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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

Principal Condon shares details of elevator policy changes, while others call for more clarity

Principal Condon shares details of elevator policy changes, while others call for more clarity

Isabelle Guillaume and Danielle Amster March 17, 2019

Following reports of a new elevator policy, Principal Brian Condon shared its details to The Classic after many individuals within the school community expressed uncertainty over what it involved. Mr....

New elevator policy scheduled to go into effect today leads to confusion

New elevator policy scheduled to go into effect today leads to confusion

Isabelle Guillaume and Danielle Amster March 11, 2019

Last Friday, administrators distributed elevator keys to teachers and staff members in accordance with a new policy that will restrict elevator access to those with a key. Though teachers were told at...

Hangry on Valentines Day?

Hangry on Valentine’s Day?

Kelsey Zhen February 14, 2019

By Kelsey Zhen, Staff Writer With February almost halfway over, one of the month’s most anticipated day has arrived: Valentine’s Day. Though this day is centered around people that are actually in...

Demerits & distractions: sexism in schools

Demerits & distractions: sexism in schools

Isabelle Guillaume and Danielle Amster November 29, 2018

In 2017, #MeToo went viral, breaking decades of silence regarding sexual harassment and violence in both the entertainment industry and the workplace. The hashtag, which was created after dozens of sexual...

Triumphs and tribulations on the track

Triumphs and tribulations on the track

Tirthraj Patel June 7, 2018

By Tirthraj Patel, staff writer With summer swiftly approaching, students are looking forward to doing volunteer work, getting a summer job, or simply taking a break after a hectic school year. However,...

Bhangra night: Punjabi culture at Townsend Harris

Bhangra night: Punjabi culture at Townsend Harris

Maimunah Virk May 29, 2018

By Maimunah Virk, staff writer Students of all backgrounds were able to experience the rich Punjabi culture through food and dance on May 25 when the Sikh Student Association and the Student Union held...

Meet the new SU executive board

Meet the new SU executive board

Bindu Koyi and Amrin Rahman May 10, 2018

April 27 marked the end of the 2018 Student Union (SU) General Election. After weeks of campaigning, candidates made their final points at the SU Primary Election, which took place on Thursday, April...

How I listen to XXXTentacions music without supporting him

How I listen to XXXTentacion’s music without supporting him

Amberly Khan May 9, 2018

For the past few days, I’ve had rapper XXXTentacion’s song “SAD!” on repeat 24/7. This sparked my interest in the newly trending artist, and inspired me to search him up on Google. To my dismay,...

AP capstone seminar students compete at the state level National History Day Competition

AP capstone seminar students compete at the state level National History Day Competition

Jacqueline Cho May 4, 2018

Four regional finalists from the Townsend Harris AP capstone seminar class advanced to the state level National History Day competition in Cooperstown, NY on April 23. Sophomore Nicholas Rao placed...

THHS holds its annual college fair

THHS holds its annual college fair

Nefertari Elshiekh and Julianna Zitron April 30, 2018

By Nefertari Elshiekh and Julianna Zitron, staff writers Townsend Harris High School hosted its annual college fair on April 23 from 6-8PM. This year over 100 colleges, including Yale University, Cornell...

Campaigns for SU positions come to a close

Campaigns for SU positions come to a close

Jacqueline Woo and Bindu Koyi April 25, 2018

Walking around the building of Townsend Harris High School can lead to the following realization: the annual election for the Student Union (SU) Executive Board positions has arrived. Prior to the elections,...

Overflowing Bathroom: Yet Another Out of Order Stall

Overflowing Bathroom: Yet Another Out of Order Stall

An overflowing toilet in the fourth floor girls’ bathroom caused a great amount of water to flood into the hallways and classrooms on Monday. Although the flooding was substantial, the custodians were...

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