Ave M-urder: Students React to a Crime Close to Home

By: Maeve Fishel and Martin Kiser   Two weeks after a teenager was stabbed to death on Ave M and E 17th, school officials confirm that no one from the school was involved in the incident. Since the attack, both police and the school administration have been taking extra precautions in order to assuage the…

This I Believe: Contest Winners Read Essays at Annual Reception

By: Taylor Greenspan   When Junior Charlotte Howell wrote an essay about her love of tea for English class, she never thought she would get to read it in front of a live audience. Howell, along with more than a dozen other finalists were chosen to read their essays at the 5th annual This I…

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?…

“Boeing, Boeing” Comes to Life on the Murrow Stage

  By: Maeve Fishel   Endless laughter filled the Papp Theater in April as Murrowites performed “Boeing, Boeing,” a comedic theater piece written by French playwright Marc Camoletti. “I really, really liked it,” said senior audience member Lilian Rinnert. “It was a good comedy, but there also was some seriousness to it.” The story centers…

OPTAS Not Optional

By: Martin Kiser   A plan to change the school schedule for next year was abruptly quashed by teachers on April 4th after feeling they didn’t have enough information on the possible ramifications of the change. Two drafts were sent out to faculty for a vote, but according to Principal Mr. Allen Barge, neither will…

Murrow Students Talk About Dealing with Mental Illness

  By: Leti Acosta Romero   Junior Isabel Flores recalls the time when she was a freshman where her anxiety impeded her ability to make friends because she was too nervous to speak. “For as long as I can remember, I’ve always struggled with my health. I’ve never been able to find the “perfect balance”…

Love is a Battlefield: The Truth Behind the Valentine’s Day Fight

 By: Regan Hockenberry   On the morning of February 14th, there was a physical altercation between “feuding social groups” according to A.P of Security, Ms. Susana Giberga. Ms. Giberga said that two students were targeted. They were taken to the hospital where it was determined that no injuries were sustained. “The students responsible were arrested…

Second Annual Music Tech Fest: A Chance to Express Your Creativity

By: Maeve Fishel Murrowites certainly had the beat as they showcased their talents at the annual Music Tech Fest on March 22nd in the Joseph Anzalone Theater. “It was a really fun experience,” said 11th-grader Samantha Sidransky. “I think I learned a lot about how I am as a performer when I’m a little bit…