Let’s Play the Number Game

by Natalya Salganik With a population of 5,649 students, Brooklyn Technical High School prides itself on academically nurturing the highest amount of bright minds in the state; however, does our 2,640 difference in students to schools like Stuyvesant truly benefit us? While it’s certainly impressive to have the largest high school alumni foundation in N.Y., the […]

Brooklyn Tech’s First Ever TED Talk

Brooklyn Tech’s First Ever TED Talk

ASeepersaud’20 On Friday, March 10th, Brooklyn Tech had its first ever TED Talk, taking place in the school library. The event was a success, consisting of many different speakers from different backgrounds, with different experiences and different messages to share. Each speaker had a message to inspire. They shared their experiences with the audience to […]

Upcoming Movies of 2017

Upcoming Movies of 2017

SPatiram Another year means many more movies to catch one’s interest and lead them to long lines at the theater. Last year, there have been trailer releases for some movies people are eagerly waiting for, such as Wonder Woman (June 2nd), Justice League (November 17th), Spider-Man: Homecoming (July 7th), and Transformers: The Last Knight (June 23rd). […]

When We Rise: “One Struggle. One Fight.”

When We Rise: “One Struggle. One Fight.”

ASeepersaud’20 “One struggle. One fight.” That is the message of ABC’s four-part miniseries, When We Rise. The show tells the history of the LGBTQ Movement from about the late 1960’s to the legalization of same-sex marriage in 2015. The series was based off the book, When We Rise: My Life in the Movement, written by […]

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 […]