Schedule N(one) Drug

by Tommy Nunez Marijuana is a burning topic that is sweeping the nation and has been for quite sometime. Many people wonder why marijuana is categorized as a Schedule 1 drug. According to the DEA, “Schedule 1 drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for […]

Bowling: The Under-Looked Sport

by Tiffany Voon A typical person associates the game of bowling with memories of having fun with friends or family while eating some fried finger food on a weekend. But in fact, bowling is also a competitive sport; professionals may bowl eight taxing games at a time in multiple day tournaments. Most people do not often […]

Social Media: Redefined

by Sadia Saba           As the world entered the 21st century, social media became an exciting  mechanism used to connect individuals through a screen. However, recently it has taken on a new and more powerful role: political influence. What was once used to stalk your friend from high school, social media now plays a large role […]

Windy Plans for Long Island Windfarm

by Naiem Gafar Consider this: only 4 percent of New York’s energy is generated from wind power. Shockingly enough, a 2015 graphic by The Washington Post reveals that overall, a diminutive 1% of the nation’s electricity is generated from solar-powered plants. In a world where coal and natural gas dominates the electricity sector, the envisioning of […]

The Snails of Society

By William Chen It is a sunny day and you’re ready to go to work, the train comes at 8:45 and work starts at 9:15. It is currently 8:40 and you’re almost at the train station! However, you encounter the horrible creatures that we call slow walkers, they block your way by maintaining a snail-like […]

Let’s Talk About “Let’s Move!”

by  Jessica Maksimov In 2010 Michelle Obama launched her “Let’s Move!” campaign. Finally! The problems of childhood and adult obesity were being addressed and all the health issues would soon be resolved, right? Sadly, wrong. Although Michelle Obama was praised for her efforts by many, a lot of people failed to realize that the campaign […]

Devos Set to Demolish Quality Education

by Rose Chen It’s official, Betsy Devos has taken her seat as the Secretary of Education. Waves of demonstrations, hundreds of letters and the future of education could not convince one more Republican to stand against the unqualified billionaire.   While every one of the president’s nominees have faced opposition of some sort, Devos is […]

Dieting and Weight Loss

By Alex Chan ‘18 Dieting is commonly known as the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised fashion. Dieting is usually practiced to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight. A popular practice indeed, however if done incorrectly, can result in frustrating results. Thus, it may result in an undesired change or no change at all. Although it […]

Technology, Not Always the Answer

by Arianna Sarjoo We have created a communication gap within our society, and unfortunately our phones cannot fix this problem. Today, reaching out to others may be the easiest task one can do, especially with the aid of cellphones, those special little devices that have rapidly weaseled their way into our lives. However, this new-found availability […]

Students get Ready for the New AP Computer Science Principles Exam

  Peter Choi ’19 In 2016, Brooklyn Technical High School implemented the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (APCSP) course that replaced Digital Electronics (DE). Many students have been strong advocates of the change suggesting that the new course involves a great deal of creativity and implementing the thought process into bits and numbers. However, there […]

The Annual AMC comes to Tech

Annie Li ’18 The Mathematical Association of America’s AMC is an annual math test that serves as one of the first of four stages that leads to the International Mathematical Olympiad, the IMO. Those who receive scores in the top 5% on the AMC advance to the next round, which is the AIME. Six final […]

Brooklyn Tech Boy’s Wrestling Crowned City Champions

Brooklyn Tech Boy’s Wrestling Crowned City Champions

Akbar Haider’17 On February 16, 2017, Brooklyn Tech Boys Wrestling team walked in to Petrides Gym as the second seeded team and walked out as NYC PSAL Wrestling Champions. Despite facing a tough crowd, The Engineers were unfazed and determined. They put on an upsetting show for the crowd as they defeated Petrides 42-28. It […]