The Science Survey

Here is Caitlin Clark during an Iowa versus Ohio Championship game. (Photo Credit: John Mac, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

How Caitlin Clark is Changing the World, Both On and Off the Court

Nora Torok, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

The world has simply never seen anything like it.  The sneakers squeak to the three pointer line. The ball leaves fingertips with grace. The stands are silent, holding their breath as if praying in...

A cyclist navigates a chaotic street in New York City. (Photo Credit: Benjamin Voros / Unsplash)

New York City Cycling

Alistair Blee, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

New York City roads are notorious for being busy and dangerous. Its drivers are known to be aggressive and impatient, and traffic always seems to plague the city streets. Yet, no matter the difficulty,...

Keeping talented scorers from finding an open shot on the basket is impossible in a league where all contact, whether initiated by the offense or defense during the act of shooting, gives the offense at least two free throws and a foul for the defender. (Photo Credit: Erik Drost, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Why are NBA Players Scoring So Much?

Gabriel McCarthy, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

On March 2nd, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain of the Warriors scored 100 points in a single game against the New York Knicks. Since then, the next-highest number of points scored in a game by a single player was...

Here, Tara VanDerveer cuts down the net at the 2011 NCAA tournament at the end of the Spokane Regional. Her team, the Stanford Cardinal, won the region, and advanced to the Final Four. (Photo Credit: Don Feria, CC BY-SA 3.0

Tara VanDerveer Breaks the NCAA Basketball Wins Record

Lily Zufall, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

On January 22nd 2024, the Stanford women’s basketball team won a game. For one of the nation’s top ranked teams, one win isn’t too remarkable. However, for the team’s coach, Tara VanDerveer, it...

Bryce Harper hopes to lead the Phillies back to the promised land in 2024. (Photo Credit: Ian DAndrea, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Season Preview for Major League Baseball 2024

Isaiah Muniz, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming, which means spring is upon us. With spring, comes the start of the 2024 Major League Baseball season. The 2023 season gave us iconic moments, legendary...

Pictured is the Bronx Science Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Team. Back Row (Left to Right): Benny Liu ’24, Ella Stanely ’24, Co-Captain Elise Boisson ’24, Co-Captain Caren Koo ’24, Monica Granda-Bunay ’24, Kaylyn Kim ’24, Gavin Zhao ’24; Middle Row (Left to Right): Coach Vasso Konstantakakos, Samir Simpson ’25, Angela Tao ’25, Simone Ginsberg ’26, Bethany Karlinsky ’26, Maria Savin ’26, Bea Hollweck ’27, Lydia Xia ’27, Jaclyn Eum ’25, Manager Maya Jowata ’25; Back Row (Left to Right): Jaydn Sinclair ’25, Nora Cassetta ’25,  Lisa Nikitina ’25, and Madison Lee ’25.

The Bronx Science Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Teams’ Comeback in 2023-24

Anayah Hogue, Staff Reporter May 13, 2024

The Bronx High School of Science has long been celebrated for its students' academic excellence, but the school is also full of remarkable athletes who showcase exceptional skills and teamwork. The Bronx...

Pictured are members of the Boys Varsity Basketball team for the 2023-2024 season.

Bronx Science Boys’ Varsity Basketball Season Recap for 2023-2024

Lane Adelson, Staff Reporter May 7, 2024

Being a member of a sports team is, without a doubt, one of the most unforgettable experiences I've had in my whole life. Joining a group of people with similar interests and a joint aspiration to achieve...

From its ancient roots to today, the sport of Dragon Boat Racing has evolved into a captivating sport that seamlessly blends both ferocity and fitness. (Photo Credit: I, Iidxplus, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

From Ancient Tradition to Modern Sport: The Thrill of Dragon Boat Racing

Nicholas Anderson, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

Racing on the water to the rhythmic beat of hundreds of drums and the synchronized splashing of paddles, dragon boat racing is an electrifying fusion of ancient Chinese tradition and modern-day spectacle....

From 2017 to 2018, Spain underwent a constitutional crisis after Catalonia declared independence, resulting in political resistance and crackdowns on protests. (Photo Credit: Eder Pozo Pérez / Unsplash)

In Barcelona, a Football Club’s Vision Persists

Charlotte Zhou, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

As Spain and Catalonia’s political tension presses on, FC Barcelona is anything but silent. In shades of red, blue, and yellow, the football club’s brand has become analogous to Catalonia’s flag...

As the Bronx Science Boys Varsity Swimming team prepares for competition, they immerse themselves in the rhythmic embrace of the pool, transcending cognitive boundaries and entering the elusive state of the zone, where swimming serves as a meditative catalyst for self-reflection and unwavering mental focus.

