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The official student-run publication of Thomas A. Edison CTE High School.

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A typical picture of school lunch in NYC. Source: Hammel, Jan-Soma. “What’s on the menu? 20 things to know about NYC school lunch program.” Photograph. Silive, Staten Island Advance, 17 Sept. 2019, www.silive.com/news/g66l-2019/03/0b52e295d55517/whats-on-the-menu-20-things-to-know-about-nyc-school-lunch-program.html....

          The unexpected lockdown took a toll on everyone’s life. Just in a blink of an eye, we were forced to go into isolation. The “normal life” we knew would soon be way past us. We were...

Being Black in America is sitting in a classroom amongst students who look nothing like you, turn their heads to stare when the history teacher says the next unit is about slavery. Surrounded by looks of disgust and pity as you think “Why are...

With the Beijing Winter 2022 Olympics having recently ended, scandals and news that took place at the time other than medal count have been traveling across the internet. Stories about diplomatic boycotting of certain countries, a 15 year old...

Women traveling around NYC have become wary to take caution for their safety due to the incidents reported and the increase in crime rates. Women have reported on different types of danger they’ve encountered such as gadgets being used to trace...

India is the third worst country for pollution and it affects the daily lives of people. Teens in India and Teens in America differ with everything. In America, a teen is able to walk around and breathe fresh air. In India, teens cannot walk...

“Blindness cuts us off from things; but deafness cuts us off from people… The problems of deafness are deeper and more complex, if not more important, than those of blindness. Deafness is a much worse misfortune. For it means the loss...

When I was young, there was a TV personality that I admired. His whole chest and arms were inked and colorful. It was the first thing I noticed about him. Well actually, I noticed the obvious Pepsi logo on his bicep. His tattoos were cartoon-like...

Lately, I’ve noticed that I’ve developed a variety of ways to deal with stress. Whether cleaning a certain area in my home, baking, or even doing my makeup (just to end up not leaving my house), I realized that I tend to do all of these...

Do you ever go to the city for sightseeing and stop to eat hot ramen and then wonder where you can get the best homemade? Japan is the simple answer! It is one of the oldest civilizations, with stunning and diverse scenery of mountains and breathtaking...