By Savannah Pees and Anna Schierenbeck On Tuesday, October 1st, the first floor center section was blocked off again for an election, but fewer voters visited Brooklyn Tech than on September 10th for the primaries. Public advocate elections have not drawn a large number of voters out to the polls
By Artem Osherov and Carolyne Ricardo The center lobby was bustling on the evening of May 1st, 2013, when seven esteemed Technites were inducted into the ranks of the Alumni Hall of Fame. Lining the western hall of the first floor, current hall of famers’ portraits greet passersby along with
By Shelley Foo After paying for AP exams, prom, and other end-of-the-year activities, students will leave school and enter summer vacation strapped for cash. It is that time of the year again when students scramble to find a summer job that will give them some pocket money and something to
By Lucy Hanson Can you guess what accounts for two million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits, and 30,000 hospitalizations each year? I bet you would never have expected the answer to be high school athletes, (“Youth Sports Injury Statistics,” Lisa Weisenberger, www.stopsportsinjuries.org). High school athletes across the United States sustain about
By Erika Lopez Punk. Today, many people associate this word with dark colors, ripped clothing, and loud music. However, this subculture is much more than that. It is a lifestyle, which arose in the mid-1970s in Australia, Great Britain, and the U.S. in response to decreased individual freedom during wartime.
By Kieran Hurley and Patrick Janeczko Jazz, the Blues, Rock and Roll, Hip-hop. These music genres were once intertwined with images of rebellion and nonconformity. Their popularity caused them to affect cultural attitudes and social norms. Icons like Elvis and the Beatles were products of music crazes. Today’s music craze, House