Would you want the SHSAT to change for the future? Is the SHSAT a fair evaluation for modern standards of talented students to attend specialized high schools? Over 25,000 students take the test every year to compete for about 5,000 seats for eight of the nine specialized high schools, excludingRead More →

As a Freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, this is my first time having to balance schoolwork, homework, and extracurriculars. I, and many others at this school, can definitely say that balancing all of these standards and requirements taken a toll on our both our physical and mental health. OneRead More →

“Trump signals US won’t punish Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi killing” was the headline of a CNN article on Nov 21st, 2018. This article was in reference to the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing and later discovered to be dead after visiting the consulate office of SaudiRead More →

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 schoolRead More →

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 useRead More →

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.Read More →

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 mediaRead More →

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 theRead More →

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 yourRead More →