¿Están Las Camisas Rockin’ Para Quedarse o Para Irse Rodando? 

  Por: Amara Beth Cordero  Traducido por: Giselle Flores La estudiante de Murrow Sam Gaby utiliza su banda favorita en su brazo, literalmente.  A ella le encantan las bandas de rock, Bad Brains es una de ellas y orgullosamente la representa utilizando su camisa neón en los pasillos. “Si, ellos son una de las bandas…

Hitting More Than That Like Button: Social Media and Fights

By: Martin Kiser  With the start of the new school year, students are getting back into their daily routines of homework, studying, and connecting with people through various social networking apps. But, students do admit that being connected online comes with its drawbacks. According to a 2018 Pew Research Center study, 45 percent of teens…

Are These Rockin’ T-shirts Here to Stay, or Rolling Away?

By: Amara Beth Cordero Murrow student Sam Gaby wears her favorite bands on her sleeve, quite literally.         She loves the rock band Bad Brains and proudly represents by wearing her neon tee shirt in the hallway.        “I mean, yeah, they’re one of the many bands I listen to, but I really like Bad…

Play Ball: Students Hustle to Make New Baseball/Softball Teams

  By: Maeve Fishel These Murrow students are taking a swing — at baseball and softball. Several Murrowites who participate in boy’s baseball and girl’s softball clubs have petitioned the physical education department to consider adding baseball and softball to the ever-growing list of PSAL teams at Murrow. These two clubs have conducted weekly meetings,…

New Interim AP of Music Mr. Licciardi makes a good impression

By: Metuschernah Adrien For Mr. Pascal Licciardi, ending up at Murrow means he’s come full circle. That’s because Mr. Licciardi, who was named interim-acting  Assistant Principal of the Music Department this past August, has come back to the place where he graduated from as a high school student.  Mr. Licciardi, who replaces the recently retired…

From boating shoes to school hallways: Students wear Crocs

By: Alyssa Deonarinesingh  When Avani Adams wears her blue Crocs, she says that they may not be the most stylish or prettiest of her shoes in her closet, but, nevertheless, they’re certainly one of the coolest.       “I wouldn’t say it’s fashionable,” said the 11th grader. “It’s something that’s trending and it offers many…

Murrowites participate in Global Walkout against Climate Change

By:  Marziya Hasan It’s Friday, beginning of F Band. 11:25 am. As far as she could remember, senior Samantha Tlaxcaltecatl had never skipped class. But today was different. “Well I wouldn’t say it was skipping,” she said. “By all means I believe it was something that had to be done.” The reason Tlaxcaltecatl  missed class…

School Fashion: Students Show Off Their Drip

By: Julie Bazile If you know Murrow, you know that alongside being one of the most diverse high schools in the city, we are also one of the most fashion forward as well. From Hypebeast to E-girl to Harajuku streetwear, at Murrow, you’ll find it. Among the third floor Hypebeast (the cool kind, not the…

The School’s Ten Best Places to Take a Nap

By: Regan Hockenberry It’s no secret that high school students and teens across the nation suffer from sleep deprivation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed data from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Surveys and found that 73% of high school students across 30 states are not getting enough sleep. Sleep deprivation increases…