The Science Survey

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 ...

Clinton’s Summer Drop in Polls is Cause for Concern for American Voter Mentality

Clinton’s Summer Drop in Polls is Cause for Concern for American Voter Mentality

Audrey Cicerello, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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After the tumultuous primaries, the general consensus of the polls seemed to be clear. Although many found Trump’s nomination troubling, they were comforted by the fact that Hillary was leading significantly. However, after a summer filled with conflicts and scandals, her lead had shrunk to almost w...

Election Drama!

Election Drama!

Olivia Fair, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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Republican and Democratic candidates are famous for their flawed personalities. People will tell you that Hillary Clinton is a liar and Donald Trump is an idiot. However, ask the average American to name three policies specific to Hillary Clinton and you will be met with a blank stare. Ask the average ...

HRC: Not Just the “Lesser of Two Evils”

HRC: Not Just the “Lesser of Two Evils”

Ella Caine, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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Hillary Clinton, presidential candidate for the Democratic party, and Donald Trump, candidate for the Republican party, have been running a very close race against each other. The candidates, with such starkly different political resumes, are not exactly the choices voters are happy with in this election...

“HILLARY OR NOTHING!” Bronx Science Poll Reveals

“HILLARY OR NOTHING!” Bronx Science Poll Reveals

Allegra Berman and Jeanette Lee

November 8, 2016


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In efforts to reveal where Bronx Science students stand on the 2016 election,  The Science Survey polled various homerooms  to see which candidates and policies the students supported. The results revealed that Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, had garnered the most support among ...

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