AIDS Quilt Honors Past Victims

By: Kennedy Tavares Senior Emely Nicole-Dominguez said she’s been going to the AIDS Quilt for the past four years and feels it’s important to see. “[After] hearing many different stories about people’s experience with [AIDS], it really has impacted me,” said Dominguez. “Now I’ll be more aware and cautious when it comes to sex.” On…

Walmart Donates Supplies

By: Javian Rhule For some Murrow students they are certainly saving money and living better. This is due to the fact that some students were given school supplies donated by a New Jersey Walmart at the start of the school year. The Woodbridge, NJ Walmart reached out to the Murrow community and other New York…

Living the Vegan Lifestyle

By Lauren Pascocello Murrowite Angelica Abreu said she’s basically a plant-powered princess. Abreu is one of the many vegans in Murrow’s diverse body of students who have sworn off all meat and dairy products. “Every day I feel as though I’m contributing to something bigger than myself,” she explained. “I feel happiest when I suddenly…

Trump’s Affect on Environmental Club

By: Jane Kuntzman and Lily Schuhbeck Murrow’s environmental club plans to change its mission from advocacy to education in the wake of the election of climate change denier Donald J. Trump. The surprise election of an anti-environmentalist ― and his immediate appointment of a pro-business United States Environmental Protection Agency chief ― means that the…

What Do the Holidays Mean to You?

By: Lauren Pascocello During the upcoming break Murrowites will be spending time celebrating different holidays, but all of them hold a special meaning. Sophomore Aaliyah Hinckson said her favorite holiday, Christmas, is about feeling fortunate and being with family. “It’s a time for giving and receiving,” she said. “Christmas means to be fortunate because some…

Murrowites Excited for the Upcoming Break

  Illustration: Amanda Salazar By: Britney Duval With holiday break right around the corner, Murrowites have been getting into the holiday spirit. This year’s holiday break will begin on Saturday, December 24th and students will return in the New Year on Tuesday, January 3rd. While all students will have off from school, they are looking…

Into the Woods: Twisted Fairytales

By: Haleema Hafeez Careful what you Wish For Who knew how much of a dark and twisted meaning our favorite childhood fairy tales held? Taking the stage in the Joseph Anzalone Theatre this December, Into the Woods definitely conveys this message. The musical will take the audience alongside the baker and his wife through the…

A View From the Past- Some Things Never Change

By: Haleema Hafeez When it comes to immigration and prejudice, perhaps history can in fact repeat itself. That seems to be the case with the school’s latest production A View from the Bridge, which ran from November 2 – 5 at the Joseph Papp Theatre. The play depicts the lives of undocumented Italian immigrants living…

Coming Home — NY Times Editor and Former Murrow Student Speaks at School

By: Gabrielle Martinez New York Times Metro Editor, Mr. Wendell Jamieson came to Murrow mid-November to discuss his job as well as his newspaper’s coverage of this historic election. But what got students really interested was when Mr. Jamieson spoke about what the Times could’ve done better when covering the election, especially an Upshot Poll…

ERMHS Blood Drive

By: Annabel Rosario         The New York Blood Center came to Edward.R.Murrow High School on November 17th to collect blood from student volunteers. The center collected blood for blood transplants and diseases. The students had to be interviewed by a blood- center staff member and asked different health and non- health related questions…

Murrow Magic Soccer Team Starts and Finishes Strong

By: Cameron Kemme For the Murrow Magic girls soccer squad, they might’ve won the battle but then lost the war. That’s because they won the first round of their PSAL high school playoff game to Manhattan High School for Science but then lost to the High School of Construction in the second round playoffs in…

Murrow (UN)ites: Chorus performs at the United Nations

By Michela Arlia Music students were given the chance of a lifetime last month to sing in one of the most diverse vicinities in the world. The school’s senior chorus and string orchestra under the direction of Mr. Jaymes Welsh and Mr. Zelman Bokser performed on October 26 for many dignitaries at the United Nations…