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A Survivor’s Story

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The 10th-grade students in Global History attended an assembly on March 6, during which speaker Lena Goren, a Holocaust survivor, spoke to students about her experiences. At the age of 11 years old, Goren’s village was invaded by the Nazi’s, who took her father into questioning and whether he would return was a mystery. “Any day […]

FRESHMEN WOWED BY LIVE PERFORMANCE OF ROMEO AND JULIET

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Freshmen from Ms. Lavin’s Global classes and Mrs. Klarman’s English class took a trip on March 7th to Columbia University where they viewed a live performance of the play Romeo and Juliet. The production was put on by Columbia students in their last year of study and the play, affiliated with Columbia University School of […]

Senator Anning’s Reaction to the “Egg Boy” Was Unexpected

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Senator Anning's reaction after getting egged on the head.
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On March 15th, 2019 a shooting occurred in New Zealand in two Mosques in the city of Christchurch. The terrorist posted a live-stream video of the killings that happened. Senator Fraser Anning of New Zealand gave a statement blaming Muslim immigration for the massacre. A teenager named Will Connolly smashed an egg on the Senator’s head, […]

Edison Led Ficht to the Light

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Edison graduate, Thomas Ficht, works on finding a cure for a deadly epidemic. Ficht attended Edison back when it was an all-boys school and more of a vocational school in 1966. The shops were very different from what they are now; there was plumbing, electric, and carpentry shops. He enjoyed his experience attending Edison. “Aside […]

Powerball Mania

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Hold a Playcard at the Amoco Gas Station at Amoco Gas Station at the Atlantic Ave and Lefferts Blvd 
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With the recent Powerball skyrocketing to $765 Million, many New Yorkers and Americans played for a big prize. With the odds of being 1 in a 292,201,338 chance, the hype of winning it all was real. The prize winners would have an option to receive  annuity payments over the course of 30 years or even […]

To Check Or Not to Check?

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Teenagers are commonly on their phones, even while being around friends.
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A simple ring of a phone call, text message or Snapchat has the power to make a person stop in their tracks to respond, look down from their steering wheel and grow anxious not knowing who is trying to contact them. As a matter of fact, 95% of texts are read within three minutes of […]

To Let a Series Die, Or Bring it Live

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Side by side comparison of Detective Pikachu. (Video game on left, Live-action on Right)
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All good things must come to an end one day, but apparently some people didn’t get the memo. Recently there has been a huge money making opportunity within the filmmaking industry, and it seems to be a trend of turning things into a live action movie. What do I mean you wonder, well think about […]

Practical Polymers: New Fabric in Development Acts as Wearable HVAC

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The last week of January was a rattling gauntlet of cold for students and commuters. The polar vortex brought temperatures in the midwest well below zero, exhausting heating units and causing several deaths due to freezing and hypothermia. “I just put on a hoodie and jacket – no gloves.” said senior Jonathan Mui. This general […]

TAKE A HIT

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Taking a hit from your opponent and being unfazed by it  can be a challenge because this sport can be painful. In slapping competitions the rounds are by elimination. Two opponents keep serving slaps  until one Knocks Out or your opponent surrenders the match. The winner keeps going on to the following round and repeats […]

The Apple Card: Not Like the Other Cards?

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If a store doesn’t support Apple Pay, users can pull out the physical card to complete a transaction with 1% cash-back.

Apple has officially announced its own credit card, offering “simplicity, transparency, and privacy.” Its advertised features represent Apple’s product line promises of seamlessness and user-friendly utilities. The flagship features of this titanium card is its integration with Apple Pay and absence of numbers on the front or back as a security measure against skimming. Other […]