The Roaming Black Hole

By Anya Geiling Astronomers have identified 13 massive wandering black holes in dwarf galaxies less than 1 billion light-years from Earth (siliconrepublic.com). One of them, called B3 1715+425, started out normal. Now, it’s hurtling through space at 2,000 kilometers per second.  To begin, a black hole is a place in space where gravity is so…

Champions League Quarterfinal Preview

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The Round of 16 of the Champions League has come and gone, with 8 teams advancing: Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Porto, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain. The two legs will take place on the weekend of April 5th and April 12th, respectively. Let’s break them down:…

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…

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,…

Quantum Computing

By Daniel Aarao Reis Arturi Quantum Computing; a term that most have not ever heard, and if you have it’s most likely been dismissed as too esoteric to warrant more than a moment’s discussion. But as we march into the future, quantum computing may prove to transform the world as we know it.  But what…

The NBA 2020 Finals

By Alexandra El Mcardle It is March 11th. In the middle of one of the most highly anticipated NBA seasons of all time, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tests positive for COVID-19. He had only tested before the game for precautionary reasons, as no one had expected any cases. The Utah Jazz-Oklahoma City Thunder game…

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…

What Marijuana Legalization Can Offer New York

By: Daniel Aarao Reis Arturi The conversation surrounding the legalization of Marijuana is not a new one; decriminalization began in 1973 in Texas, medical legalization in California in 1996, and of course recreational legalization in Colorado eight years ago. But I’m writing this article today, why?  One of the most significant aspects of the legalization…

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…