By Janna Wang, Maggie Sansone, Sakura Yamanaka, Pulindu Weerasekara
Concerns arise amidst the uncontested Student Union, Junior Caucus, and Senior Caucus elections for the 2021-2022 school year.
Issue 17, Volume 111
By Jady Chen, Sarah Huynh, Mary Lee
Taking into consideration the DOE’s announcement of the full reopening of all NYC public schools for the 2021-2022 school year, students and teachers share their thoughts.
By Rachel Vildman, Amanda Brucculeri, Eugene Yoo
Exploring students' opinions on college tours in the age of Covid-19.
By Karen Zhang, Clara Shapiro
During this pandemic, Asian Americans have been blamed, harassed, and attacked for the “Wuhan Flu.” Here is how Stuyvesant responds.
By The Features Department
Sixty years down the line, here’s what Stuyvesant students will tell their grandchildren about life during the pandemic.
By Shivani Shah
BAPS, a religious organization recently exposed for exploiting its workers, needs to look at its past mistakes to move forward.
By Elicia Chau
By Elizabeth Black
No longer the positive space it once was, TikTok wreaks havoc on the social, mental, and even physical health of Gen Z.
By Justin Huang
At surface level, veganism seems binary, but the main goal should be to follow a diet that is ethical, resource-efficient, and healthy.
By Subaah Syed
The recent suspension of oil drilling leases in the largest national wildlife refuge in the country leads to the debate on the disadvantages and advantages of oil drilling.
By Andy Chen
A 58-year-old afflicted with blindness sees light and images for the first time in 40 years after being treated with optogenetics, a new type of gene therapy.
By Liesel Wong, Ksenya Mull
Some things you need to know about Stuy from your favorite freshmen-loving upperclassmen.
By Helena Williams
One Humor writer says goodbye in the best way she can think of: dumping shade and giving tips.
By Kyle Hon Chan
You’ve failed a test, and your mom’s hot on your tail. It’s time for office hours. Art Request: Picture of a person staring at the screen with the “Please Wait, The Host will let you in soon.” the thing before the teacher lets you into the meeting.
By Caroline Pickering
Scientists and doctors recommend caution amidst an outbreak of a mysterious new disease inducing millions of Americans into a zombie-like trance.
By Aniket Roy, Erica Chen
Hades writes a blog about Gods using Tinder.
By Taee Chi, Julian Duran
After a year of inactivity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stuyvesant boys’ basketball team, the Runnin’ Rebels, is finally back in action.
Arts and Entertainment
By The Arts & Entertainment Department
By Theo Kubovy-Weiss
As we look toward the latter half of the year to give us even more great projects, here are some of the best albums of 2021.
By Max Schneider
The team has a losing record and has one of the youngest rosters in program history. But those facts are what makes this season so great.
By Vernon Hughes
As PSAL sports resumed with a different format from prior years, Stuyvesant’s girls’ track team, the Greyducks, finally got the chance to bond and compete together again
By Isabella Jia, James Kang, Madison Kim
With the conclusion of this year and programming selections for AP classes, Stuyvesant students share their perspectives on the importance and value of AP courses and exams.
By The Editorial Board
After collecting and analyzing the data of 177 outgoing seniors, here is what The Spectator found
By Christine Chang, Zifei Zhao, Nicole Itkin, Shivani Manimaran, Isabella Jia, Eugene Yoo, Isabelle Lam
A behind-the-scenes look at how students pulled off three separate SING! productions in a year in which SING! seemed virtually impossible.
By Amanda Brucculeri, Rachel Vildman
A look into students’ opinions on the ease of the mask mandate.
By Ariana Devito, Saiyedah Nayra, Sabrina Li, Eugene Yoo, Nicole Itkin
As the school year draws to a close, students reflect on the benefits and challenges of spending most of the academic year remote.
By Melia Moore, Judy Chen, Chloe Boccara
Stuyvesant students discuss the burnout that comes with remote learning.
By Mahir Hossain
By implementing the CW program and improving diplomatic relationships, we can keep civilians away from the mass destruction these weapons could unleash.
By Ashley Lin
Though solving the issue of food deserts requires systemic change, there are things an average person can do to help improve this issue, such as trying to reduce individual food waste and donating to charities that aim to decrease food insecurity.
By Amanda Cisse
It is time to move away from Eurocentric education. Reinstate the Black Lives in Literature elective.
By Sathirtha Mondal
There is a rare breed of rabbits that effortlessly do handstands instead of hopping due to a genetic abnormality.
By Maya Nelson
The Supreme Court’s revisiting of Roe v. Wade poses a large threat to women’s reproductive rights.
By Erica Li
The chain of command military justice system that deals with sexual assault cases within the U.S. armed forces does not work and needs to be changed.
By Ethan Lam
The nonexistent film has swept the nation.
By Kelly Yip
Senior SING! but virtual!
By Alexander Chu
Apple reveals a hot virtual assistant, Alexis, to compete with Samsung’s Sam.
As this year like no other comes to a close, one can’t help but reflect upon the past 15 months of our lives, spent trying to make the most out of a virtual high school experience.
By Gavin McGinley
Bo Burnham’s new special is not as comedic as many expected, but delivers as a piece of truly innovative and introspective art.
By Dalia Levanon, Juni Park, Mary Lee
In the fall of 2021, incoming freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will begin their first fully in-person year at Stuyvesant.
By Logan Ruzzier
A snarky recollection of Junior SING! 2021
By Krista Proteasa, Asa Muhammad
Soph-Frosh SING! strikes again!
By Jasmine Wang
Hint: It’s not pretty.
By Eshaal Ubaid
At least we all get an extra free?
By Morris Raskin, Karen Zhang
The Spectator reviews Senior SING!
By Momoca Mairaj, Maya Nelson, Kenisha Mahajan
The Spectator reviews Junior SING!
By Luca Adeishvili, Zifei Zhao
Pop-synthed “Harmony House” is the lush continuation of Dayglow’s upbeat and hopeful discography.
By Phillip Phan
The Stuyvesant baseball team sits at the top of the triple-A division. Read about their season!
Here are the Top Fives of the entire SING! 2021
By Suah Chung, Gavin McGinley
The Spectator reviews Soph-Frosh SING!
By Julie Grandchamp-Desraux
A review of the new Twenty One Pilots album “Scaled and Icy”
By Shivali Korgaonkar
Stuyvesant’s girls’ softball team, the Renegades, has prospered this season, despite navigating the unique challenges of a new team composition and the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Ethan Kirschner
Because of the limited nature of the 2021 boys’ volleyball season, the Stuyvesant Beasts are hoping to make their biggest impact off the court.
By Yoonah Chang
Stuyvesant’s ultimate frisbee team, the Sticky Fingers, hopes to finish its season strong after facing multiple obstacles from the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Lianne Ohayon
An incredible debut album, Olivia Rodrigo’s “SOUR” paints a beautiful picture of pure emotion and heartbreak that everyone can relate to.
By Unkown User, Sonya Sasson
Augmented biology reveals that fruits and vegetables may hold clues to solving some of the world’s largest medical problems.