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,…

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…

Champions League Knockout Stage Preview

By Diego De Souza and Lucien Betancourt The matchups for the Round of 16 of the Champions League were released on December 14th, and they’re listed here.  (Teams in bold will play their home leg first, then the teams underlined will play their home leg second) Borussia Monchengladbach vs Manchester City Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea…

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…

Every Vote Counts! … Or Does It? The Electoral College: Explained

By Anna Di Iorio-Reyes In the 2016 presidential election, around 2.9 million more people voted for Hillary Clinton instead of Donald Trump. So why did Trump become president? Even though Mrs. Clinton won the popular vote, Trump won the Electoral College; a crucial victory which allowed him to be in office, but also led to…

THE NBA BUBBLE : A Major Win Among The Losses

By Griffin Feather The NBA is back just a few short months since the end of the one-of-a-kind end to the 2020 season. This rapid turnaround, like most things during the pandemic, is unprecedented in major league sports and poses all kinds of questions about the health and safety of the players. But one thing…

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…