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The Artists at Science

The Artists at Science

Ada Cheng, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Bronx Science is well-known for being filled with a wide-range of talented students. From Speech and Debate to Regeneron research, to track and field, there is no doubt that we possess many gifts. However, aside from the trophies and Regeneron research posters, our school is decorated with many works...

Brotherly Power: The Bronx Science Public Forum Debate Team

Brotherly Power: The Bronx Science Public Forum Debate Team

Marco Zembo Palzer, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Year after year, the Bronx Science Public Forum Debate team is among the strongest teams nationally, and naturally, some of the strongest debaters in the nation come out of Bronx Science. Over the past four years, one person in particular who has raised the bar time and time again is Daniel Oesteriche...

Introducing the Vox Discipulorum: World Language Magazine

Introducing the Vox Discipulorum: World Language Magazine

Artea Brahaj, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Vox Discipulorum can be translated to ‘voice of the student’ in Latin. In a school as diverse as Bronx Science, the voices that flood our hallways possess many languages, from French to Japanese to Chinese to Spanish. Thus, the name ‘Vox Discipulorum’ is quite fitting for our World Language Magazine...

Stamler Gains Recognition in the Scientific Community

Stamler Gains Recognition in the Scientific Community

Jessin Wang, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Every Bronx Science student starts from the same position: as a freshman who has yet to branch out and explore the world. It’s from the bottom that each student starts their journey, making friends and memories along the way, striving for some unforeseeable future. There are specific events and achievements...

Gymnast Flips Bronx Science Gymnastics Team Around

Gymnast Flips Bronx Science Gymnastics Team Around

Meghan Tan, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Brian Josephson ’18, captain of the Boys’ Varsity Gymnastics team, has been flipping around for most of his life. When his mother noticed his love for tumbling around the house, she signed him up for lessons at Chelsea Piers. “It wasn’t easy managing 17.5 hours of practice a week for all of ...

Curiosity in Coding: A Critique of the 2017 Winter Hackathon

Curiosity in Coding: A Critique of the 2017 Winter Hackathon

Alia Yeancades, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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For the past four years, the first Saturday of December has typically been reserved for the Major League Hacking’s (MLH) Local Hack Day in communities around the world. As for this year, Bronx Science celebrated its own third annual twelve-hour Local Hack Day. In accordance with nearly 275 other Local...

Strategies For Studying Successfully Throughout the Second Semester

Strategies For Studying Successfully Throughout the Second Semester

Melina Asteriadis and Teddy Lowen

March 4, 2018


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Hi Bronx Science!  This is Melina Asteriadis ’18 and Teddy Lowen ’18 and this is the second edition of our advice column, dedicated to providing useful tips and answering questions to make your experience at Bronx Science the best it can be. If you have any questions that you would like to b...

School Launches Sexual Assault Board

School Launches Sexual Assault Board

Chloe Frajmund, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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As sexual assault and harassment stories blow up across the country, Bronx Science has decided to take a stance on the issue by starting its very own Sexual Assault Board: a group specifically designed to address and prevent sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination within the school. Starting as...

Genes in Space Finalists Announced

Genes in Space Finalists Announced

Winni You, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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A Bronx Science research team consisting of Elena Li ’18 and Maxwell Allison ’18 have been named one of the five finalists in the annual U.S. Genes in Space science competition. The team conducted research regarding bone loss in microgravity and the involvement of genetic components in the problem....

A Crystal-Clear Competition

A Crystal-Clear Competition

Payel Islam, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The end of October marked the commencement of crystal growing for the annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, and this year over fifty Bronx Science students grew and entered crystals in one or more categories of the competition: ‘highest quality,’ ‘coolest crystal,’ and ‘overall crystal.’...

Women in Speech and Debate Aim to Eradicate Sexism

Women in Speech and Debate Aim to Eradicate Sexism

Artea Brahaj, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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“Condescending and aggressive” wrote a judge to a debater who was loud and assertive. “Combative and convincing” wrote a judge to another debater who was also loud and assertive. The difference? The former was a female. It is no secret that there are inherent divisions in the American Spee...

Visionary Views: Pursuing a Passion Through Media

Visionary Views: Pursuing a Passion Through Media

Marco Zembo Palzer, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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In their free time, many Bronx Science students involve themselves in unique forms of media. Amongst all their schoolwork at Bronx Science, one would think there is little time for students to have their own platforms for self-expression creativity. However, many students have found their passion in med...

Jack Cook Navigates his Way to his Interests

Jack Cook Navigates his Way to his Interests

Lauren Choi, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Jack Cook ’18 appears to be a typical student who can be seen walking around the school hallways, going to class, and hanging out with his friends. However, he may not be as ordinary as he seems. As a child, Cook loved Minecraft. Through this interest blossomed his passion for computer science. Out ...

The Third Time’s the Charm: Students Win Big at The New York Math Fair

The Third Time’s the Charm: Students Win Big at The New York Math Fair

Alexa Asch and Anastasia Koutavas

January 5, 2018


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Bronx Science was widely represented in the Spring 2017 annual Greater New York Math Fair (judged in April 2017 at Brooklyn Technical High School); this is the largest high school math competition in all of New York. There were ten Bronx Science winners all together; five students won gold medal prizes,...

Student Leadership Strengthens the Speech & Debate Program

Student Leadership Strengthens the Speech & Debate Program

Sydney Teh, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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The Bronx Science Speech & Debate Team has been through a tumultuous two years of transition, going through several faculty directors. Thankfully, the 300 person team found their perfect match in Mr. Huth, a Social Studies teacher, who took over the administration of the team last year. Mr. H...

Pinkification: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pinkification: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Susan Huang, Staff Reporter

December 29, 2017


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One in eight women receives a diagnosis of invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. Millions of women are diagnosed with breast cancer around the world, each year. To show support to those going through breast cancer, many people wear pink garments throughout the month of October, as a show of solida...

Running in the Junior Olympic National Championships

Running in the Junior Olympic National Championships

Meghan Tan, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The Bronx Science Girls Cross Country team runs across the hills of the beautiful Van Cortlandt, a flurry of neon Sauconys and flashy Asics crunching the gravel. One girl runs ahead of the group: Zoe Cooper ’20, a participant in the 2017 Hershey Junior Olympics Championships for track in Kansas. “Runnin...

New Year, New Planner Cover

New Year, New Planner Cover

Jemma Lasswell, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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Each year, Ms. Asch, Bronx Science's art teacher, hands out a blank sheet of paper to her art students with a special challenge, to design the next cover of the Bronx Science planner. This year, the watercolor cityscape that was chosen to grace our 2017-2018 planner cover is the work of one student artist,...

Bronx Science Senior Becomes Fashion Designer!

Bronx Science Senior Becomes Fashion Designer!

Tahira Hasan, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Kristina Ang ’18, hasn’t always had a passion for fashion. In fact, in her first few years at Bronx Science, she felt like an outlier, being such an arts-minded person in a sea of STEM brains. With courage, she embraced fashion and took her first small steps toward a career in couture. Her journey...

Science Seniors Score Big

Science Seniors Score Big

Matilda Melkonian, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Throughout their four years at Bronx Science, athletes of the Class of 2018 have never failed to work hard. Next year, many will move on to participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, better known as the NCAA. A few of the many students being recruited include Audra Berg, Zachary Siegelstein,...

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