia

Angie Yang, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Women’s rights, anti-terrorism, anti-corruption — in 21st century America, the mere mention of these topics can evoke a nod of approval. But it can be easy to forget that in some countries, such topics can be far from the norm, and are instead lofty ideals. Saudi Arabia is one such country. The rec...

Diversity in Recent Democratic Elections

Diversity in Recent Democratic Elections

Stephanie Weng, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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With Democratic victories in recent elections, from state representatives to mayors, the diversity of the American population has been reflected in those elected, conveying how Americans are overcoming gender stereotypes and racial labels. Danica Roem is an acclaimed news journalist and a representative...

Fate of the Union

Fate of the Union

Sofija Radulovic, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018


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On January 30, 2018, Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives. Traditionally, this address has been a way for the President to communicate with the people of the United States about his policy proposals for the coming year. Prior to t...

Freshmen Battle of the Homerooms: A Great Success!

Freshmen Battle of the Homerooms: A Great Success!

Eileen Tan, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2018


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Students in homerooms A02, A04, and A06 cheered as they took the crown for agility ball in the East gym. This fun, upbeat event was the Freshmen Battle of the Homerooms. It was created in response to the slight sense of being overwhelmed that many freshmen used to feel making the transition to high s...

What’s Next for DACA

What’s Next for DACA

Alia Yeancades, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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On September 5th, 2017, President Donald Trump announced his decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) relief program. This decision was met with immediate backlash from thousands of Americans. Created under the Obama administration, DACA was Obama’s last effort to make...

Annual Blood Drive Saves Lives

Annual Blood Drive Saves Lives

Anisa Persaud, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. An easy way to help solve this issue and make a significant impact on the community is to donate blood. Bronx Science hosted its annual blood drive in conjunction with the Red Cross on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 8  a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ...

Loss of Rights Causes Short Delay in Fall Play Production

Loss of Rights Causes Short Delay in Fall Play Production

Sadia Haque, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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The production of the annual fall play was slightly delayed due to the school not being able to receive the rights to The Mousetrap, a murder mystery by Agatha Christie. The school applied for the rights to The Mousetrap through Samuel French, a leasing company. Unfortunately, the company chose to ...

The Unspeakable Horrors of “The World’s Most Friendless People”

The Unspeakable Horrors of “The World’s Most Friendless People”

Maliha Akter, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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The United Nations has estimated that nearly 400,000 men, women, and children have fled Myanmar for refuge in Bangladesh. Identified as the country’s minority Muslim population, the Rohingya are rushing to escape persecution by Myanmar’s government. The minority group is comprised of 1.1 milli...

Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Apple with the New iPhone and a Record Breaking Price

Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Apple with the New iPhone and a Record Breaking Price

Lauren Choi, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


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Water and dust resistant, with wireless charging, with an all-screen design, the new iPhone X just released has numerous new features. Apple intends it to serve as a celebration of the tenth anniversary of Apple’s original iPhone debut. Apple officially released information regarding the new iPhone, ...

CAN Bronx Science Recycle?

CAN Bronx Science Recycle?

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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For the first time ever, Bronx Science has introduced a new recycling system in the cafeteria that separates liquid, recyclable, and non-recyclable waste into three different containers. The Bronx Science administration, faculty, and students have made many attempts to improve the school's impact...

Bronx Science Students Take Election Day By Storm

Bronx Science Students Take Election Day By Storm

Sofija Radulovic, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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Over the past summer, many Bronx Science students experienced the real-life buzz of election season by participating in internships for New York City politicians. This year’s Election Day will determine the mayor, comptroller, public advocate, and all 51 seats on the city council. The main po...

Hurricanes Wreak Havoc

Hurricanes Wreak Havoc

Artea Brahaj, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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“I was born in Houston, Texas. I live in New York City now, but I still have family who lives there. My aunt and uncle used to live in a low area on the bayou. In the middle of the night, their house started filling quickly with water. My aunt and uncle took their kids and moved to a neighbor’s house...

“Farewell, Scrambled Paragraphs!”

“Farewell, Scrambled Paragraphs!”

Kelly Xiao, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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In October last year, around 27,000 students took the SHSAT in hopes of being offered one of 5,000 available seats in a NYC specialized high school. The highly competitive exam grants citywide students an opportunity to attend one of eight possible schools, the most coveted choices being Stuyvesant High...

DOE Makes Lunch Free; Students Rejoice

DOE Makes Lunch Free;  Students Rejoice

Taylor Huang, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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This fall, the cafeteria line is longer than ever before, with students eagerly waiting to receive their free midday meal, before immersing themselves back into their academic studies. With the Department of Education’s recent decision to make public school lunch available for free citywide, Bronx...

Deadly Hurricanes Foreshadow a Grim Future

Deadly Hurricanes Foreshadow a Grim Future

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Within the span of two weeks, hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Jose ravaged the mid-Atlantic region. With two Category 5 hurricanes, this year’s devastating hurricane season is raising questions about the future of recurring extreme weather. With Harvey’s death toll at 82, Irma’s at 69, and...

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