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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

Captain America: The Winter Soldier, better than the first?

April 18, 2014

With the amount of superhero movies that are released in a given year, it is a challenge for each to remain original and relevant. Even the first Captain America film felt like the typical superhero origin...

Get extreme this spring!

Sasha Balkaran April 8, 2014

It seems the daredevils amongst us have been pulling off crazy stunts since the beginning of time. While some may quickly declare these daredevils as crazy or stupid, others are inspired to try it themselves....

Foster the People brings the weirdness with new album Supermodel

Natalie Pienkowska April 1, 2014

After their hits “Pumped Up Kicks” and “Don’t Stop” in 2011 (yes, it has already been three years), Foster the People seemed to have disappeared. The indie pop group that formed in California...

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey takes us across the universe

Anna St. Clair March 15, 2014

With the opening message from Barack Obama, the endearing narration that makes Neil Degrasse Tyson sound like he’s quoting Doctor Who (“you’re made of star stuff”), and enough lens flares to make...

The Fray brings a new sound to their latest album

Natalia Pienkowska March 3, 2014

We all know the Fray from their songs “How to Save a Life,” “You Found Me,” and “Over My Head.” Just like every artist, The Fray has changed and evolved. Expect their new fourth album, “Helios,”...

La Boulangerie: a taste of Paris in Forest Hills

Sabrina Yu February 21, 2014

It is a common opinion around the world that the best kinds of pastry come from the French. La Boulangerie is a petite French bakery hidden in the jungles of Forest Hills, across the street from Our Lady...

The Glass Menagerie stuns audiences with a new reality

Amy Hao February 16, 2014

What determines the difference between one’s dreams and actuality?  The fragility and delicateness of a shimmering glass menagerie, glittering and wavering, serves as the surprisingly fine line between...

The trio is better than the triangle: why JK Rowling’s latest Harry Potter news is not a big deal

Anna St. Clair February 15, 2014

On February 1st, Harry Potter fans were shocked by reports that author JK Rowling  was  having doubts about the marriage of characters Ron and Hermione. “It was a young relationship,” Rowling said...

Senior Zayed Haq has photography displayed in Caroline Kennedy’s office

Christopher Artun February 3, 2014

Senior Zayed Haq’s 35 millimeter black and white photograph, titled “92nd,” is now amongst the other art exhibits in the office of Caroline Kennedy, the United States Ambassador to Japan. Through...

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Lone Survivor explodes with suspense

Ross Cimagala January 15, 2014

Now, you might be thinking: “A movie where the ending is spoiled in the title? No thanks!” However, if you enjoy movies like Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down, you’re going to want to watch...

¡De Mole Mexican Restaurant es muy bueno!

Andrew Mitchel December 17, 2013

De Mole, a small, authentic Mexican restaurant in Woodside, brings tasty flair to classic Mexican dishes. Mexican food for me has gone from just chips, salsa and tacos to tamales, mole and ceviche. Dinner...

Annie inspires time and time again

Amy Hao December 16, 2013

With all various versions of the musical already available, why should Annie top your must-see list this season?  It’s simple--talent, brilliant show design, and a feel-good, family-friendly story. The...

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