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10 Signs that School Has Started

10 Signs that School Has Started

Ariel Stern

September 13, 2019

Ah, yes. September. The weather gets colder, the days get shorter, and the beginning of school rears its ugly head. Even as you physically step into the building, you’re probably somewhere else mentally—anywhere but here. If you’re unsure that the start of school has hit you, be on the lookout ...

Stranger Things 3: Just Strange Enough For Me

Stranger Things 3: Just Strange Enough For Me

Ariel Weinsaft

July 21, 2019

Premiering on Netflix on the fourth of July, Stranger Things 3 made a booming debut. **WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD**  Set in the 1980s like the previous two seasons, the third season of the show follows a group of kids in Hawkins, Indiana and their various adventures fighting off supernatural monst...

Blues Team Win!

Blues Team Win!

Josh Bock

June 26, 2019

The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history and completed an unexpected, historic Cinderella story on June 12th. One interesting statistical rule in the NHL is that any team who is four points out of a playoff spot in November already has a dwindling chance of making the ...

Fabricating the Future – AT Entrepreneurship Team Solve and Stitch Solutions for Disabled Students

Fabricating the Future – AT Entrepreneurship Team Solve and Stitch Solutions for Disabled Students

David Peng

June 26, 2019

When students of the newly created AT Entrepreneurship class set out to decide upon a problem to solve, they found an answer at Sunshine Residential Homes, a children's home and rehabilitation center for children with special needs. There, they empathized with the elementary to high school age kids who, li...

Is Banning Plastic Straws the Best Solution?

Is Banning Plastic Straws the Best Solution?

Sara Hantgan

June 20, 2019

Every day, many sea turtles are hurt by the oceans filled with plastic due to the pollution created by humans. Recently, many people have become more aware of the waste discarded into the ocean by humans, and multiple states have issued bans on plastic straws. This ban is one step further towards get...

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

Josh Bock

June 15, 2019

Balance. Balance is the hidden ingredient that makes a perfect batch of cookies. Balance is the key component of an optimal lifestyle. As it turns out, balance is also the answer to all of the challenging questions that faced the creators of Booksmart, an upbeat high school flick that hit theaters on M...

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Sam Siegel

June 13, 2019

Are you interested in following professional sports organizations and statistics? If so, the newly established Sports Media Club might be just right for you. The Sports Media Club was founded by several sports aficionados—Alex Weinberg ’21, Zaki Jivraj ’21, Matthew Ostow ’21, Ben Koch ’21, an...

Club Spotlight: Innocence Club

Club Spotlight: Innocence Club

Sam Wachs

June 8, 2019

Often, we hear that America’s criminal justice system is broken and needs to be fixed. However, this issue and the limited attempts to resolve the problems are rarely discussed among the public. As a result, Scott Goldban ’21 has recently established the Innocence Club here at SHS. The club’s ...

The 2019 NBA Lottery

The 2019 NBA Lottery

Ben Spitalny

June 5, 2019

Walking down the halls at SHS on Tuesday, May 14, you may have seen some students with a higher stress level than normal (so off the charts). A possible explanation for this heightened tension and excitement in the hallways was the NBA Lottery that night. The Knicks, thanks to ending the year with a...

What the Heck Are Your Parents Watching on Netflix?

What the Heck Are Your Parents Watching on Netflix?

Leah Breakstone

June 5, 2019

Have you ever wondered, “What the heck are my parents watching on Netflix?” If so, you are definitely not alone. People usually consider teenagers to be the “Netflix-obsessed” ones, but truly, we shouldn’t be the ones who are targeted. While doing your homework after school, you might find yourself ...

Does China Actually Spy on its Citizens?

Does China Actually Spy on its Citizens?

Ben Spitalny

June 2, 2019

Governments spying on their citizens through social media and facial recognition seems like it could be straight out of a movie. This kind of technology is no longer only a figment of the silver screen, as China and more countries are using advanced surveillance technology to spy on their citizens. Ch...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Micah Arenstein

May 18, 2019

The timeless question. No, not “what happens after death?” No, not “who is God?” No, not the trolley problem. But, the question “Marvel or DC?” Anyone can have their opinion, whether you have only seen Iron Man or have read every DC Comic since Superman #1. Over the past few years, Marvel has excelle...

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