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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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Harrisites join nationwide student walkout

Harrisites join nationwide student walkout

Julianna Zitron and Nerfertari Elshiekh March 13, 2018

The school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has prompted nationwide calls for action from students, teachers, parents, and legislatures regarding gun violence and...

Academic conversation in action

Academic conversation in action

Danielle Amster February 27, 2018

By Danielle Amster, staff writer Throughout the past few months, the Townsend Harris community has expressed various opinions regarding this year’s addition to classrooms: academic conversations. The...

Student Spotlight: Leah Musheyev

Student Spotlight: Leah Musheyev

Ryla Pasaoa December 11, 2017

By Ryla Pasaoa, staff writer When she’s not cramming for tests or stressing about college applications, senior Leah Musheyev has her nose buried in science journal articles to gather background information...

New club raises awareness for animal rights

New club raises awareness for animal rights

Reshma Deonarain, Tanisum Halim, and Claire Lehane December 4, 2017

By Reshma Deonarain, Tanisum Halim and Claire Lehane, staff writers The Animal Rights Club has made its debut in THHS and joined the succession of clubs dedicated to encouraging students to take part...

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Assistant Principal Ellen Fee returns to teaching math

Samantha Alzate and Julianna Zitron November 29, 2017

After eight years of exclusively being the Assistant Principal of Organization and Physical Education/Health of Townsend Harris, Ellen Fee has once again taken on the position of a math teacher, now...

Black Friday’s best deals

Black Friday’s best deals

Nancy Jiang and Darren Chang November 23, 2017

The milky grey condensation on the automatic doors slowly evaporate as lights flicker and the sign hanging on the glass is flipped from CLOSED to OPEN. Ten minutes later, every shelf against the walls...

Freshiors announced as the victors of the 2018 SING! competition

Freshiors announced as the victors of the 2018 SING! competition

By Samantha Alzate, Yasmin Hasan, Victoria Kuzma, Georgia Malo, Amanda Renzi and Julianna Zitron, staff writers This year, the Freshiors were victorious in the annual SING! competition, marking this...

New club feature: Pre-Med Society

New club feature: Pre-Med Society

Diya Vanjani and Manpreet Kaur November 10, 2017

By Diya Vanjani and Manpreet Kaur, staff writers Many students in Townsend Harris High School desire to have a career in healthcare, and so the school is now in the process of creating a club for those...

Meet Townsend’s vlogging sensations

Meet Townsend’s vlogging sensations

Cleopatra Elshiekh and Nefertari Elshiekh November 7, 2017

By Cleopatra Elshiekh and Nefertari Elshiekh, staff writers Townsend Harris High School has their very own vlogging sensations—seniors Emily and Amanda Chu. They began vlogging in the fifth grade,...

PSAL fall season wraps up

PSAL fall season wraps up

Isabelle Guillaume and Amberly Khan November 6, 2017

By Isabelle Guillaume and Amberly Khan, staff writers With the end of autumn comes the end of the fall sports season in the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL). This means the conclusion of yet another...

Creative new way to organize: Bullet journaling

Creative new way to organize: Bullet journaling

Alyssa Nepomuceno and Jessica Brite November 3, 2017

By Jessica Brite and Alyssa Nepomuceno, staff writers Amidst the age of digitized media,  many people have begun to revert back to traditional means of tracking their productivity. The concept of...

THHS Confessions Page suddenly closes after request from deans

THHS Confessions Page suddenly closes after request from deans

Isabelle Guillaume and Amberly Khan November 1, 2017

By Isabelle Guillaume and Amberly Khan, staff writers After its two-month run since the beginning of the school year, the recently renewed Townsend Harris Confessions Page has announced its sudden closure....

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