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“I believe that my voice has power, and that all of our individual voices and stories are powerful within our collective community as Asian Americans,

Alice Tsui: A Teacher, Activist, and Leader in the #StopAsianHate Movement

Kaitlyn Chan, Staff Reporter June 22, 2021

On May 2nd, 2021, two Asian women were attacked while walking down the streets of Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan. One was hit on the head by a hammer and rushed to the hospital in severe condition. Across...

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'The Seniors Project (10),' from 1999.

The Project Series: A Profile on Artist Nikki Lee

Ashley Lim, Staff Reporter June 22, 2021

In any social environment, people belong to subcultures. This is especially true in a diverse and highly populated area like New York City, where there are hundreds of groups with which one could identify....

A finalist in the New York State 2020 Miss Teen USA pageant, Zoya Garg '21 said, “I  had never in my life done anything even remotely close to a pageant. I am used to being on display in different ways with sports. In golf, you’re on your own, except when you miss shots, which is seen by the public. Flag football is the same way -- if you miss a catch, everyone sees it. But I had never done something that was solely about how I spoke and how I presented myself. I feel that I learned so much from the experience,” Garg said.

Meet Our Senior Council President Zoya Garg ’21

Margaux Reyl, Staff Reporter June 22, 2021

Zoya Garg ’21 is exceptional. Senior Council president, captain of both the Girls' Varsity Flag Football and Girls' Varsity Golf teams, and President of our school’s Latin Club, Garg has deeply involved...

A portrait of Franz Kafka, taken in 1923 by an unknown photographer.

The Life and Times of Franz Kafka

Otho Valentino Sella, Staff Reporter June 22, 2021

“Genius is never understood in its own time.” is perhaps the most famous quote from Bill Watterson’s legendary comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. Despite its origins in a comedic medium, the quote managed...

During the Coronavirus pandemic, one of influencer Sarah Roh’s favorite places to take pictures was in parking lots, as they are often empty and allow for easy social distancing.

Sarah Roh: An Influencer in Front of the Camera, But a Normal Teenager Behind the Camera

Darlene Park, Staff Reporter June 22, 2021

Due to boredom with quarantine during the Coronavirus pandemic, social media influencer Sarah Roh remade her old cheer shirt into a dress, and that was the beginning of her spotlight. Reaching over fifty...

One of the busiest intersections in Harlem is the one at Lenox Avenue and Malcom X Boulevard.

The Story of Harlem

Carolyn Chui, Staff Reporter June 16, 2021

New York City neighborhoods have different reputations: the Upper East side is wealthy, Times Square is full of tourists, and Greenwich Village is very liberal. Harlem’s reputation is more nuanced. Recently,...

Here is a photograph of Youn Yuh-Jung, taken at the 2016 'Women In Film Korea Festival.'

A Profile of Youn Yuh-jung, a South Korean Actress

Chris Yang, Staff Reporter June 16, 2021

Sprouting in abundance in the summer months of temperate regions in East Asia, minari is an edible plant with a very distinct, bitter, herbal taste. It is often served in traditional Korean dishes such...

The simple exterior of Absolute Bagels nestled between a hair salon and a supermarket is no indicator of the magic that happens inside. Made fresh everyday, their bagels are the epitome of New York.

California Bagels? New York Begs to Differ

Helen Stone, Staff Reporter June 7, 2021

New York is famous for many things that attract millions of tourists every year; think of skyscrapers, cheesecake, museums, the hustle and bustle of the subway. But if there is one thing that signifies...

Kew and Willow is one of the only independent bookstores located in Queens.

The Willow in Kew Gardens: A Mutual Relationship

Lavanya Manickam, Staff Reporter May 3, 2021

I spent this past Christmas Eve 2020 like all of the others, finding the perfect last-minute gift for my loved ones. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, most of my family’s shopping for one another had...

Elizabeth Landau is a Senior Communications Specialist and the lead producer of the “Gravity Assist” podcast at NASA Headquarters.

Telling Stories of Space: Elizabeth Landau, NASA Senior Communications Specialist

Marian Caballo, Staff Reporter May 3, 2021

NASA's first objective, listed on the front page of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, highlights the administration's central goal: "The expansion of human knowledge of phenomena in the atmosphere...

