Important Black Women in History

By Hannah Rajalingam and Talia Willscher Madam CJ Walker, known to history as Sarah Breedlove, was the first-ever female, self-made millionaire. She was born on December 23, 1867, one of six children. By age 14 she had married a man named Moses McWilliams; this marriage was partly motivated by Walker’s desire to get away from…

What Jobs will We Have in the Future?

By Anya Geiling  With technology advancing by the hour, it is hard to picture our upcoming years as a species. By 2022, 60% of all U.S. companies expect to be using AI or advanced automation to support efficiency in operations, staffing, budgeting or performance (Genesys). If the majority of work is taken over by a…

Are Instagram likes worthless?

An experiment by Sammy Bovitz I really do not like Instagram. I find its addiction loop and the way it twists people towards a new and lower form of communication awful. Sure, there are apps that are worse in this way (see: Snapchat and TikTok), but Instagram succeeds on a larger scale by pulling from…

A Real Review: It’s Bruno!

By Anya Geiling     While scrolling through Netflix one night with my family, we came across the “Hidden Gems” section. After viewing the ad for It’s Bruno! we were immediately hooked. After watching the first episode, we were shocked as to where the series was filmed… Released in 2019 on Netflix, as an 8 episode series,…

Walter Tevis

By Anya Geiling     Unacclaimed author Walter Tevis was a master writer of scientific and realistic fiction. Dying only at the age of 56, he created just some of the masterpieces out in our world today.   Tevis was born on February 28, 1928, in San Francisco CA. From an early age, he was diagnosed with a…

Unmentioned Bands

By Anya Geiling As we sit at home, music can be a way to escape. For many people, it is therapeutic. That is why I wanted to share some of my favorite underrepresented bands.  At the top of my list is Holy Motors. They are a band from Tallinn Estonia and were formed in 2013….

Count von Count might be the oldest civilized being on Earth

By Samuel Bovitz One day, I was surfing YouTube for random videos, as one often does when they are bored in the 21st century, and decided to rewatch the old Sesame Street WIRED “Autocomplete Interview.”  I decided to really scrutinize what everyone’s favorite marionette monsters were saying this time, and at around the 5:00 mark,…

Booze and Gyms But No School in NYC

By Sasha Danielle Rafiy Over the past months, New York City life has slowly come back together; people can make reservations and eat dinner inside restaurants, run on the treadmill at the gym, grab a drink from the bar, and shop around at their favorite stores. However, while all of this is happening, over 1…

The Rules and Etiquette of Online Learning

By Cali Carss The year 2020 has been one of adaptation. With a global pandemic at the forefront of everyone’s mind for the better part of the year, the spring semester of last year was undoubtedly messy. New York City was sent into lockdown in March with the expectation of reopening following the week of…

Around the Neighborhood

By Isabella Guerriero COVID-19 affected every neighborhood in New York City this year, so a favorite local spot can be an escape from the harsh reality of the pandemic. Here are a few places New York City teenagers love around the boroughs. Get inspired and maybe one day (wearing a mask of course) visit these…