By Rebecca Kim, Theo Schiminovich, Annette Kim, Rachel Ok
Issue 16, Volume 109
By Tina Zheng, Subyeta Chowdhury
By Tasfia Rahman, Matylda Urbaniak
Student teachers at Stuyvesant explain the reason they want to be teachers, the challenges they have faced, and the things they have learned.
By Talia Kahan
Telling Anuradha Bhagwati’s (‘93) inspiring story about her experience in the Marine Corps and her work advocating for change in the military.
By Veronika Kowalski, Mahirah Khan
How Stuyvesant is preparing for AP exam season and the tips that the Stuyvesant community has for first time AP test takers.
By Claire Tempelman
We take a look at all aspects of Stuyvesant’s caffeine culture, including habits, health, and general trends.
This morning, on Friday, May 24th, JunThis morning, on Friday, May 24th, Junior Parker left the Stuyvesant High School building through the first floor exit. Junior Parker is a member of the...
By The Features Department
By Tasfia Rahman
Alumni give their thoughts on learning ballroom dancing at Stuyvesant before pursuing ballroom competitively.
Arts and Entertainment
By Althea Barrett
A study on common tropes in the Young Adult Fiction genre and how they can be made fresh again.
By Rohan Saha, Paul Liou
Freshman breaks the all-time Stuyvesant High School high jump record; Greyducks win the Manhattan Borough Championships.
By Shreya Paul
The Stuyvesant health curriculum needs to be more LGBTQIA+-inclusive.
By Jake Lin
By Syeda Maliha
Netflix’s crime documentaries are making ordinary people think they’re detectives.
By May Hathaway
The meteoric rise of Instapoetry over the past few years has changed many people’s perceptions of poetry and has had unintended negative consequences on the genre of poetry as a whole.
By Ismath Maksura
Why was the YA genre so popular and where has it gone now?
By Aaron Wang, Kelly Yip
‘Scuse me, people in my group project, who do ya’ll think you are?? I love some of you guys but let’s be honest… only some…
By Morris Raskin
AJR Journey Through Life With Childlike Wonder on “Neotheater”
By Veronika Kowalski
Photography teacher Joel Winston divulges into the history and operations of Stuyvesant’s original photo studio and darkroom.
By The Humor Department
Spoiler alert, obviously.
By Karen Chen
By Mitchell Leung
You know, these days humor is all about the roasts and the gotties and the fails. But why does funny have to come from the nastier appreciations of human nature? Isn’t it time for a NEW type of April Fools’ Spec issue??
By Rudolph Merlin
However, on this day, the Stuyvesant Peglegs were able to do what few other teams could do in the PSAL Baseball League. They not only defeated Beacon High School, but they also shut out one of the best teams in all of New York City by a score of 3-0.
By Arpita Saha, Suah Chung, Nicholas Martin
Profile of Global and AP World History Teacher Dr. Berman
By Neil Sarkar, Karen Zhang, Jakob Gorisek-Gazze
The language department celebrated Japan Day in the student cafeteria on May 3 to spread appreciation for Japanese cuisine and culture.
By Erin Lee, Maddy Andersen
The 2019-2020 Big Sib Chairs have been announced.
By Jonathan Schneiderman, Morris Raskin
A review of the most ambitious blockbuster of all time: “Avengers Endgame.”
By The Editorial Board
The Spectator Editorial Board reviews the Zeyhana campaign and elects to endorse it.
Cynthia Tan and Elio Torres promise to “blow you away” with their three-pronged emphasis on transparency, innovation, and team; the Spectator Editorial Board reviews their...
The SHSAA and CSA alumni groups make their case for how to best serve Stuyvesant High School.
The ZIA Campaign, comprised of juniors Julia Brestovitskiy and Zoraiz Irshad, has ambitious goals for next year’s Senior Caucus; the Spectator Editorial board reviews their campaign.
The Spectator Editorial Board reviews the Corr-Sela ticket for Junior Caucus and elects to endorse it.
By Stefany Quiroz
Heidi Schreck’s “What the Constitution Means to Me” initiates a conversation about the current state of our nation and its history that’s been long overdue.
By Shivali Korgaonkar
Athlete of the Issue Vishwaa Sofat describes his experiences on the cricket team.
By Maya Dunayer
Though it has good intentions and does have some benefits to the administration, Talos is currently causing a lot of stress for the student body and therefore needs to be amended.
By Owen Potter, Lewis Woloch
His talent is undeniable, but despite [Harden’s] league-leading scoring ability, his style of play is put under more scrutiny than any other star in the NBA.
By Rafal Chociej
The embargo placed on Cuba is outdated and should be repealed due to Cuba’s progress towards fixing its internal problems.
By Yae June Lee, Waseq Ahmed
The Peglegs, Stuyvesant’s boys’ lacrosse team, despite fighting hard in their recent matchup with Lehman Campus, finish their season with first round exit.
By Elio Torres, Isabel Ching
Loft law, a code designed to protect loft tenants, is the ideal solution to satisfy the controversial tension between residents and developers.
By Alice Zhu
Pay-to-stay jails are an instrument of inequality and act as a way for the rich to escape the punishments of a traditional jail.
By Ishq Gupta
An explanation of how the Kardashian-Jenner family rose to fame and why they’ve been the most hated group of people ever since.
By Jacqueline Thom, Morris Raskin, Jiahe Wang, Christine Lin
The Arts & Entertainment Department visited the Tribeca Film Festival. Here are some of the highlights and the best new things to check out.
By Alicia Yu
Matthew Boling is a high school track athlete who has recently been dominating in the sprinting competitions, specifically the 100-meter dash.
By Aya Alryyes
Jair Bolsonaro is leading Brazil to a repeat of its military dictatorship through whitewashing the past, but he cannot succeed without public support.
By Liam Kronman
By Subhan Chahal
After an abysmal campaign that has left the Stuyvesant cricket team at the rock-bottom of their division, the Tigers strive to end the season on a high.
By Emma Linderman
Here’s how “Reality Bites” is still relevant after 25 years.
By Jacob Steinberg
The contents of and the arrests tied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the White House’s potential crimes, as well as the White House’s attempts to seclude the Report necessitates a change throughout President Trump’s administration.
By Caroline Pickering
Marvel introduced their first gay character in “Avengers: Endgame”; however, many fans were disappointed in how small of a role he had in the film. In this article, I explore a list of current Marvel Cinematic Universe characters who would have been a better first openly gay character.
By Joshua Spektor
An analysis of whether the NHL benefits from the success of small market teams.
“Captain Marvel” is an important step forward in talking about the female experience in the mainstream media, handling issues such as male favoritism and harassment with dignity and eloquence.
By Bill Ni
The MCU’s movies and large range of heroes and villains have launched their movies to the next level, encouraging us to cheer during the runtime and changing what going to the theater entails.
By Brian Zhang
Come join us on the hunt for the Hell’s Kitchens of the Tribeca!