As President Obama enters his final year of presidency, he faces a pressing issue that has long haunted him in office: guns. During his presidency, there has been a massive rise in domestic gun violence across the country. Guns have always been part of American culture, from the discussion aboutRead More →

On February 3rd, 2016, President Obama visited a mosque, the Islāmic Society of Baltimore. This visit was part of the administration’s mission to promote religious tolerance, mainly in response to remarks on the GOP campaign trail, but also to come full circle and to reflect on the progress (or inRead More →

On January 12th, 2016, President Obama delivered his eighth and final State of the Union address to the entire Congress, Vice President Joe Biden, recently elected speaker Paul Ryan, the Supreme Justices, and many other guests, some of whom were invited by the President and First Lady themselves. The PresidentRead More →

“The deadliest attack on its soil since World War II”. That was what many said about the three conspired attacks against the French in the heart of Paris, France on November 13th, 2015. One was a bombing outside a stadium, another was a shooting at a restaurant, and the lastRead More →

By Skye An The most populous city in the U.S. and a global urban power in its own right faces a serious problem: safety lapses in construction. New York City is still in the midst of a building boom, and while construction workers continue to transform the Big Apple intoRead More →

by Sadmanul Islam The President’s daughter Malia Obama, now in her senior year, was spotted in several Ivy League campuses during the summer. She was accompanied by her father and several secret service agents. Her college search has recently caught the attention of many and attracted social media buzz asRead More →

By Choudhury Rahman September 15th to October 15th marks the annual Hispanic Heritage month, a celebration of the history, culture, and lasting achievements Hispanic Americans have made over the years. According to the month’s official website, Lyndon B. Johnson instituted the practice during his tenure in the 1960s. It becameRead More →

by Kevin Chiu On Sunday, March 15th, 2015, Tech Debate added seven new trophies to their plethora of awards. The team had semifinalists as best novel competitors and placed first in both junior varsity and state championships. Under the guidance of coaches Adam Stevens, James Bathurst, Andrew Geathers, and AubreyRead More →

by CHOUDHURY RAHMAN On January 29th to February 1st, 2015, Tech’s Model United Nations (MUN) team participated in an international conference at Harvard University (HMUN). A select twelve members from a club numbering nearly 100 students were given the opportunity to participate on this elite scale. David Lo, the clubRead More →

by Temple Anyasi On January 7, 2015,  multiple employees at the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper in Paris, France were attacked. “Je suis Charlie” became a common slogan as protesters all over the world brought awareness to this alarming incident. On January 14, 2015,  a division of the group Al-Qaeda postedRead More →

by Choudhury Rahman Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration recently announced that the current city-wide cell phone ban in schools would be lifted. The lift will be implemented on March 2nd, 2015  reversing the more than decade long-ban instituted during the Bloomberg administration. This change in policy will allowRead More →