Rilly Ril’s Real World

Akunna Njoku, Staff Writer May 2, 2021

She took the stage, engaging the crowd immediately, teaching them how to receive her. She jumped and sang and rapped. My eyes widened in awe as I cheered along with the crowd. Poetry in motion epitomized,...

Nick Lin '22 submitted this drawing to the Copic awards last year. “My inspiration for this piece was a Chinese poem about Spring. I thought ‘Okay, you know what, since I’m submitting for this competition, I might as well do something around my heritage and my race,’” said Lin.

Dragons and Diligence: The Art of Nick Lin ’22

Maggie Schneider, Staff Reporter May 2, 2021

Observing Nick Lin ’22’s drawings, you feel as if you are staring through a portal to an alternate universe; the brilliant colors and creatures on the paper enchant you, drawing you into a fantastical...

While most people are currently stationed at home in respect to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the podcast helps the whole Bronx Science community, including Li, connect with each other- something Li hopes to preserve even after the pandemic.

Dear Bronx Science, Remember Me? The Podcast of Victoria Li ’12

Samama Moontaha, Staff Reporter May 2, 2021

The lights dim and the curtains open. The crowd's eyes turn to the single spotlight that illuminates the center of the stage. Performers crowd the once empty platform and a story unfolds. In no need of...

Accountability is key to a writer’s work / life balance. “I had friends who would say, ‘What did you write today?’, so that made me even more motivated to keep going,” Tashie Bhuiyan '16 said.

‘Stay as Strong as We Can’: A Profile of Novelist Tashie Bhuiyan ’16

Raitah Jinnat, Staff Reporter May 2, 2021

“Literature transforms human experience and reflects it back to us, and in that reflection we can see our own lives and experiences as part of the larger human experience. Reading, then, becomes a means...

First lady Jill Biden has prioritized teaching throughout her illustrious career.

Dr. Jill Biden, an Educator at Heart and Our First Lady

Peter Haywood, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

One cannot discuss the life of Jill Biden without discussing her role as First Lady of the United States. To those close to her, however, she is not solely defined by the fact that she is President Joe...

Robert Ford joined me on a Zoom call from MLB Spring Training in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Voice of the Astros: An Interview With Bronx Science Alumnus Robert Ford ’97

Tobias Amstutz, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

Robert Ford had just graduated college and was working his first job as an assistant Sports reporter at the New York City Bureau of a Japanese newspaper called the Yomiuri Shimbun, on Tuesday, September...

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With the Albanian population in New York continuing to grow, the contributions and distinct presence of Albanian-Americans in New York City will grow with it.

Albanians of New York City

Johannah Doyle, Staff Reporter May 1, 2021

The New York Times ran an article last March 2020 describing an interesting process occurring in the Belmont section of the Bronx; the neighborhood, famed for its “authentic” Little Italy, was actually...

Wyatt Smith after building his snowman on the night of February 1st, 2021.

The Gentle Giant Behind Central Park’s Giant Snowmen

Montana Lee, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

As the end of the school year nears, the most exciting events of a blurry, painful, yet hopeful year beg for reflection and attention. The snowfall in New York over the winter of 2020-2021 presented a...

Kimberly Camara wears her heart on her sleeve, sharing personal and often vulnerable stories to connect with others through culture and cuisine.

Meet Kimberly Camara, One of the ‘Kreators’ of the Bakery Kora

Jaymie Paredes, Staff Reporter March 21, 2021

From fan-favorite ube donuts to their latest leche flan, Kimberly Camara and Kevin Borja capture the taste of home for many Filipino New Yorkers. Inspired by the recipes from Camara’s grandmother, Lola...

Dr. Archer plays his trumpet in a performance. “I’ve had people come up to me and tell me that the music I played made them feel good. When I perform, the tables shift in a sense that my job is to affect the audience. The music is coming from me and going out to the audience.”

Dr. Peter Archer: Finding His Spark in the Classroom

Jillian Chong, Staff Reporter March 21, 2021

When I was in middle school, I used to find peace in the band room, a bright, blue room littered with photos of students learning to play music. Every Thursday afternoon, when swarms of students would...

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