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Publication Nation

Daniel Lee and Steven Borodkin

October 5, 2018


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This year, there are a number of new publications to look out for, ranging from ones that focus on environmental issues to history to business. Framework is a new publication that aims to use American history to analyze current events, co-founder Jacob Rosenzweig (11) said. While the school already...

Experimenting with STEM Clubs

Julia Goldberg and Talia Winiarsky

October 5, 2018


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Many students are bringing their passion for science outside of the classroom this year by experimenting with new science clubs: AstroParPhy, Women in Science and Engineering, STEAM on the Hill, and Women in Biology and Medicine. Karen Jang (12) is the founder of the Astro ParPhy club, which will give stude...

The doctor is in: PhDs at school

The doctor is in: PhDs at school

Julia Robbins and Gabby Kepnes

September 26, 2018


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Many faculty members at the school hold hard-earned PhDs, and their journeys towards receiving these degrees are all unique and complex. According to the school’s website, there are currently 28 faculty members with doctorate degrees. There are three steps to receiving a PhD, all of which lead to writing one’s...

Labwork

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This past summer, students with a love for science chose to further explore their interests outside of the school by conducting labwork and hands-on scientific research. Sophie Coste (12) explored scientific research as a part of the Rockefeller University Summer Science Research Program while stud...

Summer Jobs

Abigail Salhauer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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A number of students spent the summer as members of the workforce, earning spending money and applying old skills while learning new ones. After coming home from the school’s trip to Spain, Andrew Cassino (11) had a month to spare. He wanted to do something productive with his time while making m...

Internships

Internships

Andrew Cassino, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This summer, students participated in internships ranging from working for politicians in Israel to learning about legal nonprofits in New York City. Julia Hornstein (12) worked for Representative Josh Gottheimer, the Democratic congressmen from New Jersey’s 5th District, in his Washington DC office. D...

Voting: Can we fix it? Yes we can!

Solomon Katz, Columnist

September 12, 2018


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Following the 2016 election, the discrepancy between the victors of the electoral vote and popular vote raised questions regarding the ethics of our voting system. Within 24 hours, one petition calling for the dissolution of the electoral college had amassed a quarter of a million signatures. Many of ...

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

Tenzin Sherpa, Columnist

September 12, 2018


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On June 26, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district. When I heard the news, I was ecstatic - a 28-year-old Latina woman had just made American political history. For months, I had followed Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign via social media and her signs...

Trump Family Separation Policy

Trump Family Separation Policy

Benjamin Wang, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Last April, President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions enacted a zero-tolerance illegal immigration policy, which included separating children from their parents. According to the Washington Post, two-thirds of the American public reacted negatively towards the new Trump policy. ...

Midterm Elections

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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One of the midterm-primary races that received the most attention from students this summer was the Democratic Primary in New York’s 14th Congressional District, where Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat incumbent Joe Crowley. If 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez wins the general election in No...

Trump-Putin Summit

Trump-Putin Summit

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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“Babying [Trump] is not going to work anymore, because he’s blatantly distrusting our own intelligence agencies,” Jordan Ferdman (10) said, regarding President Trump’s comments during his July 16th Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to USA Today, Trump’s statements...

Midterm Elections

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Features

One of the midterm-primary races that received the most attention from students this summer was the Democratic Primary in New York’s 14th Congressional District, where Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat incumbent Joe Crowley. If 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez wins the general election in No...

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