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

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

The Classic

Following reports of a rise in violence against Asian-American community, Harrisites share concerns

Following reports of a rise in violence against Asian-American community, Harrisites share concerns

Victoria Oei March 3, 2021

This past month, reports of a spike in violence against the Asian-American community have flooded social media and appeared in major news outlets. In recent weeks, many Harrisites have taken to their...

An unsung problem: all THHS orchestra classes run through recently cut QC funding

An unsung problem: all THHS orchestra classes run through recently cut QC funding

Victoria Oei August 6, 2020

Last week, the Townsend Harris High School community received news that the Department of Education will no longer fund the Queens College Preparatory Program (CPP). While there has been much discussion...

A look into the growing calls for the NYC DOE to cut ties with the NYPD

A look into the growing calls for the NYC DOE to cut ties with the NYPD

Usha Sookai and Victoria Oei June 19, 2020

In early June, the Minneapolis Board of Education voted to end its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department, removing all members of the Minneapolis PD from the city’s public schools. Since...

A thank you to the flag football seniors

A thank you to the flag football seniors

Kelsey Miu June 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, and led to the cancellation of numerous events and activities. On March 12, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that PSAL activities were to...

COVID-19 frontline worker spotlight: Matilda Kim

COVID-19 frontline worker spotlight: Matilda Kim

Yuri Choi June 15, 2020

Americans continue to practice social distancing to avoid the possibility of being infected or spreading the virus. During this time of hardship, the role of frontline workers has become more crucial...

Coronavirus and climate: How a pandemic impacts the Earth

Coronavirus and climate: How a pandemic impacts the Earth

Ramisha Parvez June 15, 2020

Within a few months, COVID-19 has completely changed our lives. Schools are closed, unemployment is at an all-time high, hospitals are understaffed, and the roads are empty with the exception of a few...

Career Day moves online

Career Day moves online

Sruthi Manish June 12, 2020

From May 25 to June 12, Townsend Harris High School hosted Virtual Career Day to introduce students to professionals across various careers. As a response to coronavirus and the absence of a traditional...

Senior wrestlers step off the mat

Senior wrestlers step off the mat

Jessie Ye June 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause and led to the cancellation of numerous events and activities. On March 12, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that PSAL activities were to...

Upcoming changes and continuities in college admissions process

Upcoming changes and continuities in college admissions process

Sarah Aguiar and Jessie Ye June 9, 2020

As remote learning continues, rising seniors and juniors are beginning to consider how COVID-19 will affect college admissions. Multiple colleges across the nation have temporarily dropped SAT and ACT...

Girls track team seniors complete the final stretch 

Girls track team seniors complete the final stretch 

Riya Sapkal June 8, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, and led to the cancellation of numerous events and activities. On March 12, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that PSAL activities were to...

Fencing team says farewell to seniors

Fencing team says farewell to seniors

Kristine Kong June 5, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, and led to the cancellation of numerous events and activities. On March 12, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that PSAL activities were to...

Handball teammates give outgoing seniors a hand

Handball teammates give outgoing seniors a hand

Kristen Zhou June 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, and led to the cancellation of numerous events and activities. On March 12, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that PSAL activities were to...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Classic
$695
$1000
Contributed
Our Goal