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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

Many Taylor Swift fans were in distress because of the Ticketmaster crisis.

The Eras Tour: A Deep Dive on the Ticketmaster Crash and the Hopes of Swiftie Harrisites

Emily Daza and Isabella Zapata, Staff Writers November 30, 2022

On November 1st, Taylor Swift made her fans’ wildest dreams come true with her announcement of the U.S. dates of her upcoming 2023 tour, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour. This was the icing on the cake following...

Behind the scenes of the S!NG backdrops

Behind the scenes of the S!NG backdrops

Last weekend’s S!NG performances resulted with a victory for the Semores once all the votes were tallied. The results reflect the work of not just the actors and directors but that of choreographers,...

Semore director Elliot Heath, who is barely conscious these days, participates in the ceremonial pre-opening night pie to the face.

S!NG directors prepare their teams for a weekend of performances

Farah Rahimzada, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As S!NG 2022 approaches, with the first of the four shows on Friday, students are diligently working on perfecting their performances this week. Bringing it all together are the overall directors for each...

After being a lottery admissions system for two years, THHS is changing their admissions policies.

Opinion roundup: perspectives on the new admissions policy

Reah Joby, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Senior Maggie Huang: I believe that the admissions policy is necessary. If I was an incoming student, I would still apply and I think that other students would too if they cared enough to want to be admitted...

Joseph Seidel joins the THHS history department.

History department welcomes new faculty member Joseph Seidel

Riya Chaudhry and Reah Joby October 26, 2022

This school year, Joseph Seidel joined Townsend Harris High School as a history teacher, specifically teaching AP US History to juniors and seniors.  Mr. Seidel previously taught at Evander Childs...

In honor of Halloween being in a few days, Harrisites share their favorite traditions to do at this time of the year.

Harrisites’ favorite Halloween traditions

Jasmyn Pillay and Anastasia Gonidelis, Staff Writers October 26, 2022

The leaves on the trees are changing colors and the air is chilly. This is nature’s way of telling us that Halloween is here! At Townsend Harris High School, Harrisites have many traditions once the...

The removal of team gym was a tragic loss for many student athletes, as it played a major role in helping students manage their time.

OPINION: Team gym should be reinstated

Audrey Lin, Opinion Editor October 21, 2022

Upon receiving programs for the 2022-2023 school year, many student-athletes were puzzled to find that team gym was no longer part of their schedule. In previous years, upperclassmen at Townsend Harris...

Here are some predictions and Easter eggs that fans are saying about Taylor Swift’s new album, Midnights.

Midnights: Predictions & Easter Eggs

Emily Kapica, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Pop star legend Taylor Swift is coming out with her new album, Midnights, on October 21st and fans all over the world are ecstatic. Her new album is said to contain work from different eras of her life...

Halloween movies to watch during the spooky season.

Harrisites’ Recommendations Spooky Movies to Binge

Maimuna Amina and Amina Asad, Staff Writers October 19, 2022

October, the spookiest month of the year, is finally here. Grab your favorite candy, a blanket, and get ready to be spooked. Here is a list of spooky movies to binge.  It (2017) Craving a film about...

Students share their thoughts on the new Graphic Design course that is offered for all grades.

A look at the Graphic Design course now offered in the Art Department 

Alessandra Diaz, Staff Writer  October 12, 2022

At Townsend Harris High School, students weigh their career prospects in a wide variety of disciplines, and the elective course offerings are often their guides to success. For many, the graphic design...

Many Harrisites watched Harry Styles live at his concerts in Madison Square Garden.

Harrisites flock to Harry Styles concerts at Madison Square Garden

Isabella Zapata, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

Singer-songwriter Harry Styles has quickly topped the charts and has become one of the most popular and listened to artists, currently sitting at the second slot on the Billboard 100. He released 3 studio...

Dessert shop recommendations in Queens to go to with friends.

Dessert Shops to Visit with Friends

Valencia Li and Fiona Zheng, Staff Writers October 5, 2022

Looking for new places in Queens to hang out with friends and simultaneously satiate your sweet tooth? For those craving a sweet treat or new suggestions for local cafe spots, exploring popular dessert...

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