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

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

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

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Students reflect on taking the school-administered SAT and PSAT

Students reflect on taking the school-administered SAT and PSAT

Maria Mattei, Katherine Reyes, and Alessandra Diaz April 6, 2022

In late March, sophomores and juniors sat in the Townsend Harris gym to participate in the citywide SAT School Day. Offered by the College Board, the program allows schools to administer the PSAT and...

Seeing Double: Talking to Townsend’s Latest Twins

Seeing Double: Talking to Townsend’s Latest Twins

Esther Liu and Sophia Sookram March 22, 2022

In the hallways, friends often exchange short greetings and update each other about their life. However, this conversation can quickly become awkward when it’s clear one person in the conversation...

The Most Endearing Gift Ideas: Valentine’s Day

The Most Endearing Gift Ideas: Valentine’s Day

Sadeea Morshed February 9, 2022

Small tokens of appreciation can make anyone happier on Valentine’s Day. With February 14 inching increasingly nearer,  here are some last-minute endearing gift ideas everyone should try their hand...

Gaming in the early 2010s: A look back in time

Gaming in the early 2010s: A look back in time

Richard Lu January 26, 2022

When people think about pop culture moments in the 2010s, they usually veer their attention towards hit songs such as “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” by Silentó or trendy food items like boba. Video games...

Is Hype House worth the hype?

Is Hype House worth the hype?

Reem Nasrallah January 19, 2022

TikTok drama, the main thing that entertained Gen Z over quarantine, is back in a brand new way. On January 7, reality series Hype House was released on Netflix, giving viewers the inside scoop on the...

Why Forza Horizon 5 is the Highest Rated Video Game of 2021

Why Forza Horizon 5 is the Highest Rated Video Game of 2021

Adam Sayah January 12, 2022

During the pandemic, the gaming industry exploded in popularity as people found ways to entertain themselves at home. Amidst this surge of new gamers, Playground Games, the creators of the Forza Horizon...

Movies and shows to be released in 2022

Movies and shows to be released in 2022

Valencia Li January 5, 2022

Although 2021 has come to an end, the production of movies and television series across all media platforms is more constant than ever. Here are some of the most anticipated new films and TV shows soon...

Five Christmas flavors that we can do without

Five Christmas flavors that we can do without

Lexuan Sun and Bing Ling Wu December 22, 2021

As the holiday season rolls around, one thing that’s a must are the flavors incorporated in the wide variety of holiday foods. Traditionally, these flavors have found a place in foods on virtually...

Best & Worst Gifts for Secret Santa

Best & Worst Gifts for Secret Santa

Ella Kim and Ryan Young December 22, 2021

It's that time of year again: hot chocolate, sitting by the fireplace, gingerbread houses, eggnog, and most importantly, gift giving. One of the best ways to make sure all your friends receive a gift...

Looking back at S!NG 2022

Looking back at S!NG 2022

Lauren Jun and Ramisha Parvez December 16, 2021

S!NG returned to Townsend Harris High School with four shows on November 19 and November 20, with the Freshiors being announced the winners of the 2022 S!NG competition. The entirely student-written...

Tis The Season For Secret Santa

Tis The Season For Secret Santa

Reem Nasrallah December 15, 2021

While the workload grows heavier with homework and tests as the countdown to winter break continues, many Townsend Harris High School students scramble to finish the beloved gift exchange of the season,...

Renowned sports anime Haikyuu no longer available to Netflix audiences

Renowned sports anime Haikyuu no longer available to Netflix audiences

Daffny Cardoso and Melinda Wang December 15, 2021

Following its release in 2014, Haikyuu still takes center stage as one of the most prominent sports anime in the industry. After having aired the show since 2019, Netflix’s license to stream the show...

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