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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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Do students read anymore?

Do students read anymore?

Christy Han and Jessie Ye January 22, 2020

As Harrisites balance AP and QC classes with extracurriculars and sports, many end up without time for activities that they enjoy, such as reading.  Reading rates seem to differ between each grade....

The Harrisite holiday gift guide

The Harrisite holiday gift guide

Ikeoluwa Adedokun December 22, 2019

By  Ikeoluwa Adedokun, Staff Writer With the holiday season and break right around the corner, there are a few things that are on Harrisites’ minds, one of which being holiday gifts. As it is the time...

Boys basketball shoots for success

Boy’s basketball shoots for success

Zeyad Shariff December 20, 2019

By Zeyad Shariff  The Boys’ Varsity Basketball team won their first game of the season on November 20, defeating Queens Gateway to Health Sciences with a score of 66-29 and have since gone on to win...

Top 10 best electronic gifts for the holidays

Top 10 best electronic gifts for the holidays

Alexis Dixon and Sabrina Eng December 19, 2019

By Sabrina Eng and Alexis Dixon, Staff Writers With the holidays around the corner, many are scrambling to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Over the past decade, electronics have become an...

Top five underrated holiday movies

Top five underrated holiday movies

Catherine Fang and Lauren Jun December 18, 2019

As we enter this holiday season, the cold weather provides the perfect opportunity to curl up on the couch and watch some movies. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to rewatch Home Alone...

Relationship rants: getting ghosted in the halls

Relationship rants: getting ghosted in the halls

A--- December 18, 2019

This is a new monthly column we are launching for people to share their thoughts about social life at Townsend Harris High School. This should speak to general aspects about social life at our school...

Harrisites share thoughts on field trip frequency

Harrisites share thoughts on field trip frequency

Marcella Soewignjo December 17, 2019

By Marcella Soewignjo, Staff Writer  As we near the middle of the school year, many students look forward to school trips as a way to take a break from their stressful work loads. Despite the variety...

Sophomore trip bowls over the competition

Sophomore trip bowls over the competition

Allyanne Ilasin, Alisha Mahadeo, and Kimberly Sukhraj December 16, 2019

By Alisha Mahadeo, Kimberly Sukhraj, Allyanne Ilasin, Staff Writers  On Tuesday, November 19, current Townsend Harris sophomores attended the Sophomore Trip from third to seventh band at Whitestone Bowling...

Senior debuts clothing brand and Townsend gets ICEDOUT

Senior debuts clothing brand and Townsend gets ICEDOUT

Christy Han and Ikeoluwa Adedokun November 26, 2019

By Ikeoluwa Adedokun and Christy Han, Staff Writers  As winter approaches, hoodie season is in session. Right on time, senior Ivan Chan pre-released his clothing brand ICEDOUT two weeks ago....

Class of 2000 alum and Netflix comedian Hari Kondabolu speaks on diversity and his career

Class of 2000 alum and Netflix comedian Hari Kondabolu speaks on diversity and his career

Amrin Rahman and Carly Hu November 26, 2019

By Carly Hu and Amrin Rahman, Features Editors “Having life experience made me a better artist. Having an education that was rich made me a better artist. So I think at some point, you do have to...

Saturday disaster: A larger problem than S!NG

Saturday disaster: A larger problem than S!NG

The Editorial Board November 25, 2019

By The Editorial Board For the Townsend Harris community, the student-led production S!NG holds great importance with students, family, and friends coming together in a crowded auditorium to support...

Semores soar to S!NG victory

Semores soar to S!NG victory

Victoria Kuzma and Julianna Zitron November 25, 2019

By Julianna Zitron and Victoria Kuzma, News Editor and A&E Editor This past Saturday, the Semores were announced as the winners of the 2020 S!NG competition. Following some confusion about the...

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