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

The Classic

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

The Classic

Musicians for The Little Mermaid reflect on their experience 

Musicians for The Little Mermaid reflect on their experience 

Allen Babakhanov and Christopher Crisanto April 29, 2022

Every spring semester, Townsend Harris High School showcases a play as one of the school’s many annual arts-related events. After two years of suspended in-person performances due to the pandemic,...

Back in-person, Science Olympiad reflects on finishing their season 

Back in-person, Science Olympiad reflects on finishing their season 

Benjamin Babayev April 5, 2022

Benjamin Babayev, Staff Writer The Townsend Harris Science Olympiad (SciOly) Team, is centered around competing in different science-related competitions under the SciOly organization, with subjects ranging...

Girls Varsity Softball team shares hopes for this season

Girls Varsity Softball team shares hopes for this season

Madeline Cannon March 21, 2022

Last week, the Townsend Harris Girls Varsity Softball team had a strong start to their season, defeating Robert H. Goddard High School with a score of 16-1. Due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 ...

Experience FON 2022 through photos

Experience FON 2022 through photos

March 17, 2022

Below are a folders containing a series of photos taken throughout the weekend that FON 2022 debuted. You can also view them through Google Drive here. 

Harrisites discuss their coffee preferences: Iced vs. Hot

Harrisites discuss their coffee preferences: Iced vs. Hot

Queenie Sze March 8, 2022

Oftentimes, as students, it’s difficult to fight the urge to doze off in class after a sleepless night studying. Some resort to drinking coffee in an attempt to keep themselves awake and to supply...

The Classic asked Harrisites what their top and future reads are: Here’s how they responded

The Classic asked Harrisites what their top and future reads are: Here’s how they responded

DEFNE KAYGISIZ and Felicia Granel February 28, 2022

Everyone has those books that harbor slivers of warmth when jackets do not do the trick, resonating with the reader as a person. To gauge Harrisite’s most cherished reads, The Classic asked students...

Bel-Air is a breath of fresh air in February 2022

Bel-Air is a breath of fresh air in February 2022

Richard Lu February 23, 2022

The widely acclaimed sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) is getting a reboot this year. Bel-Air (2022), starring an entirely new cast from the original series, debuted its first episode on February...

Wind Ensemble launches Band Bodega to raise funds

Wind Ensemble launches Band Bodega to raise funds

Reem Nasrallah February 15, 2022

As a part of the Wind Ensemble’s fundraising initiative, the Townsend Harris High School Music Department has set up a convenient snack store run by band volunteers. The Band Bodega, located in the...

Hershey Kisses: Overrated or Not?

Hershey Kisses: Overrated or Not?

Anis Djerdjare, Partha Dhar, Hongjie Cui, and Madisyn Cosme February 14, 2022

With Valentine’s Day upon us again, today is as much the day of sweets as that of love. Chocolate being a token candy of the holiday, people tend to go for a classic and buy Hershey Kisses. Despite...

Rating Sweethearts: A new take on an old Valentines favorite

Rating Sweethearts: A new take on an old Valentine’s favorite

Cate Nguyen February 7, 2022

With February 14 slowly approaching, people worldwide are looking forward to Valentine’s Day festivities. A day devoted for people to express their affection to each other, Valentine’s Day usually...

Winter Olympics begin in Beijing

Winter Olympics begin in Beijing

Adam Gosine and Anton Rud February 4, 2022

Following the Tokyo games held last summer, the Olympics are kicking off once again with its opening ceremony premiering today. The Beijing Winter Olympics will consist of sports such as figure skating,...

Benjamin Alire Sáenz Kicks Off DOE LGBTQ+  Digital Author Talks

Benjamin Alire Sáenz Kicks Off DOE LGBTQ+ Digital Author Talks

Amelia Harrington February 4, 2022

On January 19, the first of several LGBTQ+ author talks hosted by the NYC Department of Education (DOE) started off with poet and novelist Benjamin Alire Sáenz, author of Aristotle and Dante Discover...

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