By Jina Koh, Ziying Jian
Stuyvesant’s FIRST Robotics Challenge team, StuyPulse 694, won first place at the RoboRama competition last week, despite COVID-19 postponing many matches and other challenges.
Issue 6, Volume 112
By Chloe Boccara, Nicole Itkin
By Eugene Yoo
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected club trips?
By Eliza Oppenheimer
Mixing personal life with school life, students explain what it’s like to have members of their home family be a part of the Stuyvesant family.
By Mahir Hossain
The idea of green burial has popped up as a cleaner, possibly even more natural way of assessing death itself.
By Subaah Syed
The pursuit of creating the most efficient medical care in the military has led to significant advancements in the field of medicine and science itself, with revolutionary discoveries regarding deadly diseases to the incorporation of rapid technology in lab testing.
By Andy Chen
New findings suggest sponges may be the evolutionary precursor for the modern nervous system in humans and animals.
By Aaron Visser
Despite the best efforts of Republicans to delegitimize it, cancel culture remains a massive problem.
By Alex Cho
The future of NFT gaming seems to be an exciting one, and soon, it may assert itself as a core part of major games.
By Aryana Singh
Eating insects is surprisingly beneficial to human health and can serve as a solution to some of our problems.
By Jonathan Schneiderman
A letter to an editor in response to “Ditch the A.P.’s” by Kerry Garfinkel
By Amanda Cisse
It is time for Stuyvesant High School to improve its approach to language learning.
By Jasmine Wang
In a strange collective fever dream, Stuy has developed a few interesting phenomena.
By Oliver Hollmann
STC is back, baby, and now it’s Something Rotten!
By Kyle Hon Chan
Bryans has visited over 400 realities to watch alternate-timeline movies, and here are his most recent reviews.
An enraged turkey has fled from the Thanksgiving turkey killings and has started a life of crime.
By Krista Proteasa
“Women belong in the kitchen!” Are you sure about that?
By Caroline Pickering
In a post apocalyptic wasteland, only one thing remains certain: Mariah will return.
By Efe Kilic
The free agent market continues to keep fans at the edge of their seats in the middle of the NFL season.
By Nada Hameed, Pulindu Weerasekara
Stuyvesant budget has been supported by the Parent Association and provided additional funding from the NYCDOE as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Jady Chen, Maggie Sansone
With a few positive COVID-19 cases at Stuyvesant, here is how the administration handles confirmed cases, close contacts, and testing.
By Momoca Mairaj, Jared Moser
The administration turned the former Big Sibs Office in the Student Union Room into a Tech Room for students to work in and ease the crowd around the printing station.
By Soobin Choi
The tension between the grades over what the senior bar really means/ represents and what this means about the changing attitudes of the grades.
By Elicia Chau
Trying to unlearn my accent and usage of Australian English has distanced me from acknowledging my Strayan roots.
By Peter Goswami
Violence against Hindus in Bangladesh and violence against Muslims in India manifested once again this year during Durga Puja, an important religious festival for Bengali Hindus.
By Hellen Luo
The process of an astronaut dying in space can play out in several different scenarios with varying internal and external factors taking hold of the human corpse from time to time.
By Jacob Steinberg
In an increasingly polarized America, the 2021 elections returned moderate results.
By Erica Li
The pink tax is sexist and expensive, and it should go.
By Isabel Ching
A close, personal examination of appreciation, appropriation, and the difference between the two.
By Olivia Zheng
Health ramifications for turkeys and humans are hidden behind Americans’ taste for turkey.
By Karen Zhang, Morris Raskin
The Spectator analyzes the Class of 2025 through a freshman survey.
By Eshaal Ubaid, Alexander Chu
Our experts here at the Spectator are paw-sitive that this is no cat-incidence
Arts and Entertainment
By Kaeden Ruparel
While Sheeran’s vocal and instrumental talent, along with his signature authenticity, is present in certain songs on “=,” the album as a whole felt weak, disorganized, and unfinished.
By Krish Gupta
A preview of the MLS Cup Playoffs.
By Johan Wielaard
Canelo Álvarez is the undisputed super-middleweight champion of the world. What’s next for him?
By Leah D'Silva
The Penguins, Stuyvesant’s girls’ swimming and diving team, have officially ended a successful season, having won every regular season meet and advancing to the league finals.
By Alexander Hinchliffe
“Warriors” is a long-running YA fantasy series with an active community that was designed by HarperCollins
By Zoe Buff, Adele Bois, Levi Simon, Zifei Zhao
Many Stuyvesant students may think of their nightly English reading assignments as more burdens to overcome, but Arts and Entertainment writers argue that these books have made a profound impact on our journeys throughout high school.
By Taee Chi, Nakib Abedin
In the same venue where George Saint-Pierre defeated Michael Bisping to become a two-division champion, where Andy Ruiz Jr. pulled off a dramatic upset by knocking out Anthony Joshua, and where Joe Frazier and Muhammed Ali had the fight of the century, Kamaru Usman took on Colby Covington to headline UFC 268.
By The Arts & Entertainment Department
By Phillip Phan
Henry Ruggs III has thrown away his future after speeding and killing 23-year-old Tina Tintor and her dog in a car crash.
By The Editorial Board
In honor of the festivities, here are a few things that The Spectator’s Editorial Board is thankful for:
By Aidan Look
Over the course of their four years spent swimming, the Girls Swim captains have created countless unforgettable memories.
By Sabrina Chen
I thought my name was pretty unique for an Asian girl. Then I met two other girls with the same name, and the rest was history.
By Jenny Liu, Ivy Halpern, Eleanor Leung
Re-recorded with great detail, new insights, and warm nostalgia, Taylor Swift’s “Red (Taylor’s Version)” is a return to growing up with the roller coaster ups and downs of young love.
By Madison Kim
Remaining a presence in the industry for over 50 years, our favorite Swedish Super Troupers have proved themselves to be legends of longevity.
By Maya Brosnick
Freeman caught the ball. Then, he threw both hands in the air before running into a pile of his screaming teammates, all jumping in the middle of the infield.
This year saw a whopping 14 Freshman Caucus tickets throw their hat into the election ring, a number that nearly approaches last year’s 16. The Spectator has chosen to endorse three of the prospective tickets.
By Julie Grandchamp-Desraux