In New York, the quality of education students receive is dependent on their zip code.
According to the New York Times, “From elementary through high school, New York City children tend to go to school with others similar to themselves, in one of the Continue reading “The School Segregation That Exists All Around Us”
We all know the feeling. February rolls along, and grocery stores start filling up with hearts, teddy bears and chocolates. Everywhere you turn, there are little reminders that you’re a loner. You might not be spending Valentine’s Day getting all snuggly with Continue reading “How To Be Alone On Valentine’s Day”
Throughout history, men and women have been separated in the world of sports. Oftentimes, women were not allowed to play, and when they were, they were only allowed to play with other women because of differences in perceived ability. If men Continue reading “Sexism in Clinton’s P.E. Classes”
Finding motivation in classes you’re not particularly passionate about can be very challenging for some students and therefore, it can be hard to keep up with the workload that comes with it. It’s never easy for a student to complete work for a class that they’re not passionate about. Some students have a clear path for their future careers, but unfortunately, don’t get to Continue reading “When The Connection Snaps Between Class and Career”
Fresh new leaves are budding on the trees, and winter coats are once again being buried in the backs of closets. Spring is rolling around, to be followed by summer. Students are currently starting to figure out what they are doing this summer, and are in the heat of applying to summer programs and internships.
Francesco Leone, a Clinton tenth grader, said he has already applied to several summer programs and jobs. Their mediums range from agriculture to criminal investigations. Leone said, “Honestly, they were Continue reading “Do You Know What You’ll Do This Summer?”
For most of my life, my home has been New York City. When I was younger, moving across an ocean was as rare of an idea to me as learning a completely new language. But as I got older, my love for traveling grew and my love for New York dulled. When I found out I was moving to Amsterdam, I didn’t feel much besides excitement. Yes, I did miss a few people, but the fact that I was going somewhere far, far away made it worth it.
Within the first week of living in Amsterdam, the differences were extremely noticeable. Continue reading “My Home Across The Atlantic: Living In Amsterdam”
As a girl who adores music, important and influential female artists have always been a huge part of my life. And I’m not alone. Throughout the years, women have made countless contributions to music as writers, artists, and producers, and today are seen as a as vital part of that industry. On a personal level, female artists have helped inspire me. Their songs encourage me to be the person I want to be, and empower me to do and say what I feel regardless of societal norms. In honor of National Women’s History Month this past March, here are some of the female artists who have meant the most to me. Continue reading “Celebrate Women’s Month With These Empowering Female Musicians”