The Student News Site of MS/HS223

The Student News Site of MS/HS223

The Student News Site of MS/HS223

The Student News Site of MS/HS223

The Student News Site of MS/HS223

Carrie the Musical: The Review

Carrie the Musical: The Review

Islen Taveras, Arts & Entertainment Writer
March 28, 2023

Stephen King is best known for his dark and disturbing tales in which he portrays the lives of young kids being changed by supernatural occurrences that cannot be simply explained. Out of all his bestsellers,...

From Sunrise To Sunset: A Journey Through The Tradition Of Ramadan

From Sunrise To Sunset: A Journey Through The Tradition Of Ramadan

Safa Al-Omari, Opinion Writer
March 24, 2023

Ramadan has begun, and me being the good citizen I am, will educate those of you who are busy following the news about Bad Bunny’s secret romance with Kendall Jenner and don't have the time to look up...

Our Newest Poetry Initiative

Our Newest Poetry Initiative

Jacqueline Maldonado, Arts & Entertainment Writer
March 17, 2023

Poetry is one of my favorite forms of literature, art, and expression. The variety of elements present in poetry make it so that a thousand poems with the same message could all look, sound, and read in...

An Awakening: Baruch Journalism Workshop

An Awakening: Baruch Journalism Workshop

Briant DeJesus, Chief Editor/Writer
March 17, 2023

On March 10th, our fellows at Eagle Express showed out at the 2023 Baruch College High School Journalism Program.    Accompanied by several top highschool papers, the program highlighted the...

Electronic Ink Devices: Are they worth your attention?

Electronic Ink Devices: Are they worth your attention?

Daniel Rivera, Opinion Writer
March 7, 2023

In a world driven by information and communication, it's not shocking to see that people are glued to their screens. According to a 2020 research article published by the NIH, adults on average spend...

Earthquake Kahramanmaras: The Devastation

Earthquake Kahramanmaras: The Devastation

Safa Al-Omari, News Writer
March 3, 2023

 A Disaster 5,000 miles away:  The earthquake that hit both Turkey and Syria was a disaster. Many of us might know very little, if not nothing, about this. And that’s because, unlike the other events...

A Valentines Special

A Valentines Special

Ranyeli Rodriguez, News Writer
February 9, 2023

Candy Grams! A staple during Valentine's season. Is it so those who are lonely don’t feel lonely or is it simply because it is the season of love.  The 11th grade student council is planning on selling...

The Final Stretch: Personal Statements and the Broader College Process

The Final Stretch: Personal Statements and the Broader College Process

Yazmin Muniz, News Reporter
February 7, 2023

Fingers pacing across the keyboard in a race to finish the task at hand. You write, and write, and write. You stop. Your personal statement is done, and you are approached with a huge wave of relief....

Credits to IGN & Official God Of War: Ragnarok

God of War: Ragnarok

Joshiel Correa
December 20, 2022

All I want for Christmas is God of War Ragnarok! On March 22, 2005, the world witnessed the release of what would later become an iconic franchise for Playstation: God of War. Developed by Santa...

The Unspoken Reality of Thanksgiving

The Unspoken Reality of Thanksgiving

Safa Al'Omari, Opinion Writer
December 1, 2022

Although many celebrate Thanksgiving annually, it's likely due to the feasts. But do those same individuals acknowledge the history behind Thanksgiving?    It first started in 1620, when a...

College banners in the second floor hallway at HS223 (Photo by Jason Garcia)

From Ancient Greece to HS223: Inside the scramble for recommendation letters

Jason Garcia , News Reporter
October 31, 2022

Don’t be shy about asking a teacher to write you a college recommendation letter. Do ask early, the sooner the better — as in, like, six weeks before the college’s deadline. But don’t expect a...

The 2022 South Bronx Prep / HS223 Varsity Boys Soccer Team

Cougar Soccer: A Story Of Perseverance

Steven Suastegui, Sports Reporter
October 31, 2022

At the beginning of the season, the Cougars had one goal in mind: to win the division which would be a challenge as they lost three key players from last year’s division-winning team. Expectations...

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