Category Archives: Front Page

Nike HyperAdapt : A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick

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A Step In The Future or an Unnecessary Gimmick?

Nike has launched the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0, a shoe that plans to change the way we wear sneakers forever. It’s the first fully-functioning athletic shoe that electronically adjusts to the contour of your feet with adaptive lacing technology. Though it provides a personalized custom fit, it has sensors to tighten and loosen the shoe’s to […]

Shakespeare Comes to Edison

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Written by
William Shakespeare
Directed by
Ian Belknap
A Co-Production with The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival that will travel through the Hudson Valley and tour New York City schools. 
Photo Credit: The Acting Company

I was recently given the opportunity to witness a play put on by The Acting Company at Thomas A. Edison High School. This one time only performance of Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare was extremely comical, yet confusing. The characters had limited props, a multitude of costumes, and no access to microphones. Despite the […]

Shen Yun’s Noteworthy Performance at Carnegie Hall

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Carnegie Hall's stage is filled with seats and open music scores, awaiting to be filled with musicians to fill the theater with melodies. 
Photo Credit: Marilyn Ramos​​

In a limited run performance, classic Asian and Western instruments fuse at Carnegie Hall to retell ancient Chinese folklore in the form of orchestral music. Shen Yun Orchestra incorporates Chinese instruments, the erhu and pipa, right alongside more known instruments, such as the violin and cello. Songs performed in Chinese bel canto, a style of […]

Finding Peace: The Practice of Yoga

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Krystal Aranyani practicing yoga in nature. Credit to Koi Fresco.

Yoga is a practice that has been around for over 500 years and with good reason. Still, there are many people who are not aware of its many benefits or the overall effect it can have on their everyday life. Yoga can physically, emotionally, and mentally improve your life in various ways. In the lives […]

DRAM Shortage, Detrimental Coincidence or Planned Cash-Grab?

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Photo Credit: Elvin Valdez

  What do increased prices on electronics and graphics card shortages have in common? They both relate to the global DRAM shortage that has been going on for the past year. Dynamic Random Access Memory, also known as DRAM, is a memory chip responsible for much of the multi-tasking capabilities in modern devices such as […]

The First Annual Anime NYC

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Crunchyroll supported the convention as well as had their own vendor both near the entrance to Anime NYC.

                Anime NYC is a new convention that took place from November 17th through November 19th, 2017. The convention was created by LeftField Media and was strongly supported by the online web service Crunchyroll. Anime NYC targeted the Anime community in New York and the tri-state area directly […]

“A Change is Gonna Come”

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LeBron James stands up for equality. 
Photo Credit: www.adweek.com

Nike has launched a new ad during Black History Month featuring Nike-sponsored athletes such as Lebron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Gabby Douglas and other famous athletes using their voices to preach about the value of Equality and inspiring people to make a change in their communities and neighborhoods. Since the ad featured many sports […]

Drone Zone

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“The view that you never knew”
Photo Credit: Vincenzo Di Giorgi

With the advancement of our technology, drones have been implemented in our society in the form of toys and for military use. Youtubers from different parts of the country have incorporated drones into their videos by having aerial footage of the landscape or they use the drones to follow them. Drones allow users to take […]

Star Studded Performances of the Grammys

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Adele performing "Fast Love" a tribute to George Michael.
Photo Credit: The Recording Academy

The Grammys Awards is a night when outstanding music throughout the year is celebrated. On February 12, 2017, the Grammys took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. This year, powerful performances from Adele, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Madonna and much more left many viewers in awe of their skills. However, the best […]

Fear, Frustration, and Uncertainness Found in Finals

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Teenage student demonstrates the mixed emotions brought by finals and the way finals week is spent

Students walk down the halls of Edison with papers rustling in their hands with worry in their eyes, finals week is fast approaching. Finals week occurs twice a year as an end to a semester in order for teachers to finalize their grades and to observe if students fully learned all topics taught in that […]