By Erica Wong
Spinal cord injuries can be devastating to an individual's control, movement, and feeling within their own body, but recent research has proven that a new drug, KCL-286, may be the key to treatment.
Issue 1, Volume 114
Arts and Entertainment
By Emi Shimada
K-Dramas utilize plot and editing devices to glorify toxic behaviors, but maintain international viewership by adopting the female gaze.
By Shaon Anwar
The belief that trees can communicate with each other through fungal connections has ebbed its way into popular culture, but recent research says that there’s a catch.
By The Features Department
Students suggest classes (academic or otherwise) that they wish Stuyvesant offered.
By Dorothy Ha
Through its witty dialogue and suspenseful plot, They Cloned Tyrone delivers a powerful message.
By Braminder Kumar
In some ways, America’s inescapable fast food advertisements are just as dangerous as drug promotion—NAFLD is a significant risk of obesity that can result from frequent fast food consumption.
By Lenny Metlitsky
After a study was published claiming to have discovered a room-temperature normal pressure superconductor, scientists raced to test the “discovery” but found the material didn’t live up to these Nobel-prize-winning expectations.
By Somerset Seidenberg
At the Tanglewood Music Festival, music lovers basked in the beauty of the Berkshire countryside as they listened to Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major.
By Renata Firestone
Does he deserve self-pity now? Does he deserve to even feel guilty?
By Lenny Metlitsky, Muhib Muhib
Congestion pricing aims to require drivers to pay for the negative externalities and costs of their driving instead of having residents pay for them.
By Solomon Binyaminov
Simply put, the current asylum model is unsustainable.
By Raaita Anwar
Summer 2023 was an intriguing combination of bold and minimalist styles that celebrated both audacious self-expression and effortless elegance.
By Sophie Zhou, Ayesha Talukder
Exploring the advantages and pitfalls of writing the Common Application personal statement about traumatic experiences.
By Juni Park, Grace Jung, Abigail Jin
For many students, summer break hasn’t exactly been a break from school.
Art/Photo Request: photo of classroom w/ students during summer school
By Khandaker Mushfikuzzaman
Self-improvement has turned into a business genre on social media; instead, users need to take charge of their own lives to achieve the best versions of themselves.
By Freda Dong
The incoming fresh meat might find this incredibly useful.
By Madeline Hutchinson
This summer has led alternative artists to reflect on their careers due to creating projects of varying successes.
An analysis of the summer 2023 survey results, including goals, productivity, recreation, and memories.
By Vincent D'Angelo
The new update of the game Stuyvesant High School has just been released (‘23-‘24 version); here are all the modifications to last year’s version that you should be aware of.
By Angela Mashuryan
Artsakh, a land of Armenian heritage within Azerbaijan, is grappling with a dire blockade, highlighting a struggle for cultural identity and preservation against complex historical currents.
By Nathalie Cuevas, Sofia Thornley
Jamie Reid, who created iconic album art for the punk band the Sex Pistols, died on August 8.
By Sama Daga
The lack of production caused by the Hollywood strike has taken away employment opportunities from stage artists, raising concerns over the future of these professions.
By Abigail Cho, Kevin Chan
The new leaders of the 2023-2024 Student Union express different ambitions for this school year.
By Prapti Biswas, Anna Zheng
A number of Stuyvesant students placed in this year’s National History Day competition.
By Ellyssan Park
As global temperatures increase, the adverse effects of extreme heat can be felt in human health, infrastructure, and the environment.
By Maegan Diep, Grace Rhee
An analysis of the hit film Barbie, featuring a doll-changing journey and eccentric Ken-ergy.
By Josephine Yoo
In an era marked by constant technological advancement, artificial intelligence is redefining what it means to be human.
By Vita Kirschtein
Defining Dada and investigating why it is confined to the past.
