On 34th Street there is a bright green store that will confuse you. I was a victim that got sucked in and left with a desire to return. Welcome to the Crocs store.  Upon entering the store, you are greeted with a Pointillists mural of Lady Liberty, made entirely ofRead More →

Most are probably aware of Principal Newman’s recently implemented policy to tackle ongoing vandalism and the vaping epidemic. With this policy in action, male students are only allowed to use bathrooms on the first, fourth, and seventh floor during class time. In addition to students signing in and out, theyRead More →

People are quick to judge you based on what you wear, what you look like, and how you present yourself. First impressions are crucial, and a great presentation will establish an approachable image of yourself. A well-groomed and neatly dressed individual can most likely create a sense of confidence andRead More →

Smartphones. A resource we need and a distraction we refuse to part with. From going through Instagram to chatting with friends on Messenger and catching up on YouTube videos, time flys. What was supposed to be a ten-minute study “break” suddenly turned into an hour of mindless scrolling. This isn’tRead More →

By Alex Chan ’18 As we continue to go about our classes, we come to a realization that we are already at the end of the school year. With a few more days of actual classes, regents week will take the place of classes and continue the torturing. But afterRead More →

Clowns and snakes certainly are terrifying, as is being confined in a crawl space or mauled by zombies, however, despite the existence of all these horrifying abominations America’s number one fear remains public speaking. Why is public speaking so terrifying? Why is it that when we are asked to speakRead More →

By Alex Chan ‘18 For this culture themed article, we move towards the eastern hemisphere. A large country home to almost twenty percent of the world’s population, The People’s Republic of China, or more known as simply China. China has been around for more than a millennium, but it wasRead More →

By Alex Chan ‘18   Coming of age is a young person’s transition from childhood to adulthood. This is the certain age where one’s position in society changes as well as his or her very own nature. This process can be held as a ritual, ceremony, or simply a legalRead More →

By Saurav Hossain 18’ Creativity, defined as the process of having original ideas that have value, is something that escapes the education system around the world. Counterintuitive to what one might think about the “modern” education system, it still retains a hierarchy in the subjects that are taught. Growing upRead More →

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 noRead More →

By Saurav Hossain ‘18 As New Yorkers, living our busy lives, we tend to forget about what is most important-our family. Many of us tend to simply live our lives separately and become disjointed from our family. We create an atmosphere where we live in a shell and do not shareRead More →