N+1 Editor visits the Writers Institute

By: Julie Basile Publisher and editor of literary magazine N+1, Mark Krotov, came to Murrow in March to speak to students about the magazine and publishing industry. Krotov spoke to the sophomore grade of the Writers Institute about his experience as an editor. He presented one N+1 piece, titled, “Into The Maze”, to illustrate his…

Netflix Movie, First Match, shot at Murrow

By: Gabrielle Martinez A couple of summers ago, Netflix came to Murrow to shoot scenes for their original movie called First Match. This sports drama  came out March 12 of this year and follows Monique, a Brooklyn orphaned teen who joins an all-boys wrestling team in order to gain the attention of her recently paroled…

Murrow’s 13th Annual Fashion Show

By: Kennedy Tavares   After seeing last week’s fashion show, Principal Mr. Allen walked away impressed. “It was an amazing experience the girls did a phenomenal job from start to finish,” he said. Students from Fashion Club held its 13th annual show in Gym 1A. The show, which was on June 1st, featured multiple themes…

Female Choir Highlights Guitar Ensemble

By: Imani Salazar Murrowites took part in a guitar ensemble show last Thursday, but this time guitars were not the accompaniment. About nine women’s chorus members participated in the guitar ensemble show for extra credit. Sophomore Aniya Adams said that she wasn’t enthralled at the thought of spending more time at school, but it wasn’t…

African Student Association’s Kind Gift to Prom Goer

By: Taylor Greenspan Prom is a night most people never forget, but it can be costly. However, Senior Olu Ogunlade and the African Student Association weren’t hesitant to jump at the opportunity to help a fellow student. The ASA was able to raise a couple hundred dollars to help one lucky student in an all-expense…

A Delicious Time at CFU Food Fair

By: Anija Bernard Cynthia Hampton said that she was excited for the Council for Unity Food Fair and the many different cultural foods that go along with it. “The food fair is the end of the year bang,” said the junior said. “We have all the clubs come together and raise money for next year.”…

Ballet a Big Success on the Big Stage

By: Juliana Clark Students stepped out of memorizing lines and instead memorized dance techniques and choreography. The school put on its first ballet — Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake – on May 17th-18th at the Joseph Anzalone Theatre. The ballet was directed and choreographed by Ms. Roberta Raymond. Student choreographers Roqeeb Adewunmi, Michela Arlia, Emily…

Youth Calls for Lower Voting Age

By: Chris Stauffer BHSEC senior and vice chair of the Youth Progressive Policy Group   In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting and all of the activism that has followed, the world has seen just how powerful young people are. They have seen how strong our voices are. Now it is time we demand to…

A Political Gold Mine

Teacher Talk–Mr. Ehrlich Mr. Ehrlich Criticizes Education As A Political Asset Polarized arguments over the role of government in American economic life ignore the reality that business and government are woven into a chaotic tapestry of regulation, tax policy, lobbying, and cronyism. These messy relationships are most evident in education. According to the National Center…

Students Learn Self Defense Techniques in Popular Martial Arts Class

y: Hadisha Bajwa For student Shlomo Cohen, taking the school’s martial arts class was more than just taking any other class. “I picked martial arts because I’d like to defend myself from any potential attackers,” he said. “I’d like to learn about how to quickly escape a situation if possible, and if I can’t I’d…

Student Alliance Attends State of the City

Mayor Speaks on Student Leadership By: Zachary Hockenberry   On February 14th, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave his fifth State of the City Address and in his speech he intended to make New York “the fairest big city in America.” Members of the school’s student government were lucky enough to attend the…

What is Love?

By: Lauren Pascocello The online Webster dictionary defines love as a strong affection for another arsing out of kinship or personal ties, but many people have their own definition of love. What does love mean to the students in our school? “My definition of love is when you care enough to feed the person even…