By Adeline Sauberli, Sasha Ruinsky
There’s a new exciting hire at Stuyvesant High School this year, and his Kenergy is almost too much to bear. Embark on this Kenerific journey to witness Ken’s spectacular antics, read in horror as he creates new classes, and maybe shed a few tears at his glorious words of Kisdom.
By Elizabeth Kolbasko
The recent shortage of lifeguards has left New York City beaches dangerous, as visitors should be guaranteed safety while enjoying an integral part of their community.
By Munem Tajwar, Fiona 'Eve' Lin
By Duncan Park
Saudi Arabia has been making headlines in the sports world, using its endless funds to buy its way into power.
By Gabriella Hoefner, Virgenya Zhu
Our brutally honest opinions on summer 2023 movies.
By Madelyn Li Nunez, Tamiyyah Shafiq
The Spectator gives a warm welcome to the Class of 2027.
By Yashna Patel, Frederik Schutz
For the first edition of Athlete of the Issue, meet the co-captain of the Lady Lobsters: Sonia Atlas!
By Christopher Choe
The 2023 Women’s World Cup was a special tournament replete with upsets and new records.
By Joanne Hwang
In America, older elected officials hold the power over decisions about times and generations in which the society is different, and the younger politically relevant population needs the opportunity to involve their own discretion in politics.
By Kevin Chan
The Senior Caucus hosted a tour of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania for rising seniors as they begin the college application process.
Art/photo requests: group picture in front of both schools
By Stefanie Chen
“Musuem-ed” art of the contemporary era is declining in quality, requiring less time, skill, and effort to create than the masterful works of the past.
By Alexander Chu
These gosh-darn student drivers keep getting into car accidents.
By Selina Lin
As the spotted lanternfly invasion persists, hope and morale remain strong at the frontlines.
By Elaine Huan, Adeline Sauberli
At Stuyvesant, summer often doesn’t feel like summer. How can students reclaim that sense of youthful, sun-soaked bliss?
By Eli Lifton, Eli Choi
A review of the past season and offseason for each AFC team and a preview for their upcoming seasons.
By Aniket Roy
A funny story of my encounter with elderly women on a cruise trip.
By Aeneas Merchant, Eugene Park
The SU has made a wide variety of changes to the clubs and pubs process
Art/photo requests: Prior Clubs and Pubs fair.
By Astrid Harrington
Florida’s teachers react to the new policies regarding education.
By Soham Mukherjee, Jack Cao
Welcome to The Spectator’s coverage of the biggest transfer stories circulating around the soccer world!
By John Jay Wang, Kai Russell
The possibilities for this year’s tournament are endless, but here are some of the players to look out for, as well as the matches to look forward to.
By Aahan Shah, Lina Zheng
An introduction to the new foods being added to the lunch menu and a little more about each of them.
By Anas Ahmed
In a welterweight battle for the ages between Errol Spence Jr. and Terence “Bud” Crawford, a new undisputed welterweight king was crowned.
By Michelle Huang
An exterminator is hired to take care of an unusual infestation at Stuyvesant.
By Leah Riegel
Stuyvesant students kept themselves busy this summer, filling their time with passion projects, hobbies, and innovations, but what is the motivation behind their productivity, and what gives their projects value?
By Soham Mukherjee
The most recent Kolkata Derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal had a lot to offer as the two sides met in the 2023 Durand Cup.
By Eshaal Ubaid
Embrace the Mojo Dojo Casa life with Kenergy.
By Khush Wadhwa
Once again, the Mets have put together a fashionable collapse that has the whole league laughing.
By Eman Sadiq
Though employees tend to be reluctant to discuss their wages with co-workers, wage discussion is legally protected and an important way that workers can improve wage satisfaction and advocate for better pay where such compensation is deserved.
By Annie Li, Virgenya Zhu
As Barbie and Oppenheimer hit theaters and became mainstream sensations, the precedent they set, both individually and collectively as widely successful social commentary, acts as a call for future media to dive further into the flaws within our cultural values and standards.