By Rajhasree Paul, Zuzi Liu, Emma Chio
Tap Club, Stuy Squad, SING!, and StuyArts organized a cultural dance appreciation discussion panel featuring guest speakers Eboné Vanityzo Johnson, Jason Samuels Smith, and Sangita Shresthova.
Issue 9, Volume 111
By Erin Lee, Talia Kahan, Morris Raskin, Karen Zhang, Momoca Mairaj, Jenny Liu
The student body exploded in response to a sophomore’s Facebook post on January 3, 2021, expressing her deteriorating mental health and dread of returning to school after winter break. Students, teachers, and administrators share their responses.
By Mahir Hossain, Juni Park, Vedaant Shah
Art teacher William Wrigley will teach a comic art elective starting this spring.
By Isabella Jia, Rifath Hossain, Janna Wang
Stuyvesant canceled its plans to host the PSAT on January 26 due to school closure and weekly COVID-19 positivity rates increases in the city.
By Janna Wang, Eugene Yoo, Jady Chen, Kai Li
The DOE has mandated Regents Week to be instructional days, changing Stuyvesant’s administration of final exams.
By Saiyedah Nayra, Chloe Boccara, Vanessa Chen, Khujista Umama
The pandemic has left eighth-graders to deal with an uncertain future regarding high school admissions. What are their responses to the upcoming SHSAT?
By Dexter Wells, Shivani Manimaran
Stuyvesant reflects on the chaos of the curse of 2020.
By Isabel Ching
Across America, printed newspapers are dying a slow and painful death. What does that mean for us?
By Maya Dunayer
The world needs to take a page out of Israel’s book and adapt their efficient and effective approach to handling the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Sathirtha Mondal
A recent breakthrough in quantum teleportation has enabled the progression of the quantum Internet, a faster and more secure network that may soon replace the current Internet.
By Elizabeth Black
The industries that control our idea of what makes for an attractive woman have pedophilic roots that run deeper than we know, and it’s beyond disturbing.
By Jacky Chen
Remote learning is deeply imperfect. What can we do about that?
By John Grossman
Elite institutions have been using legacy admissions to fill out their classes for a century, but should they continue?
By Erica Chen, Oliver Hollmann
Zoom releases a series of updates that get increasingly bonkers.
By Asa Muhammad
We care, just not that much.
By Jordan Barakat
Wow, your friends and family hate you.
By Helena Williams
McConnell’s head goes SPLAT.
By The Editorial Board
We sent out an anonymous form for students to share their thoughts about mental health, workload, or anything else regarding this past semester.
By Roxie Gosfield, Susie McKnight
Aaron Rodgers’s groundbreaking season has made him the frontrunner for the 2020 NFL MVP.
By Aki Yamaguchi
“Being part of a team for any number of seasons leaves an impact on any athlete, who will never forget the camaraderie or simply the pure joy of playing.”
Arts and Entertainment
By Dexter Wells
A profile of Ludwig Göransson, one of the most talented figures in the musical world at present.
By Nicole Liu
Though “Sweet Home” may be lacking in scare factor, its terrific characters and unique plot makes up for it.
By Isabella Jia, James Kang, Ruiwen Tang
Stuyvesant hosted its biannual hackathon, StuyHacks, in a virtual format for the first time.
By Zifei Zhao, Olivia Woo, Dalia Levanon, Liana Wu
A look at how Stuyvesant students feel about snow days and how remote learning may have brought on their removal.
By Isabella Jia, Sabrina Li, Ariana Devito
Stuyvesant students share their expectations, results, and experiences with braces.
By Rachel Vildman, Amanda Brucculeri
A look at how classes that required in-person interaction are working virtually.
By Ava Fung, Eugene Yoo, Millie Bell, Mahir Hossain
Students and faculty speak about their opinions on the vaccine and the future ahead.
By Oscar Wang
Much more happens in Antarctica than you may think.
By Kaitlyn Lee
DeepMind’s latest version of AlphaFold can accurately predict a protein’s 3D structure based on its amino acids, opening new possibilities for fields from medicine to environmental science.
By Anisha Singhal
Many high school students are at the doorsteps of momentous financial decisions—but are educationally unprepared to make them.
By Aaron Visser
Let’s cut our losses and end this disastrous 15-year experiment once and for all.
By Lauren Chin
The Stand Your Ground law attempts to create a method of self-defense, but is unfortunately not always used in this way.
By Angelina Chang
The development of a rechargeable zinc-air battery could create a cheaper, safer, and more environmentally friendly energy source.
By Alex Cho
Gaming should not be a subculture where its bad behavior can be ignored.
By Jacob Steinberg
Donald Trump incited the January 6 coup. He must be removed from the Presidency.
By Gavin McGinley
While Cyberpunk has an amazing open world, and executes well on its characters and central narrative, it’s a broken and nearly unplayable game.
By Julia Panas
What is the wonder wardrobe, why is it so great, and how can I make one myself?
By Nakib Abedin
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Pelé have always been miles above the rest in the soccer GOAT debate. When Messi and Ronaldo recently surpassed two of Pelé’s most cherished records, the debate was once again reignited—this time with much more heat than ever before.
By Aidan Look, Taee Chi
Here are five teams to look out for in the 2020-2021 NBA season.
By Zoe Buff
A review of On Pointe, a Disney+ docuseries highlighting what it’s like behind the scenes at the School of American Ballet.
By Jenny Liu, Eleanor Leung
Taylor Swift’s “evermore” delves deeper into the charming world “folklore” created and includes moments of introspective reflection that highlight her professional and personal growth.
By Jeremy Lee, Yaqin Rahman
Stay up to date on the NFL Playoffs and see which teams have a shot at the Super Bowl!
By Suah Chung
A book review of “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” by V.E. Schwab, a portrait of the timeless struggle of finding value in your life and making an impact on the course of history.
By Julie Grandchamp-Desraux
Why “Alice In Borderland” succeeds as a live-action compared to other live-action adaptations.
Seniors reflect on their years at Stuyvesant and The Spectator.
By Roxy Perazzo
A review of “The Flight Attendant,” a new take on mystery.
By Levi Simon
Recounting of the life of Daniel Dumile, aka MF DOOM.
By Christina Pan
Darius Marder’s “Sound of Metal” captures a musician’s journey through deafness and the reverberations of change.
By Shafiul Haque
Mesut Özil, who was recently considered among the best players in the world, has seen his career spiral at Arsenal FC.
By Erica Chen
As the end of the semester nears, teachers tell their students that they will miss them, but it’s discovered that they actually mean the opposite of what they say.
By Krista Proteasa
If you haven’t been outside in 10 months, this one’s for you!
By Ezra Lee, Amy Zhang
We just want to help students save money for college.
With the recent Facebook post regarding students’ declining mental health gaining significant traction, it is clear that our community must address the lack of enforcement of many of Stuyvesant’s academic policies to ensure a smoother, more successful second semester.
By Phillip Phan, Philip Von Mueffling
The Knicks are young, hungry, and ready to compete again.
By Kenisha Mahajan
A review of Netflix’s new mockumentary “Death to 2020.”
By Alicia Yu
Here are the top-ranked women’s college hoops teams in the NCAA.
By Theo Kubovy-Weiss
Here are some of the most anticipated albums of 2021 to look forward to. Art/Photo Request: Just a picture of some of the artists mentioned
By Agatha Edwards
This article talks about the plot, characters, acting, themes, and other aspects of The Mandalorian Season 2.