Domenica Ruta Speaks to the Seniors in the Writers Institute Class

By: Regan Hockenberry Author Domenica Ruta stood in front of the senior Writers Institute class of Memoir/Fiction Writing. Her arms were folded, her long brown hair hung over her shoulders.   Ruta is the author of the celebrated memoir “With or Without You,” and visited Murrow’s Writers Institute to share her story and tips for how…

Happy Holidays!!

Wishing you a happy holidays and a wonderful New Year. May the Holiday Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your loved ones. Best wishes from the Murrow Network.

Girls Look Up To The #MeToo Movement When Dealing With Harassment

By: Taylor Greenspan and Imani Salazar  For 16-year-old student Jylene Vila, she said she gets catcalled at least five times a day in the school hallways. She said it is just the norm, and is sick and tired of it. “Sometimes they’ll ask if I ‘have a boyfriend’ or for my social media,” said Vila….

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,…

Post Midterm Election, Murrowites Reflect on Results

  By: Zachary Hockenberry Global teacher Ms. Mary Lento had never heard a student say “midterm elections” in her 23 years at Murrow until this year. “This is the first time I have heard them say that, which shows that they are paying attention,” she said. The awareness among Murrow students accurately reflects this year’s…

Domestic Violence Comes In All Forms

By: Cielo Castaneda Growing up, Ms.Terrian Reeves, was a straight-A student, graduated valedictorian of her school, and had scholarships to many colleges. At the Clothesline Project, she emotionally shared her experience about being raped on her 13th birthday, almost killing her mother after years of constantly being abused by her, and going through a long…

The Passing of Our Own

“It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.” –Jacques Yves Cousteau The Murrow Network would like to send our condolences to the family of Dr. Zelman Bokser, who was a brilliant…

First Production Proves to be a Success

  By: Amelia Livingston For Jane Kuntzman, Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike was more than just a story it was impactful experience. Kuntzman, who played Masha in the school’s recent Papp Theatre production, said that the opportunity strengthened her as an actor and learned a lot from it. “I got so much out…

The End of A Magical Season for the Girls Volleyball Team

By: Miguel Trejo It was a battle of the undefeateds – and it was the Murrow girls’ volleyball team that came out on the wrong side. After Murrow’s girls volleyball team defeated A.P Randolph in Round 3 of the Volleyball 2019 B division playoffs, the visiting girls’ squad lost in the quarter-finals to Bronx School…

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…