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

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Alumnus Ethan Felder organizes Queens Healthcare Town Hall at Townsend Harris

Tehreem Khan April 28, 2017

A Queens Healthcare Town Hall, organized and hosted The event will take place on Sunday, April 30 at 1 PM. According to a Facebook event page, “For too many in this borough, quality healthcare has...


After eight months of discord dominating the halls of Townsend Harris, the long-awaited decision has been revealed: Rosemarie Jahoda will not be the permanent principal of THHS. Instead, Superintendent...

Freshmen-Sophomore President Max Kurant takes on leadership role amidst principal controversy

Rabia Hasan March 20, 2017

Many students have become prominent voices during the ongoing turmoil involving Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie Jahoda. Freshmen-Sophomore President Max Kurant is one of the students who has stood...

Parents and student frustrated waiting for days for IAP Jahoda to help with another grade change error

Aly Tantawy February 27, 2017

Senior Kortney Coburn and her parents claim that they waited four days for Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie Jahoda to sign off on changing a grade on her mid-year transcript. Unlike other errors that...

Frequently “unavailable” interim acting principal spends part of work day focused on furniture shopping

Sumaita Hasan, Mehrose Ahmad, and Mohima Sattar February 13, 2017

In recent weeks, a common criticism of Interim Acting Principal Rosemarie Jahoda has been her lack of availability. Over the course of the past nine weeks, we have tried to set up interviews with Ms....


Gustavo Delgado and Hiba Sohail June 13, 2016

In a school that prides itself in its collective intellect, creativity, and drive, it’s no surprise that doodles can be found even in the strangest of places. From a teacher’s perspective, doodling...

Boys track compete in Penn Relays

George Adamou June 13, 2016

The boys outdoor track team took part in the Penn Relays, an annual competition has been held since 1895 by the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event was held from April...

Athletes continue to shine over the summer break

Daniel Singh June 13, 2016

Summer vacation is a time for many Harrisites to lay low and relax after a stressful school year.  However, for many Harrisite athletes, the summer is the time for them to concentrate on their sports...

Photo by Adam Sosnicki

ESPN 30 for 30: Joseph Canzoneri, A Baseball Life

Benjamin Chang June 13, 2016
The long-awaited matchup between Townsend Harris and Forest Hills pit the Hawks against one of Townsend’s very own faculty members, English teacher Joseph Canzoneri, head coach of the Rangers. A two game set, both teams...


David Zarowin June 13, 2016
While most high school juniors are throwing paper airplanes at their friends, Harrisite Mitchell Mu flies real ones. After training with an instructor at the Andover Flight Academy for the last year, Mitchell has completed his first solo flight, and...

Don’t be the social media-tors

The Editors June 13, 2016

Social media is undoubtedly intrinsic to the 21st century adolescent experience. Nearly every student at Townsend Harris uses some form of social media, whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, or Instagram....

A solution to heading in the wrong direction

Matthew Mandel June 13, 2016

One of the most common complaints heard from Townsend students concerns the staircases and the retention of lateness demerits. Students with minimal manners are met on the staircases and only add to the...

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