The Deep Dive: Unmasking the Dual Benefits of Swimming for Body and Mind

Maximilian Duravcevic, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

When I swim, a multitude of emotions rush through my head. Sometimes I plan or stress; other times, I simply ponder. Humans seem so insignificant, and I feel the same about myself. I wonder about the impact...

Two Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts grapple masterfully at the 2009 World Jiu Jitsu Championship. (Photo Credit: © John Lamonica, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

A Selection of Martial Arts and Their Advantages

Ray Rivera, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

When you think of martial arts, you might likely imagine an almost comical scene of Bruce Lee annihilating opponents with a flurry of kicks while releasing strange squawking noises. Martial arts have been...

Bill Belichick’s twenty-four year tenure with the New England Patriots saw unparalleled success, including an NFL-record with six Super Bowl titles. (Photo Credit: AlexanderJonesi, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

An Era Ending: The New England Patriots and Me

Chase Teichholz, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

Some find solace in songs, and others in movies. For me, and for millions of others, sports transport us away from our real problems, and insert artificial ones. Common viewers, who are distant from the...

Here is the logo of the reigning NCAA women’s volleyball championship league winners. The Texas Longhorns are back-to-back champions, having won in both 2023 and 2024. (Photo Credit: Michael Davis / Unsplash)

A Critique of the `NCAA Women’s D1 Volleyball Championship Finals

Melissa Zhou, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

Tampa Bay, Florida. That’s where history was made. It came down to two teams, but only one could take home the championship title. There was record attendance, amassing nearly 20,000 spectators and 1.7...

Metlife Stadium is the largest one in the NFL, with a capacity of 82,500 people. It holds 25,100 fewer fans than College Football’s largest stadium, Michigan Stadium.

How College Football and the NFL are Becoming More Similar

Lucas Benjamin, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

One of the major arguments in football is which organization is better: College football (NCAAF) or the NFL? Each playoff format is completely different. Their stadium atmospheres are incomparable, and...

Here, Jalen Brunson runs the Knicks offense (Photo Credit: Erik Drost, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

An Update on the 2023-2024 Knicks Season

Lane Adelson, Staff Reporter March 6, 2024

The New York Knicks are finally back to their former glory of being a top team in the Eastern Conference, and they’re making moves. There’s a lot of speculation about how far the Knicks can go into...

The first documented hockey fight took place in 1890. The tradition has stuck since then. In this photo from 2011, over a century after the first fight, Lane MacDermid (in white) squares up against Jared Nightingale (in green). (Photo credit: Sarah Connors, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

“I Went to a Fight the Other Night, and a Hockey Game Broke Out”

Eilidh Ince, Staff Reporter February 11, 2024

If you’re watching a hockey game, there’s a fair chance that you will witness two players fistfighting in the middle of the game. For those unfamiliar with hockey, this may seem outlandish, but, for...

Student athletes performing at competitive levels have to attend to their mental health needs. Photo Credit: Unsplash / Gadiel Lazcano

Who Are You Without Your Sport?

Melissa Zhou, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Everyone has a dream. For some, it may be to get into a top-ranked college or make it big in Hollywood. For the eight million high school athletes in America, the dream is to play for a National Collegiate...

The NBA is amongst the top leagues in the sports world. It generated 10.58 billion dollars in revenue and averaged 1.59 million viewers in the previous 2022-2023 season. 
(Photo Credit: Edgar Chapparo / Unsplash)

Unraveling the Web of Forced Trades in the NBA

Jack Murdock, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

In the high-stakes world of basketball, where talent collides and teamwork is reinforced, the National Basketball Association (NBA) stands out above all others as the pinnacle of the basketball world.  Despite...

MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets and Giants, is one of the 15 fields in the NFL that are made of turf. The other 15 fields use grass. (Photo Credit: Myron Mott / Unsplash)

Less Fake, Less Ache: The NFL Players Association Calls for Grass Fields in All Stadiums

Aviv Kotok, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Veteran quarterback Aaron Rodgers signed with the National Football League’s (NFL) New York Jets last April 2023. He signed a two-year, 75 million-dollar contract, and his addition to the team rapidly...

Crowds pour into the stadium from a tailgate at an Iowa football game. College football gameday in America routinely pulls in massive crowds, with ticket prices for top games at up to $500. (Phil Roeder from Des Moines, IA, USA, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

Student-Athlete or Athlete-Student? Are Changes in the NCAA Eroding the Key Qualities of the League?

Lily Zufall, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Packed stadiums, day long T.V. coverage, and hordes of devotee fans ready to spend a whole day rooting for their team. This sounds like a professional league, doesn’t it? But in the United States, college...

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