Girls’ JV Soccer Player Sophia Suarez: Leadership On and Off the Field

By: David Glanzman   The girls’ junior varsity soccer season has just ended, and for first-time defensive player, Sophia Suarez, it was her leadership skills that made her a real standout. On a team with an almost completely new lineup this year, the sophomore managed to stand out among the rest of the JVsoccer players…

Murrow’s Musical Taste: From Country to Rap

By: Amelia Livingston   Everyone knows that Murrow is a diverse school. In fact, niche.com named Murrow the most diverse public high school in New York City. Murrow’s student body is made up people of all different backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures. But, what about other aspects of Murrow’s students, such as their taste in music?…

Senior Cyrus Smith Comes Back from State Championships

  By: David Glanzman   Senior Cyrus Smith, who has represented Murrow’s boys wrestling team on many occasions, went to the State Championships at the Times Union Center in Albany from February 22nd to 23rd. “All season I wasn’t nervous for matches but as soon as you add pressure, a stadium and a massive crowd,…

Murrow’s Very Own Entrepreneur

  By: Nia Isaac   Senior Nia Simone is seventeen and she is an entrepreneur who has created and crafted her own flat iron, brand, and styling tool. Simone has been selling her Pressed by Nia Simone Flat Iron since November and she’s sold more than 110. “I want my flat iron to be in…

Not Your Common Teen Life

By: Cielo Castaneda I decided to write this story out of my experience. I don’t encourage teen pregnancy but I advocate that you should make the situation your motivation to push further not an excuse to give up, if you do find yourself in my position. Or the next time you do judge a teen…

Best Selling Author Angie Thomas Speaks About “The Hate U Give”

  By: Sebastian Winter With the success of her critically acclaimed book, The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas has been very busy promoting her movie adaption of the same novel and her upcoming new book. She spent last week, though, speaking to Murrow students. Thomas, 31, spoke about her experience being a writer, and answered…

Behind the Scenes of Life in Honduras: Network Reporter Visits Nation for Two Weeks

By: Leti Acosta Romero The current migrant crisis that Central Americans are facing, is one that is highly controversial and misrepresented in the United States. The majority of these refugees are coming from Honduras, a third-world country in political turmoil, and they are viewed negatively. Many fear that this so called caravan of Central American immigrants,…

Thankful but Not Only for the Food

By: Taylor Greenspan “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude, but gratitude that brings us happiness.” -Anonymous Being grateful for your blessings is arguably one of the most important life skills to have, and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, Murrow students expressed what they’re thankful for.   “I’m thankful for my sister Emily because…

A Surgical Style

  By Hadisha Bajwa  Some students will wear Supreme sweaters and others don Jordans, but for some students wearing a surgical mask to cover part of their face is the new thing. While it may seem unusual for some to cover up their faces, there are Murrow students who see wearing a surgical mask as…

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…

Mr.Barge Visits China, Sits in on History Classes

By: Gabrielle Martinez For Mr. Allen Barge one of the most interesting parts about visiting China was not the Great Wall or the Forbidden City, but visiting a Chinese classroom that was teaching history. “As a social studies teacher, it is near and dear to my heart,” said Mr. Barge, who in April went on…